Volume 94, Issue 99

Tuesday, March 27, 2001


NEWS

Code of Conduct gets Senate's OK

Refugee camp staged in UCC

CFS lawsuit grows - UBC, Queen's, Alberta named

Fed funding lost to big schools

Ontario creating 57,000 new summer jobs for April

Don't steal parking discs

Briefs

Corroded Disorder

Don't steal parking discs

By Aaron Wherry
Gazette Stafff

A quiet week on campus saw only a number of petty crimes this past week.

A television was stolen from a resident's room in Delaware Hall on Mar. 20, said Const. Wendy McGowan of the University Police Department. Missing is a 13" television/VCR combo.

"I'm sure the student would like to have [the] TV back, so any and all information would be helpful," she said.

On Mar. 22, a vehicle was towed from campus after it was discovered the automobile was using a stolen parking disk, McGowan said. Automobile owners found in possession of stolen parking disks are subject to a $250 fine, plus the cost of towing the vehicle.

"We have had people canvassing campus trying to sell these [stolen] disks," she said. "The community needs to understand they must purchase disks from parking services."

Finally, on Mar. 24 at 1:47 p.m., two youths were seen climbing the walls of University College. Officers told the two youths to stop, McGowan said, and let them off with a warning.

On a city-wide scale, London Police scored a major marijuana bust this past week and formally charged a London man in a sexual assault case.

On Mar. 21 members of the London Police Street Drug Unit executed a search warrant at a Beckworth Ave. apartment and found a grow scheme and 140 plants, said Const. Ryan Holland of the London Police.

Charges have now been laid in connection with the arrest of a 49-year-old male for sexually assaulting a young student at a local elementary school, Holland said.

Brian Plum of Conway Dr. has been charged with one count of sexual interference with a person under 14 years of age and one count of sexual assault.






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