Topic: Crime

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Three arrested in cell phone robbery

December 3, 2013 Comments are Disabled

DPS officers apprehended the primary suspect based on a description offered by a witness.

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Weekend crime update: Nov. 15-17, 2013

November 18, 2013 Comments are Disabled

A Providence resident was charged with receiving stolen goods after a DPS lieutenant found him walking away from a vehicle with shattered windows.

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Suspect arrested in OMAC thefts

November 12, 2013 1 comment

The arrest came after five reported thefts from the basketball court area in the past few weeks.

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Weekend Crime Update: Oct. 24 – Nov. 2, 2013

November 5, 2013 Comments are Disabled

Two students reported an incident in which an unknown individual opened their Emery-Woolley Hall dorm room door while they were sleeping.

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Weekend crime update: Oct. 11-13

October 14, 2013 2 comments

The following is an account of crime events that took place this weekend, reported by DPS Deputy Chief of Police Paul Shanley.

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Weekend Crime Update: Oct. 4-6

October 7, 2013 Comments are Disabled

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

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U. fields thousands of cyber attacks

October 7, 2013 12 comments

Russia, China, Vietnam and one unnamed country were among the frequent attackers.

The number of reported burglaries decreased by nearly 50 percent from 2011 to 2012, according to the 2013 Annual Security Report.

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Barring burglaries, crime rates show upward spike

October 7, 2013 1 comment

Seventeen cases of forcible sex offenses were reported in 2012, up from seven in 2011 and nine in 2010.

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Weekend Crime Update: Sept. 27-29

September 30, 2013 2 comments

The semester’s high incidence of laptop theft continued this weekend when three laptops were reported stolen from two unlocked rooms in Wayland House.

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Visiting student arrested for murder

September 30, 2013 9 comments

Yongfei Ci allegedly drove from Providence to Illinois and killed his ex-girlfriend at her home.