Crime log: MPD arrests student who sent threatening texts

Harassment (Verbal Or Written)

Public Property On Campus (2200 Block of I Street)
9/13/2018 – 11:20 p.m.
Closed Case

GW Police Department officers responded to a report of two males unaffiliated with the University calling over students in front of Whole Foods. Officers were able to identify one of the men, but the second was not present when they arrived. GWPD barred the identified subject from campus.

– Subject barred.

Peeping Tom

Rome Hall
9/14/2018 – 11 a.m.
Open Case

A female student and female staff member reported to GWPD that a male subject was peering underneath stalls in the women’s restroom on Rome Hall’s first floor. The male subject exited the area after they spotted him. GWPD sent out an alert to students identifying the suspect.

– Case open.

Sexual Assault

Gelman Library
9/14/2018 – 9 a.m.
Closed Case

A female student reported to GWPD that a male subject touched her inappropriately on the fourth floor of Gelman Library. GWPD identified the subject, issued him a bar notice and escorted him from Kogan Plaza.

– Subject barred.

Liquor Law Violation, Disorderly Conduct/Intoxication

Lafayette Hall
9/16/2018 – 11:40 p.m.
Closed Case

GWPD responded to a report of an intoxicated male student. EMeRG assessed the student and transferred him to GW Hospital for further treatment. EMeRG reported that the student was uncooperative with staff who tried to bring him to the emergency room.

– Referred to the Office of Enrollment and the Student Experience.

Threats to do Bodily Harm

Lafayette Hall
9/16/2018 – 6:03 a.m.
Closed Case

GWPD responded to a report of a male student receiving threatening texts from another male student. The Metropolitan Police Department arrived on scene and arrested the student who sent the messages. MPD transported him to the Second District police station for processing. The arrested student had threatened to “shoot up George Washington University” and said he could get a gun, according to an MPD report.

– Subject arrested.


Mount Vernon Campus
9/18/2018 – 2:36 p.m.
Closed Case

A female contractor reported to GWPD that her ex-boyfriend was stalking her outside of West Hall. GWPD identified the male subject and issued him a bar notice.

– Subject barred.


Amsterdam Hall
9/16/2018 – 7 p.m.
Closed Case

A campus security authority received a report of fondling in Amsterdam Hall. No police report was filed and there is limited information.

– No further action.

Theft II/From Building

Francis Scott Key Hall
9/17/2018 – 2 p.m.
Closed Case

A female student reported to GWPD that her gray American Eagle leggings and six shirts were stolen from the FSK basement laundry room.

– No suspects or witnesses.
– Compiled by Valerie Yurk.

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