Serving the GW Community since 1904

The GW Hatchet


The GW Hatchet

Serving the GW Community since 1904

The GW Hatchet

Sign up for our twice-weekly newsletter!

Crime Log



12/21/09 – Thurston Hall – case closed

Someone drew an obscene picture on a resident’s door in Thurston. No suspects or witnesses

Unlawful Entry

12/29/09 – 12:30 p.m. – Burns Law Library – case closed

University Police Department officers responded to a call that there was a man in the law library who refused to leave. The suspect, who is not affiliated with the University, told officers that he wanted his social security check and had been told it was in the library. Officers placed him under arrest because he had previously been barred from campus, and the man complained of having a mental disorder. Officers notified D.C. Fire and Emergency Services, who transported him to GW Hospital. After being assessed, he was transported to the Metropolitan Police Department for processing. Closed by arrest

1/1/09 – 5:00 p.m. – Academic Center – case closed

While on a routine patrol, officers observed an individual using a computer in the computer lab who had been previously barred from campus. Closed by arrest

Receiving Stolen Property

1/3/09 – Ivory Tower – case closed

While investigating another incident, an officer observed a University-owned GW flag in plain view in a resident’s room. Referred to Student Judicial Services

Liquor Law Violation

1/8/09 – 2:18 p.m. – Mitchell Hall 7-11 – case closed

Officers responding to the 7-11 in Mitchell Hall found an intoxicated male unaffiliated with the University stumbling out the front entrance. UPD called D.C. Fire EMS, who treated the individual. The officers then barred him from campus. Subject barred from campus

Drug Law Violation

1/12/09 – 1:55 a.m. – Thurston Hall – case closed

While on patrol, an officer noticed a suspicious odor. The officer notified the community director and the subjects admitted to having smoked marijuana. The community director performed an administrative search and found 1.8 grams of marijuana in the students’ room. Referred to Student Judicial Services

More to Discover
Donate to The GW Hatchet