CAMPUSWATCH Issue # 145
November 2011 Campus Crime Summary:
ROBBERY: One Attempted Robbery Not Armed was reported in November 2011. That incident occurred on November 18, 2011 at approximately 2:50pm, when an 18 year old male student reported he was the victim of an attempted Robbery Not Armed while walking on Gullen Mall. The student stated he was walking on Gullen Mall, south of the Student Center Building, listening to music via ear phones, when two males, (described below) suddenly came up behind him and attempted to grab his iPhone from his hand. All three scuffled briefly. The two offenders were not successful and they fled empty handled. The student walked back to his dorm room and called WSUPD. A search of the area for the two subjects was not successful.
Description: #1: Black Male, 16-20 years old, medium brown complexion, wearing a dark blue hoodie, grey and blue “Prada” brand gym shoes and khaki colored “True Religion” brand jeans.
#2: Black Male, 16-20 years old, medium brown complexion, wearing a dark blue hoodie and blue jeans with an unknown pattern of the back. Nothing further.
A near campus Armed Robbery incident was reported on November 2, 2011 at Merrick and Commonwealth (in the neighborhood west of the Matthaei athletic complex). There, a 20 year old male student reported that at 12:15pm he was walking to his car when he noticed four subjects hanging around on the corner. As he was unlocking his car door, all four subjects approached him. One subject produced a handgun and stated, “Give me what you got.” The victim surrendered his cell phone, a pack of cigarettes and $20.00 in cash. One subject then struck the victim on the jaw and ordered him to leave. The victim got into his car and drove away. The four offenders fled in an unknown direction. The student drove to his Downriver area home where he called WSUPD.
LARCENY: Twenty-two incidents of Larceny (theft of unattended property) were reported from 16 different campus locations during November 2011. The Student Center Building and Undergraduate Library had the highest number of larcenies, with three incidents each.
VEHICLE THEFTS: Five vehicles were reported stolen to WSUPD during November 2011. Two were taken from city streets adjoining campus locations and three were taken from WSU parking facilities. Taken from adjoining city streets were:
Nov. 3rd Hancock east of Cass 12:50pm to 7:45pm 1997 Chrysler Concorde
Nov. 9th Cass south of Warren 9:30am to 10:30am 2002 Ford F-150
Taken from WSU Parking facilities:
Nov. 11th Parking Structure #2 5pm on Nov. 8th to 3:40pm on Nov. 11th 2003 Dodge Caravan
Nov. 11th Parking Structure #2 5pm on Nov. 6th to 4:00pm on Nov. 11th 1999 Dodge Intrepid
Nov. 16th Parking Structure #2 12:30pm to 7:30pm 2009 Ford Fusion
November 2011 Arrest Summary:
Including some of the offenses listed above, WSUPD Officers made a total of 90 arrests, during November 2011, for a variety of offenses. The arrests are often the end result of the investigation of suspicious persons or circumstances, either called in by members of our on and off campus community or observed by officers while on routine patrol, traffic stops, alarm run responses, rapid arrival to in-progress incidents, or completed crime report investigations by WSUPD investigators. The following arrest incidents, some involving multiple charges, occurred either on campus or in the surrounding area.
Friend of Court Warrant 9
Misdemeanor Warrants 9
Traffic Warrants 17
Parole Absconder 2
Retail Fraud (shoplift) 1
Disorderly Conduct 4
Domestic Violence 3
Felonious Assault 1
Auto Theft 1
Possession of Stolen Vehicle 5
Criminal Trespass 2
No Driver License (NOP) 1
Resist and Obstruct Police 1
Violation of Controlled Substance 6
Fugitive Warrant(s) 4
Violation of a PPO 1
Felony Warrant(s) 7
Carry Concealed Weapon 2
Larceny from Person 1
Larceny of Auto Parts 4
Drive with Suspended License 1
Receiving/Concealing Stolen Property 1
Larceny from Building 1
Minor Unlawfully in Public Place 2
Fleeing and Eluding Police 2
Possessing a Firearm During Felony 1
Uttering and Publishing Bad Check 1
Assault & Battery 1
OUIL (drunk driving) 1
Probation Violation 1
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