March 31, 11:44 am: Stauffer Library
- A student reported her backpack was
stolen while left unattended at a study carol. It is a light blue
Mountain Co-Op bag and contained a wallet, iPod, cell phone and school notes.
March 28, 2:05 pm: Stauffer Library - A
student reported his wallet was stolen from the top shelf of a 4th floor study
carol he'd been using. The caller reported he had his head down resting for
about twenty minutes, then went to the washroom and returned a short while
later to discover the wallet missing. The wallet contained ID, credit
cards and a small amount of cash. The student was advised to also file a
report with KPD and ensure his credit cards were cancelled.
March 15, 8:30 am: Stauffer Library - A
student contacted the ERC to report her Toshiba Satellite laptop computer
(serial# 84035409Q) was stolen after being accidentally left behind in one of
the buildings on campus.
March 11, 2:00 pm: McArthur Hall - A
student reported his orange and black Dueter brand backpack containing two
calculators & school notes was stolen while left unattended under a
couch. A report was also filed with Kingston City Police.
March 3, 4:35 pm:
PhysEd Centre - Staff reported a locker room was broken into with
wallets and cell phones stolen. The Security Supervisor attended to take a
report and the owners were advised to contact credit card companies and cell
phone providers along with Kingston City Police.
March 1, 10:30 am:
Stauffer Library - The ERC was informed a student's backpack was
stolen while left unattended on a desk in the library, sometime between 8:30
and 9:30 am that morning. The pack was later found in a nearby washroom
with all its contents intact except for a calculator.
Please do not leave personal items
unattended and/or unsecured, even for a brief time. There were 82 reported
incidents of thefts under $5000 (not involving Queen's property) in
2004. There were 124 such incidents reported in 2003, 149 in 2002, 149
in 2001, 109 in 2000, 276 in 1999, and 206 in 1998.
/ THEFT (RESIDENCES / STUDENT HOUSING):
March 31, 3:20 am: Residences
- The ERC was contacted by a student reporting his Toshiba
M40 laptop computer was stolen from his room while he was away a few hours,
although he believed the door was locked when he left. He was also
advised to file a report with Kingston City Police.
March 12, 5:15 pm: Residences - A
student reported her laptop computer was stolen while her room was left
unoccupied and unlocked for a short period of time. It is a silver 'Averatec'
computer (model # 3360EGCNT serial # N002CE050101338).
March 5, 12:30 pm:
Residences - A student reported he'd left his room unlocked with
the door slightly ajar for almost an hour, then returned to discover his iPod,
cell phone and bluetooth headset were gone. He was advised to also file
a report with Kingston City Police.
Please ensure that you close and lock your doors/windows even if you are
only going out for a short time and that your curtains are drawn. Report any suspicious activity around your
Residence immediately to Campus Security (533-6733) and to Kingston City Police (549-2111).
March 28, 11:35 am: Campus - Sodexho
staff contacted the ERC to report discovering a counterfeit $20 bill (serial #
WQB1276049 ). Security attended and a report was filed with Kingston City
Learn how to detect a
counterfeit or genuine bill by knowing the various security
features found on Canadian bank notes. (from the Bank of Canada website)
March 11, 2:00 am; Campus - A
student contacted the ERC to report a group of intoxicated individuals outside
the McNeill House Residence. She was particularly concerned because it
appeared the group was teasing one of the males by repeatedly hitting with a
belt. The Security Supervisors were informed and attended the area, but
a search was unsuccessful in locating the individuals.
March 4, 12:20 am:
JDUC - An AMS Student Constable contacted the ERC to requested
Campus Security attend to assist with a number of individuals fighting in
Alfie's Pub. Security arrived and spoke with the males involved, however
some were belligerent and refused to provide identification so Kingston City
Police were informed to attend. After their arrival, all individuals
involved were confirmed to be students and the incident was resolved.
Details of the incident were forwarded to AMS Judicial Review.
/ BIKE PARTS THEFT:
March 17, 8:30 am: Victoria Hall
- A caller reported their blue CCM bicycle with yellow front
shocks and red handle bars was stolen sometime after midnight that evening.
March 17, 2:05 pm: McLaughlin Hall - The
ERC received a report by a student reporting her housemate's bicycle (which
she had borrowed) was stolen while left unlocked in the bike racks outside the
building for about 35 minutes. It is an older white bike with green
& blue lettering. A report was also filed with Kingston City Police.
March 13, 11:10 pm: JDUC - A
caller reported his bicycle had its lock cut and was stolen sometime between
7:00 and 11:00 pm that evening.
March 5, 5:40 pm:
Mackintosh Corry Hall - A student reported one of two bikes chained
together between MacCorry and Jeffrey Hall was stolen. The caller was also
advised to inform Kingston City Police.
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.
March 4, 3:20 am: Campus
- An intrusion alarm activated for an area on campus and Security dispatched
to the scene. Upon arrival it was determined a brick thrown through a
window has caused the intrusion system to activate. A tradesman was called in
to repair/replace the broken window and an area contact person was informed
the next day.
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 1998.
/ THEFT (QUEEN'S PROPERTY):
March 3, 11:00 pm:
Biosciences Complex - A caller reported accidentally forgetting a
Queen's owned laptop computer in the BioSciences Complex. and requested
Security's assistance in locating it. A Security Patrol met up with the
individual but a search of the area did not turn up the computer.
There were 49 theft and 15 Break
& Enter incidents involving Queen's property in 2004. There 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.
March 2, 3:20 am: Waldron
Tower - A fire alarm activation was indicated for the Residence and
both KFD and Security were informed to attend. Soon after arriving they
discovered smoke in a common room caused by burnt food in a microwave.
Security reset the alarm at 3:32 am and KFD cleared the scene.