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February 2, 2006
After weeks of apparent success in combating a spike in street crime that began last fall, four robberies this week offered the first serious test of whether the University’s response has been sufficient to maintain security on and around campus. As the first major crimes around campus in six weeks, the robberies — at least »

Groping suspect is arrested

September 29, 2004
University police arrested a New Haven man Monday evening after he allegedly groped a Yale student, the first arrest made in a series of similar assaults this year. Police believe Miguel Minor-Sagon reached under a female student’s skirt and grabbed her buttocks while passing her on a bike Monday, Yale Police Lt. Michael Patten said. »

Grad pleads in sex assault case

September 28, 2004
A Yale College graduate pleaded no contest last week to charges he sexually assaulted a freshman following a naked party. Tiberio Frisoli ’02 received a one-year suspended sentence and two years probation in New Haven Superior Court Wednesday, according to court documents. He will not serve any time in prison, provided he does not violate »

Flower Lady’s fine is subject of dispute

September 27, 2004
Shikha Bhattacharjee ’06, Dwight Hall’s social justice network liason, said Thursday that she gave Annette Walton, better known on campus as the Flower Lady, $75 cash to pay for a court-ordered fine, though court documents indicate no such fine exists. Bhattacharjee said she gave Walton the money, which she collected from a group of students, »

Police OK eight-year contract

September 21, 2004
Yale police officers overwhelmingly voted Monday to approve the contract tentatively agreed to by their union two weeks ago, ending more than two years of negotiations. Forty-two members of the University’s police union voted to accept the proposed contract, with only 12 union members voting to reject it. The new eight-year contract will bring a »

Mayor presses police to okay new contract

September 20, 2004
With the outcome of today’s vote by Yale’s police union on a recently negotiated contract still uncertain, New Haven Mayor John DeStefano Jr. is pressing union members to approve the contract. DeStefano was credited by both sides with helping reach the agreement, which came after a marathon bargaining session in City Hall Sept. 7. But »

Students may evade car tax

September 17, 2004
As New Haven begins a crackdown on local residents who evade paying property taxes on their cars, some city officials say another group is not paying its fair share: Yale students. Out-of-state students who keep a car in New Haven for more than 90 days at a time are required by Connecticut law to pay »

Feelings are mixed on police contract

September 15, 2004
Leaders of the University’s police union said they will give a lukewarm assessment of the proposed contract they negotiated last week when they discuss details of the settlement with union members today. The negotiating team for the Yale Police Benevolent Association — which represents 55 officers and detectives — decided it will not make a »

Yale, police reach tentative settlement

September 10, 2004
The University and the union representing its police officers reached a tentative contract settlement Tuesday, capping 14 hours of negotiations at City Hall and 26 months without a new contract. The contract talks — the first since June — were marked by renewed efforts to reach a settlement, with higher-level University administrators coming to the »

Accused pleads not guilty

September 8, 2004
The man accused of attempting to kidnap a Yale student in July pleaded not guilty to the charges Tuesday in New Haven Superior Court on Church Street. Eric Sanchez, 21, was arrested only a few hours after a 25-year-old woman fought off an abduction attempt near East Rock Park. Sanchez, of 95 Spring St., is »

Police arrest one after Elm Street mugging

September 8, 2004
Police have one suspect in custody after two men robbed and assaulted a University student Monday night in front of Durfee’s Sweet Shoppe. The woman was walking on Elm Street just after midnight when two men on bikes knocked her down and stole her purse, University Police Lt. Michael Patten said. Police chased the two »

Yale may not report all crimes

September 6, 2004
Alleging that Yale may be underreporting the number of crimes occurring on campus, especially sexual assaults, a non-profit advocacy group has asked the Department of Education to come to campus and investigate. S. Daniel Carter, the senior vice president of Security on Campus Inc., said Yale does not collect crime data from all the sources »