Campus Safety and Security

Weekly Campus Crime Report


October 14, 2013 - October 21, 2013



Theft - Recreation Center, Fitness Room Cubby - On Oct. 15th at 7:30 PM, a JHU graduate student's backpack containing his cell phone was placed inside a fitness room cubby. At 8:30 PM, the graduate student returned to the cubby and noticed his cell phone was missing from the backpack. Investigation continuing.


Theft - Clark Hall, first floor lab - On Oct. 15th at 11:25 PM, a graduate student left his backpack containing a laptop computer and charger under a work station and left the building. Upon returning on Oct. 16th at 6:45 AM, the graduate student found the lab door unlocked and his laptop and charger missing from his backpack. Investigation continuing.




Burglary - 3200 Blk. N. Calvert St. (odd-numbered side) - On Oct. 14th at 7:00 PM, two graduate students left their house leaving a second floor balcony door leading to a bedroom unlocked. Upon returning five hours later, the students noticed a first floor rear window open which had been closed when they had left. Once inside the residence the students noticed a ThinkPad and camera were missing from two different 2nd floor rooms. Baltimore Police responded. Investigation continuing.


Assault - 2900 Blk. Hargrove St. - On Oct. 14th at 9:40 PM, a JHU undergraduate was walking in the alley at this location and observed four male juveniles standing in the alley talking to each other. The undergraduate made a comment to the group at which time one of the juveniles tackled the undergraduate then fled with the others juveniles. No one was injured. Baltimore police responded. Investigation continuing.


Theft from Auto - Unit block, east 32nd St, south side - On Oct. 16th at 3:50 PM, a JHU graduate student observed an unknown male break the left side rear window of a parked vehicle and remove a backpack from inside. The male left the area with the backpack walking eastbound on E. 32nd Street. Campus officers and Baltimore Police canvassed the area with negative results. The owner of the vehicle was identified as a JHU graduate student who stated the backpack contained a laptop computer, cash and a credit card. Investigation continuing.


Trespassing - 3301 St. Paul St. - On Oct. 16th at 6:12 PM, two juvenile males were observed on CCTV tampering with a bicycle that was secured to a tree. Campus officers and Baltimore Police responded to the location and stopped the suspects. A campus officer recovered a pair of bolt cutters from one of the juveniles. Both were given trespass warnings for JHU property.


ARREST- Assault - 3003 North Charles St. - On Oct. 17th at approximately 12:03 AM, Baltimore Police responded to Maxie's Restaurant for a disorderly person call. Upon arrival, a BPD officer attempted to identify a male who then struck the officer in the chest with his forearm and ran north on N. Charles St. A campus officer stopped the male, a JHU undergraduate, at Lovegrove St. and 33rd St. Baltimore Police responded and took the student into custody. No one was injured.


ARRESTS ( Two Non-Affiliates) - Assault and Hindering - 3200 Blk. N. Calvert St., west sidewalk - On  Oct. 19th at 1:27 AM,  a JHU undergraduate and his non-affiliated friend observed a male push a female (both non-affiliates) to the ground during an argument. The undergraduate and his friend intervened and were both punched by the non-affiliated male. Campus officers and Baltimore Police responded and located the suspect and female in the 100 Blk. of E. 33rd Street. Baltimore Police arrested the male non-affiliate for assault at which time the female interfered with officers and was arrested for hindering.



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