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Firefighters work to extinguish a small brush fire behind Tabler Quad. (JESUS PICHARDO / THE STATESMAN)

Firefighters respond to brush fire behind Tabler Quad

Rebecca Anzel April 10, 2014
Due to wind direction and speed, a small brush fire that ignited in a patch of bamboo on private property behind Tabler Quad spread onto Stony Brook University property around 11:30 a.m. today, according to Assistant Chief of Police Lawrence Zacarese.
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Police arrest student on assault charges

The Statesman March 14, 2014
On Friday, March 14 at 1:30 a.m. the University Police responded to a report of a fight between two male students. Check back for more details.
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Police Blotter from winter break

Rebecca Anzel January 28, 2014

On Thursday, Dec. 19, two male students were referred after staff at Schick College found a stop sign in their room. Staff members also found two sign poles in the second floor hallway of Schick College. On...

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Suffolk police investigate robberies

Giselle Barkley November 5, 2013
The Suffolk County Police Department is investigating Tuesday evening’s off-campus robberies of two Stony Brook University commuter students by masked male suspects.
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Jake, a 9-month old Labrador, runs through a training exercise for search dogs at the University of Pennsylvania Working Dog Center in Philadelphia on September 20, 2013. (David M. Warren/Philadelphia Inquirere/MCT)

Keeping the dogs out

Jasmine Blennau October 10, 2013
The university approved a new on-campus animal policy in July, Policy 620, which states that “Animals are prohibited from all University buildings, athletic facilities, and outdoor events, unless otherwise permitted by this or other University policy” according to the University Policy Manual.
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Residential Safety Program available as ever after campus robberies

Jasmine Blennau September 18, 2013
On September 13, Chief of Police Robert J. Lenahan sent out a campus update to the Stony Brook University community regarding the robbery that took place on the evening of September 1 and the attempted robbery that took place two days later. In the first incident, a student was approached by two to three males who threatened the victim and took his phone and U.S. currency. In the second related incident, three students were approached by two males who displayed an Airsoft pistol and demanded money.
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Police Blotter for the week of Sept. 2, 2013

Ashleigh Sherow September 13, 2013
The news on campus according to the University Police Department for the week of Sept. 5, 2013
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Police Blotter June-August 2013

Ashleigh Sherow September 3, 2013
The news on campus from June to August, according to University Police.
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Police Blotter for the week of April 15, 2013

Ashleigh Sherow April 15, 2013
What happened on campus, according to University Police Department
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Suffolk County Police examine a van at a crime scene outside the chemistry building at Stony Brook University on Friday, March 1, 2013. (MIKE PEDERSEN / THE STATESMAN)

Police conducting investigation at the Graduate Chemistry building

Mike Pedersen March 1, 2013

The area surrounding the traffic loop outside the graduate chemistry building was closed in the morning of Friday, March 1, due to a police investigation into the death of a former student. The death...

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Police Blotter for the week of November 12, 2012

Ashleigh Sherow November 14, 2012

On Sunday, Oct. 21, a car near Lauterbur struck a male student on a skateboard. The struck student refused medical treatment at the time of the accident. The case is still open. On Friday, Oct. 26,...

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Commuter student robbed near Schomburg

Emily McTavish November 4, 2012

A female commuter student was robbed on Tuesday Oct. 30 in the parking area near Schomburg Apartments by an unknown male, according to a statement issued by the Office of Emergency Management. The...

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