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Crime Blotter

Compiled by Angela Alfano
Co-News Editor

All incidents that take place on campus are, by law, a matter of public record and can be found at the office of Public Safety. The Crime Blotter is provided monthly by the Pioneer as a public service for the campus community.

Petit Larceny

On Nov. 4, 2015, a professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, reported that a map of the ocean oor that had been pinned to her classroom wall in Pell Hall was taken on Oct. 20. The professor spoke with a custodian who was on duty on that day. The custodian claimed to have seen a female student of one of the professor’s enter the room, turn o the light, and remove the map. He then said that the student proceeded to her vehicle which was parked on the walkway east alcove and vacated the scene.

The student was identi ed and when confronted by the professor denied taking the map. The professor reported that this same student attempted to take a lab manual from the classroom on Nov. 3. The professor stated that although at first, the student denied taking the manual, she then produced the manual from her bag.

The map has not been returned. The professor stated that she will use an older map until a new one arrives.

Lost or Stolen Items

On Dec. 2, an Aramark employee who works in the Doll House Cafe on Riggs Lawn opened at 7 a.m. and found that the refrigerator was ajar. Up to $25 worth of food items were reported as missing. There were no signs of forced entry and all windows and doors were secured. The items that were missing included: 1 cookie, 4 mu ns, 4 Italian sodas, 1 brownie, and 1 jar of Nutella. There was no physical damage.

On Dec. 5, a wallet was reported missing from the Pratt Recreational Center. A student who is a member of the track team stated that he had his wallet in the bathroom of Pratt at 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 4, and noticed it was missing an hour later when exiting a charter bus from Post to a track meet at Fordham University. The Pratt sta stated that no one has turned in a wallet.

Vehicle Damage

On Dec. 11, in late afternoon, at a 7-11 near campus, a student made a right turn into the 7-11 lot and said that she did not see the low-hanging chain blocking the entrance. She struck the chain and panicked, dislodging the pole. There was damage to the right front fender of the vehicle. The report stated that the area was well lit by natural light.

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