This is a series the Maroon publishes summarizing instances of campus crime. Each week details a few notable crimes, in addition to keeping a running count from January 1. The focus is on crimes within the UCPD patrol area, which runs from East 37th to 65th Streets and South Cottage Grove to Lake Shore Drive.
Here are a few of this week’s incidents:
- February 12, East 55th Street and South Dorchester Avenue, 9:05 a.m.—Two males snatched an iPhone from the hand of a victim, who was standing on the public way off the University campus. The robbery is now a CPD case.
- February 14, 6010 South Dorchester Avenue—Between 7:45 a.m. and 4:10 p.m. an unknown person took the battery out of a Chevrolet Cavalier parked on the public way.
- February 16, 1156 East Hyde Park Boulevard, 10:28 p.m.—UCPD officers arrested a male subject for unlawful possession of a handgun.
- February 17, 1101 East 58th Street (Rosenwald Hall)—Between 8:00 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. an unknown person stole a 6’ x 4’ University of Chicago flag from the building exterior.
Source: UCPD Incident Reports