Campus Crime Watch: Going postal

From feisty FedEx workers to carousing on top of Domino’s, the evidence of spring fever is everywhere. The past couple of weeks also saw a frightening string of trespassing incidents in East Campus where woman woke up to strange men in bed with them. Meanwhile, laptop theft and drug violations continue to dominate the crime report.

Saturday, 9 April 2011

12:46 AM – DEFACEMENT (Village C West). While on patrol, DPS found that the first floor residence had some disruptive language written on a dry erase board. No suspects or witnesses have been identified.

3:30 AM – TRESPASSING (LXR). A Georgetown student said she was sleeping when someone shook her awake by the shoulder. When she turned to see who it was, she saw an unknown male exit her room. A roommate who was downstairs saw the suspect flee and exit the front door. No suspects or witnesses have been identified. The case is under investigation.

4:36 AM – TRESPASSING (Kober Hall). A Georgetown student woke to find a male lying in bed next to her. The student screamed, at which time the male suspect fled the room. No suspects or witnesses have been identified. The case is under investigation.

5:06 AM – DRUG VIOLATION (LXR). DPS responded to an initial call of a possible lead on a suspect. During their investigation, DPS noticed a strong odor that resembled marijuana. The occupants of the residence confessed to smoking marijuana. The drugs and paraphernalia were seized and taken. The students were identified. The case has been forwarded to student conduct.

1:23 PM – THEFT (Riggs). A student reported that while she was sleeping the night before, an unknown person went inside her purse and stole an undetermined amount of cash. No suspects or witnesses have been identified. The case is under investigation.

7:34 PM – THEFT (Harbin). A student reported that his Hugo Boss leather shoes were taken from his dorm. No suspects or witnesses have been identified.

9:59 PM – THEFT (Lauinger). A student reported that she was on the first floor of the library and had stepped away for a few minutes from the computer that she was using. When the student returned, she found that her iPhone, which was next to the computer, was taken. No suspect or witnesses have been identified.

Sunday, 10 April 2011

1:33 PM – DEFACEMENT (Hoya Credit Union). Georgetown staff workers reported that when they went to their vehicles, all four tires of one of the vehicles were punctured. The second vehicle had two punctured tires. No suspects or witnesses have been identified.

2:10 PM – THEFT (New Research Auditorium). A Georgetown student reported that she had twenty dollars taken from her purse. The case is under investigation.

10:03 PM – ASSAULT (Leo’s Loading Dock). A homeless person spat on a Georgetown staff worker when she asked him to leave. The suspect fled the scene and was apprehended shortly thereafter. The suspect was taken to Georgetown University Hospital ER. MPD responded to the hospital and took the suspect in custody.

Monday, 11 April 2011

8:30 AM – THEFT (Reynolds). A student left her BlackBerry Bold Phone in the bathroom stall. She returned to the location in order to retrieve the phone but the phone was missing. No suspects or witnesses have been identified.

1:00 PM – THEFT (New South). A student had his GoCard stolen and it was fraudulently used to make unauthorized purchases. No suspects or witnesses have been identified.

6:21 PM – THEFT (Leo’s). An unknown person stole a student’s wallet and made illegal purchases by using his charge cards. No suspects or witnesses have been identified.

6:23 PM – DEFACEMENT (Reynolds). A student reported that an unknown person cut his bicycle tire while it was secured to a bicycle rack. No suspects or witnesses have been identified.

Thursday, 14 April 2011

2:50 PM – ASSAULT (Medical-Dental Building). A Fed Ex delivery driver assaulted a Georgetown faculty member by grabbing the professor’s wrist when the professor wanted to obtain the delivery person’s name because he was cursing at everyone in the elevator. The delivery person was identified and his supervisor was notified.

Saturday, 16 April 2011

3:05 AM – DRUG POSSESSION (32nd and Prospect Streets). MPD arrested three inebriated suspects that were caught carousing on top of the Domino’s on Prospect Street. The suspects were found in possession of fake IDs and marijuana.

7:36 AM – DEFACEMENT (Village C). An unknown person made graffiti writings on the elevator wall. No suspects or witnesses have been identified.

Monday, 18 April 2011

12:40 PM – THEFT (Reiss). An unknown person stole an unattended laptop computer when the student left his desk. No suspects or witnesses have been identified.

12:59 PM – THEFT (Reiss). An unknown person stole an unattended laptop computer when the student left his desk. No suspects or witnesses have been identified.

Tuesday, 19 April 2011

9:42 AM – THEFT (Harris Building). An unknown person stole a secured laptop computer from underneath a desk. No suspects or witnesses have been identified. The case is under investigation.

1:37 PM – THEFT (Leavey). A student left her book bag on a table to be watched by other students as she went to the coffee shop. When the student returned, her book bag, which contained her laptop computer and other personal information, was stolen. No suspects or witnesses have been identified.

Sources: DPS Crime Log [PDF], MPD

4 Comments on “Campus Crime Watch: Going postal

  1.  by  Not Greg Monroe

    My deepest condolences to the Harbin freshman whose Hugo Boss shoes were stolen from his room. When is the solidarity march?

  2.  by  @Not Greg Monroe

    He’s not asking for sympathy, he just reported a crime.

    Also–how is writing on a dry-erase board defacement?!… was it in permanent marker?? was it a communal board??

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