Campus Watch

The following incidents were reported to University Police April 27-May 4. 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

April 27

4:58 p.m. — An Illinois license plate tab was stolen from a vehicle parked in the Snow Way Garage sometime between 8 p.m. April 23-9:30 a.m. April 25. There are no suspects or witnesses.

Crime alert

University Police issued the following on April 28:

There have been several vehicle thefts from parking lots on campus over the past week. In particular, Dodge Ram 1500 pickup trucks have been targeted. These thefts appear to fit a pattern of similar incidents in communities surrounding the campus.


  • Report suspicious persons or activity immediately to University Police at 5-5555 or go to the nearest emergency telephone.
  • If you hear a vehicle alarm, contact police immediately.
  • Do not leave expensive property such as CDs, purses, radar detectors, cell phones and portable stereos in plain view in your vehicle. Lock them in your trunk or take them with you.
  • Lock your vehicle.

The police department offers “the club” at a reduced rate of $10. For more information, call 935-5084

Contact University Police if you have any information which might assist in this investigation.

Additionally, University Police responded to four reports of larceny, two reports each of lost article, parking violation, auto accident and disturbance, and one report each of property damage, judicial violation and assault.