Tag: crime

Armed men threaten University Crossings’ resident, continuing streak of crimes near and on campus

| February 10, 2018
Armed men threaten University Crossings’ resident, continuing streak of crimes near and on campus

Two men broke down a locked door at University Crossings and threatened the resident with a firearm early Friday morning during a robbery. According to an email sent to residents, the two men, described as African-Americans, broke down the locked door and threatened the resident with a firearm around 12:30 a.m. The crime occurred in […]

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Streak of crimes hit UNC Charlotte campus

| February 8, 2018
Streak of crimes hit UNC Charlotte campus

Over the past five days, the Charlotte community has experienced multiple on-campus crimes. On Saturday, campus police reported an assault in the Greek Village area of campus, involving a student and an unidentified man. The suspect, described as a black male, in his 30s and approximately 5’8,” gained access to a Greek Village resident hall […]

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UNC Charlotte student shot during drug exchange, suspects escape

| September 2, 2017 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte student shot during drug exchange, suspects escape

A UNC Charlotte student is stable, but in serious condition, after suffering a gunshot Thursday. The shooting occurred at a residence on Bonnie Lane, less than a mile from campus. Police were called at 12:34 p.m. The victim and two suspects had arranged a drug transaction. During the meeting, the suspects robbed the student of cash and a handgun, […]

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OP-ED: Stop talking intraracial crime, start talking #BlackLivesMatter

| October 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
OP-ED: Stop talking intraracial crime, start talking #BlackLivesMatter

The usual scenario when someone says “Black Lives Matter,” is a deafening retort of “All Lives Matter,” or one of its many popular Law & Order spinoffs such as Blue Lives Matter. Naturally, one can guess this latter statement’s popularity is in part because of miscommunication and lack of understanding. One group simply misinterprets the […]

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Police Blotter June 18-30

| July 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Police Blotter June 18-30

ACCIDENT June 18 West Deck, second floor, while making a left hand turn in a parking deck, vehicle one struck front corner panel of vehicle two which was entering the parking deck. June 23 West Deck, officer(s) took a report in which a witness stated that vehicle one was traveling in the wrong direction and […]

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Police Blotter June 4-12

| June 16, 2015 | 0 Comments
Police Blotter June 4-12

ACCIDENT June 11 Phillips Road, officers were responding to a fire alarm. The driver realized that the road was closed and while making a U-Turn, struck the curb causing damage to the tire. June 16 Scott Hall Lane, while backing, driver of vehicle one struck rear of his vehicle into a parked golf cart. There […]

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BYOB: Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith

| April 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
BYOB: Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith

In a country ruled by fear, no one is innocent.   Child 44 is a crime thriller novel set in 1950’s Soviet Russia, the first of a trilogy. In a country that advertises itself as a crime free utopia, Leo Demidov is a MGB agent tasked to discreetly investigate a series of child murders without […]

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MOVIE REVIEW: “Blackhat” is a timely and effective thriller.

| January 22, 2015 | 1 Comment
MOVIE REVIEW: “Blackhat” is a timely and effective thriller.

“…The next Pearl Harbor that we confront could very well be a cyber-attack…” – Leon Panetta, former CIA director, U.S. Senate hearing   Sony has been all over the news lately from the initial leak of unreleased movies like “Annie” and “Still Alice” online to the leaked emails, both hacks likely prompted by their film “The […]

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Protect your stuff

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
Protect your stuff

College students are easy targets for burglars as they tend to be more careless with their belongings. The rise of higher-end apartment complexes in the university area is leading to more burglaries as robbers assume these tenants have more valuable items. According to areavibes.com, there are an estimated 5,789 acts of property crime in the […]

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Weekly Crime Blotter, July 11 – August 8

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Weekly Crime Blotter, July 11 – August 8

The following reflects arrests, calls for service and incidents responded to by the UNC Charlotte campus Police and Public Safety Department. Incident dates run from Friday, July 11, through Friday, August 8. For more information on Mecklenburg County arrests, visit the Mecklenburg County Arrest Inquiry.   Friday, July 11 Accident – Lot 25, while attempting […]

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Weekly Crime Blotter, June 16 – 19

| June 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Weekly Crime Blotter, June 16 – 19

The following reflects arrests, calls for service and incidents responded to by the UNC Charlotte campus Police and Public Safety Department. Incident dates run from Monday, June 16, through Thursday, June 19. For more information on Mecklenburg County arrests, visit the Mecklenburg County Arrest Inquiry. Monday, June 16 Larceny – Mary Alexander Road, an unknown […]

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Weekly Crime Blotter, June 5 – 12

| June 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Weekly Crime Blotter, June 5 – 12

The following reflects arrests, calls for service and incidents responded to by the UNC Charlotte campus Police and Public Safety Department. Incident dates run from Thursday, June 5, through Thursday, June 12. For more information on Mecklenburg County arrests, visit the Mecklenburg County Arrest Inquiry. Thursday, June 5 Trespassing – Barnhardt Lane, previously trespassed subject […]

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Weekly Crime Blotter, May 21 – 30

| June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Weekly Crime Blotter, May 21 – 30

The following reflects arrests, calls for service and incidents responded to by the UNC Charlotte campus Police and Public Safety Department. Incident dates run from Wednesday, May 14, through Tuesday, May 20. For more information on Mecklenburg County arrests, visit  the Mecklenburg County Arrest Inquiry. Wednesday, May 21 Accident – Barnhardt Lane, driver of vehicle struck […]

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Weekly Crime Blotter, May 14 – 20

| May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
Weekly Crime Blotter, May 14 – 20

The following reflects arrests, calls for service and incidents responded to by the UNC Charlotte campus Police and Public Safety Department. Incident dates run from Wednesday, May 14, through Tuesday, May 20. For more information on Mecklenburg County arrests, visit  the Mecklenburg CountyArrest Inquiry. Wednesday, May 14 Larceny – Alumni Way, victim’s secured bike was […]

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