Crime Log: March 19-24

The NYU Department of Public Safety received one report of controlled substance, one report of harassment, one report of arson and six reports of larceny between March 19 and March 24.

Controlled Substance

On March 19 at 9:55 p.m., marijuana was found at Alumni Hall after Public Safety responded to a report of controlled substance.



On March 24 at 11:20 a.m., a student reported that, after declining a “Free Hug” from an unidentified male outside of Tisch Hall, the man threw coffee at her. Police responded and a report was filed.


On March 24 at 1:10 p.m., a Weinstein Hall Resident Assistant reported burn marks on the bulletin board on the fourth floor. However, there were no signs of flames or smoke at the time of the report.


On March 22 at 12:35 a.m., a student reported that his sweater was missing from his chair in Bobst after he fell asleep at 8 p.m. and woke up at 12:30 a.m.. Police report filed.

On March 22 at 7:45 a.m., an employee at the College of Dentistry reported that she discovered her wallet was missing from her bag at 3:45 p.m. after she exited the elevator at 3:32 p.m. Police report filed.

On March 22 at 4:40 p.m., an employee at Brittany Residence Hall reported that his phone charger was no longer in the outlet in the staff lounge room when he returned on March 21 at 3 p.m.

On March 22 at 7:20 p.m., a student reported that she left part of her art project at 721 Broadway on March 21 at 11 p.m., but that it was missing when she returned the next day.

On March 24 at 5:00 p.m., a student reported that she lost her NYU ID card and found that it was used for three laundry transactions with Campus Cash in Brittany Residence Hall. NYPD notification declined.

On March 24 at 7:30 p.m., a student filed a report for his missing portable speaker. He left it in a classroom at 721 Broadway on March 23, and it was missing on March 24 when he returned. NYPD notification declined.

A version of this article appeared in the March 28 print edition. Email Greta Chevance at [email protected]



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