Campus Watch

The following incidents were reported to University Police Feb. 9-15. 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

Crime alert

Based on information provided by witnesses, WUSTL Police have identified a suspect in a suspicious-person incident that may be related to a burglary Feb. 12 in Lopata Hall. The suspect was seen distributing fliers seeking candidates for high-paying management positions. The subject identified himself in the flier by the name Tarren Clark. Police are seeking the suspect.

The suspect is described as an African-American male, about 26 years old, 5-feet 11-inches tall, about 195 pounds with short hair.

University Police says that as precautions, students, faculty and staff should:

  • Lock your room door whenever you leave, even if it’s for a short time. Also, be sure to lock your door when you will be showering or sleeping.
  • Never prop open exterior doors. If you see a door propped, close it.
  • Don’t allow people you do not know to “tailgate” behind you into the building.

Report suspicious activities/persons immediately to the University Police at 935-5555 or via bluelight emergency phones. Contact University Police if you have any information that might assist in this investigation.

Additionally, University Police responded to seven reports of larceny, three reports each of parking violation and property damage, two reports each of suspicious person and burglary and one report each of drug offense, auto accident, tampering and trespassing.