Campus Safety and Security

Weekly Campus Crime Report


January 21, 2012 - January 28, 2013


On Campus

ARREST of Non-Affiliate/Theft Suspect - On Jan. 26th at 3:03 PM, a campus officer observed a person matching the description of a suspect in recent laptop computer thefts walk onto campus. When the suspect was stopped and questioned on Levering Plaza, he gave a false name and address. The bag the suspect was carrying contained wire cutting pliers and a screw driver. The suspect was arrested. During the interview of the suspect, he admitted to multiple laptop computer thefts on campus.


Attempted Theft - Ames Hall, second floor - On Jan 23rd at 1:43 PM, a campus custodian entered an unlocked second floor pool classroom and saw an unknown male kneeling next to a table where a laptop computer was docked. The unknown male immediately exited the room and left the building through a door leading to the breezeway. A check of the area was conducted by campus officers with negative results. The laptop was not removed from the table, however the security bracket securing the laptop to the table top had been broken. Investigation continuing. 

Suspect Description: Male, white, approximately 20 to 25 years of age, approximately 6'00", thin build, brown hair and goatee, wearing a multicolored knit hat and possessing a large black Adidas gym bag with shoulder strap.


Theft - Remsen Hall, second floor classroom - Between Jan. 16th at 2:00 PM and Jan. 24th at 11:38 AM, unknown individual(s) entered an unlocked and unattended classroom and removed a JHU laptop computer from a tabletop after cutting the cable lock. Investigation continuing.


 Theft - Gilman Hall, ground level classroom - On Jan. 24th between 9:30 AM and 10:00 AM, unknown individual(s) entered an unlocked and unattended pool classroom and removed a JHU laptop computer from a tabletop where it was docked. The security bar had been broken. Investigation continuing.  


Off Campus


Theft - 3100 Blk. N. Calvert St. - On Jan. 27th between 12:00 AM and 1:00 AM, two JHU undergraduates left their jackets containing their wallets unattended at a party. An unknown individual removed their drivers' licenses and two credit cards, one from each student. Investigation continuing.


Motor Vehicle/Bicycle Accident - 100 Block West University Pkwy. - On Jan. 23rd at approximately 5:36pm, a JHU undergraduate was riding his bicycle travelling east bound on the north side of the 100 block W. University Pkwy.  at Canterbury Road. As the student rode into the crosswalk, a Silver Honda CRV was attempting to turn right off of Canterbury onto University Pkwy and struck the student. A Baltimore Fire Department medic unit responded and transported the student to Union Memorial Hospital where he was treated for minor injuries and released.


When traveling at night use the Blue Jay Shuttle service at 410-516-8700.  Blue Jay Shuttle Vans are operational from 5:45 PM to 4:00 AM.

All students are welcome to participate in the security ride along program.

This report is posted on and distributed to the Residential Advisors.