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Woman stabbed in neck near Ohio State campus

March 27, 2015
A felonious assault was reported near Ohio State’s campus Thursday evening after a woman was stabbed in the neck. The Columbus Division of Police has a suspect in custody, and the victim is currently in stable condition at OSU’s Wexner Medical Center, said Sgt. Rich Weiner, a spokesman for Columbus Police. Officers were dispatched at 5:41 p.m. to East 16th Avenue and North Pearl Street, where they arrested Angelica Ann Marie Hubbard with a knife in her hand, Weiner said. The victim, Saquella Sejuan Harris, was with Hubbard’s ex-boyfriend, and when Hubbard saw Harris and the boyfriend, she started to fight Harris, Weiner said. Both were unarmed at the time,… Read more

Law enforcement seeks help in catching the ‘Buckeye Bandit,’ allegedly involved in 20 bank robberies

March 20, 2015
A man in the Columbus area has been robbing banks wearing, in some instances, Ohio State apparel, law enforcement officials said at a Friday press conference. His actions and fashion choices have led to those officials giving him a nickname: the “Buckeye Bandit.” At the press conference, the FBI, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Columbus Division of Police and the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office appealed to the public for assistance in finding the Buckeye Bandit. The man has allegedly been involved in at least 20 Columbus-area bank robberies since 2013. According to to an FBI Cincinnati Division press release, the Buckeye Bandit is a suspect in robberies… Read more

The Scarlet Scoop: Ohio State sorority issued cease and desist letter after reports of hazing

March 6, 2015
An Ohio State sorority has been issued a cease and desist letter amidst allegations of a hazing incident. Reports say that some members of Kappa Kappa Gamma’s OSU Beta Nu chapter were involved in a hazing incident on campus. This week’s episode of “The Scarlet Scoop” has more details on the investigation. This week’s episode also informs you a future app that could alert students to potential threats both on- and off-campus. All that and more on this week’s episode of The Scarlet Scoop.… Read more

Third-years creating app to help students report suspicious activity

March 3, 2015
Austin Hartman, a second-year in chemical engineering, said he didn’t even know his neighbor had been stabbed to death over the weekend in their off-campus neighborhood until he read about it on Twitter hours after the incident. Columbus Police found 21-year-old John Austin Snyder “critically injured” in front of 2142 Summit St. on Sunday, a Columbus Police Department press release stated. Snyder was transported to Ohio State’s Wexner Medical Center, but he died at approximately 4 a.m. Detectives have arrested a suspect, 23-year-old Alexander N. Delap of East Frambes Avenue. Snyder was a student at Columbus State Community College and Delap is an OSU student, according to The Columbus Dispatch.… Read more

Some students worried after fatal stabbing reported off campus

March 2, 2015
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  Some students are concerned about off-campus safety after a homicide was reported near Ohio State’s campus on Sunday morning. Officers responded to a report of a stabbing near Summit Street and Northwood Avenue on Sunday at about 3 a.m., according to a Columbus Police Department media release. They found 21-year-old John Austin Snyder “critically injured” in front of 2142 Summit St., the release stated. Snyder was transported to OSU’s Wexner Medical Center, but he died at approximately 4 a.m. Detectives arrested a suspect, 23-year-old Alexander N. Delap of East Frambes Avenue, and are in the process of executing a search warrant at the suspect’s residence. The investigation is still… Read more

Fatal stabbing reported near Ohio State’s campus

March 1, 2015
A homicide was reported near Ohio State’s campus Sunday morning. Officers responded to a report of a stabbing near Summit Street and Northwood Avenue on Sunday at about 3 a.m., according to a Columbus Police Department media release. They found 21-year-old John Austin Snyder “critically injured” in front of 2142 Summit St., the release stated. Snyder was transported to OSU’s Wexner Medical Center, but he died at approximately 4 a.m. Detectives arrested a suspect, 23-year-old Alexander N. Delap of East Frambes Avenue, and are in the process of executing a search warrant at the suspect’s residence. The investigation is still ongoing, according to the release. This incident is the 12th… Read more

The Scarlet Scoop: New, diverse emojis hitting Apple iOS 8.3

February 27, 2015
Texters will soon be getting even more emojis right at the tips of their fingers. When Apple releases the new iOS 8.3, the update will come with more than 300 new emojis. One of the biggest differences in these new emojis? Race and ethnicity – and it’s causing a bit of controversy. Hannah Chenetski investigates this topic. This episode of “The Scarlet Scoop” also brings you an off-campus crime alert after a High Street business was robbed.… Read more

UDF near North Campus robbed

February 26, 2015
A United Dairy Farmers store near campus was robbed Tuesday morning. An unknown suspect wearing a tan ski mask, camouflage jacket, dark pants and tan boots entered the store, located at 2094 N. High St. by Frambes Avenue, at about 7 a.m. Tuesday. He implied he had a weapon and took money from the cash register, according to a Columbus Police Department media release. The suspect is described as a man in his 30s, between 5-foot-7 and 5-foot-8, of medium build. The media release did not say how much money was taken from the cash register, but the incident was caught on the UDF security cameras. Police encourage anyone with… Read more

Crime Brief: Soccer match spurs disorderly conduct police report

February 1, 2015
A fight between friends during a soccer match turned into a disorderly conduct report with University Police. Two friends got in a fight during a soccer game on Jan. 17. After one of the friends scored a goal, he celebrated by running over to his other friend, a 21-year-old student, and squeezing his stomach, according to a University Police report. The student didn’t like being touched, so he reciprocated the gesture by pinching his friend’s stomach. His friend then put the student in a headlock. When the student had difficulty breathing, he grabbed his friend’s leg and the two men fell to the ground. They then continued the soccer game,… Read more

Crime brief: Goal post damage estimated at $4,000

January 14, 2015
There could be $4,000 of damage to the ‘Shoe after about 200 people forced their way in to celebrate Ohio State winning the National Championship, according to an estimate from the building coordinator for Ohio Stadium. The group snapped a padlock in half when they broke in a gate at South Stands at about 1:45 a.m. on Tuesday after the title win. The approximately 200 people who made their way into the stadium were part of a larger mob that was “held at bay by police using crowd control tactics,” according to a University Police report. The group made their way to the goal post at the south end of… Read more