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UIPD issues Crime Alert 22-14

Crime Alert

This message includes information about a crime that was recently reported on or near the University of Iowa campus. The purpose of this email is to provide you with the information you need to stay safe and take any appropriate precautions.

In the interest of campus safety, we want everyone to be aware that University of Iowa officials received a report of a sexual assault that occurred on Nov. 11, 2022 at an east side residence hall. The assault was reportedly perpetrated by an acquaintance. 

Fall Break Safety Tips

Fall break begins on Saturday, Nov. 19, and ends on Sunday, Nov. 27. You've worked hard and have earned some time off. But don't let your break be ruined by unexpected issues or inconveniences. Here are six tips for helping make sure you have a safe fall break.

Applications are being accepted for the 2023 Community Police Academy

This 10-week academy is sponsored by the Iowa City, Coralville and North Liberty police departments, Johnson County Sheriff's Office, and the University of Iowa Department of Public Safety. The goal of the academy is to promote understanding of what law enforcement does, build better community relationships, and provide an overview for people who may be interested in police work as a career.

UIPD issues Crime Alert 22-13

Crime Alert

This message includes information about a crime that was recently reported on or near the University of Iowa campus. The purpose of this email is to provide you with the information you need to stay safe and take any appropriate precautions.

In the interest of campus safety, we want everyone to be aware of two separate incidents reported to university officials on Wednesday, Nov. 2.

Sexual Assault

UI Police respond to personal injury incident at Mayflower Hall

On Thursday, Nov. 3, at approximately 4:22 a.m. University of Iowa Police were dispatched to Mayflower Residence Hall, 1110 North Dubuque Street, for a report of a student who fell out of a sixth-floor window and landed on the north roof of Mayflower Residence Hall (approximately a five-story fall).

The student was able to speak with first responders upon their arrival and was transported to the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics for treatment.

UIPD issues Crime Alert 22-12

Crime Alert

This message includes information about a crime that was recently reported on or near the University of Iowa campus. The purpose of this email is to provide you with the information you need to stay safe and take any appropriate precautions.

On Sunday, Oct. 30 University of Iowa Police received a report of a potential burglary in an east side residence hall. The reporting party shared that an unknown person entered their unlocked residence hall room during the early morning hours and went through their drawers, though nothing was stolen. 

UIPD issues Crime Alert 22-11

Crime Alert

This message includes information about a crime that was recently reported on or near the University of Iowa campus. The purpose of this email is to provide you with the information you need to stay safe and take any appropriate precautions.

On Monday, Oct. 10, University of Iowa Police received two reports of potential burglaries that occurred in an east side residence hall. One incident occurred last week, and one incident occurred in late August.

Update: Arrest made following Sept. 26 Crime Alert

UI Police have arrested Darlin Sanchez-Vallecillo, 22, following an investigation of a robbery that occurred on Saturday, Sept. 24, near the 100 block of Church Street. Sanchez-Vallecillo faces the following charges:

  • First-degree robbery, a Class B felony 
  • Second-degree theft, a Class D felony
  • Second-offense domestic abuse assault, a serious  misdemeanor
  • Interference with official acts, a simple misdemeanor

Mr. Sanchez-Vallecillo has also been issued a criminal trespass warning for the University of Iowa campus.