Attempted robbery at Georgetown M&T Bank, FBI and police investigating

Earlier this morning, an attempted robbery took place at the M&T Bank on Wisconsin Avenue in Georgetown. Metropolitan Police officers and the FBI are investigating this robbery alongside last week’s attempted Bank of America break-in, according to the Georgetown Patch. Araz Alali, Metropolitan Police spokesperson, reported a burglary at 1420 Wisconsin Ave., NW, to the Patch. The […]

Prefrosh Preview: Crime news you can use

Vox brings you hear some useful advice on crime news around the area. Georgetown campus and neighborhood are relatively safe, but crime isn’t unheard of. Hide your laptop, hide your wife The most common type of crime at  Georgetown is property theft. Laptops and bicycles are the most frequently stolen items and there are several […]

Prefrosh Preview: Know Your Rights

Disclaimer: The information provided in this post is not intended to be legal advice, but merely conveys general information related to legal issues commonly encountered by students at Georgetown. We the people… Under the Fourth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, the government may not search a person or seize their effects in a place where they have […]

Assault on 33rd and Prospect, second midday theft in 26 hours

At approximately 2:35 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon, a student was robbed between 33rd and Prospect Street. The culprit approached the student from behind, assaulted her, and stole her purse before fleeing the scene. Though the student only reported the incident to the Department of Safety on Wednesday evening, she immediately reported it to the Metropolican […]

Burglary in Village A, student reports missing cash

At some point between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. yesterday morning, an apartment in Village A was burglarized, with a student reporting a small amount of cash missing from her wallet. The public safety alert does not specify the nature of the incident, though the vast majority of robberies in the apartment complex have been […]

Second laptop theft reported in Reiss this month

A Georgetown employee contacted the Department of Public Safety at approximately 3:30 p.m. today to report a stolen backpack. The backpack, along with the laptop it held, was taken from an unlocked office in the Reiss Science Building. The public safety alert states the employee left the office at around 10:30 this morning and returned […]

Laptop stolen in Reiss Science Building this morning

Today at around 8:20 a.m. a Georgetown employee reported that a laptop was stolen from an office in the Reiss Science Building. According to the public safety report, the employee had left the laptop in the office at around 5:40 p.m. yesterday afternoon, and when he returned this morning it was missing. There were no […]

Public Safety Alert: Forcible fondling at Village A Friday evening

Between 5:45 and 6:00 p.m. Friday, a forcible fondling occurred at Village A, according to a public safety alert about the incident. At 6:19 p.m. a student called DPS to report the incident. DPS and MPD responded to investigate and search for the suspect, who was last seen walking west between Leo O’Donovan Hall and […]

Public Safety Alert: Laptop stolen in Henle Village Saturday morning

At approximately 2:30 a.m. yesterday, a Georgetown student confronted an unidentified male with a backpack inside his Henle Village residence. The man said he was looking for someone, and the student “escorted” him out of the apartment, according to a public safety alert. The student eventually learned that one of his roommates’ laptop was missing. […]

Undercover DPS officers foil burglary in progress in St. Mary’s last night

Update, 3:28 p.m.: In a public safety alert issued this afternoon, the Department of Public Safety offered a few details about the event. The alert also notes, “additional arrests related to this case are expected.” Original post, 12:14 p.m. In a flurry of police activity that included multiple Department of Public Safety and Metropolitan Police […]

Public Safety Alert: Computer monitors stolen from Research Building

At approximately 2:30 p.m. yesterday, two individuals stole several computer monitors from the loading dock area of the Research Building, according to a public safety alert. After an employee reported the theft at 9:00 a.m. this morning, authorities from the Department of Public Safety and the Metropolitan Police Department responded to the scene. Surveillance footage […]