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Bomb Threat at Capstone College of Nursing

*UPDATED*

UAPD responded to a reported bomb threat at the Capstone College of Nursing on University Blvd. around 3:30 p.m. The building was evacuated and police conducted a search with K-9 units. A campus-wide alert telling people to avoid the area was sent via text message and email and posted on the UA Safety app and Twitter account. Nothing was found, and students, faculty and staff were allowed to return to the building around 4:25 p.m.

 

 

Original Message

UA ALERT: A bomb threat has been reported at the Capstone College of Nursing. Please avoid the area until further notice. UAPD is on the scene with K9 units evaluating the situation. Report any unusual situations to UAPD at 205-348-5454.

Public Safety Notice

Funeral services for late Tuscaloosa Mayor Al DuPont, a WWII veteran, are expected to include a 21-gun salute and helicopter flyover at Evergreen Cemetery behind Bryant Denny Stadium between 4 and 5 p.m. today. We appreciate and honor his service to our country and community.

 

Please do not be alarmed if you hear the military honors. However, if you see or hear anything else of concern, call UAPD at 205-348-5454 or 911.

Police Investigate Off-Campus Shooting

*UPDATED*

A suspect was apprehended and charged for the off-campus shooting on July 14th. This case is closed.

 

Police responded to an off-campus shooting that occurred at approximately 2:15 a.m. Sunday, July 14, 2019, in the area around Moe’s BBQ and the federal courthouse at the 2100 block of University Blvd.

Two suspects in an older model black mid-size Chevrolet pickup truck fired multiple rounds into a black sedan. One female victim was struck and has been admitted to DCH Hospital.

The appearance of the suspects was reported to be:

Suspect 1:

Race: Unknown/light complexion

Sex: Male

Height: No description provided.

Weight: No description provided.

Hair:  No description provided.

Clothing: No description provided.

Additional info:  Possible first name given as “Jeremy” by one witness. Last name unknown. The truck had side steps.

 

Suspect 2:

Race: Unknown/light complexion

Sex: Male

Height: No description provided.

Weight: No description provided

Hair: No description provided

Clothing: No description provided.

Additional info:  Possible passenger in the suspect vehicle

 

Anyone who has any additional information about this occurrence is asked to call Tuscaloosa Police at 205-349-2121 or Crime Stoppers at 205-752-7867(STOP). Crime prevention information is published in UAPD’s Safer Living Guide at https://nam03.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fpolice.ua.edu%2Fsafer-living-guide-2-2%2F&data=02%7C01%7Ccclark%40fa.ua.edu%7C4cacdd87c36244ceb3b508d708418346%7C63ec59cb94a24e6b8090be2f81176596%7C0%7C0%7C636986949797892135&sdata=5ujVcasc76QlLwrgHopTwQbuv7%2Bad1HY3PW%2B6a5wPKA%3D&reserved=0

Below are some safety considerations for students and community members:

– Be careful and mindful of any valuables you may carry on your person

– Be mindful of your surroundings

– If confronted, give the perpetrator what they ask for. Your safety is more important.

 

While not required by the Clery Act for timely warnings, some incidents that happen off campus may be sent to the campus community in the interest of public safety.

Public Safety Notice: On-campus Armed Robbery and Assault (March 23, 2019)

Public Safety Notice: On-campus Armed Robbery and Assault (March 23, 2019)

University of Alabama police responded to an on-campus armed robbery and assault that occurred at approximately 2:15 am Saturday, March 23, 2019, in the area in front of Lakeside West. The suspect was apprehended shortly after. The victim received only minor injuries.

Anyone who has any additional information about this occurrence is asked to call University Police at 205-348-5454 or Crime Stoppers at 205-752-7867(STOP). Crime prevention information is published in UAPD’s Safer Living Guide published at https://police.ua.edu/safer-living-guide-2-2/

Below are some safety considerations for students and community members:
– Be careful and mindful of any valuables you may carry on your person
– Be mindful of your surroundings
– If confronted, give the perpetrator what they ask for. Your safety is more important.

While not required by the Clery Act for timely warnings, some incidents may be sent to the campus community in the interest of public safety.

Gas Main Rupture- Repairs in Progress- *Updated*

The all-clear was given as the situation with the gas main was resolved. 

 

UA Safety Advisory: A gas main was ruptured around Mary Harmon Bryant Hall at approximately 1:20 a.m. For safety concerns, UAPD evacuated the area and set up a perimeter extending from 6th Ave. East to Devotie Drive and University Blvd. to Margarget Drive.

 

Crews are on site. Repairs are in progress, but please avoid the area until further notice.

 

You are receiving this notification as part of UA’s commitment to providing campus safety information in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act.

Public Safety Notice- Off Campus Shots Fired 01-26-2019

Tuscaloosa Police and UAPD responded around 9:20 p.m. to a reported stolen vehicle in the off-campus area of Oakwood Ave. The suspects crashed the stolen car and fired three shots as they ran. No injuries were reported. The suspects fled westbound on foot and are still at large.

The appearance of the suspects was reported to be:

Suspect 1

Sex: Male

Race: Black

Height: None provided

Weight: None provided

Hair:  None provided

Clothing: None provided

Additional info:  None provided

 

Suspect 2

Sex: Male

Race: Black

Height: None provided

Weight: None provided

Hair:  None provided

Clothing: None provided

Additional info:  None provided

Anyone who has any additional information about this occurrence is asked to call University Police at 205-348-5454 or Crime Stoppers at 752-7867(STOP). Crime prevention information is published in UAPD’s Safer Living Guide published at https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fpolice.ua.edu%2Fsafer-living-guide-2-2%2F&data=02%7C01%7Ccclark%40fa.ua.edu%7C1179f393a4684f2d105008d68414cde4%7C63ec59cb94a24e6b8090be2f81176596%7C0%7C0%7C636841622260820083&sdata=DO1BVI%2BAaKdEeDGaWClkNtpxGH3lMh%2Bk1FOnYvGZf2Y%3D&reserved=0

While not required by the Clery Act for timely warnings, some incidents that happen off campus may be sent to the campus community in the interest of public safety.

