The Blue & Gray Press

The University of Mary Washington Student Newspaper

Police Beat

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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 or witnesses at this time.

April 7- At 1 p.m., a 19-year-old male from Westmoreland Hall reported an assault by his roommate.  The suspect, also a 19-year-old male, had hit his roommate on the head with a boot.  The incident occurred because the suspect was coughing and refused to take medication at his roommate’s request.  The student refused medical treatment and did not wish to obtain warrants.  The case was referred to Residence Life.

April 7- At 1:20 p.m., an officer responded to the Jefferson parking lot where a 20-year-old female commuter student’s car had been broken into.  The passenger window of the 1997 Jeep was broken and the purse inside the car was missing.  The damage to the window is approximately $500.  The property stolen from inside the car is approximately $70.  There are no suspects at this time.

April 7-  At 10:20 p.m., a wallet was reported missing by an 18-year-old female of Russell Hall.  The wallet went missing from her room or her friend’s room, possibly during a fire drill.  The wallet and contents are estimated at $111.  There are no suspects or witnesses at this time.

April 8- At 10:54 a.m., a housekeeping supervisor reported that on April 6, a contracted male housekeeping employee walked into a female restroom at the Fitness Center.  The male conversed with two female students in the bathroom.  The females then reported the incident to Fitness Center employees.  The male has been permanently excluded from working on the UMW campus.  A trespass warning was sent to his residence.

April 9- At 11:13 p.m., an 18-year-old female resident of Mason Hall was found in the Randolph Hall parking lot.  The student was not capable of standing on her own due to intoxication.  She was arrested for drunk in public and taken to the regional jail.

April 11- At 10:29 p.m., it was reported that an Allied Barton security officer ran over a pillar with one of the university golf carts on the third-floor of the parking garage.  The estimated value of a cart is under $1000.

April 13- At 9:15 a.m., it was reported that over the weekend two digital projectors and one computer monitor were stolen from the second-floor of Jepson Science Center.  The room was processed for evidence.  A grounds worker later found one projector in a bush near Alvey Hall.  An officer later recovered the other projector nearby.  The monitor, estimated at $250, has still not been recovered.  There are no suspects or witnesses at this time.

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