Crime Report: January 1-7

By Alex Hays

This is a series the Maroon publishes summarizing instances of campus crime. Each week details a few notable crimes, in addition to keeping a running count from January 1. The focus is on crimes within the UCPD patrol area, which runs from East 37th to 65th Streets and South Cottage Grove to Lake Shore Drive.

Here are this week’s notables:

  • December 31–January 1, 5747 South University Avenue (Fraternity House)—Between 10 p.m. and 1 a.m., an unknown person entered the fraternity via an unsecured window and took property. The CPD is investigating.
  • January 1, South Dorchester Avenue between East 61st and 62nd Streets, 10:10 p.m.—During the course of an argument, a male suspect struck his girlfriend with his fists. He was arrested by UCPD officers.
  • January 2, 947 East 58th Street (Abbott Hall)—Between 4:10 p.m. and 4:35 p.m., an unknown person took an iPhone left on a desk top of an unsecured office.
  •  January 7, 1116 East 59th Street (Harper Memorial Library)—Between 2:30 p.m. on January 4 and 8:15 a.m. on January 7, an unknown person(s) gained unauthorized entry to the reading room and hung a banner.

Source: UCPD Incident Reports