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Police make 1 arrest in cashbox theft; 2 suspects still being sought

Darlene Scaife, who was being sought by police in connection to the May 9 theft of a cashbox from an Amazon location in Purdue University's Earhart Hall, was arrested Wednesday (May 27) in Danville, Illinois. The arrest was the result of a joint investigation by the Purdue and Danville police departments.

Purdue police issue warrants in Amazon location theft, seek suspects

Purdue University police have issued arrest warrants for a father and his two children in connection with the May 9 theft of a cashbox from an Amazon location in Earhart Hall on campus.

Police investigate missing banners, plaque from commencement

Purdue University police are investigating the possible theft of two banners and a plaque from the site of commencement ceremonies that took place over the weekend (May 15-17) in Elliott Hall of Music.

Police seek suspect in wallet theft

Purdue police are seeking a person in connection with the theft of a university employee’s wallet on Thursday (May 14).

Reported fraternity theft a misunderstanding

Purdue University police have determined that a reported burglary at the FarmHouse fraternity on Sunday (May 10) was a misunderstanding, and two computers that were taken have been returned.

Surveillance photo1 identified, interviewed in connection with removal of wall display from Purdue’s Armstrong Hall

Purdue University police identified and questioned one man and have recovered a piece of artwork stolen early Wednesday (May 6) morning from the Neil A. Armstrong Hall of Engineering.

Purdue police seek 2 in removal of wall display from Armstrong Hall

Purdue University police are seeking help in identifying two men captured on video removing a piece of artwork from the Neil A. Armstrong Hall of Engineering during the early morning hours of Wednesday (May 6).

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