Accused Georgetown serial sexual assailant will have new trial

The 26-year prison sentence of Todd Thomas, a 26 year-old man from Arlington, has been overturned by the D.C. Court of Appeals. Thomas’s crimes, which include sexual assaults on 5 male Georgetown students, earned him the nickname “Georgetown Cuddler.” Given the large number of similar cases in Georgetown, many of which involved women—Thomas is likely […]

More details on the trial and conviction of the man who assaulted Georgetown students—and why he isn’t the “Georgetown Cuddler”

On Friday, Vox reported that a Virginia man who had been found guilty of burglaries, assaults, and sexual assault perpetrated against Georgetown students had been sentenced to 26 years in prison. Below is a timeline of his trial and a full accounting of how much time he will serve for each charge on which he […]

New details paint grimmer picture of the latest “Cuddler”-like assault

New information about the sexual assault that occurred on the 3800 block of Calvert Street this Sunday makes the crime appear more serious than it was described by the Metropolitan Police Department e-mail which first reported it. Jason Cherkis of the Washington City Paper reports that the police report about the crime says that the […]

“Cuddler”-like crime takes place at 3800 block of Calvert Street

A “burglary with sexual overtones” took place early this morning on the 3800 block of Calvert Street, NW. The incident is similar to the many sexual crimes perpetrated by the suspect known as the “Georgetown Cuddler.” According to an e-mail that Lieutenant Kim Gregory of the Second District Metropolitan Police Department sent this morning, an […]

Vox‘s guide to outside coverage of the recent sexual assaults

With so many sexual assaults occurring in the Georgetown neighborhood in the last year and a half—including two in one week at the beginning of the school year—the University is not the only one finally acknowledging the serious issue of sexual assault on campus. Since most of these attacks seem to follow the modus operandi […]

Georgetown administrators finally release statement about sexual assaults

After more than a dozen similar sexual assaults on and around campus over the past year and a half (including two this past week), the Georgetown administration has finally sent out a message about the issue to the campus community. This evening, Vice President of Student Affairs Todd Olson and Vice President of University Safety […]

This morning’s reported sexual assault involved “digital penetration,” according to MPD report

The Voice has obtained the Metropolitan Police Department’s report about this morning’s sexual assault in Village A.  Although Georgetown’s Department of Public Safety’s Public Safety Alert only stated that the suspect climbed into bed with the victim and “began sexually assaulting her,” MPD’s report clarifies that the incident involved digital penetration. According the MPD report: […]

Student sexually assaulted in Village A apartment

View Suspected “Georgetown Cuddler” incidents in a larger map A student was sexually assaulted in her Village A apartment early this morning, according to a Public Safety Alert sent out by Georgetown’s Department of Public Safety. This is the second reported sexual assault in three days; both incidents bear a strong resemblance to previous “Georgetown […]

Student sexually assaulted on 1200 block of 33rd Street

View Suspected “Georgetown Cuddler” incidents in a larger map In an incident strongly resembling past “Georgetown Cuddler” crimes, a student was sexually assaulted in her residence on the 1200 block of 33rd Street this morning, according to a Public Safety Alert sent out by Georgetown’s Department of Public Safety. According to the PSA: On Sunday, […]

MPD report makes most recent “Cuddler” incident seem like an attempted rape

View Suspected “Georgetown Cuddler” incidents in a larger map Vox just obtained the Metropolitan Police Department’s report about the suspected “Cuddler” incident that occurred between 5 and 6 a.m. the morning of Saturday, July 25th at a house on the 1800 block of 35th Street. According to the report: [Complainant 1] was in her bed […]

Another alleged “Georgetown Cuddler” incident on 35th Street

This morning a message was sent out to the Burleith and Georgetownforum listserves with details of a burglary/sexual assault that allegedly occurred on the morning of Friday, July 25th on 35th street. According to the email*, a male suspect got into bed with a girl who was sleeping and laid on top of her. The […]