August 30, 2:20 pm:
Campus - Staff contacted Security to report realizing a laptop
computer was stolen sometime within the previous 6 to 8 weeks.. It is a
University owned Dell Latitude laptop computer (serial# JBGML71).
August 22, 10:20 am: Campus -
Staff reported a black Panasonic LCD Data Projector (model# PTLC76U and
serial# SE3620126) was stolen sometime during the previous weekend. A report
was also filed with Kingston City Police.
August 22, 8:00 am: Campus
- Staff reported a theft from an office area sometime during the
previous weekend. Items taken in this incident include a black w. gray
Magellan GPS Receiver, an orange and black 'Black & Decker' electric
Navigator saw, a white and stainless steel Mettler electric balance, a
silver Canon digital camera, and a silver and brown ProStar Pentium 3 laptop
computer. A report was also filed with Kingston City Police.
August 8, 8:00 am: Campus - Staff
reported a computer was stolen sometime within the previous few days. It is a Dell Dimension 8400
(serial# 3BK9P71) featuring the CPU, flat screen monitor, mouse and keyboard.
Kingston City Police was also informed of the incident.
August 5, 8:55 am: Campus -
Staff reported arriving at their office to discover an IBM Thinkpad T42 PM
(serial# 99FA254) was missing and presumed stolen. Kingston City Police
were also informed.
were 49 theft and 15 Break & Enter incidents involving Queen's property in
were 51 theft and 37 B&Es in 2003, 33 theft and 22
B&Es in 2002, 64 theft and 27
B&Es in 2001, 45 theft and 44
B&Es in 2000, and 104 theft & 34
B&Es in 1999. See our Stats
link for more statistical information.
Note: City Police have recovered some items in the past but had no way of
identifying them as Queen's property. See "Protect Yourself
Against Equipment Theft" in Safety
Tips & Products.
PERSONS / ACTIVITY:
August 30, 1:35 am:
Walter Light Hall - A student contacted the ERC to report an
unknown male was sleeping in a lounge wrapped in a red blanket but not wearing
a shirt or pants. Security Supervisors attended and questioned the
individual who was subsequently ID'd as a graduate student. The
individual was advised he was not allowed to sleep inside the building and
left a short time later.
August 13, 2:10 pm: Campus
- A staff member contacted the ERC to report two suspicious
individuals were seen loitering in the vicinity of a wedding reception being
held on campus. The appear very out of place and periodically enter and exit
the area for no reason. The Security Supervisor attended and located the
two men a short distance away. They were briefly questioned and then
served with a verbal Notice of Prohibition, banning them from University
The suspects were described as:
(1) Caucasian male, 18-25 years old, medium height with a thin build and
medium length dark brown hair in dreadlocks. At the time of this incident he
was wearing a black 'Metallica' t-shirt and black jeans cut off at the knee
with a chain hanging down the side.
(2) Possibly Aboriginal male, 18-25 years old, medium height with a thin build
and long dark hair in a curly pony tail. At the time of this incident he
was wearing a blue button-up collared shirt with a flames design on the bottom
and black pants.
Please contact Campus Security (533-6111)
if you observe suspicious persons or activity. Campus
Security dealt with 204 incidents classified as "Suspicious Persons"
in 2004. There were 222 such incidents in 2003, 207 in 2002, 165 in 2001, 210 in 2000, 248 in 1999, and
201 in 1998.
/ BIKE PARTS THEFT:
August 22, 3:00 pm: McLaughlin Hall - A
caller reported his green "Specialized" bicycle was stolen from
where it had been locked to the bike racks over the weekend. The owner
also filed a report with Kingston City Police.
August 13, 4:30 pm: An Clachan Complex - Tenant
reported the lock on his light blue mountain bicycle was cut and the bike
stolen sometime during the day. The caller also filed a report with
Kingston City Police.
August 5, 6:33 pm: PhysEd Centre -
A caller reported the back tire of his mountain bike was stolen within the
previous 30 minutes while locked to the bike racks in front of the building.
Bicycles should always be locked up.
