November 18, 2011

• On Nov. 3 at around 10:30 p.m., a male Emory student parked his vehicle at the Starvine Parking Deck and returned on Nov. 4 to find his wallet was missing; however, there were no signs of forced entry. The individual checked the account of his credit card and found two fraudulent charges. Information was turned over to an investigator.

• On Nov. 1 between 4 p.m. and 6 p.m., a male subject met with the Emory Police Department (EPD) who said he was studying in the dental school building and left his EmoryCard on the table. When he returned, his card was missing. At the time of the report, there had been no charges to his account.

• Staff at the Woodruff Health Sciences Administration Building called EPD stating that there was an Indian male asking pedestrians for money on Nov. 2 at around 3 p.m. Officers made contact with the individual and found that he had a California address as well as a warrant. Officers confirmed that he was wanted, but the jurisdiction that wanted him would not extradite him due to his geographic location. The individual was escorted off campus and was last seen boarding a MARTA bus on Clifton Road.

• EPD received a call on Nov. 1 at around 3 p.m. from Parking Services stating that they had placed two boots on a 2009 silver Toyota because of a parking violation. The vehicle and the boots were not at the location when they returned to check on it. The boots are presumed stolen and valued at $600 a piece.

— Compiled by Staff Writer Nicholas Sommariva

November 15, 2011

• The Emory Police Department (EPD) received a call from an Emory staff member on Nov. 9 who stated that there was a male subject walking through the Rollins School of Public Health building on the seventh floor. The subject was attempting to sell books, but he left before the officers arrived and could not be located. Information was turned over to an investigator. 

• On Nov. 8 at around 6 a.m., EPD found a female subject sleeping in a room in the Burlington Road Building. She claimed she was waiting to meet a graduate student there. This is the same woman who is thought to be homeless and has been spotted on campus on numerous occasions. Because of prior incidents, Emory Police officers issued her a permanent trespass, which she signed and said she understood. However, the next day she was found at the Goizueta Business School and was refusing to leave. She was arrested and transported to the DeKalb County Jail.

• In Smith Hall on Nov. 8 around 1 a.m. EPD received a call from a Resident Advisor (RA), who said that there was a non-Emory student sleeping in the hall. The individual was a black male born in 1977 who claimed to be there to meet his girlfriend. According to the RA, individuals are not allowed to be in the residence hall without an Emory student. He cooperated and left the hall.

• In Dobbs Hall on Nov. 7 at around 10 p.m., there was criminal trespass and property damage on the first floor. The complaint came from a male Emory student who said he left his room at around 9 p.m. and when he returned his desk had been flipped over and his sheets ripped off. His printer and various other items were also damaged. However, he does not believe that any of his items were taken, and his roommate’s items were left undisturbed. The situation was handed over to an investigator.

— Compiled by Staff Writer Nicholas Sommariva

November 11, 2011

• Between 12:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. on Nov. 10, damage was spotted in a Clifton Tower elevator. There was a plastic light cover broken as well as other damages to cords in the elevator. The damage is estimated to be around $100.

• On Nov. 9 between 6:20 p.m. and 8:40 p.m., a female Emory student who had been in the women’s locker room in the Woodruff P.E. Center said someone had stolen her watch from her backpack. The watch is gold and has a leather band; it is valued at $80.

• A theft occurred on Wednesday Nov. 9 between 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. in the weight room of the Woodruff P.E. Center. A male Emory student left his bag there and when he returned he found the bag to be missing. The bag contained his wallet with credit and debit cards as well as his Android phone. There are no suspects at this time and it was turned over to an investigator.

• The Emory Police Department (EPD) received a call from an Emory staff member on Nov. 9 stating that there was a male subject walking through the Rollins School of Public Health building on the seventh floor. The subject was attempting to sell books, but he left before officers arrived and could not be located. Information was turned over to an investigator.

• On Nov. 8 at around 6 a.m., EPD found a white female sleeping in a room in the Burlington Road Building. She claimed she was waiting to meet a graduate student. This is the same woman who is thought to be homeless and has been spotted on campus on numerous occasions. Because of prior incidents, Emory Police officers issued her a permanent trespass, which she signed and said she understood. However, the next day she was found at the Goizueta Business School and was refusing to leave. She was arrested and transported to the DeKalb County Jail.

                                                        — Compiled by Staff Writer Nicholas Sommariva

November 9, 2011

• On Oct. 23 at around 3:40 a.m., the Emory Police Department (EPD) received a complaint that a subject with “security” on his shirt was flagging down vehicles in front of Dooley’s Depot. Officers located the individual who said he was a security guard for an event taking place that day on campus. He appeared intoxicated and admitted to drinking but said his wife was coming to pick him up. Officers confirmed this was the case, and the man was permitted to wait for his wife.

