Post Tagged with: "crime"

Man Snatches Student’s Wallet on 36th Street

A Georgetown student was robbed on the 1200 block of 36th street early Sunday morning. The student was taking a photograph at approximately 12:25 a.m. when an unknown suspect swiped her wallet from her hand and fled, according to a Public Safety Alert sent to the campus community Tuesday evening.[Read More…]

by November 3, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Break-Ins Surge in Village A

Four burglaries have occurred in Village A in the past two and a half weeks – a total on par with the number of break-ins that occurred in Village A in all of fall 2009. Shortly after midnight on Monday, a burglar entered a Village A apartment but was unable[Read More…]

by November 3, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

DPS Urges More Alertness After Village A Burglary

A laptop was stolen from a Village A residence early Saturday morning. There was no one in the residence at the time and entry to the apartment was not forced. The suspect entered through an unlocked door and stole the laptop out of a bookbag, according to a Public Safety[Read More…]

by October 22, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

Laptop Stolen Via Unlocked Door in Village A Burglary

A laptop was stolen from a Village A residence early Saturday morning. There was no one in the residence at the time and entry to the apartment was not forced. The suspect entered through an unlocked door and stole the laptop out of a bookbag, according to a Public Safety[Read More…]

by October 20, 2010 0 comments City News, News

S St. Burglary Strips Residents of Valuables

A burglary occurred in the early hours of Thursday on the 3800 block of S Street. A laptop, two televisions, credit cards and other items were stolen while one of the residents was asleep, according to a Public Safety Alert issued by the Department of Public Safety on Saturday. The[Read More…]

by October 10, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Weekend Robberies Latest To Target iPhone Owners

iPhones were the primary targets in a string of robberies that occurred in the Georgetown area last weekend. Residents reported their iPhones were stolen from them as they were walking down the street, with at least one victim suffering severe injuries. The series of crimes has led local authorities to[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Recent Years Show Decline In Georgetown Hate Crimes

While bias-related incidents are at the forefront of many students’ minds in the wake of graffiti incidents two weeks ago, hate crimes at Georgetown have actually been on a decline and occur at a comparable rate to other metropolitan universities. “The number of hate crimes at Georgetown has been relatively[Read More…]

by September 28, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News

ln Silver Spring Hostages Freed, Gunman Shot

Chaos erupted in Silver Spring, Md., around 1 p.m. Wednesday after a flurry of Twitter updates reported that a gunman had taken three hostages inside the headquarters of Discovery Communications. James Lee entered the building with four homemade explosive devices attached to himself, and was also seen carrying a rifle,[Read More…]

by September 3, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Sexual Assault Reported in Burleith

An unknown suspect sexually assaulted a Burleith resident on the 3800 block of S Street on Sunday morning, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. A white male allegedly broke into the Burleith house between 6:30 and 7:30 a.m. and began sexually assaulting the sleeping female victim, who is not a[Read More…]

by August 31, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Fandom Meets Handgun Scare at Midnight Madness

As Midnight Madness drew to a close on October 16, rumors swirled around McDonough Gymnasium that a shot had been fired inside the building. Anne Kenslea (COL ’13) didn’t hear a gunshot, but she recalled being on the verge of panic. “We were all worried that something had actually happened,[Read More…]

by April 30, 2010 0 comments Campus News, News