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UVM students targeted in housing scam

UVM students targeted in housing scam

Sawyer Loftus, Senior Staff Writer

July 20, 2018


Filed under Crime Log, News, Vermont

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


Filed under Campus, Crime Log, News

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...

Crime Log Sept. 23 – Sept. 30

Crime Log Sept. 23 – Sept. 30

Bryan O'Keefe

October 4, 2016


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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...

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Bryan O'Keefe

September 8, 2016


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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...

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March 1, 2016


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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...

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February 24, 2016


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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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December 8, 2015


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Crime Log

Jill Vaglica

September 29, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

Sept. 18-Sept. 27 Sept. 18 8:04 p.m. After a student at Simpson Dining Hall refused to pay at the door, Sodexo workers called police services.  Since the student never took any food from the dining hall, no crime had been committed. 9:36 p.m. Residential Advisers in Mason Hall called police rega...

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Jill Vaglica

September 22, 2015


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Sept. 11 11:43 p.m. A student that had been lying down on the University Heights basketball courts. When the officer confronted the student, he admitted to having been drinking, but he was not in need of detox, so he was free to leave. Sept. 12 1:58 a.m. Hamilton Hall staff reported to UVM police that ...

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Jill Vaglica

September 15, 2015


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sept. 1 12:27 a.m. McCann Hall staff reported several people outside smoking marijuana by the picnic tables. When officers arrived at the scene, nobody was there. 3:40 a.m. A person had fallen from the third floor at a house by Colchester Avenue and Pearl Street. UVM police services responded to the inci...

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Jill Vaglica

September 1, 2015


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June 12 11:36 p.m. UVM police helped the Burlington police department in responding to a bomb threat made to the UVM campus.Police searched the area for anything unusual or suspicious, but did not find anything. The investigation remains open. August 11 10:02 p.m. A temporary license plate...

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Jill Vaglica

April 21, 2015


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April 11   7:51 p.m.  Police received a report of a suspicious event at the Catamount Color Run. One of the race participants reported that she overheard another student say, “I dropped my gun,” and saw what she perceived to be a small handgun on the ground. However, police were unable...

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