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Dorm Liquor Violations Spike During Welcome Week

By Crime Bot, Robot Reporter

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From Aug. 17 to Aug. 30, the NYU Department of Public Safety received two reports of alcohol violation, one report of burglary, one report of controlled substance, one report of criminal mischief, one report of fire, four reports of harassment, nine reports of larceny and 15 reports of liquor law violation.

Alcohol Violation

On Aug. 17 at 11:15 p.m., a resident assistant reported confiscating of alcohol from Lafayette Residence Hall. The case was closed and referred to the Office of Community Standards.

On Aug. 23 at 3:30 p.m., an RA reported underage drinking in Third North Residence Hall. Police notification was declined, and the case was closed and referred to the Office of Community Standards.

Burglary

On Aug. 22 at 8:30 a.m., an NYU staff member reported items missing from his office in the Kimmel Center for University Life. A police report was filed, and the case is open and under investigation.

Controlled Substance

On Aug. 27 at 4:02 p.m., Public Safety responded to an alleged controlled substance violation and recovered a small amount of marijuana in Othmer Residence Hall. Police notification was declined, and the case is open and under investigation.

Criminal Mischief

On Aug. 25 at 9:17 p.m., an RA reported witnessing vandalism on a door in Othmer Hall. Police notification was declined, and the case was closed and referred to the Office of Community Standards.

Fire

On Aug. 29 at 6:47 p.m., a small grease fire in a pan was extinguished in Rubin Residence Hall. No damages or injuries were reported. The case is open and under investigation.

Harassment

On Aug. 23 at 2:15 p.m., an NYU student reported that he was a victim of electronic harassment in the Silver Center for Arts and Science. The case is open and under investigation.

On Aug. 23 at 10:38 p.m., two RAs reported that they were victims of harassment in Lafayette Hall. Police notification was declined, and the case is open and under investigation.

On Aug. 30 at 5:15 a.m., a Washington Square Village resident reported that his roommate threatened him. A police report was filed, and the case is open and under investigation.

On Aug. 30 at 7:45 p.m., an NYU student reported that an unidentified man harassed her in Washington Square Park. Police notification was declined, and the case is open and under investigation.

Larceny

On Aug. 18 at 12:07 p.m., an NYU student reported his bike missing from a bike rack outside of 383 Lafayette. The case is open and under investigation.

On Aug. 20 at 4:12 p.m., an NYU faculty member reported his headphones missing from his desk in the Basic Science Building. Police notification was declined, and the case is open and under investigation.

On Aug. 21 at 12:30 p.m., an NYU staff member reported his earphones missing from a lounge in the Dental Center. Police notification was declined, and the case is open and under investigation.

On Aug. 23 at 7:41 p.m., an NYU student reported his bike missing from outside Vanderbilt Hall. A police report was filed, and the case is open and under
investigation.

On Aug. 26, an NYU student reported her wallet missing in Washington Square Park. A police report will be filed, and the case is open and under investigation.

On Aug. 27, an NYU student reported several items, including a wallet and phone, missing from her person in Washington Square Park. A police report was filed, and the case is open and
under investigation.

On Aug. 28 at 12 a.m., a Starbucks staff member reported that an unidentified person took two milk cartons and left without paying for them in Starbucks on the Square. A police report was filed, and the case is open and
under investigation.

On Aug. 30 at 10:40 a.m., an NYU student reported that her clothes were missing from a laundry room in Gramercy Green Residence Hall. Police notification was declined, and the case is open and under investigation.

On Aug. 30 at 4:55 p.m., an NYU Dental patient reported her sunglasses missing in the Dental Center. Police notification was declined, and the case is open and under investigation.

Liquor Law Violation

On Aug. 22 at 10:30 a.m., an RA reported underage drinking in Lipton Residence Hall. Police notification was declined, and the case was closed and referred to the Office of
Community Standards.

On Aug. 25 at 9:42 p.m., an RA reported witnessing underage drinking in Broome Street Residence Hall. Police notification was declined, and the case was closed and referred to Office of Community Standards.

On Aug. 25 at 11:40 p.m., an RA reported underage drinking in Broome Street Hall. Police notification was declined, and the case was closed and referred to the Office of Community Standards.

On Aug. 26 at 9:28 p.m., an RA reported witnessing underage alcohol possession in Weinstein Residence Hall. Police notification was declined, and the case is open and under investigation.

On Aug. 26 at 9:37 p.m., an RA reported witnessing underage drinking in Third North Residence Hall. Police notification was declined, and the case was closed and referred to the Office of Community Standards.

On Aug. 26 at 10:15 p.m., an RA reported witnessing underage drinking in Third North. Police notification was declined, and the case was closed and referred to the Office of
Community Standards.

On Aug. 26 at 10:45 p.m., an RA reported witnessing underage drinking in Third North. Police notification was declined, and the case was closed and referred to the Office of
Community Standards.

On Aug. 28 at 12:05 a.m., an RA reported witnessing underage alcohol possession in University Hall. Police notification was declined, and the case was closed and referred to the Office of Community Standards.

On Aug. 28 at 12:36 a.m., an RA reported witnessing underage alcohol possession in Broome Street Hall. Police notification was declined, and the case was closed and referred to the Office of Community Standards.

On Aug. 28 at 10:24 p.m., an RA reported witnessing underage alcohol possession in Third North. Police notification was declined, and the case was closed and referred to the Office of Community Standards.

On Aug. 28 at 10:50 p.m., an RA reported witnessing underage alcohol possession in Third North. Police notification was declined, and the case was closed and referred to the Office of
Community Standards.

On Aug. 28 at 11:48 p.m., an RA reported witnessing underage alcohol possession in Broome Street Hall. Police notification was declined, and the case was closed and referred to the Office of Community Standards.

On Aug. 29 at 11:35 p.m., an RA reported witnessing underage alcohol possession in Founders Residence Hall. Police notification was declined, and the case was closed and referred to the Office of Community Standards.

On Aug. 30 at 12:45 a.m., an RA reported witnessing underage alcohol possession in Founders Hall. Police notification was declined, and the case was closed and referred to the Office of Community Standards.

On Aug. 30 at 9:07 p.m., an RA reported witnessing underage alcohol possession in Broome Street Hall. Police notification was declined, and the case was closed and referred to the Office of Community Standards.

A version of this article appeared in the Tuesday, Sept. 4 print edition. Email Crime Bot at [email protected]

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