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CWRU Police Blotter: August 19 to 26

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

August 28, 2015


Filed under News, On the Beat

Aug. 19: Petty theft—Cell phone taken from restroom in Nord Hall Aug. 20: Felony theft—Backpack taken from office in Robbins Building Aug. 20: Petty theft—Shoplifter found in store at Barnes and Noble Aug. 21: Underage drinking—Triangle 2; hospital transport, student judicial referral Aug....

Welcome back and some tips for campus living

Sergeant Jeffrey Daberko

August 28, 2015


Filed under News, On the Beat

The Case Western Reserve University Police Department would like to extend a hearty welcome back to all our returning students, especially to the class of 2019. While having the place to ourselves all summer was nice, it does get a little quiet around here with no students around. So it’s time for...

CWRU Police Blotter, May 1 to August 16

August 21, 2015


Filed under News, On the Beat

With at least 36 bicycle thefts or attempted bicycle thefts reported so far this summer, one of the biggest lessons from the recent crime logs is to lock up your bike. The Case Western Reserve University Police Department provides free U-locks to students, and if you take advantage of this service, you’ll...

Shushing Hessler

Shushing Hessler

Anmol Nigam, Contributing Writer

August 21, 2015


Filed under Headlines, News

Despite its close proximity to the Case Western Reserve University campus, Hessler Road, home of the Hessler Street Fair and many students’ apartments, is under the jurisdiction of University Circle Police Department (UCPD). That is a separate entity from the CWRU Police Department (CWRU PD). On...

The new chief in town

The new chief in town

Anmol Nigam, Contributing Writer

August 21, 2015


Filed under Headlines, News

As of June 14, the University Circle Police Department has a new face. The former Chief John Pavelich has retired and Chief Jim Repicky is now in command of the department and its 25 officers. "I had five years as chief, six years as assistant chief, and I was a supervisor for 25 years, so I think...

Billboards call on Republicans to address police violence

Nardine Taleb, Staff Reporter

August 7, 2015


Filed under Cleveland Catch Up, News

We boil down what happened in Cleveland this week. Billboards call on Republicans to address police violence “#BlackAugust He was a child playing at the park.” Messages like this, seen on billboards in and near downtown, will be up throughout the weekend. This particular billboard messag...

Timeline: Everything you need to know about the Michael Brelo case, and its aftermath

Timeline: Everything you need to know about the Michael Brelo case, and its aftermath

Julia Bianco, Director of Web and Multimedia

June 5, 2015


Filed under Headlines, News, Top Stories

You’ve probably been hearing a lot about Michael Brelo, the Cleveland police officer who was recently acquitted after a high profile trial for the killing of Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams, two African Americans who were killed after a 25-minute car chase with more than 30 officers from the Cleveland Division of Police, including Brelo. His acquittal led to protests ar...

CWRU Police Blotter, April 9 to April 15

April 17, 2015


Filed under News, On the Beat

April 10: Felony theft—laptop computer taken from classroom, Bingham Building. April 11: Obstructing official business—fake ID presented at door, Jolly Scholar. April 11: Theft from motor vehicle—jacket taken from police cruiser, Triangle Two Building. April 11: Criminal damage—window...

So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodbye

Sgt. Jeffrey Daberko and Officer Mark Chavis

April 17, 2015


Filed under News, On the Beat

We have reached the end of the academic year and the final On the Beat column. Commencement 2015, which once seemed like a distant mirage, is now right around the corner. The Case Western Reserve University Police Department will go from dealing with a bustling student-filled campus to watching tumbleweeds...

The king of Euclid

Maria Fazal, Copy Editor

April 10, 2015


Filed under Headlines, News

As I approach Officer Mark Chavis, I find myself having to wait in line. Chavis at his usual corner at the intersection of Adelbert Road and Euclid Avenue, is accompanied by a woman with a tight smile and clasped hands. After hearing words like “cancer” and “sister,” I decide to maintain a respectful...

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