Sexual assault numbers rise in Georgetown area in 2010

The Georgetown neighborhood and surrounding areas had the second highest number of reported serious sexual assaults in 2010, according to a recent report by The Examiner. Overall, the District had a 46 percent increase in the amount of… Read More

ANC Wrapup: Crime waves, triathlons, and Go Fresh

If the producers of C-SPAN and the Real Housewives franchise created a reality show about local politics, Advisory Neighborhood Commission 2E would be the pitch. Monday’s episode featured Metropolitan Police Department Lt. John Hedgecock flattering fake ID craftsmen… Read More

DPS responds to attempted abduction with more patrols

The Department of Public Safety has increased East Campus patrols after a student was almost abducted early on Sunday morning. “We are stepping up patrols of the East campus area in search of the suspects,” Joseph Smith, associate… Read More

Three men attempt to abduct student at 34th and Prospect

Early Sunday morning, three unknown men attempted to abduct a student near the corner of 34th Street and Prospect Street. According to a public safety alert, the men approached the student at approximately 2:15 a.m. and attempted to… Read More

Laptop and cameras stolen in Prospect Street burglary

6:30 p.m. update: The University issued a public safety alert about the burglary, confirming it occurred in the Car Barn. According to the alert, the suspect is described as a short, black male. The suspect was seen wearing… Read More

Burglar enters dorm room through window, steals laptop

4 p.m. update: The burglary occurred in Village A, according to a Public Safety Alert. The student entered his apartment at approximately 9 p.m. and discovered “his apartment had been burglarized and his laptop stolen.” reads the alert…. Read More

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… Read More

Public Safety Alert: Student robbed on 36th Street

At 12:25 a.m. on October 31, a female student reported to Metropolitan Police Department that she was robbed by an unknown suspect on the 1200 block of 36th Street. According to a Public Safety Alert, the student was… Read More

Public Safety Alert: Attempted burglary in Village A

7:15 p.m. update: According to an email sent to Village A residents by Area Coordinate Cory Peterson, the Office of Residence Life and the Department of Public Safety will host a town hall meeting in the Village A… Read More

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