crime blotter

Valuables gone

Hot July rolls in.

Thieves find instant temptation

In stuff lying loose.

Thefts continue to dominate the crime blotter at the Campus Public Safety Office as the university moves into mid-July.

On July 7, two unattended geography maps were taken from the fourth floor hallways of Cramer Hall. The theft occurred about noon. The value of the property was $500.

A purse left unattended in a second floor room of Cramer Hall disappeared about noon July 12. The owner valued the purse and contents at $170.

The owner of a purse told officers she became momentarily distracted while in the Multicultural Center on the second floor of Smith Memorial Center July 12. Moments later she discovered her wallet missing from the purse. The incident occurred at 5:20 p.m. Her loss was $25.

Someone removed a lamp from the wall of a second floor office in Shattuck Hall at noon July 3. There was no sign of forced entry to the office. The lamp was worth $50.

A thief cut the cable of a bicycle secured on the south side of Peter Stott Center at about 8 a.m. July 9 and took the bike, valued at $300.