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Voyeur suspect is grad student

February 1, 2005 • 0
The man who was arrested Saturday for trespassing in a Morse College bathroom while a female student showered was identified as a graduate student by police, University Police Lt. Michael Patten said. Rodney Chan GRD ’09 was arrested on charges of voyeurism and criminal trespass in the second degree for allegedly entering into a Morse »
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Gas leak shuts down High Street

January 31, 2005 • 0
A gas leak on High Street prevented traffic flow and prompted the early conclusion to part of a Model UN conference for high schoolers located in two High Street buildings Saturday afternoon. Acting Battalion Chief John Shepa said the Southern Connecticut Gas Company was notified of the leak around 3 p.m. and took measures to »
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Man accused of snooping in bathroom

January 31, 2005 • 0
A man who allegedly entered a Morse College bathroom and attempted to observe a showering student was arrested Saturday evening by University Police. The Morse student, who wished to remain anonymous, said she heard the man come into the bathroom but that he did not respond when she addressed him. “When I opened the shower »
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Union votes no confidence in police chief

January 28, 2005 • 229
City police officers voiced resounding displeasure with New Haven Police Chief Francisco Ortiz, voting overwhelmingly that they had no confidence in the chief Thursday at the department’s headquarters, New Haven Police Union president Louis Cavalier said. While 37 members voted in favor of Ortiz, 221 voted no confidence in the chief, Cavalier said. The vote »
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Taxi hits woman near Commons

January 26, 2005 • 0
A young woman was hit Tuesday by a Metro Taxi while she crossed the intersection at the corner of Grove and Prospect streets, in front of Commons. A Metro Taxi worker, who wished to remain anonymous, said the woman was hit by the taxi when she stepped into the street while the pedestrian signal was »
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Brawl breaks out in Gourmet Heaven 2

January 25, 2005 • 0
A man was arrested for allegedly using a razor in a fight that broke out inside the Gourmet Heaven on Whitney Avenue early Sunday morning. Michael Farino, 23, allegedly attempted to slash the face of one of the men involved in the dispute with a straight-edged razor before accidentally cutting himself. The incident occurred at »
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City police chief faces no confidence vote from police union

January 21, 2005 • 0
City police union members authorized a vote of no confidence against New Haven Police Chief Francisco Ortiz Wednesday, in part as a result of his handling of recent police shootings, New Haven police union president Louis Cavalier said. Union members will bring the issue to the general membership for a vote next Thursday, Cavalier said. »
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Warrant issued for e-mails

January 11, 2005 • 0
Working with the FBI, University Police have tracked down the man they say is responsible for sending racially offensive e-mails to two Yale students last March, University Police Chief James Perrotti said. Perrotti said police traced the e-mails to Kirk Rasmussen, 18, who allegedly sent the messages from his home in Westminister, Calif. The state »
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New Haven crime climbs for second year, campus crime down

January 10, 2005 • 0
Crime in New Haven increased seven percent in 2004 according to city police records, while a University Police report released Friday showed a 14 percent percent fall in campus crime. The 2004 crime statistics released by the New Haven Police Department Dec. 29 show an increase in city crime from 9,010 cases reported in 2003 »
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Unarmed man robs bank on Broadway

January 10, 2005 • 0
An unarmed man jumped over the counter of the Bank of America at 88 Broadway St. Tuesday afternoon, stealing thousands of dollars before escaping in a car idling outside, New Haven Police Detective Chris Rubino said. New Haven Police spokesperson Bonnie Winchester said the suspect, a black male in his early 30s, entered the bank »
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Armed robbery suspect faces charges in court

December 3, 2004 • 0
John Singley, the 19-year-old New Haven resident arrested on Wednesday for the armed robbery of Christopher McLaughry ’07, appeared in court yesterday, a spokesperson for the New Haven Superior Court said. Singley’s bond was set at $100,000, but only 10 percent of that amount must be paid for his release, the spokesperson said. Though University »
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Student is robbed at gunpoint

December 2, 2004 • 0
This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. A Morse sophomore was the victim of an armed robbery yesterday morning on Lynwood Place, adding to a string of robberies reported to police in the last few weeks, University Police Lt. Michael Patten said. Christopher McClowry ’07 identified John Singley, a 19-year-old »