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The Blue & Gray Press | May 23, 2019

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Police Beat: Sept. 20 to Sept. 27

September 29, 2010 |

Sept. 22- At 2:05 p.m., a student reported her purse stolen at the Eagle’s Nest.  It contained numerous personal identifications and $60.

Sept. 24- Between 9 and 10 a.m., a student reported his bike was stolen from his house on … Read More

Police Beat: Sept. 9 to Sept. 19

September 22, 2010 |

Sept. 9- A student reported his or her bike as stolen from outside Jepson Science Center.

Sept. 12- A student reported his or her bike as stolen from the bike rack in front of Combs Hall.

Sept. 12- A suspicious … Read More

Police Beat Sept. 7-Sept. 14

September 15, 2010 |

Sept. 9– A student reported his backpack missing from Seacobeck Hall.  He left it in the “cubbie area” and when he returned for it he discovered it was missing.  He believes it was mistakenly taken.  The backpack contained books and … Read More

Police Beat June 11 to Aug. 24

September 1, 2010 |

June 11– A party with underage drinking in the UMW Apartments resulted in nine administrative referrals.

July 8– Three pieces of jewelry were stolen from a top desk drawer in Trinkle room 213.

July 26– A gas tank and fuel … Read More

Police Beat- April 13 to April 19

April 21, 2010 |

April 13- A UMW student reported that her license plate was missing from her car on Sunken Road.

April 13- A UMW student reported that on April 8, while waiting for a taxi at the Bell Tower, a man approached … Read More

Police Beat–April 6 to 12

April 14, 2010 |

April 6- Residence Life staff told UMW police that they had confiscated a homemade bong from a student resident at West Village. Police put the bong in the evidence room. Residence Life referred the student to the administration.

April 9- A … Read More

Police Beat-March 25 to April 5

April 7, 2010 |

March 28—Police received a report of a prowler at the University Apartments. Between 3:30 a.m. and 5 a.m., someone rang the student’s doorbell repeatedly. The student found a print-out of a cartoon with an obscene drawing on it at the … Read More

Police Beat–March 23-30

March 31, 2010 |

March 23- A student reported to the UMW police that her wallet was stolen. Since the theft occurred on Highland Avenue and not on-campus, UMW police took an information report and referred the student to the Fredericksburg police for a crime … Read More

Police Beat-March 9 to March 23

March 24, 2010 |

March 9- UMW police arrested John W. Marshall for violation of of a trespass order which barred him from UMW property. Marshall has no affiliation to UMW.

March 10- A student reported a lost cell phone. Police took a report.

March 13- … Read More

Police Beat–Feb. 16 to March 8

March 10, 2010 |

Feb. 16- UMW police assisted a student in a wheelchair get into duPont Hall. Because ice and snow had accumulated on the ramp near Melchers Hall, the student couldn’t use the wheelchair ramp. The officer took the student through Pollard Hall.

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Police Beat-Feb. 9 to Feb. 16

February 17, 2010 |

Feb. 9- A UMW student reported that her parking decal was missing. Police took a petit larceny report, issued a new decal and deactivated the old decal. If the decal is found on another vehicle, charges will be made.

Feb. 9- … Read More

Police Beat–Feb. 3 to Feb. 9

February 10, 2010 |

Feb. 3- UMW police responded to Alvey Hall because of a call from residents that there was a rabid raccoon in the parking lot between Arrington Hall and Alvey Hall. The residents said that the raccoon ran up to them and … Read More

Police Beat-Jan. 26 to Feb. 1

February 3, 2010 |

Jan. 26- The UMW police received a report of stolen academic regalia from George Washington Hall, Room 211, an office in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology. The regalia has an estimated value of $300.

Jan. 26- A UMW student reported … Read More

Police Beat-Jan. 19 to Jan. 25

January 27, 2010 |

Jan. 19- A Fredericksburg resident called to report a possible “peeping Tom” near Russell Hall. UMW police responded two minutes after the call but found no suspicious activity. However, police did find a faulty lock on one window and secured the … Read More

Police Beat-Dec. 5 to Jan. 18

January 20, 2010 |

Dec. 1- UMW police recovered a stolen saxaphone valued at $900 from a local pawn shop. The investigation continues.