Law Enforcement Investigate Robbery Near Campus 10-14-2018

Off-campus robbery 10.14.18

 

Around 1:45 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, multiple suspects demanded money from a victim just outside Rounders Bar on University Blvd. The victim was assaulted and approximately $200 was taken by the suspects. No weapon was used in the robbery. The suspects fled in separate directions and some suspects were apprehended shortly after, but others may still be at-large.

Suspects were described by the victim as black males. No other identifying information was provided by the victim as of this time.

 

Anyone who has any additional information about this occurrence is asked to call University Police at 205-348-5454 or Crime Stoppers at 752-7867(STOP). Crime prevention information is published in UAPD’s Safer Living Guide published at https://police.ua.edu/safer-living-guide-2-2/

Below are some safety considerations for students and community members:

– Be careful and mindful of any valuables you may carry on your person

– If confronted, give the perpetrator what they ask for. Your safety is more important.
You are receiving this notification as part of the University of Alabama’s commitment to providing campus safety information in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Act.

Public Safety Notice- Off Campus Shooting

Public Safety Notice – Off-campus shooting 9-16-18

Tuscaloosa Police and UAPD responded to an off-campus shooting that occurred at approximately 12:45 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, at Another Broken Egg on Jack Warner Parkway. One person, a student leaving the restaurant, was shot in the arm but not seriously injured. The victim appears to be an innocent bystander. The suspect was arrested right away. There is no danger to the campus community.

Anyone who has any additional information about this occurrence is asked to call University Police at 205-348-5454 or Crime Stoppers at 752-7867(STOP). Crime prevention information is published in UAPD’s Safer Living Guide published at https://police.ua.edu/safer-living-guide-2-2/

While not required by the Clery Act for timely warnings, some incidents that happen off campus may be sent to the campus community in the interest of public safety.

Public Safety Advisory – Off-campus Armed Robbery 7-14-18

Public Safety Advisory – Off-campus Armed Robbery 7-14-18

 

Tuscaloosa police responded to an off-campus armed robbery that occurred at approximately 3:20 am Saturday, July 14, 2018, in the 300 block of Grace Street near Preston Place Apartments. The victim was robbed at gunpoint and cash and a cell phone were taken. There were no injuries, and the two suspects drove away in what was described as a white SUV.

 

The appearance of the suspects was reported to be:

 

Suspect 1

Race: Black

Sex: Male

Height: Approximately 6’

Weight: 170 lbs.

Hair:  No description provided

Clothing: No description provided

Additional info:  Possibly medium complexion

 

Suspect 2

Race: Black

Sex: Male

Height: Approximately 5’8”

Weight: 160 lbs.

Hair: No description provided

Clothing: No description provided

Additional info:  Possibly medium complexion

 

Anyone who has any additional information about this occurrence is asked to call University Police at 205-348-5454 or Crime Stoppers at 752-7867(STOP). Crime prevention information is published in UAPD’s Safer Living Guide published at https://police.ua.edu/safer-living-guide-2-2/

 

Below are some safety considerations for students and community members:

  • Be careful and mindful of any valuables you may carry on your person
  • Be mindful of your surroundings
  • If confronted, give the perpetrator what they ask for. Your safety is more important.

 

While not required by the Clery Act for timely warnings, some incidents that happen off campus may be sent to the campus community in the interest of public safety.

 

Law Enforcement Responds to Off Campus Robbery 5-28-2018

UAPD responded to an off-campus robbery that occurred at approximately 12:30 am on Monday, May 28, 2018, in the 300 block of Reed Street. The victim was robbed at gunpoint and a laptop was taken from their bag. There were no injuries and the two suspects drove away in a green SUV.

 

The appearance of the suspects was reported to be:

 

Suspect 1 (armed)

Race: Black

Sex: Male

Height: Approximately 5’8

Weight: Medium build

Hair:  Shoulder length dreadlocks/ponytail Additional info:  Black tank top with white jacket

 

Suspect 2

Race: Black

Sex: Male

Height: Approximately 5′

Weight: Thin build

Additional info:  Black tank top, cargo shorts, red cap

 

Anyone who has any additional information about this occurrence is asked to call University Police at 205-348-5454 or Crime Stoppers at 752-7867(STOP). Crime prevention information is published in UAPD’s Safer Living Guide published at https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fpolice.ua.edu%2Fsafer-living-guide-2-2%2F&data=02%7C01%7Ccclark%40fa.ua.edu%7Cc9d07133ecc5446511c808d5c46d9dea%7C63ec59cb94a24e6b8090be2f81176596%7C0%7C1%7C636630897460475177&sdata=pwgIH2gtvPYBZxR0NdQfRl9dN0OXURCuS5qu79He8MI%3D&reserved=0

 

Below are some safety considerations for students and community members:

  • Be careful and mindful of any valuables you may carry on your person
  • Be mindful of your surroundings
  • If confronted, give the perpetrator what they ask for. Your safety is more important.

 

While not required by the Clery Act for timely warnings, some incidents that happen off campus may be sent to the campus community in the interest of public safety.