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January 21, 2022
Security Memo-Burglary
700 blk Westgate

Date/Time Occured

01/21/2022 at 4:30 PM

Specifics

A student reported that he and his three roommates, who are also students, were having a gathering with five other students in their private apartment in the 700 Block of Westgate. While the students were in the front living room of the apartment, an unknown individual stood on a table outside of the building and opened an unlocked 1st floor window. The individual climbed through the window into a bedroom. Once inside, the subject stole a set of car keys and a wallet belonging to one of the students living in the apartment. The subject then climbed back out the same window and left the area in the student’s vehicle. No one who was present in the apartment saw or heard anything suspicious.

Since the reporting of this incident, the student’s vehicle has been recovered by local law enforcement.

Response

University City Police is investigating

Precautions

Report suspicious activity immediately to Police at 911 or go to the nearest emergency blue light telephone.
• Lock your door, even when you are at home.
• Lock the windows to your apartment when closed, even if you are home. Close and lock windows when you leave your apartment.
• Remove objects such as coolers, chairs and small tables from outside your apartment. These objects may assist someone to easily access windows.
• If you have a sliding glass door, secure it further by placing a piece of wood in the track to prevent it from opening.
• Never prop open exterior doors or gates. If you see a door propped, close it.
• Don’t allow people you do not know to “tailgate” behind you into the building.
• When someone knocks at your door, don’t open it unless you know your visitor or you can confirm that the person should be in the building.
• If you arrive home to find your door ajar, hear unusual sounds or believe your apartment has been broken into, DON’T GO IN! Go to a telephone and call the Police.
• If you have security or safety concerns about your apartment or building facilities, discuss this information with your landlord.
• Consider installing a personal surveillance monitoring device on the entrance to your apartment.
• When you are away from your residence, leave your interior lights on.

January 17, 2022
Larceny
Shanedling Dorm

Date/Time Reported

01/17/2022 at 12:41 PM

Date/Time Occured

01/17/2022 at 1:30 AM to 01/17/2022 at 2:45 AM

Synopsis

Complainant reports clothing taken while doing laundry. Loss $370

Disposition

Pending

Report Number

220004

January 13, 2022
Security Memo-Robbery
6000 block Pershing

Date/Time Occured

01/13/2022 at 12:39 PM

Specifics

At approximately 12:39 pm today, a student reported that she was sitting in her parked car in the 6000 block of Pershing Ave. when three male subjects approached the car. The subjects forcefully removed the student from her vehicle and pushed her to the ground. The subjects went through the student’s pockets and took her cellphone, credit card and car keys. The subjects fled from the area on foot. The student’s car keys were recovered a short time later. There were no reported weapons involved.
There were no reported injuries as a result of this incident.

Response

St. Louis Metro Police Department is investigating, WUPD is assisting

Precautions

Be alert to your surroundings. Do not sit in your car to text or use electronic devices, and be observant while walking. If you suspect you are being followed, run in a different direction; go to the other side of the street and yell or whistle for help; or head quickly to a lighted area, a group of people, or business.
• Carry a whistle to summon help.
• Be extra cautious if someone approaches you or your vehicle and asks for information or if someone asks to use your cell phone.
• If you are confronted by a thief, give them what they want and don’t chase them as they leave. Report suspicious persons or activity immediately to the Police.
• Consider using Metro’s public transportation system or using the WashU Campus Shuttle system if appropriate. For more information visit the Transportation Options page at transportation.wustl.edu.
• Download the WashUSafe App.

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January 21, 2022
Security Memo-Burglary
700 blk Westgate

Date/Time Occured

01/21/2022 at 4:30 PM

Specifics

A student reported that he and his three roommates, who are also students, were having a gathering with five other students in their private apartment in the 700 Block of Westgate. While the students were in the front living room of the apartment, an unknown individual stood on a table outside of the building and opened an unlocked 1st floor window. The individual climbed through the window into a bedroom. Once inside, the subject stole a set of car keys and a wallet belonging to one of the students living in the apartment. The subject then climbed back out the same window and left the area in the student’s vehicle. No one who was present in the apartment saw or heard anything suspicious.

Since the reporting of this incident, the student’s vehicle has been recovered by local law enforcement.

Response

University City Police is investigating

Precautions

Report suspicious activity immediately to Police at 911 or go to the nearest emergency blue light telephone.
• Lock your door, even when you are at home.
• Lock the windows to your apartment when closed, even if you are home. Close and lock windows when you leave your apartment.
• Remove objects such as coolers, chairs and small tables from outside your apartment. These objects may assist someone to easily access windows.
• If you have a sliding glass door, secure it further by placing a piece of wood in the track to prevent it from opening.
• Never prop open exterior doors or gates. If you see a door propped, close it.
• Don’t allow people you do not know to “tailgate” behind you into the building.
• When someone knocks at your door, don’t open it unless you know your visitor or you can confirm that the person should be in the building.
• If you arrive home to find your door ajar, hear unusual sounds or believe your apartment has been broken into, DON’T GO IN! Go to a telephone and call the Police.
• If you have security or safety concerns about your apartment or building facilities, discuss this information with your landlord.
• Consider installing a personal surveillance monitoring device on the entrance to your apartment.
• When you are away from your residence, leave your interior lights on.

