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Sexual assault on campus

Sexual assault on campus

Lee Hughes, Assistant News Editor February 25, 2019

The alleged perpetrator of a Feb. 23 sexual assault and theft on campus has been arrested and is being held on $100,000 bail. Tyson Cyphers, 37, was identified as a suspect for the crime in a Feb. 23...

Rhino horn stolen from campus; reward offered

Lindsay Freed, Cynic Correspondent May 6, 2017

The University is offering a reward for information about a black rhino horn stolen from campus.   The University and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are offering a $3,000 reward for the...

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Corporal Carolynne Erwin talks about Burlington’s ranking as a safe city in terms of families, but not in crime.

Burlington ranks among safest cities for kids

Chris Dillon, Staff Writer April 2, 2017

Burlington is among the top five safest cities for kids, according to a recent study. The study, released in January by the data-based finance website ValuePenguin, gave Burlington high ranks for...

UVM and Burlington are one

UVM and Burlington are one

Staff Editorial February 15, 2017

Upon our acceptance of UVM’s offer to join their community as Catamounts, we became a part of another community as well: Vermont’s queen city, Burlington. The college experience is so much...

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...

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....

Students caught having sex in classroom

Bryan O'Keefe April 15, 2016

Two people were witnessed engaging in a sexual act in a Lafayette Hall classroom Friday afternoon. Students reportedly saw the act prior to the 1:10 p.m. class period. It is unclear whether the two...

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Police chase ends by UVM dorm

Bryan O'Keefe February 9, 2016

A destructive high-speed chase involving a stolen car came to a stop near Jeanne Mance after colliding with a Domino’s delivery car. The suspect, 27-year-old Ashley Martin of Colchester, allegedly...

Stalker reported on Loomis Street

Stalker reported on Loomis Street

John Riedel, Staff Writer April 1, 2015

UPDATED A man has been stalking young women in downtown Burlington, police said. 34 year old Joseph L. Strong of Sheldon, Vt. was arrested last week and charged with three counts of Stalking and...

Arraignment held for suspect of burglaries

Jill Vaglica February 24, 2015

Students are upset after not being reimbursed for items that were stolen from their rooms this semester. These students said they have not even have been informed that the suspected burglar had been arrested. The...

Burglar arrested after a series of thefts in dorms

Burglar arrested after a series of thefts in dorms

Jill Vaglica February 17, 2015

Last month UVM police received burglary complaints from  residence halls, Lt. Larry Magnant said. After “extensive” investigations, 23-year-old Samuel Blatt of Winooski was identified as the suspected ...

Crime Log: Jan. 31- Feb. 2

Jill Vaglica February 10, 2015

Jan. 31   12:46 a.m. UVM police services received a report of two students arguing in Wilks Hall. One intoxicated student had been trying to punch himself, and the other student was trying to stop...

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