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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Riverside phone scammers arrested

On Thursday Oct. 9 along East Tahquitz Canyon Way in Palm Springs, police arrested a trio of suspects involved in a series of convenience store scams spanning across the country. The suspects are 40-year-old...

Crime Watch: Burglary Near Family Housing

On Friday at approximately 1:30 p.m., two suspects were seen breaking into a house on Flanders Road near UCR Family Student Housing. The UC Police Department (UCPD) assisted the Riverside Police Department (RPD) in...

Crime Watch: Students robbed at gunpoint for hoverboard

On Tuesday, Feb. 23, at approximately 11:45 p.m., a hoverboard robbery occurred by the University Village. The Riverside Police Department is currently investigating the theft. Two women were travelling on the northeast corner of University...

Cell phone robbery on Rustin Avenue

Two males allegedly committed a cell phone robbery on the south side of Rustin Avenue on Jan. 11, about four blocks from campus. The suspects, one of whom was holding a baseball bat, approached the...

University police reel in barn thief

On Dec. 27, the University of California Police Department (UCPD) arrested Keiana Marie Porter, 23, of Moreno Valley on “suspicion of robbery, burglary, unauthorized use of a credit card and forgery,” and booked her...

Two armed robberies strike near UCR

Two crimes occurred within two days near UCR last week. UCPD has yet to determine whether the crimes are connected to one another and are currently investigating both incidents. Located near the intersection of Canyon...

Two female students report possible attempted abductions to UCPD

Two female students were victims of possible attempted abductions that occurred on the evening of Saturday, April 12, near Big Springs Road. UCPD detectives, receiving descriptions from the victims, released sketches of the alleged...

Two, including one student, arrested in attempted pharmacy burglary

Two suspects, one of whom is a UCR student, have been arrested in an attempted robbery at Student Health Services. At around 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 6, the two individuals entered Student Health Services....

Crime Watch: Masked Halloween robbers strike off-campus

On Monday, Nov. 3, a robbery occurred off campus near Rustin Drive and Linden Street at around 2 a.m. The male victim was walking when he was approached by two suspects who demanded his...

Students held at gunpoint, booty nearly stolen

Three students were held at gunpoint by two pirates at the mouth of the Colorado River at 11:30 p.m. on March 26. Out for a refreshing moonlit swim to the C, the students had...