Crime log: Male student reports harassment and blackmail

Drug Law Violation/ Liquor Law Violation

Thurston Hall
11/12/2017 – 10:20 p.m.
Case closed

A University Police Department officer on patrol observed a student in possession of drug paraphernalia. GW Housing conducted an administrative search of the student’s room, which yielded drugs, drug paraphernalia and alcohol.

–Referred to DSA.

Theft II/From Building, Credit Card Fraud

Ross Hall
Multiple – Multiple
Case closed

A female staff member reported to UPD that her credit card was taken from her handbag. The card was used fraudulently 13 times – totaling more than a hundred dollars in expenses – at various D.C. locations.

–No suspects or witnesses.

Theft I/From Building, Destroying/Defacing Structures

Corcoran Flagg Building
Unknown – Unknown
Case closed

A female staff member reported to UPD that an expensive doorknob was removed from the front door of the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design’s Flagg Building. It is now missing.

–No suspects or witnesses.

Blackmail/ Harassment

510 21st St. NW
11/15/2017 – Multiple
Case closed

A male student reported to UPD that he was a victim of harassment and blackmail multiple times in one day from the same individual. The Metropolitan Police Department responded to the scene and took a report.

–Referred to MPD.

Sexual Assault

Statesman Apartments
10/17/2015 – Unknown
Case closed

The incident was reported to UPD. There was no police report filed.

–No further action.


West Hall
Multiple – Multiple
Case closed

A female student reported to UPD that she received unwanted contact from another student on social media and in person.

–Referred to DSA.

Aggravated Assault

Shenkman Hall
11/19/2017 – 9:44 p.m.
Case closed

UPD discovered a non-GW-affiliated male lying on the floor in a third-floor hallway after a male student reportedly assaulted him. EMeRG transported the victim to the GW Hospital emergency room. UPD arrested the male student for aggravated assault and transported him to the Second District police station for processing.

–Subject arrested.

–Compiled by Catherine Moran.

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