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Crime log


Strong Hall
10/31/16 – 6:16 p.m.
Case closed

A female student reported to the University Police Department that she received a text message from an individual whom she recently filed a complaint for stalking against.

– Referred to the Metropolitan Police Department.

Weapons Violation

Somers Hall
11/02/2016 – 9:45 – 10:30 p.m.
Case closed

UPD responded to a report of a female student in Somers Hall in possession of a taser. UPD spoke with the female student who said she received the taser from a friend who is not affiliated with GW. UPD confiscated the taser and turned it over to MPD.

– Referred to MPD.

Destruction of Property/Vandalism

Clark Hall
11/02/2016 – 9:15 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Case closed

UPD noticed that the exterior wall of Clark Hall was damaged. UPD spoke with a student in the area, who admitted to throwing an object at the building which caused the damage.

– Referred to DSA.


Public Property on campus (2000 Block of G Street)
10/27/2016 – 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Open case

A student reported to UPD that she locked her bike to a bike rack near 2020 G St. but that it was gone when she returned.

– Open case.

Burglary/Assault with a Dangerous Weapon

Off campus
11/03/2016 – 8:47 p.m. to 1:16 a.m.
Case closed

A student reported to UPD that he was assaulted by a person with a weapon and that his room was burglarized. MPD was notified about the incident and a report was made.

– Referred to MPD.

Liquor Law Violation

Marvin Center
11/05/2016 – 12:04 a.m.
Case closed

UPD observed an intoxicated student in the lobby area of the third floor. He was assessed and transported to GW Hospital for treatment.

– Referred to DSA.

Threats in a Menacing Manner

Off Campus
11/06/2016 – 2:18 p.m.
Case closed

A student reported to UPD that she received a threatening text message from her roommate’s boyfriend who is not affiliated with the University. The message was in reference to an ongoing dispute between the two roommates.

– Referred to DSA.

– Compiled by James Levinson.

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