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Crime log


District House
9/18/2016 – Unknown time
Case closed

A group of female residents in District House reported to the University Police Department that they left property in a closet on the basement level. When they returned, the property was missing. The residents reported later that their property was relocated to another building on campus by another District House resident.

– Reclassified as no arrest.

Destruction of Property/Vandalism

Thurston Hall
9/19/2016 – 10:36 p.m.
Case closed

UPD saw that a surveillance camera was taped to the wall. Video footage revealed that the camera was knocked off the wall by residents playing with a soccer ball.

– Referred to DSA.

Liquor Law Violation/Drug Law Violation

Guthridge Hall
9/21/2016 – 10:15 p.m.
Case closed

UPD responded to a welfare check on a student and observed in plain view drug paraphernalia. An administrative search yielded marijuana, drug paraphernalia and alcohol. The alcohol was disposed of on the scene.

– Referred to DSA.

Credit Card Fraud

1959 E Street (Starbucks)
9/21/2016 – 12:40 – 12:42 p.m.
Open case

A student reported to UPD that he misplaced his wallet. He later discovered fraudulent charges on his GWorld account and also on his father’s credit card account.

– Open case.

Harassment: Email and Electronic Media

Amsterdam Hall
9/23/2016 – 1:45 – 2:15 p.m.
Closed case

A student reported to UPD that someone posted a message on her Facebook page referencing a flag she was holding while she was in Israel over the summer.

– No further action.

Drug Law Violation

Mount Vernon Campus (Wooded Path Area)
9/23/2016 – 8:30 p.m.
Case closed

UPD saw students smoking a marijuana cigarette behind the chapel. The marijuana cigarette was extinguished, and the students were advised about the no smoking policy and D.C. marijuana smoking laws.

– Referred to DSA.

Liquor Law Violation

Thurston Hall
9/24/2016 – 1:09 a.m.
Case closed

UPD responded to a call about an intoxicated female student. D.C. Fire and EMS transported her to GW Hospital for treatment.

– Referred to DSA.

– Compiled by James Levinson.

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