Crime log: MPD arrests man who stole student’s cellphone

Theft II/From Building

Marvin Center
9/17/2018 – 5 p.m.
Closed Case

A male student reported that his black external hard drive was stolen from his unattended backpack in a fourth-floor study room.

– No suspects or witnesses.

Robbery Pickpocket/Larceny

Off Campus
9/20/2018 – 6 p.m.
Closed Case

A female unaffiliated with the University reported to GW Police Department officers that someone stole her wallet out of her purse at an off-campus restaurant. The Metropolitan Police Department responded and wrote a report.

– Referred to MPD.

Traffic Accident: Hit and Run

Public Property On Campus (2000 block of H Street)
9/20/2018 – 2 p.m.
Closed Case

A male student reported to GWPD that his Toyota Camry was struck by another vehicle while it was parked outside of Lerner Hall.

– No suspects or witnesses.

Sexual Assault

Off Campus
9/22/2018 – 7 p.m.
Closed Case

A female student reported to GWPD that two unknown male subjects sexually assaulted her at an off-campus house.

– Off-campus incident.

Simple Assault

Public Property On Campus (21st Street and Pennsylvania Avenue)
9/23/2018 – 12:37 a.m.
Closed Case

GWPD responded to a report of a male subject assaulting a female subject in front of a Metro bus stop. MPD also responded to the scene and arrested the male subject.

– Subject arrested.

Robbery Purse Snatch

Public Property On Campus (22nd and H streets)
9/23/2018 – 10:35 a.m.
Closed Case

A female student reported to GWPD that a male subject stole her cellphone. MPD responded to the scene and officers recovered the phone and arrested the man at 2146 F St. NW.

– Referred to MPD.

Unlawful Entry

Townhouse Row
9/26/2018 – 7:38 a.m.
Closed Case

GWPD observed a previously barred male subject sleeping in the alley behind Townhouse Row. Officers issued the subject a bar notice and told him to leave the area.

– Subject barred.

Drug Law Violation, Liquor Law Violation

Shenkman Hall
9/27/2018 – 12:45 a.m.
Closed Case

GWPD responded to a report of the smell of marijuana. Housing officials conducted an administrative search of the room, which yielded marijuana and alcohol.

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

– Compiled by Valerie Yurk.

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