Crime And Courts

02/02/11 9:37am

SEAS ex-student court date postponed again

The preliminary arraignment for Saad Masood, 30, a former School of Engineering and Applied Sciences student who was arrested on Jan. 20, was again postponed, this time to Feb. 15.
01/27/11 11:00am

Young assailants still at large

Officials believe more than one group of juveniles was responsible for the string of violent events that occurred near campus on Saturday night.
01/27/11 7:12am

Court date postponed for former SEAS student

Saad Masood, arrested last Thursday for harassment, disorderly conduct and other charges, will appear in court Feb. 1 after the court conducts a mental health examination.
01/26/11 10:38am
Crime on and around campus during the week of Jan. 14-20.
01/26/11 9:31am

D.A.'s office clears Penn Police officers

Four officers were cleared of any criminal wrongdoing for fatally shooting a suspect in the November carjacking that ended in a gunfight at 40th and Locust streets.
01/25/11 12:02pm

Crime rises 12.2 percent in 2010

Despite the fact that total crime on and around campus was up by 12.2 percent from 2009, “2010 was a good year,” according to Vice President for Public Safety Maureen Rush.
01/24/11 10:43am

Juveniles assault students near campus

Several aggressive incidents — including a Penn student being "sucker-punched" — occurred near campus Saturday night, ranging from 40th and Walnut to 42nd and Pine streets.
01/24/11 10:08am

Former SEAS student faces harassment charges

Former student Saad Masood, 30, allegedly harassed administrators and staff in an attempt to be re-admitted to SEAS. His arraignment is Wednesday.
01/20/11 11:44am

West Phila. abortion doctor charged with murder

A grand jury report released Wednesday charged former abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell with multiple counts of murder in the deaths of a woman as well as newborn babies whose spinal cords had been severed with scissors.
01/19/11 10:22am
Crime on and around campus from Jan. 8-13.
01/19/11 8:40am

High school knife victims in stable condition

While the fight that broke out between male students from West Philadelphia high schools near 46th and Market streets Friday was not a direct threat to the Penn community, it affects the University’s active role in West Philadelphia.
01/15/11 2:24am

Seven wounded in high school knife fight

Friday morning, seven high school students were hospitalized after a brawl between students from Boys Latin Charter and West Catholic High School in West Philadelphia.
01/14/11 10:33am

University prevents unattended theft

On Jan. 12, three unattended wallets were stolen in Huntsman Hall from students. The victims were unaware that their possessions were missing until campus officers returned them after apprehending the criminal.
01/12/11 6:29am
12/21/10 2:27am

HamCo fall confirmed suicide attempt

Police confirmed that a 20-year-old Drexel student jumped from a Hamilton Court building around 12 a.m. Saturday in a suicide attempt. His medical condition is not available.
12/18/10 10:14pm

Man falls from HamCo building

A Drexel University student fell from the third floor of a Hamilton Court building around 12 a.m. on Saturday, according to student reports.
12/17/10 10:38pm

Car crashes, flips near Hillel

A man speeding down 39th St. crashed into the concrete bollards between Walnut and Locust streets early Friday morning. No injuries were reported, and the man was arrested for DUI.
12/09/10 7:25am

Lunoe court appearance rescheduled

Wharton senior Christian Lunoe had his first court appearance rescheduled from Tuesday to Dec. 21, according to Corinne Sliker, the Municipal Court administrator for the Township of Princeton, N.J.
12/09/10 6:22am

Indecent exposure reported outside Pottruck

At about 4 p.m. Wednesday, a male was apprehended for indecent exposure outside Pottruck Gym. This is the second case of public indecency reported in the last week.
12/08/10 6:20am