Police Beat 10/8 – 10/13
UMW police responded to reports of vandalism at 11 a.m. outside of Melcher’s Hall. The case is pending.
Fredericksburg police responded to a report of larceny from a residence between Oct. 3 and Oct. 6 on the 900 block of Cornell Street.
Fredericksburg police responded to a report of larceny of a bicycle between the hours of 9 a.m. and 10:50 p.m. on the 1200 block of Cornell Avenue.
UMW police reported an incidence of drunk in public at 1:34 a.m. at the UMW apartments on William Street resulting in an arrest and administrative referral of a student.
UMW police issued a trespass warning after responding to a report of a suspicious person/ trespass case at 3:03 a.m. at Jefferson Hall.
Campus police responded to a report of a suspicious person trespassing at the Jepson Alumni Executive Center resulting in arrest.
Fredericksburg police arrested a UMW student, 19, for urinating in public at 12:30 a.m. on the 1200 block of Powhatan Street.
Fredericksburg police responded to the report of a larceny from a wallet between 8 a.m. and 8:50 a.m. in the Giant parking lot.
Fredericksburg police responded to a report of larceny of a wallet at the Pizza Hut at 1224 Powhatan Street at 8:45 p.m.
Fredericksburg police responded to a UMW student’s report that his bicycle was stolen on the 1300 block of Rowe Street between Oct. 6 at 8:00 pm and Oct. 7 at 11:00 am. According to the police, the student said that not long after he realized the bicycle was stolen, he saw a male riding it down the street. He followed the suspect and found the bike next to the Umi restaurant at 1500 Jefferson Davis Highway. The suspect had since left the scene. Officers later found the suspect at the corner of Rappahannock Avenue and Buckner Street. The victim positively identified him as the person he had seen riding his bike. The police arrested Jonathan Shepherd, 22, of Stafford for grand larceny as well as possession of marijuana, and on an outstanding warrant charging him with failure to comply with a court order. He was incarcerated at the Rappahannock Regional Jail on a $1500 bond.