Crime Log

Urinating in Public

1/18 – 1957 E Street Garage – 2:15 a.m. – case closed
An officer observed a subject run into the parking garage, which is operated using a remote control. The suspect, who was unaffiliated with GW, then urinated in the parking garage.
No further action

Attempted Burglary

1/16 – Madison Hall – 1:15 p.m. – open
A student called the University Police Department about an unknown person in her room. She said the individual was in the room when she entered and the door had been unlocked. She was unsure if any property was stolen.
Open case


1/15 – 2000 Block of G Street – 1:45 a.m. – case closed
A complainant notified UPD after he observed a subject spray-paint the back of a building. He said the subject ran when confronted and the complainant chased after him. The complainant said he then caught the subject, who pleaded with him not to call the police and allow him to remove the paint. The complainant took the subject back to the house where the subject was unsuccessful in removing the paint from the door. When the complainant realized the paint was not coming off, he called UPD.
Referred to Student Judicial Services

Drug Law Violation

1/8 – Madison Hall – 2:07 p.m. – case closed
Housing staff became aware of drug paraphernalia in a room through facilities personnel, who discovered the item during a repair. Housing staff notified UPD of an administrative search in progress. The community director searched the room and found a pipe, which tested positive for marijuana residue. The community director also found a container, but there was not enough residue for a conclusive test.
Referred to SJS

Liquor Law Violation

1/19 – Potomac House – 10:02 p.m. – case closed
UPD was notified of a suspicious odor. When UPD responded to the location, an underage male was leaving the room with a bottle of Southern Comfort. Officers assessed the male and the two underage females in the room. Additional alcohol was found in the room, and all alcohol was disposed of on the scene.
Referred to SJS

1/20 – Thurston Hall – 3:30 a.m. – case closed
UPD confronted a student about his language, which was loud and profane. While confronting the student inside Thurston, UPD smelled alcohol and determined the student needed further medical attention. The student was taken to GW Hospital.
Referred to SJS

-compiled by Ashley Roberts

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