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UVM Police issues warning

UVM Police issues warning

Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor

September 28, 2018

UVM police has warned the UVM community to be on the lookout for an individual who made threats of violence against a Davis Center employee. UVM police released an alert to the UVM community Sept. 28 via email seeking information about Jeffrey A. Stratton, a 48-year-old man. UVM police wanted to ale...

Heightened Surveillance

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Coolidge Hall is pictured. Residents have seen an increased police presence in and around the hall over the last month.

Joey Waldinger and Erika B. Lewy

March 30, 2017

Residents of Coolidge Hall are now used to seeing many police officers walking up and down their hallways this semester. UVM police services began doing community walks at residential halls in February under the direction of ResLife. They were told to respond to vandalism and drug use in Coolidge...

A look at college sexual assault reporting

A look at college sexual assault reporting

Anna Power

October 27, 2016

In 1987, Lehigh University student Jeanne Clery was raped and murdered in her dorm room. Filled with grief, Clery’s parents took to Capitol Hill to change the laws regarding how colleges report these heinous crimes. Her parents believed that if they knew Lehigh had criminal activity, they would no...

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...

Students find nude man in hall

Students find nude man in hall

March 24, 2016

A naked man was found by students using the men’s restroom and knocking on students’ doors in Converse Hall. Police services received a report of a man using the showers in Converse Hall March 16. When they arrived he could not be found.  First-year Cormac Lonergan walked in on the man s...

Student arrested on alleged assault

Student arrested on alleged assault

John Riedel, Staff Writer

November 18, 2015

This story was updated Sept. 28, 2018 at 12:45 p.m. to redact the name of the victim.   UVM police services arrested a student Oct. 31 for allegedly threatening his roommate with a butane torch, according to an affidavit obtained by the Cynic. A first-year told UVM police that the night...

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