From: Virginia Tech Police Department

On July 4, 2016, the Virginia Tech Police Department received reports of 10 residential burglaries in New Residence Hall East. The offenses occurred between July 1-4, 2016. In each case, the suspect(s) entered the residence through an unlocked door and stole small amounts of cash. No suspect description is available at this time. We urge anyone with any information to contact Detective T.S. Wines at 540-231-9686 or

If you notice this type of activity, or any other type of suspicious activity, please contact the police immediately at 540-382-4343 or by dialing 911.

All residents are reminded to lock their doors when out of the room or sleeping. All personal items in a residence hall room can become easy targets and an unlocked door can be an invitation to a thief.

The Virginia Tech Police Department reminds everyone to report all crime and suspicious activity/person(s) anywhere on campus immediately to the Virginia Tech Police Department at 540-382-4343 or by dialing 911. Anonymous tips can be reported online at or via the LiveSafe mobile app (for Android and Iphone devices).

For more information visit or call 540-382-4343 (non-emergency).

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