The Washington University International Travel Oversight Committee Executive Body enacted a travel restriction for all University-supported trips to mainland China in the wake of the global coronavirus outbreak, Jan. 29.
An attempted robbery was reported at the 6200 block of Clemens Avenue at approximately 10 p.m., Nov. 22.
Executive Vice Chancellor Hank Webber presented the initial recommendations of the public safety working group to students, Nov 19.
Over winter break, the University City Police Department made two arrests related to Dec. 6 armed robberies.
Jaquese North, 18, was arrested on Saturday after attacking two women this month near the Washington University campus.
University City police are investigating about 10 gunshots allegedly fired by the corner of Interdrive and Clemens Avenue Sunday evening. Police would not comment on the ongoing investigation, but nearby residents said the shots were fired in two bursts just before 9 p.m.
The University City Police Department announced Wednesday morning that a female suspect confessed to vandalizing the cars of members of the Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT) fraternity. She was taken into custody and arrested for vandalism. Max LaVictoire, a sophomore living in the ZBT house at 7020 Forsyth Blvd., returned from spring break on Friday to find three swastikas keyed into his car and all of his tires slashed.
The man who shot a policeman just outside of Starbucks on the Delmar Loop two years ago was found guilty of first-degree muder and armed criminal action, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported. The shooter, Todd Shepard, 43, received the verdict on Thursday for the crime committed in Oct., 2008. The case now moves into the penalty phase.
On Monday night, senior Wyatt Crane spoke at a University City council meeting about the increasing frequency of the University City Police Department’s invocation of the newly-enacted zero-tolerance policy. Two days later, Crane was arrested outside of his Kingsbury Blvd. apartment after being issued a citation for noise from a gathering that he said he did not even attend.
A female graduate student was found physically beaten in the basement laundry room of her off-campus apartment building in the early afternoon on Monday, Dec. 21.
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