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The University of Mary Washington Student Newspaper

Police Beat

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Feb. 14- At 1:13 a.m., an officer in Russell Hall observed a male exiting the elevator holding a 12-ounce Miller Lite can.  The 19-year-old freshman complied when asked by the officer to surrender the beer.  He had been drinking at another location on campus, but was not intoxicated.  He was arrested for underage possession of alcohol and released on unsecured bond.  He was referred to the administration.

Feb. 16- At 3:33 p.m., there was a report of an assault in the Goolrick Hall commuter parking lot.  Police arrived and found that Andrew Crow, a 19-year-old former student, had assaulted a 19-year-old male commuter student.  Police arrested Crow.  He has been charged with felony malicious wounding and was taken to the regional jail.  The Fredericksburg Rescue Squad transported the victim to Mary Washington Hospital.  The victim was seriously injured.  When asked about the incident, Crow said, “Legalize it.”  He refused to clarify or expand on the comment or incident as a whole.

Feb. 16- At 10:11 p.m., police responded to a fire alarm.  There was no fire, but a near by fire extinguished was discharged, causing the fire alarm to be triggered.  There are no suspects or witnesses.

Feb. 17- At 11:21 p.m., Campus police were notified of a student injury in Mason Hall.  An 18-year-old male resident on the fourth floor had fallen and hit his head while trying to get into his bed.  The student had been drinking.  There was extensive bleeding.  The Fredericksburg Rescue Squad transported the male to the hospital.  During the incident, the male’s roommate arrived and had been drinking.  Both roommates were referred to the administration for underage alcohol possession.

Feb. 18- At 7:45 p.m., Residence Life called Campus police because they smelled marijuana on the second floor of Jefferson.  The officer also smelled marijuana.  An 18-year-old female had been smoking in the room.  The student cooperated and produced the marijuana when asked by the officer. She had a small amount of marijuana balled up in a napkin.  There was no smoking paraphernalia except a modified Coca Cola can.  She was arrested and released on summons.

Feb. 21- Between 9:45 p.m. and 10 p.m. a fire extinguished was discharged on the first floor of Arrington Hall.  There are no suspects or further details.

Feb. 22-  At 1:08 a.m., a student reported that another student on the second floor of Russell Hall was sick and intoxicated.  The Fredericksburg Rescue Squad transported the 18-year-old female to Mary Washington Hospital.  She was referred to Residence Life.

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