Campus Crime Watch: Mischievous defacement

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DPS didn’t update the crime report very recently, but that didn’t stop our intrepid Hoyas from providing an exciting mid-week of crime. There’s something about spring weather that sure brings out the shirt larcenists and the feces smearers. Oh, Georgetown…

Monday, 4 April 2011

4:19 PM – THEFT (Kennedy). An unknown person removed a shirt from the dryer inside a laundry room. Shortly thereafter, the victim saw another male wear the same shirt. The student approached the male and asked him if that was his shirt. The suspect didn’t say anything and kept on walking. There were no witnesses.

Tuesday, 5 April 2011


Wednesday, 6 April 2011

12:00 AM – DEFACEMENT (Riggs). A student reported that an unknown person smeared feces all over her doormat. No suspects or witnesses have been identified.

9:33 PM – DRUG VIOLATION (Village A). While on patrol, a DPS officer noticed a strong odor resembling that of marijuana coming from inside the residence. DPS was allowed to enter the residence. Once inside, DPS found marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The drugs and other items were confiscated and placed into evidence. The student’s were identified. The case has been forwarded to student conduct.

9:44 PM – MISCHIEF (Copley Hall). An unknown person took a fire extinguisher and sprayed the entire elevator. The elevator was cleaned by facilities. No suspects or witnesses have been identified.

Thursday, 7 April 2011

1:50 AM – PUBLIC URINATION (36th & N Streets). A DPS officer observed a student urinating in public. The student was identified. The case has been forwarded to student conduct.

1:28 AM – DEFACEMENT (New North Tunnel). While on patrol, DPS found that the entrance to the Dahlgren Crypt had been tampered with. Also, plywood that was attached to the wall had been ripped off. No suspects or witnesses have been identified.

Friday, 8 April 2011

1:37 AM – DUI (Prospect Street Entrance). A vehicle being driven by a non-Georgetown University affiliated man was seen driving along the checkpoint at Prospect Street. The driver appeared intoxicated. MPD was notified and performed a field sobriety test. Upon failing the field sobriety test, the suspect was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and transported to MPD Second District.

Sources: DPS Crime Log [PDF]

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