Public Safety Alert: Darnall dorm room burgled while student naps

On Wednesday afternoon, a student’s laptop was stolen from his Darnall dorm as he slept. Since Sunday, seven laptop thefts have occurred on campus. According to a public safety alert, the student left a door “unsecured,” which allowed an unknown suspect to enter the room and steal the laptop. There were no signs of forced […]

Campus Crime Watch: Five more on-campus laptop thefts

View Campus Crime Watch: November 11-16 in a larger map 7:30 p.m. update: Three more laptop thefts have been reported since Tuesday. One was stolen from a Darnall dorm room while the victim was napping. Original post: Five more laptops were stolen between Thursday and Tuesday, continued a trend of on-campus thefts that began last […]

Campus Crime Watch: Pizza car theft, DUI, burglary

View Campus Crime Watch: November 2 – November 10 in a larger map In addition to the latest burglary and attempted burglary in Village A, this week saw a pair of bizarre automobile-related incidents: A pizza car hijacking and a DUI near Darnall Hall. Tuesday, November 2 8:15 AM – ROBBERY (3600 block of Canal […]

Former GU Hospital employee pleas guilty to stealing $86,286

Yesterday, WUSA9 reported that a former Georgetown Hospital employee pled guilty to stealing tens of thousands of dollars from a non-profit based in the hospital. Frankie Renee Kennedy, a Maryland resident, stole $86,286 from the Georgetown Transplant Institute from 2005 to 2009. Kennedy worked at the Institute from 1998 until this year, where she was […]

Campus Crime Watch: Burglary, fraud, defacement, and theft

View Campus Crime Watch: October 27 – November 1 in a larger map With the latest attempted Village A burglary in mind, Vox wants to remind everybody to lock their doors. Also, two incidences of fraud also occurred this week; if you become a victim of fraud or theft, don’t forget to deactivate your GOCard, […]

Campus Crime Watch: Six laptop thefts in the past week

View Campus Crime Watch: October 19-26 in a larger map Drug violations—and the ensuing arrests—took a prominent position in this week’s news coverage. However, theft remains the most prevalent type of crime on campus. Six reported incidents of laptop thefts occurred on campus in the past week, two of which occurred within minutes of one […]

Campus Crime Watch: Stolen bikes and jack-o-lanterns

View Campus Crime Watch: October 12-18 in a larger map Earlier this week, the Hoya reported a rise in bicycle thefts at Georgetown. Vox recommends that students register their bikes with the National Bike Registry. (Bicycle registration, which was required in D.C. until 2008, is potentially the only way to recover a stolen bicycle.) When […]

Campus Crime Watch: Two domestic assaults in ten days

[Editor's Note: We're changing up our crime coverage a bit. Now, we're posting weekly crime reports, rather than monthly.] View Campus Crime Watch: October 1-11 in a larger map This past week-and-a-half saw the three on-campus assaults, two of which DPS characterized as “domestic violence assaults.” According to Rachel Pugh, associate director of University communications, […]

Campus Crime Watch: September 2010

As expected, the first full month of the academic year saw an uptick in crime from the summer lull, bringing the total number of crimes reported to the Department of Public Safety up to 43 for the month. A number of off-campus crimes occurred in September as well, including a burglary, a number of iPhone […]

Burglary on the 3600 block of Prospect Street

On Monday afternoon at 2:00 p.m., a student reported to the Department of Public Safety that his townhouse on the 3600 block of Prospect had been burglarized. Two laptops were taken from his house some time after he left at 11:30 Monday morning. In a public safety alert, DPS reported that there were no signs […]

Campus Crime Watch: June 2010

View Campus Crime Map: June 2010 in a larger map Continued a trend of low crime rates during the summer, Georgetown saw minimal criminal activity in the month of June. Although June’s Daily Crime Log listed an increase number of crimes compared to May, the 22 reported crimes is still the second-lowest rate of 2010. […]