Topic: Crime

JUMP bikes have been used in assaults and robberies in Providence, with perpetrators rigging the bikes to be used anonymously.

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JUMP bikes removed over safety, crime concerns

September 10, 2019 0 comments

Students returned to campus this fall to an empty bicycle rack, the docks missing their trademark red JUMP bikes. The notable absence of the motorized bikes, owned by rideshare company Uber, follows the city of Providence and JUMP Bike’s decision to pause the bike program…

Laptop theft peaks in late January, early February

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Laptop theft peaks in late January, early February

March 13, 2019 0 comments

The beginning of the semester saw a spike in laptop theft, with more laptops stolen on and around campus during the first three weeks than in that time frame for the past five years.

Letter: University prison education initiative needs to re-evaluate purpose

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Letter: University prison education initiative needs to re-evaluate purpose

September 19, 2018 0 comments

To the Editor: A simple online search reveals that Jeremy Pontbriant, author of a recent Herald op-ed, and the subject of another, is incarcerated until at least 2030 for murder.

Among the items reported stolen to the Department of Public Safety between Sept. 4 and Sept. 10 were two bicycles, a bottle of cologne, $30 in quarters and 14 mathematics textbooks.

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Crime Roundup, Sept. 18

September 17, 2018 0 comments

The following summary includes all major incidents reported to the Department of Public Safety between Sept. 4 and Sept. 10.

William Parsons, a student at Central High School, was shot and killed outside Providence Career and Technical Academy Wednesday afternoon. Community members have placed flowers and candles at the site of the crime.

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Providence Police identify teenage shooting victim

September 6, 2018 0 comments

The Providence Police Department identified the victim of Wednesday’s shooting outside Providence Career and Technical Academy as William Parsons, a 15-year-old student at Central High School.

Since the beginning of the fall semester, there have been 51 cases of larceny on campus, one robbery and nine breaking and entering occurrences among other crimes on College Hill.

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DPS, students discuss safety concerns on College Hill

February 26, 2018 0 comments

On Nov. 8, Eliza Hicks ’21 went to bed with her laptop and phone on her desk and her backpack on the ground by her bedpost.

CS graduate student charged with felony

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CS graduate student charged with felony

January 26, 2018 0 comments

Providence Police charged Shishuai Li GS with obtaining money by false pretenses yesterday, according to Providence 6th District Court records.

Five bikes stolen on Nov. 15 alone

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Five bikes stolen on Nov. 15 alone

November 29, 2017 0 comments

Five bicycles were stolen from the north side of campus Nov. 15, according to the Department of Public Safety crime logs.

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October crimes target U. employees

November 8, 2017 0 comments

The month’s crimes targeted the University and its employees.

Whiskey Republic called to close after nearby brawl

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Whiskey Republic called to close after nearby brawl

September 12, 2017 0 comments

Providence Board of Licenses called for the immediate closing of Whiskey Republic on Monday after a brawl outside of the bar turned violent.