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Press Release Details


Press Release Number: 509

Incident Number: 10-000087

Release Date: 1/27/2010


Offense: Theft by unlawful taking of moveable property

Grading: S

Date/Time Reported

Date Reported Time Reported Date From Date To
1/27/2010 4:30 PM 1/25/2010 1/25/2010

Time/Location

Location Time From Time To
321B Maple Manor 10:00 AM 2:00 PM

Person(s) Charged or Referred

First Name Last Name Age Gender
Christopher Short 18 Male

Summary of Events

On or about the above date, time and location a university student reported the theft of an IPOD touch electronic device from his residence hall room on the 3rd floor of Maple B. There are no indications that the room was forcibly entered. The value of the device is approximately $250.00. Update 6/9/10: As a result of this investigation, it was determined that Short illegally entered a residence hall room at that location and proceeded to steal the device in question. The item was later recovered from Short's residence hall room. When interviewed by police, he provided false information and a false written statement. A criminal complaint has been filed against Short for theft of moveable property, receiving stolen property, and unsworn falsification to authorities. He is a current student and has also been referred to the campus judicial officer for his actions in this matter.