The Observer

Graffiti and prejudiced remarks found in Fribley Commons before spring break; perpetrators still not caught

Gabrielle Buffington, Staff Reporter

March 27, 2015

On Feb. 24 discriminatory comments and graffiti were seen by the dining staff in Fribley Commons. Employees working that afternoon uncovered the writing in two different places. A comment card was found and brought to Mark Cameron, Bon Appétit Head Chef, which read: “There are a lot of black people...

CWRU Police Blotter, March 1 to March 17

March 20, 2015

March 1: Felony theft—items taken from backpack, Allen Memorial Library. March 3: Robbery—males struck from behind by unknown suspect, wallet taken, E. 123rd St. near Euclid Ave. March 15: Theft from motor vehicle—vehicle entered and items taken, Lot 55. March 16: Menacing—verbal threats...

Final stretch

Sgt. Jeffrey Daberko and Officer Mark Chavis

March 20, 2015

Spring break has passed, and everyone has returned from Acapulco, Akron or points in between for the last six weeks of school. The coldest February in Cleveland since Ulysses S. Grant was president has passed. After the past winter, we are now all officially entitled to an Arctic survival merit badge....

CWRU Police Blotter, Feb. 19 through Feb. 25

February 27, 2015

Feb. 19: Drug offense—marijuana, North Residential Village, House 4. Feb. 19: Drug offense—marijuana, North Residential Village, House 3. Feb. 20: Felony theft—wallet and contents taken, Haydn Hall. Feb. 22: Criminal damage—glass on vending machine smashed, North Residential Village,...

CWRU Police Blotter, Feb. 3 to Feb. 10

February 13, 2015

Feb. 3: Petty theft—cash taken from desk drawer, Mandel School Applied Social Sciences Building. Feb. 4: Misuse of credit card—misuse of credit card reported by student at off campus locations, Triangle 1 Building. Feb. 5: Petty theft—unattended computer tablet taken from common area, Storrs...

No Pride

Sgt. Jeffrey Daberko and Officer Mark Chavis

February 5, 2015

Up until this week, if you were driving or walking along Euclid Avenue near the intersection with Adelbert Road, you would have seen the words “Case Western Reserve University” in metal letters across the wall next to Adelbert Hall. It was an advertisement and a statement of where you were at the...

CWRU Police Blotter, Jan. 27 to Feb. 3

February 5, 2015

Jan. 28: Petty theft—bag taken from unsecured locker, Wyant Athletic Center. Jan. 30: Petty theft—male observed stealing steaks in store, Constantino’s. Jan. 31: Felony theft—items taken from unattended backpack, Veale Athletic Center.

CWRU Police Blotter, Jan. 20 to Jan. 28

January 30, 2015

Jan. 22: Theft from auto—catalytic converter taken off parked auto, Lot 44. Jan. 23: Sexual battery—sexual battery incident that occurred in September reported, Phi Gamma Delta. Jan. 24: Petty theft/criminal damage—metal letter taken from university sign by student, Adelbert Hall. Jan....

Campus letters stolen, peed on

Campus letters stolen, peed on

Julia Bianco, News Editor

January 30, 2015

According to Sgt. Daniel Schemmel of the Case Western Reserve University Police Department, three different groups were recently caught removing letters from the CWRU signs on Adelbert Road. The groups were not affiliated with each other. Schemmel believes that it was an underground social media prank,...

CWRU Police Blotter, Jan. 14 to Jan. 21

January 23, 2015

Jan. 16: Petty theft—GPS device taken from office, A.W. Smith Building. Jan. 19: Bicycle theft—bike taken from inside gym, Adelbert Gym.

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