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Vol 37  No 16
June 30, 2005


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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 2005. Incidents reported do not necessarily result in criminal charges being laid; this depends on the outcome of an investigation.

Type of incident
April
May
Physical assault
2
0
Sexual assault
0
0
Harassment
0
0
Fire alarms
5
8
Vandalism
4
6
Larceny/theft
12
8
Disturbances
3
1
Drugs/alcohol
2
0
Suspicious person
0
6
Break and Entry
6
6

April 2005

• There were several thefts during April. On April 4, a car parked on the Aquarena track was broken into and a stereo stolen. There was a theft from a locker in the Phys Ed Building April 4 and another theft from an office in Earth Sciences the same day. A wallet was stolen from a Field House locker April 5. A car was stolen from the Education Building parking lot April 9. A bag was stolen from a car parked in the Field House parking lot April 10 and the same day a purse was stolen from the QE II Library. There was a B&E of a vehicle in the Aquarena parking lot April 11. A wallet and an electric kettle were stolen from Spencer Hall April 16. On April 22 there was a B&E of a car parked in the St. Augustine Church lot. On April 23 there was a B&E of a car parked on the Aquarena track. A wallet was stolen from the female locker room at the Aquarena April 23. On April 25 there was a B&E in an office in the Chemistry Building, and a theft of documents from the Henrietta Harvey Building. On April 26, there was an attempted B&E from the Aquarena track parking lot. On April 28 there was a B&E in the University Club in the Arts and Admin Building. On April 30, a computer was taken from an office in the Phys Ed Building.

• There was a disturbance at the Breezeway April 9. Eggs were thrown on a car and room at Paton College April 16. A glass display case in the University Centre was damaged April 18.

• There was report of people smoking marijuana in Lot 18 on April 17.

• There was a bomb threat phoned in to the Henrietta Harvey Building April 13.

• None of the fire alarms in April were caused by a fire.

• There was an alleged assault at Barnes House on April 2. There was a report of a person hit by a car near Burton’s Pond on April 3.

• An impaired driver was stopped April 22 in Parking Area 16.

May 2005

• There was a hit and run involving two cars outside the engineering building May 2.

• There was a B&E and theft in the University Centre May 6. On May 7 a gym bag was stolen from a car in the Aquarena track parking lot. There was a B&E and theft from a car in Lot 15B on May 11. On May 12, money was stolen from a vending machine in the University Centre. On May 14, there was a bag stolen from a locker in the Phys Ed Building, another theft of a bag from the Field House locker room and a B&E and theft from a car parked in Aquarena track lot. On May 16, there was a break and entry at the Arts and Administration Building. There was a vehicle stolen from the St. Augustine Church lot on May 19. There was a B&E and theft from the plumbing shop on May 19 with a large quantity of tools stolen. A van was also stolen. There was an attempted B&E at the Phys Ed Building May 20, however an alarm sounded and the suspects were gone when the CEP arrived. There was a B&E and theft from a car in the Aquarena track lot May 22. A window in a car was broken and a bag stolen in parking lot 15B on May 24. A bag was stolen from Arts Building May 27 and a wallet was stolen from the Field House locker room May 29.

• There were several reports of suspicious people May 23-29. This reflects an increase in patrols by Campus Enforcement following repeated break and entries and thefts. Among these, men were found with bolt cutters and other tools outside the Arts and Admin Building on May 27 and were held until the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary arrived. They were subsequently charged.

• On May 8 windows were broken in a university vehicle parked in lot 15B and glass was smashed in a bus shelter on Elizabeth Avenue.

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