Best of the Crime Log: Top 10

By Alina Hunter-Grah & Eve Hermann, Chattanooga, Tenn., —  At the Echo, crime is not a joke. But students getting busted for tomfooleries they wouldn’t do in front of their parents is pretty funny. If you’re like us, the only thing you read in the Echo is the crime log, and we have been anxiously waiting […]

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  • Crime Log 4/12

    Compiled by Alina Hunter-Grah, Chattanooga, Tenn. — March 31 16-002639 An officer noticed a car accident on the corner of Fourth Street and Mabel Street around 7:30 a.m. Police found that the student had run a red light and had hit another vehicle while doing so. None of those involved were hurt. Chattanooga police had been […]

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  • Crime Log 3/29

    Compiled by Alina Hunter-Grah, Chattanooga, Tenn. — March 18 16-002246 University police were told by Chattanooga police around 9:30 p.m. that they had a woman in custody who admitted to stealing bikes from campus property. The woman did not tell police when she stole the bicycles. University police trespassed the woman from campus and told her […]

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  • Crime Log 3/1

    Compiled by Alina Hunter-Grah, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Feb. 22 16-001468 A woman reported the theft of her husband’s cellphone from the Manker Patten Tennis Club while her husband was playing tennis. The woman gave police the phone’s current location using the app “Find my iPhone”. Through the IT department police found the phone had sent 62 […]

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  • Crime Log 2/1

    Compiled by Alina Hunter-Grah, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Jan. 21 16-000504 A student turned in a found credit card to police. Police could not find the person who owned the card in the UTC database. Police then called the credit card company to get the card cancelled. 16-000518 While assisting with a fire drill at Lockmiller apartments, […]

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  • Crime Log 11/17

    Compiled by Alina Hunter-Grah, Chattanooga, Tenn.— Nov. 9 15-007397 Police went to Decosimo apartments for an indecent exposure incident. A student told police that as she was leaving Decosimo she noticed a male with his genitals hanging out of his pants. The student went around the corner to avoid the suspect and then called UTC […]

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  • Crime Log 4/5

    Compiled by Alina Hunter-Grah, Chattanooga, Tenn. — March 24 16-002460 A Lockmiller Resident Assistant (RA) reported a male around 6 p.m. who was approaching students and asking them for a towel and telling them he had just gotten out of prison. Police detained the man for police officer’s safety and then were able to get the […]

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  • Crime Log 3/22

    Compiled by Alina Hunter-Grah, Chattanooga, Tenn. — March 10 16-002057 Police received a report of a male picking up railroad ties from the track behind Brown Academy at around 4 p.m. When asked, the male explained that he was an art student and was gathering materials for a project. Police explained that he could not take […]

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  • Crime Log 2/23

    Compiled by Alina Hunter-Grah, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Feb. 11 16-001137 Safe and Risk Management notified police of a small chemical spill in the EMCS. The Chattanooga Fire Department took control of the situation and evacuated the building. The hazardous material squad cleaned up the spilled chemical, found to be Pyridine, and the building was reoccupied after […]

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  • Crime Log 1/26

    Compiled by Alina Hunter-Grah, Chattanooga, Tenn. — Jan. 15 16-000327 A student reported to police that his silver iPhone 6S was stolen from underneath his seat in the Benwood Auditorium in the EMCS building. Service to the phone was cut off shortly after the report. 16-000328 A student reported a stalking incident to police after […]

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