Between Feb. 20 and Feb. 27, BUPD reported 14 instances of crime on or related to Butler’s campus. Reports included vandalism, unlawful entry, and theft from a building as well as three separate incidents in Resco.
Between Feb. 14 and Feb. 20, BUPD received 17 reports of crime on or related to Butler’s campus. Reports included online book sales fraud and three separate incidents in Fairview House; two counts of criminal mischief/vandalism and a count of theft.
SGA Senate, BUPD’s Chief of Public Safety John Conley and other BUPD officers met on the third floor of Atherton Union to discuss the questions and concerns of Butler students regarding safety and BUPD on campus.
Recent armed robbery and reported gunshots have put students on edge about Butler campus safety.
Tuesday, Oct. 17, eight students were robbed at gunpoint in a senior house. The HRC experienced two thefts that same day, along with another one a couple weeks prior. Phones, wallets, laptops and a signed baseball card are among a few things stolen.
The Butler University area has higher numbers than it did last year in eight of 17 crime sub-categories, according to a new report. Aggravated assault, motor vehicle theft, arson, forcible and non-forcible burglary, liquor law arrests, liquor and drug law violations referred for disciplinary actions and illegal weapon possession arrests each went up by at…