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Timely Notifications: Incidents on April 17, 2018

Apr. 17, 2018, 6:11pm

In compliance with the “Timely Warning” provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, University Police Services is providing the following notices and reminds students, faculty, and staff to remain alert and aware of your surroundings at all times.

Crime Alert

Updated on April 19, 2018: On Thursday, April 19, 2018, UNLV Police arrested a suspect in connection to the incident that occurred on Tuesday, April 17.  Deangelo Clark is being charged with simple battery, open and gross lewdness, and trespassing. Clark is in the process of being booked into the Clark County Detention Center.

Update from April 18, 2018: Police Services has a photo of the suspect in the April 17 incident. He has been identified as Deangelo Clark. He is 5'9" in height, weighs 170 lbs, has black hair, brown eyes and gold capped teeth (View photo). 

At approximately 10:10 a.m., Tuesday, April 17, a female student walking in Lot L was approached from behind by a male who grabbed and fondled her. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5 feet, 6 inches, with gold capped teeth.

UNLV Police are increasing patrols and its presence on campus as detectives continue their investigation. Anyone with information should contact UNLV Police at (702) 895-3668.

 

Auto Thefts

UNLV Police Services has identified a pattern of auto-related crimes on campus in April, including auto theft, attempted auto theft, auto burglary, and vandalism of or tampering with autos. The crimes have occurred in several locations on campus, and UNLV Police Services is increasing patrols.

Campus Safety Reminders:

  • University Police reminds students, faculty and staff to remain vigilant at all times.
  • Be aware of your surroundings and travel in pairs or groups whenever possible.
  • Pre-program (702) 895-3669 into your cell phone to expedite your call to University Police.  Calls to 9-1-1 from a non-campus phone go to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, which are forwarded to the UNLV Police Services Emergency Communications & Dispatch Center.
  • Download UNLV’s RebelSAFE mobile safety app, which allows you to directly call the UNLV Police Department Emergency Communications Center on your smartphone.  Download the app through iTunes, the Google Play Store, or the department’s RebelSAFE page.
  • Request a campus security escort 24 hours a day by calling UNLV Police Services at (702) 895-3668.
  • Learn more about safety tips on our crime prevention tips webpage.

Anyone with information related to these or similar incidents should contact UNLV Police at (702) 895-3668.

 

Timely Notification: Incident on April 11, 2018

Apr. 12, 2018, 3:35pm

In compliance with the “Timely Warning” provisions of the Federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security and Campus Crime Statistics Act of 1998, University Police Services is providing the following notice and reminds students, faculty, and staff to remain alert and aware of your surroundings at all times.

UNLV Police are seeking a suspect for alleged fondling, which occurred around 9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11. A woman not associated with UNLV reported that she noticed a vehicle pull up behind her and park on an access road near Wilbur Street as she walked eastbound on Tropicana Avenue.  A man got out of the vehicle and fondled her, then returned to the vehicle and drove away from campus.  The suspect is described to be a Hispanic man in his 20s, approximately 5'7" to 5'9" with a thin build and fade haircut.  The suspect was driving a silver sedan.

Campus Safety Reminders:

  • University Police reminds students, faculty, and staff to remain vigilant at all times.
  • Be aware of your surroundings and travel in pairs or groups whenever possible.
  • Pre-program the University Police phone number in your cell phone:  (702) 895-3669 to expedite your call.  Calls to 9-1-1 from a non-campus phone go to the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, which are forwarded to the UNLV Police Services Emergency Communications & Dispatch Center.
  • Download UNLV’s RebelSAFE mobile safety app, which allows you to directly call the UNLV Police Department Emergency Communications Center on your smartphone.  Download the app through iTunes, the Google Play Store, or on the department’s RebelSAFE page.
  • Request a campus security escort 24 hours a day by calling UNLV Police Services at (702) 895-3668.
  • Learn more about safety tips on our crime prevention tips webpage.

 

Anyone with information related to this or a similar incident should contact UNLV Police at (702) 895-3668.