• On Oct. 23 at around 2:30 a.m., officers received a call about five students on the Starvine Bridge. Three of the five students were intoxicated and one had regurgitated his food on the bus prior to arrival. The students stated that they had been drinking “punch” all night and returned to Harris and Longstreet-Means Halls. No medical attention was needed. Campus Life was contacted.

• At around 5:30 a.m. on Oct. 21, officers received a report of people trapped in a parking deck elevator. They were able to establish voice contact with the trapped individuals and the fire department was called to the location. However, upon their arrival, the elevator was working and none of the trapped people were there.

• EPD was contacted by an anonymous subject on Oct. 21 at around 3 a.m. saying that there were six to eight individuals on the roof of Trimble Hall. When the officers arrived no one suspected of being on the roof was there any longer.

• On Oct. 19 at around 3:30 p.m., a female Emory student said that she had left her phone case, which contained her Emory ID, on a table in the Dobbs University Center (DUC). When she returned to the location, both items were missing.

— Compiled by Staff Writer Nick Sommariva

November 1, 2011

• On Oct. 24 at around 4 p.m., officers responded to the Emory Conference Center where a white female had been causing problems. The American Bankers Association Coordinator stated that she had been hanging around and eating their food. This is the third incident involving this female subject. She is often seen wearing royal blue scrub pants and a black sweater. She is 58 years old and has blonde hair. Officers encourage people to call them if this subject is seen on campus.

— Compiled by Staff Writer Nicholas Sommariva

October 28, 2011

• On Oct. 26 around 2:22 a.m., officers contacted an Emory male student on the fourth floor of Evans Hall. He was described as inebriated and had a strong odor of alcohol. DeKalb Metro Police and EMS arrived to the location and transported him to Emory Hospital. Information was turned over to a Campus Life Professional.

• Officers received a complaint from the vice president of student activities at the Goizueta Business School. Student stated that between Oct. 13 and Oct. 20 $800 was stolen from their cash box. The cash box was not damaged and there was no forced entry into the room. Information was turned over to an investigator.

• Officers received a call from a white female Emory student on Oct. 24 around 11 p.m. stating that her laptop had been stolen in the Woodruff Library. The laptop was a silver Apple MacBook and is valued at $1200. The student said that she left her laptop on the 8th floor in a cubicle and upon returning the laptop was gone. Information was turned over to an investigator.

• Officers found an abandoned standard Emory golf cart behind the Kappa Sigma house on Oct. 24. The golf cart had a flat wheel, broken headlights and the forward/reverse switch was broken. Officers notified facilities management, but no suspects were turned over to an investigator. Cost of repair is unknown at this point.

• Officers responded to a call from Harris Hall about an odor of marijuana coming from the fourth floor on Oct. 23 around 11 p.m. Upon arrival the odor had dissipated and no subjects were found guilty.

• Around 5:30 a.m. on Oct. 21, officers received a report of persons trapped in a parking deck elevator. They were able to establish voice contact with the trapped persons and the fire department was called to the location. But, on arrival. the elevator was working and none of the trapped persons were there.

— Compiled by Staff Writer Nicholas Sommariva

October 25, 2011

• The Emory Police Department (EPD) received a complaint from an unidentified subject on Oct. 16 around 3:30 a.m. who said there was a large number of people in a verbal argument at 8 Eagle Row. The individual suggested that a fight could break out. Officers arrived and confronted the presidents of Sigma Chi and Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi) fraternities who said that they were mediating the altercation.
The Sigma Chi president told officers that members of AEPi had gone into their fraternity house and trashed the chapter room. In response, the president of AEPi said that there was a prior incident at Maggie’s and that they had returned to resolve the argument. Officers did not see any injuries or property damage and left. Information was turned over to Campus Life.

• On Oct. 15 at 10:06 p.m., officers received a call about a fire in the Quadrangle. The complaint came from a staff member who said she observed two white male subjects start a fire underneath a tree. She said she believed they may have been drinking. When she approached, both subjects ran, and when the officers arrived the fire was out and the individuals were not found.

• Officers responded on Oct. 15 at 8:49 p.m. to a fire alarm at 22 Eagle Row. Officers spoke with the president of the fraternity who said they were testing a smoke machine for a party later that night which caused the alarm to go off; officers left the scene without further investigation.

• On Oct. 15 at 2:46 a.m., officers responded to Harris Hall where a male Emory student said he had been drinking at Sigma Chi. He was having problems breathing but appeared stable. He was left with a friend and the situation was turned over to Campus Life.

— Compiled by Staff Writer Nick Sommariva