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Apple picking

On the Beat
March 26, 2015

When historians look back at the 21st century, they may decide to classify it as the century of the cellphone. Here at Case Western Reserve University it seems almost everyone has one and they can be used...

CWRU Police Blotter, March 1 to March 17

March 19, 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...

Final stretch

March 19, 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...

Issues of consent

February 27, 2015

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...

CWRU Police Blotter, Feb. 11 to Feb. 18

February 20, 2015

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...

Bearing arms

February 20, 2015

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...

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,...

Protect your burrow

On the Beat
February 13, 2015

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...

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...

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...

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