Crime Log: Feb. 6 to Feb. 12

The NYU Department of Public Safety received three reports of larceny, two reports of harassment, one report of criminal mischief, one report of criminal tampering and one report of controlled substance between Feb. 6 and Feb. 12.


On Feb. 6 at 5:10 p.m., a student reported that she left her camera in the 11th floor student lounge at 721 Broadway at 4:35 p.m., but it was no longer there when she returned at 4:45 p.m. Police were notified and a report was filed.

On Feb. 8 at 11:10 p.m., an administrator reported that he left his laptop at 239 Greene St. on Jan. 29 and that it was no longer there on Feb. 8. NYPD notification was declined.

On Feb. 9 at 12:50 a.m., a faculty member of Broome Street residence hall reported that her credit card company had notified her of three authorized purchases charged to her credit card, totaling $5,200. Police were notified.


On Feb. 10 at 10:35 a.m., an employee at the Kriser Dental center reported that a child patient’s mother pushed her while she was holding the child’s hand in order to assist a Kriser Dental Center student. Police were notified.

On Feb. 10 at 10:35 a.m., a student reported that, while walking west on W. 4th Street between Washington Square and 6th Avenue at around 8:28 p.m., an unknown man began pushing her and cursing at her. Police were not notified.

Criminal Mischief

On Feb. 6 at 10:20 a.m., a public safety officer reported graffiti on an exterior door of the Kimmel Center.

Criminal Tampering

On Feb. 7 at 5:30 p.m., a non-NYU student observed another non-NYU student taking light bulbs out of the light fixtures and putting them on shelves in the study rooms at the Dibner Library.

Controlled Substance

On Feb. 12 at 5:37 a.m., Public Safety responded to a report of an alleged controlled substance in Coral Towers residence hall. A small amount of marijuana was recovered. Police were not notified.


A version of this story appeared in the Tuesday, Feb. 16 print issue. Email Greta Chevance and Christine Wang at [email protected].