The Sundial

Thefts, auto accident occur on campus

Lauren Reyes

March 27, 2014

An unknown suspect threw eggs at the two victims near the University Park Apartments building 13 on March 25. The case is currently undergoing investigation by the CSUN police department. An unknown suspect stole a mobile phone that was left unattended on a desk in the University Student Union Comp...

Campus Crime: drug possession, bicycle theft, vehicle robbery

Alex Vejar

January 27, 2014

A woman’s bicycle was stolen yesterday from a pole where it was secured at building 14 of the University Park Apartments. The theft was reported at 6:30 p.m., but could have happened anywhere between Wednesday at 8 p.m. and yesterday at 5 p.m. The investigation is ongoing. The CSUN weekend started with a...

CSUN PD issues crime alert for sexual battery suspect

Michael Arvizu

August 27, 2013

CSUN PD has issued a campus crime alert reporting five cases of sexual battery that took place Tuesday Aug. 27. The incidents were reported to campus police between 11:20 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. They occurred east of Reseda Boulevard on Prairie and Vincennes street near CSUN campus. CSUN PD are looking ...

Two arrested on suspicion of shoplifting

Gabrielle Moreira

March 5, 2013

Police officers arrested two people, a man and a woman, on suspicion of shoplifting from the Matador Bookstore around 4 p.m. Tuesday. Christina Villalobos, public information officer for CSUN Police Department, said there are no further details available at this time.  The officers stopped the suspects...

Attempted purse robberies put CSUN on alert

Andrew Clark

October 30, 2012

Attempted purse snatching has caught the attention of CSUN police. The Department of Police Services issued an alert on their website and Facebook page regarding two separate incidents in the B3 and B5 garages Monday night. The first attempted robbery occurred just before 8:00 p.m. on the third...

CSUN police arrest former student charged with dorm burglaries

Madison Kaufmann

September 9, 2011

Former CSUN student Christian Hunter-Sheppard, 20, was arrested July 20 on suspicion of burglarizing 22 dorm rooms between October 2010 and April 2011, according to CSUN police officials. Hunter-Sheppard has been charged with five felony counts of burglary and one misdemeanor count for possession of a loaded handgun found in his car during a police search, s...

CSUN responds to dorm burglaries by increasing police patrols and installing window locks

Brian De Los Santos

April 10, 2011

Student housing officials have implemented changes to improve security measures at the University Park Apartments due to the escalating number of dorm burglaries at CSUN. Six dorms were burglarized in two days in the week leading up to Spring break. In March alone 11 dorms were burglarized.  In most ...

Six CSUN dorms burglarized in span of two days

Brian De Los Santos

April 1, 2011

An unknown suspect(s) burglarized five dorm rooms on Wednesday, March 30 at the University Park Apartments. There was another burglary and an attempted burglary on Thursday, March 31. According to the CSUN police Campus Crime Alert issued on April 1, the suspect(s) gained entry by forcing bedroom...

CSUN police seeks dorm burglar

Brian De Los Santos

February 21, 2011

CSUN police services are searching for the suspect who broke into and burglarized two dormitories Thursday night at University Park Apartment complex. The suspect broke into first-floor apartments of buildings four and 14. He broke the bedroom windows, entered the rooms and stole laptop computers and other electronics. Police offi...

CSUN faculty discusses urinating professor

Samantha Tata

January 30, 2011

CSUN’s Mathematics department faculty met Friday in Live Oak Hall to discuss the ongoing investigation of professor Tihomir Petrov. Petrov faces two misdemeanor counts of urinating in public, and is scheduled to be arraigned in San Fernando Superior Court on March 3. He taught at UC Irvine from...

CSUN searches for solution to graffiti problem

Steffanie Tate

January 30, 2011

With the new developments and renovations around campus, such as the Valley Performance Arts Center and the new Student Recreation Center, CSUN staff is working together to prevent graffiti and the defacing of school property. “(Graffiti) is probably a $7,000 to $8,000 probl...

CSUN administration reacts to student’s recent arrest

Antoine Abou-Diwan

January 23, 2011

In a brief e-mail statement to students on Friday, William Watkins, vice president of Student Affairs, called on CSUN students to help support students who may be experiencing emotional or psychological difficulties. “My experience is that students are often the first to observe concerning changes...

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