Crime log: Man spits on alumna’s face

Unlawful Entry of a Motor Vehicle

Public Property on Campus (2000 Block of G Street)
2/19/2020 – 9:22 a.m.
Closed Case

GW Police Department officers responded to a report of a female subject who unlawfully gained entry into an open motor vehicle. Officers who arrived on scene discovered that the woman was previously barred. Metropolitan Police Department officers arrived and transported the woman to D.C. General Hospital for mental health screening, and GWPD officers issued her an updated bar warning.

– Subject barred.

Theft II/From Building

Ross Hall
2/19/2020 – 1:15 a.m.
Open Case

A male student reported that two bags of groceries were stolen from the study lounge refrigerator.

– Case open.

Simple Assault

Public Property on Campus (800 Block of 23rd Street)
2/20/2020 – 8:31 a.m.
Closed Case

An alumna reported that an unknown man spat on her face.

– No identifiable suspect.

Destruction of Fixtures/Vandalism

Academic Center
Unknown – Unknown

Closed Case

A GWPD officer discovered words drawn with a sharpie on the wall in the men’s restroom.

– No suspects or witnesses.


Gelman Library (Starbucks)
2/21/2020 – 4:30 p.m.
Open Case

A female faculty member reported that her purse was stolen from inside of her bag while it was hanging on the back of her chair.

– Case open.

Drug Law Violation, Liquor Law Violation

2/21/2020 – 2:07 p.m.
Closed Case

A male staff member conducting a health and safety inspection reported finding drug paraphernalia in plain view in a female student’s room. An administrator on call then conducted a search, leading to the discovery of two bottles of wine and additional contraband.

– Referred to the Division of Student Affairs.

Robbery Purse Snatch/Larceny

Science and Engineering Hall (Beefsteak Restaurant)
2/24/2020 – 6:51 p.m.
Closed Case

GWPD officers responded to a report from a female student that her iPhone and wallet were stolen by an unknown male subject who had fled the scene. Officers covered the area, failing to find anyone who matched the description. MPD officers arrived on scene and issued a report.

Referred to the Metropolitan Police Department.

Disorderly Conduct

Duques Hall
2/25/2020 – 9:03 p.m.
Closed Case

GWPD officers responded to a report from a female faculty member of a male student who argued with her about a grade and refused to leave the classroom. GWPD officers escorted the student out of the classroom and sent him on his way.

– Referred to DSA.

– Compiled by Kateryna Stepanenko.

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