• A visitor to the University contacted the Emory Police Department (EPD) on Feb. 9 at 7:40 p.m. to report the loss of her Toshiba laptop and computer bag at the Michael Street parking deck. She had been on her cell phone when she placed the items on the floor of the parking deck and then left the location. When she discovered that her belongings were missing, she returned to where she had left them but could not find them. The laptop and bag were valued at a total of $950.
• A student called EPD to report the loss of a black and white cloth purse — designed to look like an oversized cassette tape — that may have been left in the women’s restroom on the first floor of Callaway Hall on Feb. 8 or 9. The purse, valued at $50, had a wooden pillbox inside that was valued at $10 and bottles of prescription medication valued at $100 in total.
• A female student contacted EPD to report an incident of theft by taking that took place at the Woodruff P.E. Center (WoodPEC) sometime between Feb. 7 at 6 p.m. and Feb. 8 at 4 p.m. The student stated that she had locked her wallet and iPod Touch in a locker in the women’s basketball team’s locker room. When she returned, the items were missing. The lost wallet was valued at $50 and contained a driver’s license, Visa credit card and $50 cash. The iPod was valued at $200. The case has been turned over to an investigator.
• A female student contacted EPD on Feb. 8 to report that she had lost a $100 bill somewhere on campus between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. that day. She stated that the bill, which had been in her pocket, may have been lost somewhere between the sorority lodges, Cox Hall and the WoodPEC.
— Compiled by Managing Editor Nina Dutton
- A burglary occurred sometime between April 2 at 11 p.m. and April 3 at 6:58 a.m. at the construction site of the New Oxford Road Building. Subjects removed $75 worth of copper from the site.
- A resident from the community surrounding Emory filed two noise complaints on April 3. The first call was placed at 8:25 p.m., and the second call was placed at 9:40 p.m. The resident reported extremely loud music and asked if the event was sponsored or not. At the time of the second call, Emory Police Department (EPD) asked the event coordinator to lower the music. The event, which was scheduled to end at 11 p.m., was a fundraiser for the Children’s Miracle Network.
- EPD cited an Emory student on April 4 at 8:10 p.m. for pulling a fire alarm. EPD arrived at 7 Eagle Row to find the student using vulgar and obscene language. The student, who was asked to leave the house for being out of control, pulled the fire alarm out of anger. EPD was advised that the student was very intoxicated. The student refused treatment by Emory’s Emergency Medical Services and continued to be loud and boisterous. It was determined that the student needed to be transferred to Emory University Hospital. An EPD officer was asked to ride with the ambulance in order to help control the student.
- A student reported to EPD on April 5 at midnight that he had lost his cell phone. The student stated that he was fixing the chain on his bicycle at 11 p.m. on April 4 in front of Tarbutton Hall. When he returned to the location, he was able to find the pin he had used to repair his bicycle, but the cell phone was not there.
- A burglary was discovered at the Freshman Four Building construction site between 6 and 7 a.m. on April 6. There were cuts into the fence and many items were taken. The fire contractor for the site lost two Motorola radios, valued collectively at $1000. New South Construction Company faced a loss of $200, including a digital camera taken from a tool shed and damages to the fence. Two drills, each valued at $200 were also stolen. Liberty Enterprises, a subcontractor, lost one $5000 laser and other items from its tool box, valued at $750.
- A theft by taking occurred at Woodruff Library between 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. on April 6. The subject, a male Emory student left his backpack at a cubicle on the seventh floor. When he returned, the backpack was gone. The backpack, valued at $50, included $20 in cash, credit cards, an Emory card, a wallet, $100 worth of books and a $200 laptop charger.
— Compiled by Contributing
Writer Hilary Gellis
- A theft occurred at approximately 1:00 a.m. on March 20 at the penthouse in Clairmont Tower. A 19-year-old female student and a resident of Building C stated that she attended a function at the penthouse and left her wallet on a chair for a few minutes, and that when she returned, the wallet was gone. The stolen property, valued at $60, included a $40 wallet, keys and credit cards.
