Campus Watch

The following incidents were reported to University Police Oct. 1-7. Readers with information that could assist in investigating these incidents are urged to call 935-5555. This information is provided as a public service to promote safety awareness and is available on the University Police Web site at

Oct. 3

4:54 p.m. — A student reported her purse was taken from her backpack, which she left unattended between 1:50-2:20 p.m. in a second-floor studio of Bixby Hall. Loss includes debit cards, cash and a student ID.

Oct. 4

1:01 p.m. — An unknown person stole a laptop computer bag in Cupples II Hall. A search of the area found the bag near Bryan Hall. A credit card was missing.

1:56 p.m. — An unknown person damaged the doorknob of the electrical room in January Hall. Maintenance was advised of the damaged door and that the door would not secure. The damage occurred between 5 p.m. Oct. 3 and 8 a.m. Oct. 4.

4:22 p.m. — A bicycle was stolen from the bike rack outside the Athletic Complex. The bike had been secured with a cable lock.

Oct. 7

10:04 a.m. — The Arts & Sciences computing staff reported the theft of one of the public-access computer units from the basement hallway of Eads Hall. The securing cable had been cut with a bolt cutter. The monitor and keyboard were left behind. Total loss is estimated at $700.

Additionally, University Police responded to four reports of larceny, three lost articles, two reports of fraud, two auto accidents, and one report each of tampering, assault, burglary, liquor violation, resisting arrest and property damage.