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Stop, thief

On the beat
November 7, 2014

There is a saying that there are lies, darn lies and statistics. While that may be true in election season, crime statistics are hopefully a bit more accurate, and they tell us that theft is the most common...

CWRU Police Blotter, Oct. 14 to Oct. 28

October 30, 2014

Oct. 14: Petty theft—Cell phone taken during event, Veale Center. Oct. 17: Menacing—Verbal dispute and threats between employees, Kent Hale Smith Building. Oct. 19: Assault—Physical dispute between...

Where there’s smoke

October 30, 2014

As anyone who has walked by the corner of Bellflower and E 115th Street can attest, former Cleveland City Council President George Forbes’ home recently sustained fire damage, fortunately without injuries....

CWRU Police Blotter, Oct. 7 to Oct. 14

October 16, 2014

Oct. 8: Assault—physical dispute between students, Hitchcock House. Oct. 10: Petty theft—cell phone taken, Medical School Library. Oct. 11: Trespass—student found on train tracks, Murray Hill...

Pumpkin Ale

October 16, 2014

We have reached the midpoint of the semester, a time where squirrels are frantically gathering acorns and people are getting in as much activity as they can before the sun starts going down. It is also...

CWRU Police Blotter, Oct. 1 to Oct. 7

October 9, 2014

Oct. 1: Bicycle theft—cable lock cut/bike taken from rack, Fribley Commons. Oct. 2: Bicycle theft—cable lock cut/bike taken from rack, Kelvin Smith Library. Oct. 3: Bicycle theft—cable lock cut/bike...

Bike theft

October 9, 2014

As last Saturday’s Arctic blast reminded us, we are officially in autumn now. Hopefully we have a few more weeks of warm weather before the heavy stuff really kicks in, which means a few more weeks of...

CWRU Police Blotter, Sept. 23 to Sept. 30

October 2, 2014

Sept. 23: Felony theft—plumbing equipment taken. Wolstein Research Building. Sept. 25: Warrant arrest—male found on campus property with outstanding arrest warrant with Cleveland Police Department....

Alert, Alert

October 2, 2014

As we settle into our fall routines, history tells us that, at some point, everyone’s phone will start to quiver, bark or play whatever ringtone you have. When you look to check it out, you will see...

Meet the CWRU Police Department

September 25, 2014

One of the aspects of a police officer’s job that they don’t prepare you for in the academy is answering questions, many on non-criminal topics. A few of the most frequent questions that people ask...

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