The Observer

Cars, cars, cars

Sgt. Jeffrey Daberko and Officer Mark Chavis

January 23, 2015

Starting in early November, the University Circle area experienced a rash of vehicle break-ins and catalytic converter thefts. These types of crimes hit the University Circle and Little Italy areas periodically, because these areas have a large numbers of parked cars due to commuters and apartment dwellers....

Professor writes about reform in juvenile justice initiatives

Alexander Wheaton, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2015

Are there better ways than jail to reform juvenile criminal offenders? That is what Gabriella Celeste, professor in the Schubert Center for Child Studies, examines in her new brief, “Getting it Right: Realigning Juvenile Corrections in Ohio to Reinvest in What Works,” which sheds light on the state’s...

CWRU Police Blotter, Dec. 2 through Jan. 14

Sgt. Jeffrey Daberko and Officer Mark Chavis

January 16, 2015

Dec. 8: Assault—student punched in head by unknown make, E. 115 St. Dec. 12: Criminal damage—tire slashed on car, Lot 5. Dec. 14: Aggravated assault—male suspect struck student on head with bottle, Euclid Ave. and E. 120 St. Dec. 17: Felony theft—unattended backpack taken, Allen Memorial Library. Dec....

Cleveland catch-up

Julia Bianco, News Editor

January 16, 2015

Tamir Rice’s investigation moves to the Sheriff’s Department Following the fatal police shooting of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, the subsequent investigation, previously being conducted by the Cleveland police department, will be taken over by the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Department. Rice was sho...

Back in the saddle

Sgt. Jeffrey Daberko and Officer Mark Chavis

January 16, 2015

The CWRU Police Department would like to welcome back all of our returning students, staff and faculty. As much as we enjoyed the quiet phones in dispatch and the shorter lines at Starbucks, we are glad to have you back. Whether you spent your break traveling to an exotic location or just watching...

CWRU Police Blotter, Nov. 19 to Dec. 2

December 5, 2014

Nov. 21— Felony theft. Wallet taken from purse, Bingham. Nov. 21— Aggravated menacing. Female student menaced by male with knife who fled scene on foot, Euclid Ave. and E 115th St. Nov. 22— Possession of marijuana, Parking Garage 8. Nov. 25— Petty theft. Shoes taken from unsecured locker,...

Break time

Sgt. Jeffrey Daberko and Officer Mark Chavis

December 5, 2014

We are approaching winter break, which seemed like such a distant speck on the horizon during orientation in August. It is a time for many to go home, rest, recharge, drink eggnog and catch up on sleep, nutrition and laundry that may have suffered during the academic semester. The CWRU Police Department...

CWRU Police Blotter, Nov. 11 to Nov. 18

November 21, 2014

Nov. 14—Felony theft. Wallet taken from purse, Kelvin Smith Library. Nov. 14—Theft from auto. Glass smashed and items taken from parked auto, 1920 Martin Luther King Drive. Nov. 15—Criminal damage. Glass smashed on parked car, Carlton Rd. Nov. 16—Petty theft. Cell phone taken from purse,...

CWRU Police Blotter, Nov. 5 to Nov. 12

November 14, 2014

Nov. 5: Petty theft—Furniture taken from kitchen/common area, Sherman House. Nov. 5: Telecommunications fraud—Attempts made to hack into multiple CWRU staff accounts, Kelvin Smith Library. Nov. 6: Bicycle theft—Unsecured bike taken from rack, North Residential Village #3A. Nov. 7: Petty...

CWRU Police Blotter, Oct. 28 to Nov. 4

November 7, 2014

Oct. 29: Bicycle theft—bike taken from rack, Leutner Commons. Oct. 30: Petty theft/shoplifting—items taken from store, Barnes and Noble. Oct. 31: Bicycle theft—bike taken from rack, Storrs House. Oct. 31: Simple assault—physical altercation between two ELS students, Stone Commons. Nov....

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