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UW-Platteville student accused of burglary, accessing professors' computer data

Neel Patel

Neel Patel

Posted Thursday, December 19, 2013 --- 10:20 a.m.

Police say a UW-Platteville student broke into a university building and accessed several professors' computer data.

UW-Platteville officers say 21-year-old Neel Patel broke into Gardner Hall on December 12th.

Patel appeared in court December 18th. He faces the following charges:

-One count of burglary
-One count of possession of burglarious tools
-One count of theft
-One count of criminal damage to property
-One count of computer crime – modify data
-Eight counts of computer crime – access data

The case remains under investigation.

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