However, even a locked bike can be vandalized or stolen. If you view
suspicious persons or activity around a bicycle rack, or a locked bicycle
elsewhere, please contact Campus Security right away via cell phone,
assistance phone, pay phone or Emergency 'blue light' phone, etc. If you discover
your bike is missing, contact Campus Security and Kingston Police as soon as
possible. Check out our "locking
up your bicycle" page for some helpful tips.
There were 86 reports of bikes/bike parts stolen in 2004, 31 in 2003, 51 in 2002, 52 in
2001 and 36 such reports in 2000.
August 18, 12:45 pm: Morris Hall - a
visitor to Queen's reported she'd left the passenger side window of her
vehicle down overnight and discovered this morning some items had been stolen
from inside. A knapsack containing some clothing and other personal effects
were taken by the perpetrator(s).
August 17, 5:01 pm: West Campus - A
caller reported his vehicle was broken into sometime during the day. The
perpetrator smashed a rear window and damaged a door (possibly while
attempting to pry it open) and stole a wallet from inside. The caller
also comment this vehicle was a replacement car for the one he'd had stolen
from this same lot about 2 weeks earlier. A report was also filed with
Kingston City Police and his credit card company contacted to cancel the
cards that were inside his wallet.
August 11, 3:35 pm: Richardson Stadium - A
staff member with the Athletics department reported he was mowing the grass out at West
Campus when he noticed a group of youths in or around his personal vehicle
parked nearby. The group began to ride off when he approached, and a
quick inspection revealed a spare set of keys kept inside his vehicle were
missing and presumed stolen. The staff member attempted to pursue the
group on his riding mower, but they quickly out distanced him on their
bicycles. The Security Supervisor was informed and searched the
surrounding area but the suspects were not found. The ERC received a
report soon afterwards that a second unsecured vehicle had been entered around
the same time and a cell phone stolen from inside.
August 9, 3:00 pm: An Clachan Complex
- A caller reported his vehicle was broken into and a compact
Booster kit with battery was stolen from inside. A report was also filed
with Kingston City Police.
August 6, 8:50 pm: West Campus -
While on mobile patrol of West Campus, the Security Supervisor observed a
vehicle that appeared to have been broken into. Kingston City Police
were informed and a note left for the vehicle's owner.
August 5, 7:35 pm: West Campus -
The ERC was informed a vehicle was broken into while parked at West Campus,
and a cell phone along with its charger was stolen from inside.
August 4, 5:30 pm: West Campus
- KGH staff contacted the Emergency Report
Center to report their vehicle was broken into while parked in the West Campus
parking lot. The vehicle was not damaged in the incident and only a
small amount of change was missing from inside.
There were 15 incidents recorded as "Theft from Vehicle" in
2004 - 9 such incidents in 2003, 28 in 2002, and 16 in 2001. If you have to leave valuables inside your vehicle, be sure to lock them in the trunk - never leave them where they can be seen from outside the vehicle.
UNDER $5000 (OTHER):
August 15, 11:05 am: Jeffrey Hall - A
staff member reported there had just been some skateboarders in the area and
she observed one of them fall into a door and break the glass in it. The
Security Supervisor attended and confirmed the damage but was unable to locate
the skateboarders who had been described only as being in their early teens
with medium height and build. Physical Plant Services was informed of the
incident and requested to repair the damage.
Campus Security dealt
with 46 "Mischief Under $5000" incidents in 2004. There were 123
such incidents 2003, 110 in 2002, 104 in 2001, 118 in 2000, 82 in 1999, and 98 in
August 10, 11:45 pm: An Clachan Complex - A
tenant contacted the ERC to file a noise complaint, reporting there was a
squealing bat in the hallway outside his apartment being chased by screaming
people trying to catch it. The ERC called an Apartment & Housing
contact person to attend and check out the situation..
AREA FOUND UNARMED:
August 4, 6:20 pm: Campus - A Security Patrol, while doing an interior building check, found an alarmed
area with an unarmed system. The Security Supervisor was informed, attended,
ensured the area was secure, and armed the alarm system.
When leaving a room at
the end of the day please ensure that the doors and windows are locked and
secured and that all alarms are armed.