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Campus Hit With String Of Crimes

A series of crimes struck Georgetown University before and over Thanksgiving break, as officials stepped up warnings to take extra caution during an expected period of increased crime as the holidays approach. The Department of Public Safety responded to a robbery and a theft on consecutive days last week and[Read More…]

by December 1, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Marriott Employee Confesses To Shooting

The Metropolitan Police Department arrested an employee at O’Donovan Hall last Tuesday after he confessed to shooting and killing his mother in their home earlier that day. Frank Byrd, a 31-year old man, was charged with involuntary manslaughter after he confessed to shooting his mother, Shirley Byrd, in the back[Read More…]

by November 21, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Two Crimes Prompt New Security Warnings

Two crimes in Georgetown occurring within 12 hours of each other this week prompted the university to send out its second campus-wide safety alert in recent days, although safety officials said that campus crime has dropped significantly this fall. According to reports from the Department of Public Safety and etropolitan[Read More…]

by November 3, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Alumnus Attacked In Local Home

Three assailants were arrested by the Metropolitan Police Department last week after they allegedly and broke into the 33rd Street home of a Georgetown alumnus and tied him up. Richard Austin Heafey (COL ’05) was at home Tuesday night when he heard a knock at his door a little after[Read More…]

by March 21, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

Healy Duo Receives One Year Probation

A university hearing board sentenced the two students who admitted taking the Healy Tower’s clock hands to honor a university tradition last September to community service and disciplinary probation, the students said in an interview yesterday. The charges of theft, damage and destruction, defacement and trespassing in a restricted area[Read More…]

by January 31, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

University Visitor Robbed on N Street

An out-of-town student visiting Georgetown for the weekend was robbed at gunpoint on N Street in early Sunday morning, and the perpetrator remains at large, according to the Department of Public Safety. Michael Duffy, a sophomore at Manhattan College in New York City, said that he was walking alone at[Read More…]

by January 20, 2006 0 comments Uncategorized

LXR Evacuated After Bathroom Fire

Residents were forced to evacuate LXR Hall Friday afternoon after a roll of toilet paper caught fire in a third-floor bathroom. David Morrell, vice president for university safety, said that officials have not determined how the toiler paper caught fire, but said that the “logical explanation” was that a resident[Read More…]

by November 22, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

Police: Sexual Assault Victim Likely Drugged

A female Georgetown student was sexually assaulted this weekend after she was exposed to a predatory drug, the Department of Public Safety announced Tuesday. According to a DPS Public Safety Alert, the student was sexually assaulted at about 1 a.m. Sunday morning at a house on the 3300 block of[Read More…]

by November 18, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

Students Report Knife Assaults

Two students were injured in separate off-campus stabbings during the past week and a half, university safety officials said yesterday. A student was assaulted and stabbed in the arm near campus early yesterday morning, and another was hit by a knife thrown by a man at a Halloween party on[Read More…]

by November 8, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized

GU To Move Web Server Off Campus

A review of the university’s emergency preparedness procedures has prompted university officials to move management of Georgetown’s Web site to an off-campus location, administrators said. David Morrell, vice president for university safety, said that current management procedures for the Web site were the only major vulnerability exposed by the review.[Read More…]

by October 28, 2005 0 comments Uncategorized