Review of March crime: reports of theft, drugs on campus, crime in surrounding area

April 11, 2017

Jasmine Nelson

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Incidents on campus

On-campus drug reports and thefts in March:

Breckenridge Hall: 1 suspicious odor, 1 liquor violation

University Center: 2 theft

Steamboat House: 2 suspicious odors

Copper House: 1 liquor violation, 1 drug violation, 1 theft

Crestone House: 2 liquor violations

Summit House: 1 theft

Telluride: 1 liquor violation, 1 drug violation

Antero House: 1 liquor violation

Vail: 1 liquor violation

La Plata: 1 liquor violation

San Juan: 1 liquor violation, 1 drug violation

Aspen House: 2 liquor violations

Alpine Garage: 1 theft

     To report an incident on campus, call Public Safety at 255-3111.

Incidents in surrounding area

Domestic violence, interference (1)

1200 Alexander Road March 29, 4:24 p.m. Individuals arrested: Joshua Shankland, 27

     Officers responded to a report of domestic violence and possible kidnapping. The female victim stated that she was threatened by a knife and was denied from exiting the car. During contact with the suspect, Joshua Shankland, officers shot his dog after the dog had lunged twice at the officers.

     Shankland was found with drugs and his father, Jeffrey Shankland, 48, was charged with interference after refusing multiple commands not to interfere with his son’s contact with the police.

Traffic accident (2)

North Academy Blvd. and North Carefree Circle March 29, 6:12 a.m.

     A driver was turning left onto North Academy Boulevard from eastbound North Carefree Circle, and hit a 41-year-old male wearing dark clothing who walking west in the crosswalk of the intersection. The pedestrian was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Home robbery (3)

400 Edgewood Drive March 27, 10:30 p.m.

     Two suspects entered the home of a 60-year-old, wheelchair-bound resident, and stole property, including jewelry the victim was wearing. The victim was not injured during the robbery.

Traffic accident Car theft (4)

4400 Block of Montebello Drive March 26, 10:50 p.m.

     The victim was followed by a black sedan from Austin Bluffs Parkway to the above address, and got out of his car to confront the two male suspects. The passenger of the black sedan revealed a gun, and stole the car. The car was last seen heading northbound on North Academy Boulevard.

Car break-in (5)

4800 Block of Diablo Valley Court March 25, 4:18 a.m.

     A citizen apprehended three juvenile males stealing from his unlocked car. The suspects attempted to steal a handgun, among other items, and were apprehended by the police.

     The individuals were later linked to two unreported vehicle thefts and one reported theft. One of the suspects was released to a parent, and the other two were booked into Spring Creek.

Residents in the University Park neighborhood can call 444- 7000 to report a car theft.