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 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

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

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

Photo Gallery: DMT drug lab in Harbin Hall

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TBD confirms Harbin drug lab meant to produce DMT, not meth

Update 4:55 p.m.: In its updated story, TBD is reporting that two of the arrested suspects were students and the third was a friend who was visiting them from out of town. MPD Officer Hugh Carew confirmed for… Read More

Todd Olson emails Harbin residents, confirms DEA investigation of dorm meth lab

2:00 p.m. update: Olson forwarded the email to all Georgetown students. Original post: In an email sent at 1:30 p.m., Vice President for Student Affairs Todd Olson updated Harbin Hall residents about this morning’s evacuation and the methamphetamine… Read More

More on this morning’s evacuation, meth lab in Harbin

3:15 p.m. update: According to the Washington Post, two students and one “campus visitor” were arrested earlier today in response to the drug lab found in Harbin Hall. The Post spoke with Piringer, who provided more details about… Read More