Crime Prevention Alert
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 August and September 2003. Incidents
reported do not necessarily result in criminal charges being
laid; this depends on the outcome of an investigation.
|Break and Entry
None of the fire alarms in
August involved fire. A bus shelter was damaged Aug. 2 at
the Health Sciences Centre. On Aug. 3 an intoxicated person
entered a room at Gilbert Court and left when asked to do
so. Young people were reported throwing rocks at Alumni
House on Aug. 3. Ten students were discovered drinking on
the second level roof of the engineering building Aug. 8.
Disciplinary action has been taken by Student Affairs. There
was loud noise and drinking in public reported at Paton
College Aug. 9. On Aug. 10, fire extinguishers were stolen
from Gilbert Court. There was an attempted break and entry
at Gilbert Court on Aug. 10. There was a disturbance near
the clock tower on Aug. 11. A bicycle parked outside the
science building was stolen on Aug. 14. A road sign was
stolen from Guy Court Aug. 15. There was a report of drinking
in public and verbal abuse at the Splash facility at Long
Pond Aug. 16. There was minor damage to a vehicle parked
in the Health Sciences parking lot on Aug. 24.
One of the fire alarms in September involved fire. There
was an ashtray fire in the Education Building on Sept. 3.
On Sept. 1 students in Hunter Square were warned about drinking
in public. Students were warned about drinking in public
in Hunter Square on Sept. 2. People were discovered drinking
in public outside the Day Care Centre Sept. 3. Books were
stolen from the bookstore on Sept. 5. On Sept. 5 there was
a disturbance and assault in Area 16. Two men were detained.
Students were warned about drinking in public in Doyle House
on Sept. 6. The Chemistry Building main entrance was damaged
by rollerblades on Sept. 7. A barbecue was stolen from Bowater
House Sept. 14. On Sept. 15 there was a report of someone
throwing apples at residences. There were reports of excessive
noise from Hunter Square on Sept. 16-17. Two men attempting
to climb into the tower caused damage to the tower on Sept.
18. There was a report of drinking in public Sept. 19. A
youth was reported to be verbally abusing staff at the Aquarena
Sept. 19. There was a report of reckless driving near the
University Centre Sept. 19. There was a report of marijuana
smoking Sept. 19 near the QE II Library. There was a report
of objects being thrown at residence buildings on Sept.
20. A rock and a bag of garbage were thrown through a window
at Burke House on Sept. 21. There was a report of drinking
in public in Paton College Sept. 21. Cash was stolen from
a room in residence on Sept. 23. On Sept. 26, while the
St. John’s Regional Fire Department responded to an
alarm in the University Centre, a trauma bag was stolen
from a fire truck. The contents were later found scattered
on the ground nearby.