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Weekend Crime Update: Oct. 4-6

Laptop thefts remain the most common type of crime on campus this semester

By
Senior Staff Writer
Monday, October 7, 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:

Between Friday evening and Saturday afternoon

A MacBook Pro laptop was reported stolen from an Andrews Hall lounge Saturday afternoon. The student left his laptop in the common area around 9 p.m. Friday and returned at approximately 3:30 p.m. Saturday to find it missing. This was the only crime reported to DPS this weekend.

Laptop thefts have been the most common crime reported to DPS this semester. The Herald has previously reported nine cases, with this weekend’s marking the 10th of the semester. All have occurred in unlocked residence hall bedrooms or common areas.

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