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By Ella Mitchell, Contributing News Editor • June 14, 2024

Crime log: Ping-pong table left cracked in half in South Hall

Theft II/From Building

Thurston Hall
4/18/2019 – Unknown
Open Case

A female student reported to the GW Police Department that someone stole her Lululemon leggings from the Thurston Hall laundry room.

– Case open.

Disorderly Conduct

University Mall
4/19/2019 – 4:04 p.m.
Closed Case

GWPD officers responded to the University Mall after a female unaffiliated with GW activated a blue light emergency phone. Upon officers’ arrival, the woman repeatedly activated the phone, although there was no emergency or threat apparent. GWPD officers realized the subject was previously barred, updated her bar notice and sent her away from campus.

– Subject barred.

Simple Assault, Threats in a Menacing Manner

Public Property On Campus (2100 Block of G Street NW)
4/20/2019 – 5 p.m.
Closed Case

A female student reported that two unknown male subjects assaulted and threatened her while she waited for her Uber and walked toward the intersection of 20th and G streets. GWPD received a report two days after the incident.

– No identifiable suspect.

Harassment: Email and Electronic Media

Various Locations
Multiple – Multiple
Closed Case

Two female students reported to GWPD that a non-GW affiliated male subject harassed them over social media. They reported that the male subject created fictitious Instagram accounts in their names and contacted other students through those accounts.

– Off-campus incident.

Simple Assault

Off Campus
4/22/2019 – 4:02 p.m.
Closed Case

A male student reported to GWPD that an unknown male subject yelled at him and attempted to punch him at the intersection of New Hampshire Avenue and I Street. GWPD and Secret Service stopped the subject, then Metropolitan Police Department officers arrived and arrested him. GWPD issued the man a bar notice and MPD officers transported him to the Second District police station.

– Subject arrested.

Credit Card Fraud

Off Campus
4/22/2019 – Unknown
Open Case

A female student reported that she noticed an unauthorized fraudulent charge posted to her credit card after losing her wallet.

– Case open.

Traffic Accident: Hit and Run

South Hall (Garage)
4/23/2019 – Unknown
Open Case

A GW contractor reported that a University-owned van hit his parked car in the South Hall garage. The contractor said the van left scratches on the passenger side of his vehicle.

– Case open.

Destruction of Property/Vandalism

South Hall
4/23/2019 – Unknown
Closed Case

A staff member reported that pieces of broken furniture and a cracked and bent ping-pong table were left in a South Hall community room.

– No suspects or witnesses.

– Compiled by Kateryna Stepanenko and Valerie Yurk.

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