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New mobile bike shop offers student cyclists help

Two male mechanics work on a bicycle

Erik Luna

April 23, 2016

No more bike troubles on campus because soon your next bike shop might drive to you.The Associated Students officially opened up their anticipated mobile bike shop, which will help student cyclists around CSUN with any bike issues, during the Earth Day Fair that took place April 21. The bike shop will o...

Crime blotter for April 11 to April 17

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Erik Luna

April 19, 2016

Monday, April 11 Two students were referred for a drug-law violation in the F10 parking lot. An unknown suspect crashed into a parked car in the B3 Parking Structure and left the scene without reporting the accident. A camera was stolen from a residence in the UPA around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Ap...

Crime blotter for March 14 – 27

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Erik Luna

March 28, 2016

Monday, March 14A counterfeit parking permit was recovered from a vehicle parked in the G9 Parking Structure.A bicycle was stolen outside of Matador Hall. The bicycle was secured to a bicycle rack with an U-lock. An unknown suspect ignited the contents of a trash can on the east side of Zelzah Avenue....

Crime trend: bicycle thefts at CSUN

Jose Valencia, a Business Management major, unlocks his U-Lock to get his bicycle in front of the Student Recreational Center. Photo credit: Erik Luna

Erik Luna

March 1, 2016

A crime trend alert was issued by CSUN police after a recent slew of bicycle thefts with five stolen in three days.There were 10 bicycle thefts in February with five of the thefts having occurred from Feb. 24–26 outside of the UPA complex, Redwood Hall, Cypress Hall and the Oviatt Library, according...

Police release sketch of attempted armed robbery suspect

A sketch of the attempted suspect released by CSUN PD.

Brooke Holland

February 26, 2016

CSUN Police Department released a sketch of the suspect they said attempted to rob a student on campus with what appeared to be a black semi-automatic handgun, police said. According to the police report, the incident happened Tuesday at 6:18 p.m. Police described the suspect as: Slender White Male 5 feet 6 inches tall He was weari...

CSUN bicycle theft cases top 100 in one year

Several leftover, dismantled bicycles like this one clutter CSUN campus bike racks. Over 100 bicycle thefts were reported from Apr. 1, 2014 to the following year. Photo credit: Justen Gutierrez

Justen Gutierrez

June 5, 2015

The Number of Bike Thefts At CSUN Old bikes that have been stripped of their parts litter almost every bicycle rack at Cal State University Northridge. Bicycle theft has become such a common occurrence on campus that most people pay no mind to the many piles of old tires and empty frames they...

CSUN Police Services warns students about bicycle theft

CSUN Police Services warns students about bicycle theft

Esmeralda Careaga

September 17, 2013

CSUN has experienced several bike thefts this month according to CSUN Police Department (PD). Between Sept. 3 and Sept. 11 four bikes were reported stolen by PD. The bicycles were stolen from Jacaranda Hall, a student housing University Park Apartment,  the west side of the Student Recreation Center an...

CSUN now sells S.T.O.P. plates in Matador Bookstore to prevent theft

Michael Arvizu

September 8, 2013

>>>CORRECTION: S.T.O.P. plates purchased through the official S.T.O.P. website is $25, not $20. CSUN Police Department (PD) is selling Security Tracking of Office Property (S.T.O.P.), a theft deterrent plate for electronic devices, for the first time ever in the Matador Bookstore. Since S.T...

CSUN police arrest two juvenile suspects on bicycle theft charges

Carl Robinette

March 13, 2012

CSUN police arrested two juveniles in connection to a bicycle theft outside the Oviatt Library Monday after a witness reported suspicious behavior to police around 5 p.m. Police arrived at the scene within minutes and found the two suspects in possession of bolt cutters and other tools assumed to ...

Students can S.T.O.P. laptop theft with campus program

Morgan Marx

June 8, 2010

It could happen any time, any day. The second floor of the Matador Bookstore Complex was quiet.  A few summer semester students were gathered, talking with friends.  Jennifer Jimenez, a freshman, psychology major, placed her lunch and book bag at a table.  She then walked away, across the room,...

Catalytic converter theft issue on campus

Kimberly Krieger

March 14, 2010

Students on campus should be aware of people who are working underneath cars in the parking lot because they may be witnessing someone steal a catalytic converter said Police Department Information Officer, Christina Villalobos. One way to tell that a catalytic converter has been stolen is th...

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