On-campus crimes in January continued, reports of attempted abduction, abandonment

January 31, 2017

Jasmine Nelson

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Incidents on campus

     UCCS police have logged 14 incidents as of Jan. 26.

     Three reports of theft, four reports of suspicious odor and two liquor violations since the beginning of the year. Nine incident reports are included since the beginning of the academic semester.

Incidents in surrounding area

Wednesday, January 25

What: Prison Sentence – Allen LeRoy Simons III sentenced to 17 years in federal prison for possession of over 10,000 child pornography. Simons pled guilty to his charge on Aug. 1, 2016 after being on state probation for sexual exploitation of a child.

Where: 705 S. Nevada Ave.

When: noon

Thursday, January 26

What: Attempted Abduction – 16-year-old female and mother reported male in his 40’s who attempted to force the victim into his four-door sedan.

Where: 900 Block of N. Academy Ave.

When: 5:25 p.m. Friday, January 27 What: Child abandonment – father left two children unattended in cold car. Both parents cited for misdemeanor child abuse

Where: Copperhead Road Bar, 3330 N. Academy Blvd. When: 12:44 a.m