Crime Log: Sept. 13-19

The NYU Department of Public Safety received reports of two incidents of forcible touching, eleven incidents of larceny, one incident of controlled substance possession and one incident of criminal trespass between Sept. 13 and Sept. 20.

Forcible Touching

At 8:28 a.m. on Sept. 17, a student reported that she was forcibly fondled by another student on the morning of Sept. 9 in another student’s room at Founders Hall. The accused student has been suspended and barred from the NYU campus as disciplinary proceedings
are proceeding.

At 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 17, another Founders Hall resident also reported that she was fondled without giving consent on the morning of Sept. 13. The accused student in this incident is the same individual identified in the report above.

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Larceny

At 6:20 p.m. on Sept. 13, a student reported that he left his bicycle secured to the bike rack in front of the Othmer building on Sept. 6 at 9:00 a.m. He returned for it on Sept. 13 at 6:20 p.m. and discovered that it was missing. A police report was filed.

At 10 a.m. on Sept. 14, a staff member stated that she left four books on her desk at Vanderbilt Hall before going on vacation on Aug. 21 at 5:00 p.m. She returned from vacation on Sept. 11 at 8:00 a.m. and discovered that her books were missing from her desk. Police were not notified.

At 11:05 a.m. on Sept. 15, a student stated that she left her bicycle locked at 9:37 a.m. to a street sign on the southwest corner of Waverly Place and Greene Street. She returned at 10:50 a.m. to find her bicycle missing. Police notification was declined.

A student left his wireless keyboard unattended in a cubicle in 2 Metro Tech at 6:00 p.m. on Sept. 14 and discovered it missing when he returned on Sept. 15 at 9:15 a.m. — he reported it missing later that day at 2:10 p.m. Police notification was declined.

At 2:45 p.m. on Sept. 16, a student stated that he left $1,400 in his drawer in Founders Hall on Sept. 9 and discovered it missing when he returned for it on Sept. 16. A police report was filed.

At 5:05 p.m. on Sept. 16, a student reported that she left her phone unattended in a classroom in Vanderbilt Hall at 10:55 p.m. and discovered it missing when she returned for it at 1:30 p.m. A police report was filed.

At 6:24 p.m. on Sept. 16, a student stated she left her cell phone unattended in the lower level of 12-16 Waverly Place at 4:00 p.m. She discovered it missing when she returned for it at 6:15 p.m. Police notification was declined.

At 12:50 p.m. on Sept. 17, a staff member stated she left her cell phone unattended on her desk at the Dental Center at 10:00 a.m. on Sept. 8. She returned at 9:00am on Sept. 16 and discovered that the cellphone was missing. Police notification was declined.

At 3:50 p.m. on Sept. 17, a student stated that she left her backpack out of sight behind her as she sat on a bench in Gould plaza at 3:24 p.m. She came back for the backpack at 3:30 p.m. and it was nowhere to be found. Police were not notified.

At 5:05 p.m. on Sept. 17, a student stated that she left her bicycle locked to the exterior bicycle rack on Waverly Place at 8:15 a.m. She returned for it at 5:00 p.m. the same day and discovered that her bike was missing. Police were notified.

At 3:45 p.m. on Sept. 17, a student stated that he left his book bag unattended on the 8th floor of the Bobst library building on Sept. 11 at 5:00pm. When he arrived at his house later the same day, he realized his cell phone was missing from the book bag.  Police notification was declined.

Controlled Substance

At 11:25 p.m. on Sept. 17, Public Safety responded to a report of an alleged controlled substance in a Carlyle Court dorm room. A small amount of marijuana was found.

Criminal Trespass

At 10:44 a.m. on Sept. 18, an unidentified individual was found trespassing in the Silver Center for Arts and Science. The individual was detained by Public Safety and NYPD responded soon after, arresting the individual for criminal trespassing.

A version of this article appeared in the Monday, Sept. 21 print edition. Email Christine Wang at [email protected]

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