Crime log: March 10 to March 18

Marita Vlachou, News Editor

The NYU Department of Public Safety received reports of larceny, controlled substance possession and simple assault between March 10 and 18.

Larceny

At 3:50 p.m. on March 10, Public Safety received a report that a student who left their phone unattended on a couch at the UC level of Tisch Hall at 3:30 p.m. found it missing when they returned to the scene 15 minutes later. The New York City Police Department filed a report.

At 12:50 p.m. on March 11, a student reported they found their laptop missing after leaving it unattended for 15 minutes in a classroom at 19 University Place on March 9. NYPD was not notified.

At 7:50 p.m. on March 12, Public Safety was notified that a student found his bicycle missing at 7:30 p.m. after having locked it in a Tisch Hall bike rack at 9:45 a.m. The NYPD was not notified.

At 8:45 a.m. on March 16, Public Safety reported they noticed a contract employee leave the NYU Main Bookstore with a shower speaker at 8:15 a.m. on March 14. The employee was discharged after returning the shower speaker.

At 10 a.m. on March 16, a student reported they found their backpack missing at 5 p.m. on March 1 after having left it unattended in a computer lab in Bobst Library for an hour. The NYPD was not notified.

At 2:30 p.m. on March 17, a contract employee reported they found $50 missing from their wallet at 7:30 p.m. after having left it unattended on their desk at 10 Astor Place for 20 minutes on March 16.

At 2:50 p.m. on March 18, an NYU employee stated they found their iPad mini missing when they returned to work at 9 a.m. on March 16 at Bobst Library, after having left it on top of their desk over the weekend.

Simple Assault

At 3:20 a.m. on March 15, Public Safety received report that a group of unidentified males punched a non-NYU visitor on the head outside D’Agostino Hall after they had a verbal argument at 2:55 p.m. The NYPD was not notified.

Controlled Substance

At 3:25 p.m. on March 17, Public Safety confiscated a small amount of marijuana from a dormitory room in Founders residence hall after being notified by FCM staff, who were doing maintenance work in the room.

A version of this article appeared in the Monday, March 23 print edition. Email Marita Vlachou at [email protected]