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.
Officials believe more than one group of juveniles was responsible for the string of violent events that occurred near campus on Saturday night.
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.
Crime on and around campus during the week of Jan. 14-20.
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.
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.
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.
Former student Saad Masood, 30, allegedly harassed administrators and staff in an attempt to be re-admitted to SEAS. His arraignment is Wednesday.
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.
Crime on and around campus from Jan. 8-13.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Drexel University student fell from the third floor of a Hamilton Court building around 12 a.m. on Saturday, according to student reports.
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.
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.
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.