Campus Safety and Security

Weekly Campus Crime Report

 

September 30, 2013 - October 7, 2013

 

On-Campus

 

Fire (Accidental, No Injuries) - Charles Commons, 9th floor of Charles Towers. - On Oct. 2nd at 6:57 PM, a lit cigarette left on the window sill in a student's room ignited a mattress. Baltimore Fire Department responded, however the fire was extinguished by the sprinkler system prior to their arrival.

 

Theft (Property Recovered) - Cordish Lacrosse Center, women's lacrosse locker room - On Oct. 4th at 6:50 AM, two members of the women's lacrosse team left their cell phones inside their locker room and went to practice. One cell phone was placed on a shelf; the other was placed in an unlocked locker. At 9:05 AM, the players returned and noticed both cell phones were missing. Later on Oct. 4th, a campus officer conducting a follow-up investigation was informed that a suspicious male had been seen in the grassy area alongside the lacrosse center during the time of the thefts. Officers then searched the area and located the two missing cell phones hidden in the grass. Both phones were returned to the owners. Investigation continuing.

 

Theft - AMR II, Blue Jay Cafe - Between Oct. 1st at 2:00 PM and Oct. 2nd at 9:00 AM and between Oct. 3rd at 2:00 PM and Oct. 4th at 9:00 AM, an unknown person(s) pried a locked hinge open and removed food from a storage cooler. The Cafe is located within an open area inside the AMR. Investigation continuing.

 

 

Off-Campus

 

.Shoplifting - Barnes & Noble Bookstore, 3330 St. Paul St. - On Oct. 1st at 2:33 PM, an unknown male in his mid-40's left the store without paying for two clothes irons he placed in a bag he was carrying. The suspect fled south on St. Paul St. riding a bicycle. Campus officers searched the area without locating the suspect. Baltimore Police responded. Investigating continuing.

 

Burglary - 2900 Blk. N. Calvert St, even numbered side - On Oct. 1st at 10:00 AM, a JHMI affiliate left his first floor apartment and upon returning at 8:00 PM, he discovered someone had entered his apartment and removed cash. The affiliate believes he did not secure the vestibule doors to his apartment during this time period. Baltimore Police responded. Investigation continuing.

ARREST - Armed Assault and Robbery of Non-Affiliate - E. 29th and St. Paul Street - On Oct. 3rd at 2:57 AM, a male suspect approached a non-affiliate female and attempted to take her purse. A struggle ensued during which time the male punched the victim and jabbed her with a ball point pen in the shoulder. The suspect then fled with the victim's necklace. Campus officers and Baltimore Police canvassed the area and located the suspect hiding in a wooded area of the Wyman Park Dell located in the unit block of west 29th Street. The suspect was arrested by Baltimore Police after a positive identification was made by the victim. The victim was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

 

Assault - 31st Street and St. Paul Street - On Oct. 3rd at 2:15 AM, a group of three male students attempted to remove a sign from in front of Maxies restaurant. A non-affiliate notified the establishment and workers made the students return the sign. Once the non-affiliate left, the three students initiated an altercation with him on the street. A second non-affiliated male came to the assistance of the first non-affiliate and struck one of the students in the face with a small plastic helmet. The student received a cut lip and three chipped teeth. Campus officers and Baltimore Police responded. Investigation continuing.

 

Bicycle Theft - 3100 Blk. N. Calvert St. - On Oct. 4th between 8:30 AM, a School of Nursing affiliate secured his bicycle by cable lock to a tree in front of his residence. At 4:00 PM the affiliate returned and the bicycle was missing. Investigation continuing.

 

 

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 http://www.jhu.edu/~security and distributed to the Residential Advisors.