January 13, 2022
Security Memo-Robbery
6000 block Pershing

Date/Time Occured

01/13/2022 at 12:39 PM

Specifics

At approximately 12:39 pm today, a student reported that she was sitting in her parked car in the 6000 block of Pershing Ave. when three male subjects approached the car. The subjects forcefully removed the student from her vehicle and pushed her to the ground. The subjects went through the student’s pockets and took her cellphone, credit card and car keys. The subjects fled from the area on foot. The student’s car keys were recovered a short time later. There were no reported weapons involved.
There were no reported injuries as a result of this incident.

Response

St. Louis Metro Police Department is investigating, WUPD is assisting

Precautions

Be alert to your surroundings. Do not sit in your car to text or use electronic devices, and be observant while walking. If you suspect you are being followed, run in a different direction; go to the other side of the street and yell or whistle for help; or head quickly to a lighted area, a group of people, or business.
• Carry a whistle to summon help.
• Be extra cautious if someone approaches you or your vehicle and asks for information or if someone asks to use your cell phone.
• If you are confronted by a thief, give them what they want and don’t chase them as they leave. Report suspicious persons or activity immediately to the Police.
• Consider using Metro’s public transportation system or using the WashU Campus Shuttle system if appropriate. For more information visit the Transportation Options page at transportation.wustl.edu.
• Download the WashUSafe App.

December 17, 2021
Security Memo-Burglary
6100 blk Waterman

Date/Time Occured

12/17/2021 at 6:40 AM

Specifics

A student reported that he left his private apartment in the 6100 block of Waterman Blvd at 10:30 pm on 12/16/2021. The student indicated that when he left, he left the front door unlocked. The students’ two roommates, both students as well, remained inside the apartment. When the student returned to the apartment at 10:00 am on 12/17/2021, he discovered that his backpack was missing. The bag contained the student’s laptop and iPad. The two students who were home at the time of the incident did not report seeing or hearing anything unusual.

The students did have a video system set up at the apartment. Early this morning, an unknown male subject was observed entering the unlocked front door and exiting through the same door wearing a backpack.

Response

St. Louis Metro Police Department is investigating

Precautions

Report suspicious activity immediately to Police at 911 or go to the nearest emergency blue light telephone.
• Lock your door, even when you are at home.
• Lock the windows to your apartment when closed, even if you are home. Close and lock windows when you leave your apartment.
• Remove objects such as coolers, chairs and small tables from outside your apartment. These objects may assist someone to easily access windows.
• If you have a sliding glass door, secure it further by placing a piece of wood in the track to prevent it from opening.
• Never prop open exterior doors or gates. If you see a door propped, close it.
• Don’t allow people you do not know to “tailgate” behind you into the building.
• When someone knocks at your door, don’t open it unless you know your visitor or you can confirm that the person should be in the building.
• If you arrive home to find your door ajar, hear unusual sounds or believe your apartment has been broken into, DON’T GO IN! Go to a telephone and call the Police.
• If you have security or safety concerns about your apartment or building facilities, discuss this information with your landlord.
• Consider installing a personal surveillance monitoring device on the entrance to your apartment.
• When you are away from your residence, leave your interior lights on.

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December 29, 2021
Fire
751 Interdrive

Date/Time Reported

12/29/2021 at 1:03 AM

Date/Time Occured

12/29/2021 at 1:00 AM to 12/29/2021 at 1:00 AM

Synopsis

Stove top caught fire. Fire extinguisher used prior to fire department arriving. Damage pending.

Disposition

Cleared

Report Number

21-12-29-060971

November 4, 2021
Fire
Beaumont

Date/Time Reported

11/04/2021 at 11:03 PM

Date/Time Occured

11/04/2021 at 11:03 PM to 11/04/2021 at 11:03 PM

Synopsis

Student violated policy by burning candles and sage, which started a small fire on her desk.

Disposition

Referred to Judicial

Report Number

210129

October 3, 2021
Fire
745 Interdrive

Date/Time Reported

10/03/2021 at 3:11 PM

Date/Time Occured

10/03/2021 at 3:11 PM to 10/03/2021 at 3:11 PM

Synopsis

Frying pan contents caught fire, activating the sprinkler system. Loss pending

Disposition

Cleared

Report Number

21-10-03-048023

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