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June 26, 2003
Crime Watch

Crime Watch

This monthly report is compiled from information made available by the Campus Enforcement and Patrol unit. CEP is located in the Services Building on Memorial's St. John's campus, telephone 737-4100. At Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, the security office is Room AS-280, Arts and Science Building, telephone 637-6210. At the Marine Institute, Ridge Road, telephone 778-0456 to reach the security office.

The figures given below are based on the number of reports made to CEP during April and May 2003. Incidents reported do not necessarily result in criminal charges being laid; this depends on the outcome of an investigation.

Type of Incident
St. John's Campus
Grenfell College

Physical assault
Sexual assault
Harassment
Fire alarms
Vandalism
Larceny/theft
Disturbances
Drugs/alcohol
Fraud
Break and Entry


2
0
0
13
14
4
12
7
0
2


0
0
0
3
0
1
5
0
0
0


In St. John’s, one of the fire alarms involved fire. On May 6, an ashtray caught fire and was extinguished. Acts of vandalism included broken glass in the Feild House pedway, a sign removed from the front of the University Centre, a vehicle damaged with a sharp object, damage to a display case in the Phys Ed Building, graffiti written on the wall, a window broken out of a car in Area 22, a glass door in the Chemistry Building smashed , a hole broken in a gyproc wall in the Engineering Building, an entrance gate to parking area 15B broken off, a chair was thrown down a stairwell in the University Centre, a window was broken at the Field House, an exit gate and a tree branch snapped off in Area 17, signs and fences toppled at the Botanical Garden, and a sign near Lambes Lane was spray-painted.

Two suspicious males were spotted near Paton College April 20. When approached, they dropped a fire extinguisher and ran. A woman in a room at the Science Building reported being harassed by a lone man. There was an attempted break and entry at Gushue Hall, a man was apprehended and charged after a break and entry at the University Bookstore, a person was arrested for impaired driving on Arctic Avenue, a man was discovered trying to remove a box of garbage bags from Coughlan College, two youths were reported throwing rocks at the Field House, a driver was reportedly driving imprudently near Area 17, a student reported being assaulted by an intoxicated roommate in Guy Court, students were discovered smoking what appeared to be illegal drugs outside Gushue Hall, people were discovered smoking illegal drugs near the Splash facility, someone reported their boots stolen from the Phys Ed Building, people were discovered smoking illegal drugs outside the University Centre, a vehicle was stopped with open liquor on Arctic Avenue, there was a fight at the Breezeway, a student reported receiving a racial insult in the University Centre, a group of males were reported to be disobeying rules at the Aquarena, a driver was reported to be impaired in Area 18, books were stolen from a room in Bowater House, a wallet was reported missing from the laundry room at Corte Real, a man was reported to be viewing pornography on a computer terminal at the library and was later charged with creating a disturbance, a male was discovered in the female shower at Blackall residence.

At Grenfell College, none of the fire alarms involved fire. The disturbances were all related to noise from the chalets. A man was charged with three counts of theft from the Grenfell bookstore.

 


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