Harbin freshman arrested for “use of a controlled substance”

6:45 p.m. update: At her arraignment, Baltazar pled not guilty to charges of unlawful possession of and intent to sell marijuana and the sale of drug paraphernalia. She was released from custody, but the D.C. Superior Court recommended… Read More

Washington Post reports that K2 tip, not “strange odor,” led to Harbin arrests

The Washington Post is reporting that University Public Safety officers received a drug tip on Saturday morning that led to the arrests of Charlie Smith (SFS ’14), John Perrone, a University of Richmond freshman, and John Romano (COL… Read More

University sends update about Harbin Hall evacuation

Tuesday, 6:45 p.m. update: According to an email sent to students by the University Housing Department, Facilities Management will test each residence hall’s fire alarm system this week. Between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. tomorrow, Darnall and New… Read More

University administrators respond to Saturday’s DMT arrests

In a meeting with campus media this evening, Todd Olson, university vice president of student affairs, and Julie Green Batialle, university spokesperson, revealed more details surrounding the DMT arrests in Harbin Hall last Saturday. “The fact is it… Read More

DMT arrest update: John Romano released, others held without bail

8:40 p.m. update: The Collegian reports that University of Richmond and Henrico County police searched Perrone’s dorm room on Saturday after learning of his arrest, but found no contraband. 6:38 p.m. update: Washington City Paper‘s Rend Smith reports… Read More

Students charged for manufacturing DMT, arraignment on Monday

7:30 p.m. update: Earlier today, NBC Washington has additional details about the chemicals found in Harbin 926. While searching the room, the officers discovered “a pickle jar filled with a red substance, six mason jars containing a clear… Read More

Olson emails parents on today’s “very unusual” situation

Shortly after sending an email to the Georgetown community this evening, Vice President of Student Affairs Todd Olson sent a message to the parents of students about the arrest of two Harbin Hall residents. Olson also emphasized the… Read More

Send your photos of today’s chaos at Harbin Vox!

Got photos of today’s chaos at Harbin Hall? Vox wants to share them! So if you were a passerby or a (formerly) displaced Harbinite with a camera phone, tweet your photos of the chaos @GtownVoice or upload them… Read More

University ends evacuation, most students allowed to re-enter Harbin

In an email sent to the Georgetown community, Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson announced that Harbin Hall has re-opened for most residents. “The evacuation has now ended and students are returning to the building,” Olson wrote… Read More

MPD confirms identities of arrested Georgetown students

Arrest records from the Metropolitan Police Department confirm that John Romano and Charles Smith were the two Georgetown freshmen arrested this morning in Harbin Hall for possession of drug paraphernalia manufacturing a controlled substance. The third suspect is… Read More