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Recent Crime News
Tuesday Oct 11 | via San Jose Mercury News
An international San Jose State water polo player temporarily banned from campus amid accusations that he sexually assaulted two women appears to have left the country, according to campus officials. Just months after a sexual assault case involving former Stanford swimmer Brock Turner triggered an avalanche of outrage, two San Jose State students came forward in September to report a freshman water polo player had raped them at an off-campus party over Labor Day Weekend, authorities say. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 11 | via KHQ-TV Spokane
Washington State University President Kirk Schulz has confirmed to KHQ and SWX that Cougar linebacker Logan Tago will be suspended from the football team following felony robbery charges filed earlier this week. Criminal charges of second-degree robbery and fouth-degree assault were filed against Tago on Monday, following a June 4 incident in which Tago is accused of striking a man and taking his beer. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 11 | via Almanac
The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office will not file charges against a male Stanford University graduate student arrested for allegedly raping a 28-year-old woman on campus on Sept. 24, Bay City News Service reported Friday. Comment?
Thursday Oct 6 | via San Jose Mercury News
A Stanford University graduate student arrested last month for sexually assaulting a woman at an on-campus residential building has been identified as 22-year-old Govinda Dasu, according to the college's Department of Public Safety. Dasu allegedly assaulted a 28-year-old woman who didn't attend the school on Sept. Comment?
Thursday Oct 6 | via KRON 4
A Stanford University graduate student was arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting a woman inside a residential building last month, according to Stanford's Department of Public Safety. The man allegedly assaulted a woman who was not a student at the school on Sept. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 5 | via The Campbell Reporter
Six days before a Stanford University student reported she was raped in a dorm room by a male student she didn't know at the start of the new school year, campus police made an arrest in a different sexual assault. The university's Department of Public Safety issued a campus-wide alert on Sept. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 5 | via NBC Bay Area
Stanford University is dealing with reports of two recent sexual assaults. An arrest was made in one of the incidents. Comment?
Wednesday Oct 5 | via Mountain View Voice
Students and visitors to Stanford University walk along colonnades that line the main quad on March 13, 2015. Photo by Veronica Weber. Comment?
Tuesday Oct 4 | via Stanford
New Stanford research on how law enforcement agencies and district attorneys handle officer-involved shootings finds real and perceived conflicts of interest that the researchers say should be addressed through both short- and long-term changes to current practices. Best practices for investigating officer-involved shootings are the subject of a new report from the Stanford Criminal Justice Center. Comment?
Sunday Oct 2 | via Mountain View Voice
Stanford University is investigating a report of rape that allegedly occurred early Friday morning in a student residence on the east side of campus. A female reported to a campus security authority that she was raped early Friday by a male whom she didn't know. Comment?
Friday Sep 30 | via SiliconValley.com
Brock Turner as he appeared on the night of his arrest on Jan. 18, 2015. Gov. Jerry Brown today signed legislation inspired by national outrage over a former student-athlete's light punishment for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman outside a Stanford frat party. Comment?
Friday Sep 30 | via The Fresno Bee
Embracing the Legislature's response to a nationally watched sexual assault case, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation mandating prison sentences for assaulting unconscious victims while still voicing concern about rigid sentencing. The six-month jail sentence former Stanford student Brock Turner received for penetrating an unconscious woman prompted outrage from critics who called the sentence too light and argued it enabled college campus rape culture. Comment?
Sep 21, 2016 | via Palo Alto Weekly
Four burglaries took place over a four-day period on the Stanford University campus, including three that targeted academic or institutional buildings, the Stanford Department of Public Safety said in a statement. Laptops and other electronic devices were stolen between Sept. Comment?
Sep 20, 2016 | via NBC29
17, 2016, in Stanford, Calif. . Washington running back Myles Gaskin runs to the end zone for a touchdown evading Portland State defensive end Sam Bodine in the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. Comment?
Sep 17, 2016 | via NBC29
17, 2016... . Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey celebrates after a 1-yard touchdown run with teammate Daniel Marx during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Southern California, Saturday, Sept. Comment?
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