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Weekend crime update: Sept. 20-22

Senior Staff Writer
Monday, September 23, 2013

The following is an account of crime events that took place this weekend, reported to The Herald by Deputy Chief of Police for the Department of Public Safety Paul Shanley:


Friday evening

DPS officers responded to two thefts from unlocked dorm rooms in Goddard House, one occurring sometime between 4:30 p.m. and midnight and the other between 9 p.m. and midnight. In both cases, MacBook laptops were stolen. This type of theft “seems to be definitely on the rise,” Shanley said. Last weekend, there were two reported incidences of theft from unlocked dorm rooms, The Herald previously reported.


Saturday evening

Three MacBook Pro laptops were stolen from three unlocked rooms in Buxton House between 11 p.m. and 2 a.m. Other personal belongings were also stolen from two of the rooms. Some students reported suspicious-looking individuals in the area around the time of the thefts. DPS detectives are in contact with these students as they continue their investigations.


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