The Tulane Hullabaloo

Two students reported for arson, issued summons

Tess Riley, News Editor [email protected]

November 4, 2016

At approximately 10:25 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2, Student Affairs Professional on call informed Tulane University Police Department that two students set a piece of paper on fire in Butler Hall, slid it under a door and ran away. Officers reported that the incident caused no structura...

Weekend crime report

Tess Riley, News Editor

October 31, 2016

During Halloween weekend from Oct. 28 to Oct. 30, these crimes were reported to Tulane University Police Department.Friday, Oct. 28, 2016:Burglary: At 11:26 a.m., Tulane University Police Department responded to a report of an off-c...

Tulane students report on-campus simple burglary

Tess Riley, News Editor

October 28, 2016

At 1:20 p.m. on Oct. 27, a simple burglary was reported on campus.According to Operations Commander of Tulane University Police Department Donald Saucier, the crime occurred in Aron Residences.The victims left their room for seve...

Body found Monday morning in Audubon lagoon

Tess Riley, News Editor

October 10, 2016

An unidentified person's body was found between 9 and 9:30 a.m. on Monday in the Audubon Park lagoon.Park-goers contacted 911 after seeing a body floating. One of the initial callers described the body as a middle-aged person wearing r...

Two Tulane students report armed home invasion on 1200 block of Lowerline St.

Brandi Doyal, Senior Staff Reporter

October 5, 2016

Two Tulane students reported being woken suddenly when a group of men armed with a handgun kicked down their front door and proceeded to steal a laptop, two cellphones and an Xbox.  The students reported that the incident occ...

Tulane student reports kidnapping on Freret, Broadway Street

Brandi Doyal, Senior Staff Reporter

October 3, 2016

A Tulane student reported being threatened with a gun and forced into a vehicle at approximately 4 a.m. on Sunday while near the intersection of Freret and Broadway streets. The student reported that the man said he mistook her fo...

Counting Crimes: String of crimes shed light on TUPD’s legal obligations

Cliff Soloway and Josh Axelrod

September 14, 2016

At some point after receiving their acceptance letter, every Tulane student undergoes the "safety talk." As much as Tulane recalls prestige in parents' minds, the city of New Orleans, along with its culture, brings thoughts of sig...

Tulane student reports eighth residential burglary in 7000 block of Willow

Brandi Doyal, Senior Staff Reporter

September 14, 2016

A Tulane student reported a burglary on Wednesday in the 7000 block of Willow Street. The student said he believed the incident occurred between 9:34 p.m. on Saturday through 9:30 p.m. on Monday.Tulane University Police Depart...

Former Tulane Student Oliver Jerde sent to mental health facility, no prison time

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter

September 14, 2016

After pleading guilty to several burglary charges in January, former Tulane student Oliver Jerde will not be sent to prison and will instead go to an addiction treatment center. Jerde was convicted of two aggravated burglaries and one resident...

Former Tulane student reports armed robbery on Adams, Hickory intersection

Jordan Figueredo, Senior Staff Reporter

September 11, 2016

The Tulane community received a crime alert on Sunday about a reported armed robbery at Adams and Hickory streets.The alert states that at approximately 4:10 a.m. two men approached a former Tulane student. The men threatened h...