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October crimes target U. employees

October crimes included fraudulent checks, thefts of car tires, textbooks, personal belongings

By
Senior Reporter
Wednesday, November 8, 2017

 

In addition to the typical scattering of personal larcenies — five bicycles, four laptops and three iPhones were stolen in October — the month’s crimes also targeted the University and its employees.

Tuesday, Oct. 10:

8:02 a.m. A University employee reported that a facilities van was broken into while parked at Lot 90, resulting in the theft of tools totaling $5,000 in value.

Friday, Oct. 13:

4:03 p.m. A University employee reported that a personal check — which was written to the Rockefeller Library Oct. 4 to purchase 52 books totaling $400 — was determined to be fraudulent.

Sunday, Oct.15:

3:26 p.m. A University employee reported the theft of a “World Textiles” textbook, priced at $31.95, from the Brown Bookstore.

Tuesday, Oct. 18:

9:42 p.m. A University employee reported that, while his vehicle was parked in the Richmond Street parking garage in the Jewelry District, someone stole the car’s four tires with rims, valued at approximately $4,000.

Tuesday, Oct. 24:

11:11 a.m. A University employee reported his Dell laptop, phone charger and USB cable stolen from his office at 3 Davol Square. Together, the items are valued at approximately $530.

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