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Crime

05/31/14 1:26pm

Former Penn cancer researcher indicted for stealing federal funds

The Department of Justice charged Johnson with eleven total counts of theft and fraud, alleging that he “embezzled, stole and obtained by fraud” property from the United States Department of Defense.
05/28/14 7:07pm

Crime Log: May 16 - May 22

See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between May 16 and May 22, 2014.
05/06/14 8:27pm

Crime Log: April 25 - May 1

See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between April 25 and May 1, 2014.
05/05/14 3:01pm

Male stabbed at 44th and Chestnut on Sunday

A 35-year-old male was stabbed once in the head at 44th and Chestnut streets early Sunday morning, according to Philadelphia Police.
04/29/14 2:41pm

Crime Log: April 18 - April 24

See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between April 18 and April 24, 2014.
04/23/14 8:57pm

Crime Log: April 11 - April 17

See what crimes occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between April 11, 2014 and April 17, 2014.
04/22/14 9:11pm

Today's UPennAlert system was seven years in the making

In the minutes after shots were fired early last Tuesday morning at the Copabanana Restaurant, thousands of students and other University personnel found their cell phones vibrating or ringing with a UPennAlert informing them of the danger at 40th and Spruce Streets. But what many may not realize is that the UPenn Alert that was issued last week was the product of a process that began with the UPenn Alert’s inception more than seven years ago.
04/18/14 12:21am
About 20 years ago, crime on campus hit its peak — prompting a series of changes that fundamentally shaped the University and how it interacts with the community.
04/17/14 2:09pm
The Philadelphia District Attorney's office said Thursday that the homicide outside Copabanana early Tuesday morning may have been motivated by a remark the victim allegedly made about the suspect's girlfriend.
04/15/14 11:38pm
Gaynor was also charged with aggravated assault, altering identification marks on a firearm and other charges. 
04/15/14 10:54pm

Division of Public Safety explains response to shooting at 40th and Spruce streets

After Tuesday morning’s shooting near 40th and Spruce streets, administrators described their efforts to keep students safe around the time of the incident.
04/15/14 10:45pm

Crime Log: April 4-10

There were 11 incidents of theft and three arrests from theft this past week.
04/15/14 9:47pm
Tony Bagtas is currently in custody at the Philadelphia Industrial Correction Center.
04/15/14 6:57pm

Copabanana returns to usual business after Tuesday's shooting

Copabanana remains mostly unaffected by the events of last night. It was open for normal business hours on Tuesday. Copabanana owner Brian Phillips said that, while he was not on the premises last night when the shooting occurred, the restaurant has not felt unsafe in the neighborhood.
04/15/14 2:38am
An early-morning shooting near 40th and Spruce streets left a male victim pronounced dead at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania at 1:43 a.m. He was 31 years old.
04/14/14 8:00pm
In addition to these students, 10 other individuals were treated for alcohol-related problems.
04/13/14 11:37pm

More charges filed against former Penn basketball player

College freshman Anthony Bagtas, facing charges for allegedly burglarizing the Quad in March, is now charged with another burglary on the same day in March and two more burglaries this academic year.
04/13/14 7:18pm
The citations followed a request by the Division of Public Safety for the presence of the BLCE around campus over the weekend.
04/09/14 9:07pm

DPS honors officers at ceremony

Dozens of people assembled in Fagin Hall Wednesday evening for the Division of Public Safety’s Spring Commendations Ceremony.
04/09/14 6:40pm
Officers from the Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement will patrol campus this Fling at the request of the Division of Public Safety.