Public Safety Alerts

Burglaries in Center for Natural Sciences


May 25, 2013


Burglaries reported in Center for Natural Sciences


The Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management is investigating two burglaries which occurred within the same time period at the Center for Natural Sciences. Sometime between 9:00am and 2:00pm on May 22, 2013, an unknown person(s) entered two different offices on the third floor and removed money and a gift card from victims’ personal belongings. Witnesses reported seeing an unknown person on the first floor and also the third floor during the same time period. Witnesses described the person as a young black male wearing plaid shorts and a navy blue t-shirt. It is unknown if the person is connected with the thefts.


Any information regarding this incident should be reported to the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management at 607-274-3333 or via the Anonymous Tip Line at 607-274-1060.


In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act [20 USC 1092 (f)], otherwise known as the “Clery Act,” the College is required to provide the campus community timely warning of certain crimes and other conditions that pose a serious or ongoing threat to life and safety. The College meets this notification requirement through the issuance of a “Public Safety Alert” intended to aid in the prevention of similar crimes and provide cautionary measures for the campus community. Clery crimes are as follows: aggravated assault, arson, burglary, murder and non-negligent homicide, robbery, sexual offenses (forcible and non-forcible), motor vehicle theft, and hate crimes (in accordance with Clery reporting categories for prejudice).


For additional information concerning timely warnings, crime disclosure and crime reporting, visit /sacl/safety/docs/AnnualSecRep/ to view the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report. You may request a hard copy of this publication by calling 607-274-3353 or in person at the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management.