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Date Occurred: May 1, 2016

Update to Crime Alert: Sunday May 1, 2016 8:20pm - The third and final suspect has been identified and arrested by UMPD, thank you for your assistance. No further information is needed. On Sunday May 1, 2016 at 4:44am UMass Amherst Police responded to a report of an aggravated burglary in progress in Washington Hall. The victims reported three masked men attempting to enter rooms on numerous floors in the hall. Upon arrival, responding officers identified and arrested two suspects as they were fleeing from a room. The third, unidentified suspect remains at large at this time. He is believed...

Date Occurred: April 18, 2016

Updated April 28, 2016: This case has been closed. Thank you for your assistance. On April 18, 2016 at 10:21 pm UMass Amherst Police responded to a report of an assault and battery and unarmed, attempted robbery that occurred at 9:00 pm outside Moore Hall in the Southwest Residential Area. The victim reported he was knocked to the ground and believed the suspects were going to take cash from him but were unsuccessful when he ran from the area. No weapon was shown and the victim did not require medical attention. The description of the two suspects are one dark-skinned male with facial hair...

Over $65,000 Raised for St. Baldrick's

UMPD's 7th annual Shave-A-Thon for St. Baldrick's was held at the Hangar Pub & Grill on Sunday, April 10th.  Over $65,000 was raised at the event, which drew a sizeable crowd and was a huge success.  Thanks to everyone who came out to support this great organization! More information is available on their website at www.stbaldricks.org.    

Tyrone Parham Sworn in as UMass Amherst Police Chief

Tyrone A. Parham was sworn in as the 10th chief of police at UMass Amherst by Chancellor Kumble R. Subbaswamy. Parham and his family were warmly welcomed by the campus community, with his own squad in attendance alongside local and state police officers.  For the full story and video, please see the UMass News Office article below:   http://www.umass.edu/newsoffice/article/video-tyrone-parham-sworn-umass-...

UMass Bans Hoverboards on Campus

Citing safety concerns about fires and explosions linked to lithium-ion batteries in hoverboards, university officials have banned the devices from campus, effective Jan. 8. In a broadcast email to the campus community, Donald Robinson, executive director of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S), said hoverboards have been blamed for fires in 12 states and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is investigating another 22 reports of fires and 70 emergency room visits for associated burn injuries. The campus-wide ban includes residential facilities and other university buildings. “We...

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