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Campus police stop bike theft in progress

Campus police stop bike theft in progress
Monica Dattage April 7, 2016

Sacramento State campus police arrested a man on Wednesday, April 6 after a witness reported he was attempting to steal a bicycle near The Well. At approximately 1:21 p.m. police received information...

Thieves get quick cash from metal theft of stolen catalytic converters

Thieves get quick cash from metal theft of stolen catalytic converters
Fabian Garcia April 9, 2013

They may not be glittering in diamonds, but platinum-lined catalytic converters – known as “cats” on the street – have become a hot commodity for thieves and buyers running the black market for...

Bicycle bandits keep bagging up bikes

Police Cheif Mark M. Iwasa says that many students who have their bicycles stolen use locks that are not efficient enough to keep theifs from stealing them on Mar. 5, 2013.
Imran Majid March 12, 2013

They can be seen of all designs and colors, zipping in and out of the small gaps in between hordes of students clustered together. Others ride more slowly, carefully avoiding students on their way to class....

Sac State siren report

State Hornet Staff February 6, 2013

Feb. 4•  The Sac State police were called to Yosemite Hall after a car accident was reported. Nobody was injured and the officer took a report.•  A woman had her car damaged in parking structure...

Sacramento State police arrest two men on suspicion of theft

Alexandra Poggione October 2, 2012

Around 7:40 a.m., three Sacramento State police officers took two men into custody on suspicion of bicycle theft. The men allegedly attempted to steal two bicycles from the racks in front of the Hornet...

Parking permits an unusual target for car burglaries

Parking permits an unusual target for car burglaries
Alex Slavas March 5, 2012

Sacramento State has encountered three incidents of parking permit theft since the 2011 academic year began. Scott Christian, Sac State police spokesman, said vehicle type and parking placement play a...

Bicycles not a concern for students despite high theft rates

Bicycles not a concern for students despite high theft rates
Alyssa Sanguinetti February 2, 2012

Bicycle thefts are a common occurrence at Sacramento State's campus, with more than 43 reported thefts for the fall 2011 semester, according to the campus police media log. Many students and Sacramento...

Laptop theft cases increase

State Hornet Staff October 11, 2011

Laptops are typically expensive, important and a perfect item for thieves to steal from students at Sacramento State. In the past year, 20 laptops have been reported stolen from students on campus.Laptops...

Catalytic converter thefts on campus

Russell Preston September 20, 2011

University Police on Tuesday reported a growing trend of catalytic converters being stolen from the exhaust systems beneath vehicles parked on campus. These catalytic converters are made of precious metals...

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