Crime Log: Jan. 20 to 27


Christine Park, Deputy News Editor

The NYU Department of Public Safety has received reports of four incidents of larceny, two incidents of illegal substance possession and one incident of harassment in the past two weeks.


On Jan. 20, at 10:50 a.m., public safety received a report from a student who said an unidentified male called him and threatened to hurt his wife. The New York Police Department filed a report and the incident is still
under investigation.

Controlled Substance

On Jan. 26, at 10:55 p.m., public safety aided the Residence Life staff at Othmer residence hall in confiscating a small amount of marijuana.

On Jan. 27, at 12:20 a.m., public safety confiscated a small amount of marijuana from a room at Othmer residence hall.

All of these incidents have been closed.


On Jan. 20, at 3 p.m., a student reported she lost her purse on Jan. 17, at noon and found it in the Palladium Athletic Facility’s lost and found two hours later with $100 missing. A report was not filed with the NYPD.

On Jan. 23, at 9:18 p.m., public safety received a report of missing equipment from an open office at Kimball Hall on Jan. 22, at 8 p.m. NYPD did not file a report.

On Jan. 25, at 4:10 p.m., public safety stopped a student who attempted to leave the store with books that were not paid for. The student was detained and public safety retrieved the books.

On Jan. 27, at 12:40 p.m., a student reported her jacket was missing when she returned to the fourth or sixth floor of Bobst Library on Jan. 21 at 3 p.m. She had left it unattended there three hours earlier. NYPD did not file a report.

All but the incident at the bookstore are still under investigation.

A version of this article appeared in the Monday, Feb. 2 print edition. Email Christine Park at [email protected].