UNM Crime Briefs
UNMPD: two student paintings stolen
A UNM student reported that an unknown suspect had stolen two pieces of his art from the College of Fine Arts where they were displayed on the third floor. According to the report, the theft happened between March 22 and 26, and the art was worth a combined $500. No suspect or other information was available at the time of the report.
Only free UNMPD officer notes graffiti
On April 1, all but one of the UNMPD officers on duty were conducting a building search in response to a possible burglary in process. The officer not involved was dispatched to a men’s bathroom stall where an unknown suspect reportedly spray-painted a moniker. According to the report, the officer had UNMPD dispatch inform the Physical Plant Department and it was to be cleaned up first thing in the morning April 2. The case is considered to be closed pending further leads.
Verbal altercation at Pit over parking rules
A UNM employee at The Pit on March 15 reported to UNMPD on April 3 that he had been verbally abused during the NMAA high school tournament. According to the report, the man approached an elderly man in an assigned visitor parking area, and informed the him could not park where he was intending to.
The man reportedly “got angry and became verbally abusive,” but did eventually move. The witness did not get the man’s license plate number. No further information was available at the time of the report.
Another thing stolen from Hokona shower
A UNM student was showering in Hokona Hall on Sunday when an unknown suspect stole his iPhone from the bench next to the shower stall he was in. According to the UNMPD report, there were no witnesses and the student told police the phone was playing music at the time the suspect stole it. No further information was available at the time of the report.
Anti-wolf tagger gets away with it
An unknown suspect reportedly spray-painted “Bad Wolf” in red and white on the sidewalk east of Bandelier East Hall on Sunday. According to the report, there was no one around when the officer arrived at the scene. No further action was taken at the time of the report.