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Daily 49er

September 30, 2015

Filed under Campus, Crime, News

Lock losers Lt. Richard Goodwin of the University Police said that a bike was reported stolen Wednesday from the bicycle racks between Liberal Arts buildings 4 and 5. The victim parked the bike at 1:30 p.m. and noticed that it was gone at 4:30 p.m. The bike owner described the bike as a “specialized mountain bike” valued at $4,500-5,000, Goodwin said. Goodwin also said that the cable lock securing the bike was missing...

Thieves steal 12 textbooks from Academic Services

Ross Siev, Staff Writer

September 29, 2015

Filed under Campus, Crime, News, Today

Thieves made off with 12 teacher edition textbooks in two isolated incidents within a three month-span, according to University Police. In two separate incidents in July and September, thieves stole a total of 12 textbooks from the Academic Services building at California State University, Long Beach, according to a report filed with the University Police.  Police officials said that the thieves stole eight textbooks i...

New legislation proposes body cameras for police officers

New legislation proposes body cameras for police officers

September 23, 2015

Police departments across the country may soon have the money to film their every move if a new grant-providing bill passes through to become legislation. California Rep. Janice Hahn and Illinois Re...

Student reports sexual assault on campus

Jordan Daniels, Staff Writer

September 23, 2015

Filed under Crime, News, Today

University Police at California State University, Long Beach are investigating a report of a sexual assault at one of the Residential Halls on campus, according to a campus-wide warning released Tuesday. “We had a report on Monday that a sexual assault had occurred here on campus in one of our residential housing complexes.” said Lt. Richard Goodwin with the CSULB Police Department. Officials issued a timely warning ...

Thief, interrupted: Parkside has string of bike thefts

Thief, interrupted: Parkside has string of bike thefts

September 16, 2015

University Police received a call concerning a bike theft in progress around Building K at Parkside Commons on Sept. 8 at 3:30 p.m. The suspect was described as a white male in his 40’s with facial ...

Tracking computer thieves

Tracking computer thieves

September 13, 2015

Thieves lifting laptops at California State University, Long Beach may be finding it hard to keep up the crimes, according to University Police. Due to advancements in tracking technology, laptop thefts...

Snake stolen from the science building

Valerie Osier, Staff Writer

September 2, 2015

Filed under Crime, News, Today

Between 10 p.m. on Thursday and 9 a.m. the following day, a woman reported that a snake was stolen from Room 209 in the Molecular and Life Sciences Center. The container was found locked with no snake inside, Goodwin said. The snake is identified as a corn snake and worth $75. Corn snakes are not venomous and not usually known to bite humans. There is no suspect information and are no cameras in the building, Goodwin said. Student assault...

Bike thieves roll less on campus as cyclists lock up

Valerie Osier, Staff Writer

September 1, 2015

Filed under Campus, Crime, Long Beach, News

Bicycle thieves may be finding it harder to spot “easy pickings” at bicycle racks on campus as University Police are taking extra measures to educate students. Sgt. Keith Caires of the University Police noticed a spike in bike thefts when he began working at CSULB in 2013 and began making efforts with his team to combat it. The measures included increasing foot patrols, educating students on locking up their bikes and...