Crime log

Unlawful possession of alcohol/ Drug law violation

Guthridge Hall
5/4/2016 – 10:50 p.m.
Closed case

University Police Department officers responded to an activated smoke detector and smelled burning marijuana coming from a student’s residence hall room. Housing staff searched the room and found marijuana, drug paraphernalia and alcohol.

– Referred for disciplinary action.

Drug Law violation

Support building
5/5/2016 – 11:20 a.m.
Closed case

UPD responded to a report of a suspicious odor coming from a package that was sent to package services. Officers detected the smell of marijuana coming from the package and informed the U.S. Postal Inspection Service. A U.S. postal inspector responded to the scene and interviewed the student that the package belonged to. The student opened the package, which contained an ounce of marijuana. The postal inspector decided not to pursue criminal charges against the student.

– Referred for disciplinary action.

Robbery Force and Violence

Off campus
5/6/2016 – 2:45 a.m.
Closed case

Metropolitan Police Department officers reported to UPD that a male student was robbed by four individuals, who were last seen traveling in the direction of GW’s campus. GW police made contact with the student, who reported being robbed and assaulted by two male subjects. The other two subjects were present but did not participate in the crime.

– Referred to MPD.

Destroying/ Defacing structures

International House
5/7/2016 – 1:30 a.m.
Closed case

A patrolling UPD officer saw damage to the drywall and that an electrical panel cover had been ripped from the wall.

– No suspects or witnesses.

Public Drunkenness

Townhouse Row
5/8/2016 – 5:55 a.m.
Closed case

UPD responded to a report of a sick student. While on the scene, officers observed the male student was intoxicated. He was assessed and transferred to GW Hospital by EMeRG for further treatment.

– Referred for disciplinary action.

Destruction of Property/ Vandalism

District House
5/9/2016 – Unknown time
Open case

A contractor reported to UPD that she saw graffiti on the first-floor exterior window and drawings near the loading dock outside.

– Open case.


Thurston Hall
5/10/2016 – Unknown time
Open case

A student reported to UPD that he left a box containing personal property unattended outside of his residence hall room. When he returned, he found that the box was missing.

– Open case.

Attempted Theft

Marvin Center
5/10/2016 – 1:07 p.m.
Closed case

A contractor reported to UPD that his co-worker stopped three male subjects that removed a gallon of iced tea from the freezer. Neither the contractor or the co-workers were able to provide information on the subjects.

– No identifiable suspects.

– Compiled by Robin Eberhardt.

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