- A 19-year-old female student called Emory Police Department (EPD) after someone removed two $20 bills from her roommate’s desk on March 25 at 11:09 p.m. The student stated that she and her roommate had left their room unlocked, and upon her return, she found a white male going through her roommate’s desk drawers. The subject, caught by surprise, quickly left the room and the student was unable to determine where the subject was going.
- Between 1:25 and 1:45 a.m. on March 26, EPD received a report from Harris Hall after someone detected the odor of marijuana at the location. EPD officers responded to the location, but were not able to determine the source. Information has been turned over to the Division of Campus Life.
- A 22-year-old male student advised other students to throw patio furniture off of the Few Hall and Evans Hall patio onto McDonough field at approximately 12:42 a.m. on March 27. EPD officers were able to identify the person responsible for the incident, but were not able to detain the subject. There was one witness to the event. The damage to the furniture is unknown at this time and the case was turned over to an investigator.
- Emory Emergency Medical Services (EEMS) responded to a call at 1:07 a.m. on March 27 on the second floor of New Turman. At the location they identified two 19-year-old intoxicated males. Both students stated that they drank large amounts of rum before Dooley’s Ball. They were released by EEMS after being evaluated and were left in the care of the resident adviser on call.
- EPD received report of lost property on March 27 at 3:11 a.m. A 19-year-old female student stated that she lost her camera while at Dooley’s Ball. The Cannon 1250 camera, valued at $300, has not been recovered at this time.
— Compiled by Contributing Writer
- A 20-year-old male student and resident of Woodruff Residential Center reported on April 7 that he lost his wallet sometime in 2008 and that at some point his social security number was used to create another tax return. The case is currently under investigation.
- Emory Police Department received a report that two Sudexo employees at the Dobbs University Center were terminated on March 22 at 6:48 p.m. after they were implicated in the theft of $440 worth of chicken from the DUC.
- A 21-speed dark green Trek 6500 bicycle was stolen from the bicycle rack outside of the Rich Building on April 7 sometime between 11:30 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. The bicycle had a gel seat cover and rock shocks and is valued at $500. The owner was not able to provide serial numbers for the bicycle.
- A 23-year-old male student borrowed a Panasonic video camera from the Rollins School of Public Health and placed it on the plaza level of the building on April 7 around 6 p.m. The camera, valued at $500, was stolen from the location.
- EPD officers responded to Emory University Hospital on April 7 at 10:17 p.m. when a female complainant reported that a princess-cut diamond ring in the cup holder of her BMW was missing when she came to retrieve her vehicle from valet services. The ring is valued at $4,800, and a pair of sunglasses was also removed from the vehicle.
- EPD officers responded to the third floor of Harris Hall on April 9 at 12:54 a.m. after receiving a complaint of the odor of marijuana. Officers were about to knock on the door when a person exited the room. Officers observed a bong in plain view and confiscated it. Officers then cited two 18-year-old males for possession of drug paraphernalia. Their court date was scheduled for April 16 at 2 p.m. The Division of Campus Life was notified.
- A female student reported that she lost her ring in the Dental School Building on March 27 sometime after 11 a.m. She stated that she took off the ring because her hand began to swell and accidentally left the ring at the location. The ring is white gold with a diamond and engraved curved pattern and is valued at $600. Her wedding date is engraved inside the ring as well.
- Emory Police Department received a noise complaint that loud music was coming from the front porch of 14 Eagle Row on April 3 at 11:45 p.m. EPD officers spoke with residents at the location and they turned the music down.
- EPD received a noise complaint on April 4 at 2:10 a.m. in reference to the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life event going on at the Woodruff P.E. Center, EPD contacted the student coordinator at the location and they turned off the loud music.
- An Emory University Hospital employee contacted EPD on April 4 to report that she has been receiving phone calls from her 36-year-old estranged husband since Dec. 29. The employee further stated that recent phone calls have led her to become concerned for her safety. The victim’s husband reportedly told her that he would continue calling her to have her dismissed from her job. The incident is under active investigation at this time.
