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CWRU Police Blotter, Feb. 19 through Feb. 25

February 27, 2015


Filed under News, On the Beat

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,...

Issues of consent

Sgt. Jeffrey Daberko and Officer Mark Chavis

February 27, 2015


Filed under News, On the Beat

The topic of sexual assault is not a pleasant one, but it is important, especially on a college campus. Recently, this issue has received an enormous amount of media attention, ranging from focusing on specific cases at specific campuses to discussing how to best address the problem nationally. President...

CWRU Police Blotter, Feb. 11 to Feb. 18

February 20, 2015


Filed under Headlines, News

Feb. 11: Petty thefts— two lockers pried open and items taken, One-to-One Fitness Center. Feb. 12: Assault— diner employee struck by known party during dispute, Denny’s All-Nighter. Feb. 13: Felony theft— coat and contents taken off chair, Jolly Scholar.

Bearing arms

Sgt. Jeffrey Daberko and Officer Mark Chavis

February 20, 2015


Filed under News, On the Beat

The Second Amendment of the United States Constitution enshrines citizens’ right to bear arms. There has always been debate over what exactly this means. Some people see it as an unassailable right and a guarantee against tyranny, while others see it as a relic of a time when people lived in cabins...

CWRU Police Blotter, Feb. 3 to Feb. 10

February 13, 2015


Filed under News, On the Beat

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...

Protect your burrow

Sgt. Jeffrey Daberko and Officer Mark Chavis

February 13, 2015


Filed under News, On the Beat

Last week was Groundhog Day, everyone’s favorite rodent-based celebration. After Phil was unceremoniously yanked out of his hole to decree that there are six more weeks of winter coming, he was stuffed back into his burrow for another year. Had Phil been a Case Western Reserve University-attending...

No Pride

Sgt. Jeffrey Daberko and Officer Mark Chavis

February 5, 2015


Filed under News, On the Beat

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


Filed under News, On the Beat

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


Filed under Headlines, News

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....

Students, community members gather to discuss police’s use of excessive force

J.P. O’Hagan, Sports Editor

January 30, 2015


Filed under Headlines, News

For the second time in a decade, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) reviewed the Cleveland Police Department. The review determined that the Cleveland PD has a pattern of using excessive force. On Jan. 22, a group of dedicated social justice advocates gathered on campus to discuss the department’s...

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