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Boston rethinks tailgates

November 29, 2004 • 0
This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. After flirting with the idea of refusing liquor licenses at future Harvard tailgates, the Boston Police Department now says it will only seek to limit tailgate admissions and ban hard alcohol when Yale football returns to Boston in 2006. The tightening of the »
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Connecticut man seeks $15k in damages from Yale Police

November 29, 2004 • 0
A man from Ansonia, Conn. is suing the Yale Police Department for allegedly causing a car crash in which the plaintiff sustained heavy injuries. Edward Jennings filed a lawsuit in Milford Superior Court Oct. 27, alleging his car was hit as a result of a University Police vehicle pursuit. Jennings is asking for more than »
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Police make three shoplifting arrests

November 17, 2004 • 1050
Combatting a recent increase in shoplifting cases, University Police arrested three shop-lifters in the last week alone at venues located on Broadway. Including these three arrests, University Police have made a total of eight shoplifting arrests this semester, all but one of which occurred at venues located on Broadway, University Police Lt. Michael Patten said. »
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Youth assaults grad student

November 15, 2004 • 0
Campus police arrested a 13-year-old youth after he allegedly attacked a Yale graduate student Thursday afternoon, University Police Lt. Michael Patten said. Patten said the crime took place at around 1 p.m. when three youths approached the graduate student, who was walking past the corner of Prospect and Canner streets. He said the graduate student »
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Man breaks into student’s vehicle

November 8, 2004 • 0
Continuing a rash of car break-ins in the last few weeks, the car of another Yale student was broken into on Wednesday night near the Whitney Humanities Center on 53 Wall St. After catching the man breaking into her car, Sara Taylor ’05 said he took her purse — which contained about $300 in cash, »
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Smoke in WLH summons New Haven Fire Department

November 5, 2004 • 0
Six New Haven fire trucks were called to Harkness Hall late Thursday afternoon after smoke was detected in the elevator shaft, New Haven Fire Captain William Gould said. Gould said the elevator motor overheated, causing the electrical fire, a problem the New Haven Fire Department deals with on a regular basis. He said the investigation »
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Lynwood sees rise in car break-ins

November 2, 2004 • 0
In the midst of a rash of car break-ins near campus, University police arrested a man Monday they say attempted to steal from a parked car in a private lot on the corner of Park and Crown streets. Yale police officer Gregg Curran arrested Edward Harris, a 46-year-old New Haven resident, after he allegedly tried »
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Conference explores black identity

November 1, 2004 • 0
Drawing students from universities along the east coast, this weekend’s 10th anniversary Black Solidarity Conference examined the basis for contemporary perceptions of black identity, particularly notions of black power and success. Hosted by the Black Student Alliance at Yale and the Black Pride Unions, the conference, entitled “Shattering the Glass Ceiling: Rethinking Conceptions of Black »
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Students rally support for Bush’s re-election

November 1, 2004 • 0
Shouting slogans such as “Four more years,” students from Yale and neighboring universities rallied in front of the Payne Whitney Gymnasium Friday in a show of support for the reelection of President George W. Bush ’68. The rally launched a series of efforts conducted over the weekend by the Yale College Republicans and Yale Students »
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Undercover unit tackles vehicle theft

October 27, 2004 • 0
The Yale police’s street crime unit suspect a man arrested for breaking into a vehicle Thursday is responsible for a string of car break-ins in the downtown area, University Police Lt. Michael Patten said. Patten said the arrest of Stanley McLellan was the first carried out this semester by the street crime unit, a Yale »
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Police raise presence at Stiles

October 25, 2004 • 0
University police increased their patrols of Ezra Stiles College over the weekend after Ezra Stiles Master Stuart Schwartz requested more surveillance of the college, Yale Police Lt. Michael Patten said. The request for the heightened police activity came in response to an unauthorized gathering in the Stiles common room Oct. 15. Patten said officers were »
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Construction of police headquarters moves forward

October 22, 2004 • 1
Construction of the Rose Center, which will house an expanded police station and community facilities, began earlier this month on an empty lot on Ashmun Street, located behind Swing Space. Yale planner and engineer Bob Saidi said construction of the new Rose Center — scheduled for completion December 2005 — passed through its preliminary stages »