Crime log: GWPD officers discover CVS cart in Potomac House trash room

Unlawful Entry of Motor Vehicle

MVC Campus Property (Outside Building)
Unknown – Unknown
Closed Case

The GW Police Department received a tip that a male student gained access to a parked Vern Express on the Mount Vernon Campus. Officers responded to the area and found everything to be in order.

– Referred to the Division of Student Affairs.

Theft II/From Building

Corcoran Hall
Unknown – Unknown
Open Case

A male student reported his computer as stolen after he left it unattended for a day and a half in Corcoran Hall.

– Case open.

Theft II/From Motor Vehicle, Unlawful Entry of a Motor Vehicle

Public Property on Campus (600 Block of 23rd Street)
1/15/2020 – 9:30 a.m.
Open Case

A male staff member reported his computer and books were stolen from his vehicle. There were no signs of a forced break-in.

– Case open.

Murder 1

Off Campus
1/14/2020 – 6:30 p.m.
Closed Case

GWPD responded to a Metropolitan Police Department report of a stabbing on Virginia avenue. Two men began arguing, and one man attempted to stab the other. The victim fled the scene, but the subject caught up to him and stabbed him. GWPD officers who arrived on scene determined that neither party was affiliated with the University.

– Subject arrested.

Public Drunkenness

Townhouse Row (600 Block of 23rd Street)
1/16/2020 – 4:11 p.m.
Closed Case

GWPD officers responded to a report of a man unaffiliated with the University sitting and drinking on the rear steps of a townhouse. Officers made contact with the man and issued a bar notice.

– Subject barred.

Destruction of Property/Vandalism, Liquor Law Violation

Thurston Hall
1/17/2020 – 2:10 p.m.
Closed Case

GWPD responded to Thurston Hall for a report of a sprayed fire extinguisher. Officers discovered through the hall’s security cameras that a male student sprayed the fire extinguisher. The officers made contact with the student and discovered vandalism and alcohol in his room.

– Referred to DSA.

Traffic Accident: Hit and Run

Public Property on Campus (500 Block of 19th Street)
1/18/2020 – 4:29 a.m.
Closed Case

GWPD responded to a report of a hit and run outside of Madison Hall. GWPD observed damage on an unattended vehicle’s bumper and trunk and damage to a male driver’s car on another street.

– Referred to MPD.

Theft II/From Building

CVS Store (The Shops at 2000 Penn)
Unknown – Unknown
Closed Case

GWPD officers responded to a report of a CVS shopping cart found in a Potomac House trash room. Officers returned the cart to CVS. The manager confirmed that the cart belonged to the store.

– No suspects or witnesses.
– Compiled by Kateryna Stepanenko. 

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