Crime Brief: 39 thefts during OSU winter break plague campus
Published: Sunday, January 6, 2013
Updated: Monday, January 7, 2013 00:01
A total of 39 instances of theft were reported on campus while Ohio State students were on winter break from Dec. 13 to Jan. 5.
Of these, one occurrence was a theft of a bicycle. Three instances were theft from auto.
In one case a female non-affiliate reported her 2002 Mercedes SAS stolen from the Schottenstein Center on Jan. 2.
A 56-year-old male not affiliated with the university was arrested for robbery and assault at Walgreens in the Wexner Medical Center on Dec. 20. He was also charged with resisting arrest and failure to disclose personal information.
The same day a 46-year-old male not affiliated with the university was suspected to be under the influence of alcohol when he was arrested for assault on a police officer at the William Oxley Thompson Memorial Library.
Three instances of breaking and entering were reported on campus over break, and there were four instances of criminal trespassing.
Five instances of individuals operating a vehicle while impaired were reported between Dec. 20 and Dec. 26.