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Weekend crime update: Oct. 11-13

Senior Staff Writer
Monday, October 14, 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 night

In the first of two reported residence hall thefts that occurred this weekend, a MacBook Pro laptop was stolen from an unlocked room in Chapin House. The theft allegedly occurred at some point between 9:30 p.m. and 12:15 a.m.


Saturday night

The second laptop stolen, another MacBook Pro, was reportedly taken from a room in Harkness House between 11:45 p.m. and 12:15 a.m. DPS officers are unsure if the room was locked at the time of the theft.


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  1. unlocked….unsure…..DPS covering their asses……..AGAIN

    • It’s called a teachable moment. If the common denominator to room thefts is an unlocked door, you’d think people smart enough to get into Brown would start locking their doors.

      Or they could just blame DPS. Whichever requires less personal effort and responsibility.

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