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The following summary includes all major incidents reported to the Department of Public Safety between Dec. 17 and Jan. 25. It does not include general service and alarm calls. The Providence Police Department also responds to incidents occurring off campus. DPS does not divulge information on cases that are currently under investigation by the department, PPD or the Office of Student Life. DPS maintains a daily log of all shift activity and general service calls which can be viewed during business hours at its headquarters, located at 75 Charlesfield St.

Dec. 19
6:57 a.m. Brown student stated that she fell asleep at about 2 a.m. in Champlin Hall.  Her dorm room was left unlocked.  At about 3 a.m. she thought she heard her door close. She said she got out of bed and looked out her door, did not see anyone, closed and locked her door and returned to bed. When she got up at about 6:50 a.m. she noticed that her laptop was missing.

2:34 p.m.  Brown student stated he arrived to Morriss Hall around 2 a.m., and when he woke up in the afternoon at approximately 1 p.m., he noticed items missing from his computer desk. The items were a wallet containing a debit card, a driver's license, a Brown ID card, a Brown University health insurance card, and an iPod. The room was left unlocked the entire time.

Dec. 21
8:34 p.m.  Student stated he had been at the Sharpe Refectory with his laptop and returned to his room at Olney House around 7:40 p.m. When he realized he left his laptop in the Ratty at about 8 p.m., he returned to locate it.  He could not find his laptop.

Jan. 8

12:40 p.m. Brown employee stated that she left the vehicle she was driving running in Fones Alley while she ran into Robinson Hall. When she exited the building a few moments later the vehicle was gone. Inside the vehicle was her wallet with her credit cards and driver license. Providence Police responded to the scene to take a report.

4:30 p.m. Complainant stated he parked his vehicle at approximately 10:15 a.m. When he returned to his vehicle at approximately 4:30 p.m., he found his passenger front window smashed and the following items were missing: a car stereo, an iPod, a GPS and power cords. Providence Police responded to take a report.

Jan. 13

8:51 a.m. Employee reported that sometime between 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Jan. 12 persons unknown took a University-owned laptop and some other property from her vehicle. The passenger's window was smashed and two bags were taken. Providence Police took a report.
Jan. 25
3:46 p.m. Student stated a digital camera was taken from her dorm room in Metcalf Hall.  She stated she secured her door on Dec. 22 at 2 p.m. for winter break and when she returned on Jan. 23 at 4 p.m. her door was found unsecured.



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