Dec. 5- UMW police received a report of a hit and run at a pedestrian crossing on Double Drive at the … Read More

Police Beat 12/3/09

December 2, 2009 |

Nov. 18- UMW police and the Fredericksburg Rescue Squad responded to a guest illness at the Jepson Alumni Executive Center. The guest was treated at the scene and did not want to go to the hospital.

Nov. 19- A student reported … Read More

UMW Should Do More to Prevent Sexual Assault

November 18, 2009 |

It has become increasingly apparent over the past two semesters that sexual assault is a serious problem on our campus. The well-publicized assault in the parking garage last year is just one example. The Bullet Police Beat has reported several … Read More

Police Beat: Nov. 19, 2009

November 18, 2009 |

Nov. 10- A student reported that a parking decal went missing between Nov. 4 and 5.  The student did not know if the decal went missing from the car while the student was at UMW, at home in Northern Virginia … Read More

Police Beat: Nov. 11, 2009

November 11, 2009 |

Nov. 3- At 10:29 a.m., UMW police responded to a student illness in Chandler Hall.  The Fredericksburg Rescue Squad transferred the student to Mary Washington Hospital.

Nov. 4- At 8:20 a.m., the math department contacted UMW police because it looked … Read More

Police Beat: Nov. 5, 2009

November 4, 2009 |

Oct. 28- At 10:39 p.m. in the Jefferson Hall parking lot, an assault occurred.  Police issued a trespass warning.

Oct. 28- At 11:35 p.m., a non-student was issued a trespassing warning for an incident involving pornography sale and possession.

Oct. … Read More

Police Beat: 10/29

October 28, 2009 |

Oct. 22- At 10 a.m., it was reported that someone had tried to gain entry into the Fitness Center.  A lock to an outside gate had been bent.  Also, a door panel into the auxiliary gym had been kicked.  Police … Read More

Police Beat: October 22, 2009

October 21, 2009 |


Oct. 7- It was reported that a UMW parking decal was stolen from a student’s car.  The student was not sure whether the decal was stolen off-campus or in the Marshall parking lot Sunday night.  The corner … Read More

Police Beat

October 7, 2009 |


Sept. 28- A student reported that on Sept. 25 at around 3 p.m. a blue gym bag with the UMW logo on it was stolen from the lobby area of the Fitness Center.  The bag was in … Read More

Police Beat

September 30, 2009 |


Sept. 17- At 2 p.m., police saw a suspicious male at the College of Graduate and Professional Studies.  The 21-year-old male was with a car that had no gas in it.  Police started to check his license … Read More

Police Beat

September 23, 2009 |


Sept. 15- It was reported that on Sept. 14, a leather bicycle seat was stolen from a student’s bicycle that was locked outside Woodard Center.  The bicycle seat had a tear in it and its … Read More

Police Beat

September 16, 2009 |


Sept. 7- It was reported that a Virginia license plate was stolen from a UMW student’s car.  The car was parked in the William Street parking lot.  The student did not know when the plate was stolen.  … Read More

Police Beat

September 9, 2009 |


Aug. 30- At 2:33 a.m., three non-UMW men were found throwing the no smoking area signs near Lee Hall.  Two of the men were issued trespass warnings.  The other man was arrested.

Sept. 1- A UMW officer … Read More

Police Beat: April 26, 2009

April 26, 2009 |

April 3- At 9:50 a.m., a 19-year-old female student reported that her vehicle was hit while parked in front of Bushnell Hall.  The car was hit on the driver’s side rear bumper.  Estimated damage is $500.  There are no suspects … Read More

Police Beat: April 9, 2009

April 9, 2009 |

March 26- At 11:22 p.m., a 20-year-old male was caught writing on the bathroom wall of Simpson Library.  The fourth-floor Randolph resident wrote, “Workers of the world, unite” and “Long live the revolution” on the first-floor of the North side … Read More

Police Beat

March 26, 2009 |


Feb. 22- At 2:09 p.m., it was reported that items were stolen from the fourth floor of Mason Hall.    The four male suitemates reported two cameras, an iPod, sunglasses and a bottle of cologne missing from their … Read More