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Campus crime wrap-up week 8: Four cases of illegal drug possession

Here’s a breakdown of week 8’s crime: Drug violations: 4 Trespassing: 4 Theft: 3 Bike theft: 1 Graffiti: 2 A considerable number of crimes occurred on the west side of campus this week, including graffiti and two cases of illegal drug possession. The University of Oregon Police Department’s campus crime log recorded …

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According to Kelly Putnam, Station Manager at the West University Public Safety Station, 57 calls have been made for service to Washburn Park so far this year. Police have issued 21 citations for drug use at the park. (Emerald Archive)
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EPD enforces marijuana laws at Washburne Park

Laurie Gribskov walked her dog through Washburne park, located just south of campus, a few weeks ago around 4:30 p.m. Gribskov did not observe conventional park activities, like kids playing or families having picnics. She heard rustling from the bushes and saw University of Oregon students nestled inside smoking marijuana. …

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Campus crime wrap-up: Two sexual assault-related crimes in week seven

Here’s a tally of this week’s crime: Drug violations: 1 Trespassing: 1 Theft: 6 Bike Theft: 1 Crimes were evenly scattered around campus. The University of Oregon Police Department’s campus crime log recorded 70 liquor and drug law violations this week that were submitted by the Dean of Students. There …

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No liquor violations or bike theft this week: campus crime wrap-up, week 7

This week, there were more drug violations on campus, and no liquor violations. Liquor violations: 0 Drug violations: 11 Trespassing: 3 Theft: 2 Bike Theft: 0 Multiple cases of harassment and theft occurred on the west side of campus in the residence halls. Two cases of criminal mischief occurred at …

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Superbowl Sunday campus crime wrap-up, weeks 3 and 4

Here’s your campus crime wrap-up for Superbowl Sunday. During weeks 3 and 4, there were yet again a high number of drug related incidents. 26 cases of illegal drug activity were recorded on the University of Oregon Police Department’s crime log. The drug violations took place mainly in the Bean …

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UOPD warns of email scam targeting university employees and students

The Communications Director and Public Information Officer for the University of Oregon Police Department, Kelly McIver, said employees at the university are at risk of falling victim to a fraudulent scheme that attempts to steal salaries. McIver said that student employees, especially international students, are more likely to fall victim …

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Woman drugged and sexually assaulted, UO campus notified via e-mail

A woman was drugged and sexually assaulted on UO’s campus on the night of Jan. 17. She is not affiliated with the university. Campus was notified of this incident Wednesday evening in a campus crime alert e-mail. According to the email, the crime took place at a private social gathering in Watson Hall, …

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Post-loss fires and drug violations spike in otherwise tame week: campus crime wrap-up, week 2

During week two, the University of Oregon’s football team lost the national championship game–but what we lost at the AT&T stadium, we gained in drug violations: exactly 22 incidents of illegal drug activity were recorded this week on the UO Police Department’s campus crime log. Most of the incidents occurred in …

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Meet the student side of the UOPD

For the last year and a half, the Student Security Assistant program has been bridging the gap between the University of Oregon Police Department and the student body. There are 11 students currently employed through the program. The program’s head, James Stegall, said that the job offers a glimpse into …

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Drug violations, bike thefts in residence halls kick off 2015: Campus crime wrap-up, week 1

While you were away, the University of Oregon police mostly handled marijuana-related crimes and trespassing, but UO has started the new year with a round of thefts and drug usage. According to the UO Police Department’s daily crime log, there were three bike thefts during week one and seven drug …

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