Crime Report: March 31-April 9

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 a few of this week’s incidents:

  • April 7, South Kimbark Avenue between 53rd and 54th Streets, 5:14 a.m.— A UCPD officer arrested a suspect for possession of items taken from U.S.P.O parcels delivered to the apartment building vestibule.
  • April 5, 4900 South Ellis Avenue, noon— A UCPD officer stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation. Driver then fled on foot. Vehicle was recovered and returned to the owner.
  • April 4, East 54th Place between Ingleside and Ellis Avenues, noon— An individual reported being struck with a beer bottle during an altercation at an off-campus party. Victim declined to file a CPD report.
  • April 3, 1130 East 57th Street, 8:45 a.m.— An unknown motorist struck a University-owned vehicle and fled.

Source: UCPD Incident Reports