- EPD received a noise complaint on April 5 at 1:03 a.m. that houses on Eagle Row were in violation of the city noise ordinance. EPD officers responded to a party going on at 18 Eagle Row and asked subjects at the location to turn down the music. The subjects complied at that time. Another officers responded to 14 Eagle Row and asked them to turnd down their music as well and the subjects complied.
- On April 5 at 2:34 a.m., an EPD officer at the Dooley’s Depot parking lot identified two female students carrying open cans of beer. One of the female students needed medical attention and Emory Emergency Medical Services was contacted. Residence Life personnel was contacted and arrived at the location. They escorted the female student to her residence hall for her own safety.
- EPD officers responded to the courtyard between Complex and Harris Hall on April 6 at 12:30 a.m. and found people smoking. Officers could not detect the odor of marijuana but met with the students at the location. Two females, 18 and 19, and two males, 18 and 19, were allowed to leave the location.
- On Jan. 28 sometime between 2:30 and 4 p.m., a Soxexo employee working at Einstein’s in the Dobbs University Center lost a plastic bag containing $290.58, part of that day’s deposit. The employee said she went to deposit three bags of money but realized she did not have the bags when she arrived. Facilities Management found two of the three bags, but the other was missing.
- EPD officers arrested Antowone Henderson, a subject unaffiliated with the University, on Jan. 29 at 11:27 a.m. He was taken to DeKalb County Jail and housed under a criminal trespass warrant. Officers arrived at the tunnel area of the Rollins School of Public Health after receiving a report of suspicious persons. They made contact with the 29-year-old man, who had been issued to previous warnings by EPD. In May 2006, officers cited Henderson after he provided officers with a false name and date of birth. He was then issued a criminal trespass warning by EPD officers in April 2007 and was found in possession of a student’s Emory Card. He is 5’10”, 160 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes.
- EPD received a call from DeKalb County Police Department after an Emory student contacted them at midnight on Jan. 30. The student, a resident of Turman Residential Center, said that someone dressed all in black had climbed through the patio door into a room on the second floor of Turman. DeKalb County and EPD officers arrived at the location and contacted an individual in the room in question. The individual was asleep when the officers arrived, but he told the officers that his roommate’s friend had climbed through the patio door as a joke. The Division of Campus Life was notified.
- Someone called EPD to report a suspicious black Nissan truck with Mississippi license plates located in the Fishbourne Parking Deck area at 4:27 p.m. on Jan. 31. Officers arrived at the location but could not locate the vehicle in question.
- A 57-year-old female patient at the Emory University Hospital Emergency Room filed a report with the Emory Police Department on Aug. 3 after losing a $1,000 silver pendant. The patient told police that she gave her valuables to a nurse upon arriving at the Emergency room, including the silver diamond pendant. At 3:30 p.m. her valuables were returned to her, but the pendant was missing. The pendant has not been located at this time.
- A visiting graduate student filed a report with the Emory Police Department on Aug. 17 after six African statues and four African prints were stolen from a hotel room at the Emory Inn, sometime between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The stolen items are valued at $400 and there are no suspects at this time.
- On Aug. 17 at 7:34 p.m., a 31-year old Medical School staff member reported that persons unknown took one of their personal checks and later cashed it for $750 under the name “Venus Barnes.” The victim filed a report with the Atlanta Police Department and Bank of America has begun an active investigation
- Between Aug. 14 and Aug. 18, several items were removed from trailers on the construction sites on Eagle Row, including 2 Nikon cameras, a TV set, drills and saws. The value of the missing property is $4,688 and there were visible signs of forced entry on the trailers. On Aug. 18 between 7 a.m. and 2:45 p.m., a $1,100 saw was removed from a tool shed at the same location. The tool shed had been unlocked all day.
- Persons unknown entered a room on the third floor of the Woodruff Memorial Building on Aug. 19 at 10 a.m. The unknown subject stole change from several desk drawers in the department, valued at around $30. The office door is always locked but the desk drawers were unlocked. There are no suspects at this time.
- EPD officers identified seven individuals in the Student Activity and Academic Center swimming pool on Aug. 19 at 1:59 a.m. Five 21-year-old white males and two 20-year-old females were identified after attempting to climb over the fence and flee the scene. The incident has been turned over to Campus Life.