Crime Log: Sept. 26 to Oct. 2

Crime Log LogoKavish Harjai

Several on-campus crimes were reported to NYU Public Safety between Sept. 26 and Oct. 2, with incidents ranging from harassment to criminal mischief. There were 19 criminal incidents.


At 5:20 p.m. on Sept. 26, it was reported to Public Safety that a student was accosted by another student who made “harassing and racist remarks.” The NYU Office of Public Safety categorized the incident as a hate crime. This case was closed and referred to judicial affairs.



Fifteen incidents of larceny were reported to Public Safety between Sept. 26 and Oct. 2. These crimes occurred at Silver Center, Schwartz Plaza, Pless Hall, Coles Sports Center, Palladium residence hall, Henry Kaufman Management Center, the Dibner Building, 721 Broadway, Tisch Hall, Third Avenue North residence hall and the NYU College of Dentistry. There was also a reported case of attempted larceny of a bicycle at Schwartz Plaza.

Stolen items include a projector, two Blu-ray players, five bicycles, three laptops, several pieces of jewelry, two credit cards and various other items. All of these cases are still open or under investigation.

Criminal Mischief

At 8:20 p.m. on Sept. 26, it was reported that a marble was thrown through the window of a faculty member’s home on Washington Square North. The marble allegedly shattered the window of the room of the faculty member’s daughter, and the New York Police Department was subsequently notified. This case continues to be investigated.

Controlled Substance

At 11:50 p.m. on Sept. 26, a small amount of marijuana was removed from a student’s room in Weinstein residence hall. The case was closed and referred to judicial affairs.

A version of this article appeared in the Monday, Oct. 6 print edition. Email Larson Binzer at [email protected]



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