TIMELY WARNING: Reported Drugging

This Timely Warning is being issued by Benjamin Hunter, Chief of Staff & Executive Director of Public Safety

This is a timely warning to inform the Butler Community that University Police was notified on March 7, 2012 of an alleged drugging that possibly occurred at the Phi Kappa Psi house on December 2, 2011. The alleged suspect is known to the victim and has been identified to the University Police Department. The incident is under investigation by the University Police and Student Affairs. If anyone has any information concerning this reported incident, please contact Detective Bruce Allee at (317) 940-8856.

If you have information and would like to report it anonymously, you can do so by visiting the University Police Silent Watch web page http://www.butler.edu/public-safety/university-police/silent-watch/

It’s important for anyone attending social events to practice general safety precautions such as:

Never leave your drink unattended.

Do not allow someone you do not know to prepare a drink for you.

If you are under the age of twenty-one do not consume alcoholic beverages.

Ensure that you have the contact information of the University Police pre-programed into your cell phone (317-940-9999).

This Timely Warning is intended to make the campus community aware of a specific incident. Timely Warnings may posted on the University police Department’s web site only when an incident does not constitute use of the Emergency Notification System (DawgAlert). As a reminder, you can sign-up and update your contact information in DawgAlert by visiting this link http://www.butler.edu/public-safety/dawg-alert/

This timely warning is meant to fulfill the requirement of the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. The Clery Act is a federal law that requires universities to disclose certain information about campus crime and security policies.

This alleged incident falls within the federal Uniform Crime Reports definition of “Aggravated Assault.” An investigation will determine if an actual criminal act occurred. The victim was not injured during this alleged incident. The University Police was notified by means of a Campus Security Authority.

If you have questions, concerns or would like additional Crime Watch tips, please contact University Police at 317-940-9396.

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