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UVM students targeted in housing scam

UVM students targeted in housing scam

Sawyer Loftus, Senior Staff Writer

July 20, 2018

UVM students and the greater Burlington area have been targeted in a string of recent rental scams. UVM Police posted an alert about the scam on their Facebook page Wednesday July 17 to UVM students and the community. Scammers have copied real property ads and replaced contact information in attempts...

UVM Police arrest man for voyeurism

UVM Police arrest man for voyeurism

Sawyer Loftus, Senior Staff Writer

June 12, 2018

UVM police announced the arrest of man that attempted to take pictures of a woman under a bathroom stall on campus June 10. UVM police said they arrested Siu l. Chan, a 41 year old Colchester, Vermont resident. A CatAlert was issued June 10 stating that a man attempted to take pictures of a woma...

UVM hit by cyber attack

UVM hit by cyber attack

Sawyer Loftus, Senior Staff Writer

May 26, 2018

UVM was targeted by a cyber attack that could potentially lead to the malicious use of University NetIDs and passwords. Julia Russell, associate chief information officer of Enterprise Technology Services, alerted the University community in a May 23 email that the Information Security Office and E...

Laptop thief arrested

Laptop thief arrested

Sawyer Loftus, Senior Staff Writer

May 6, 2018

A man was arrested following a string of thefts in Bailey/Howe Library. Gavin Tyson of Rutland County, Vermont was arrested April 14 by UVM police. Tyson was arrested for  grand larceny, possession of stolen property, fraudulent use of a credit card and providing false information to a police offic...

Uber driver crashes into Davis Center

Uber driver crashes into Davis Center

Brandon Arcari, Assistant Breaking News Editor

April 16, 2018

A car crashed into the Davis Center at 12:58 a.m. April 15. The driver of the vehicle, Uber driver Adeleke Fajobi, lost control after making a left turn onto Main street from University heights, damaging the shrubbery by the Davis Center Tunnel and knocking over the Nolin House sign. Fajobi then c...

Lewd and Lascivious conduct arrest in library

Brandon Arcari, Breaking News Assistant Editor

October 26, 2017

UVM Police arrested Bryce Whitney around 6:30p.m. on Oct. 25, following allegations he exposed himself to students on the second floor of Bailey/Howe. Whitney, who has no connection to UVM, was arrested on charges of “felony lewd and lascivious conduct,” issued a no trespass order for UVM’s...

Crime Log Sept. 23 – Sept. 30

Crime Log Sept. 23 – Sept. 30

Bryan O'Keefe

October 4, 2016

sep. 23 A patient at Adult Primary Care refused transport to the UVM Medical Center. Police assisted in transporting the patient.   sep. 23 Police responded to reports of a person smoking marijuana at the amphitheater on Athletic campus. When police arrived, the person was gone.   se...

Crime Log Sep. 17 to Sep. 24

Crime Log Sep. 17 to Sep. 24

Bryan O'Keefe

September 27, 2016

SEP. 17 Police noticed two students located on the Williams Hall fire escape. They were told to get down and the incident was reported to the Center for Student Conduct. SEP. 17 ResLife informed UVM Police of excess noise and alcohol consumption in Mason Hall on Redstone Campus. Ma...

Crime Log

Crime Log

Bryan O'Keefe

September 8, 2016

AUG. 27 Officers saw a student smoking marijuana outside of University Heights North. The student was sent to the Center for Student Conduct. Marijuana, a pipe and alcohol were confiscated.   AUG. 28 Officers saw a student smoking marijuana in the amphitheater. A grinder, rolling papers, mar...

Crime log

Crime log

Bryan O'Keefe

April 19, 2016

April 6 10:39 A.M.   Horses got out of a fenced-in area of UVM’s Morgan Horse Farm. The area was secure before police arrived.   April 6 10:10 P.M.   Police received a report of an unconscious woman in Harris Millis Dining Hall. She was taken to the Medical Center by UVM ...

Crime Log

March 1, 2016

FEB. 19 11:53 P.M.Police received a report of a man exhibiting odd behavior. Police made contact and secured him.FEB. 21 12:10 P.M.An intoxicated male was found in an person’s room. He left upon request. Referred to school’s judicial system.FEB. 22 5:39 A.M.Police received a report of man driving on t...

Crime Log

February 24, 2016

FEB. 14 10:49 A.M.A person saw a suspicious looking male standing in the bushes by Slade Hall. Police were called, but no one was found when they arrived.FEB. 16 2:29 P.M.Police received a report of a group of people destroying plants at Fort Ethan Allen. They were gone when officers arrived to the scene.FEB. 19 10:...

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