Post Tagged with: "crime"

Student Concerns Linger Despite Safety Measures

After an academic year that saw a gunshot in McDonough Gymnasium, a string of bias-related assaults against members of the LGBTQ community, a number of burglaries in university-owned student residences and multiple sexual assaults, many Georgetown students are increasingly concerned about their safety and the measures the university is taking[Read More…]

by April 30, 2010 0 comments Campus News

DPS Blotter: April 23, 2010

**Thursday, April 15***Fire, New North, 2:35 a.m.* DPS and D.C. Fire Department responded to the area, in reference to a fire alarm. Upon arrival on the scene, units discovered flames on the second floor. The fire was extinguished by the sprinkler system and D.C. Fire. Four Georgetown employees were transported[Read More…]

by April 23, 2010 0 comments City News, News
Armed Robbery at Café Bonaparte

Armed Robbery at Café Bonaparte

An armed robbery occurred Monday at 11:41 p.m. at Café Bonaparte on the 1500 block of Wisconsin Avenue NW, according to Alfred Corbin, the street operations manager of the Georgetown Business Improvement District. Two suspects entered Café Bonaparte with guns and pushed an employee down the stairs, who is now[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Second Sexual Assault Reported in Seven Days

A student was sexually assaulted at gunpoint on Friday morning in West Georgetown, according to the Metropolitan Police Department. The student was walking on the south side of the 3300 block of Prospect Street around 2 a.m. when an unknown male approached the student from behind and pushed her up[Read More…]

by April 20, 2010 0 comments City News, News

DPS Blotter

**Wednesday, April 7** *Theft, Leavey Center, 5:27 p.m.* The victim’s laptop was stolen from the bag drop area in the bookstore. No suspects or witnesses have been identified. The case is under investigation. *Drug Violation, Village C West, 11:19 p.m.* A report was filed regarding possible drug activity. Upon arrival[Read More…]

by April 16, 2010 0 comments City News, News

GUSA Discusses Campus Safety Measures

The recent string of on- and off-campus crimes set the tone of Sunday’s Georgetown University Student Association Senate meeting, at which senators discussed ways to bolster campus security. Sen. Nick Troiano (COL ’11) proposed organizing volunteer student neighborhood watch groups to conduct security patrols through campus residence buildings. The proposal[Read More…]

by April 13, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Burglar Assaults Village A Resident

A student was physically assaulted by a burglar upon entering her Village A residence Monday evening. The victim entered her living room at 8 p.m. and found an unknown black male standing inside, according to the Department of Public Safety’s Public Safety Alert. The suspect then pushed the victim against[Read More…]

by March 30, 2010 0 comments City News, News

Tuesday Townhouse Burglary the Latest in Crime Spree

A burglary occurred through the unlocked rear door of a university-owned townhouse on the 1400 block of 36th Street early Tuesday morning, at least the fourth in a string of burglaries or attempted burglaries to take place within two blocks of Healy Gates in the past nine days. One of[Read More…]

by March 24, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized

Crime Dip Reported on Campus

Campus crime dropped 11 percent last year, although thefts and burglaries increased dramatically at the Law Center, according to the annual crime statistics report released Friday by the university. The 11 percent drop in crime on and around the Main Campus from 2005-2006 follows a 12 percent dip the year[Read More…]

by October 2, 2007 0 comments City News, News

Bicycle Theft Prevalent on Campus, in D.C.

Georgetown has experienced a spike in bicycle thefts recently, with eight stolen bikes reported to the Department of Public Safety in the past four weeks, following a trend in Northwest D.C. According to DPS Director Darryl Harrison, eight bicycle thefts is a high number, but an increase in thefts is[Read More…]

by September 18, 2007 0 comments City News, News