• A 21-year-old student called EPD to report that his blue 2005 Toyota Tacoma truck had been vandalized on Sept. 23 between 7:00 and 7:30 p.m. The student stated that someone had bent the rear license plate and frame, removed the radio antenna, left the gasoline tank open, spit on the driver’s-side window, drawn a picture of a penis on the driver’s-side door and written “f–k you” on the truck. There are no suspects at this time, and the case has been turned over to an investigator.
• EPD received a call about a person down on McDonough Field on Sept. 25 at 11:18 p.m. Officers found a 19-year-old female student at the location. Security staff had requested that the student leave the event taking place on the field. Emory Emergency Medical Services (EEMS) provided medical treatment to the student, who refused to be transported to the hospital. The student was transported to Woodruff Residential Center, where she was turned over to a resident adviser. The student was argumentative and stated that a first responder had taken her cell phone. The missing phone was valued at $100.
• A 23-year-old student called EPD to report that the tires of her car had been slashed near Clifton Tower sometime between Sept. 24 at 11:00 p.m. and Sept. 25 at 10:30 a.m. The student stated that she thought this incident might have been related to possible harassment that she had received from other students about her personal religious beliefs.
• EPD officers made contact with a 20-year-old male subject who was unaffiliated with the University near Harris Hall on Sept. 27 at 12:57 a.m. The subject, a resident of Jacksonville, Fla., stated that he was trying to see his girlfriend from home, who did not want to see him. The officers located the student who the subject identified as his girlfriend in her room in Harris Hall. The officers then decided to issue a criminal trespass against the male subject and escorted him off campus.
— Compiled by Managing Editor Nina Dutton
- Emory Police Department (EPD) officers made contact on Sept. 16 with an Emory staff member who said that three young subjects had been observed in the Dobbs University Center. The subjects had been seen earlier as they roamed through a parking deck. At 9:01 a.m., the officers made contact with the subjects, who stated that they were Emory students, but later stated that they were Druid Hills High School students and were skipping school. The two male subjects and one female subject, all 18 years old, were residents of Atlanta.
- An EPD officer responded to a call about a person down in an accident at the edge of the parking deck near North Gatewood Road on Sept. 16 at 12:37 p.m. At the time, the accident seemed to have involved a pedestrian and a motor vehicle. Emory Emergency Medical Services (EEMS) and the DeKalb County Fire Department were called to treat the 67-year-old female victim, who was a patient at The Emory Clinic. A witness stated that the person driving the vehicle that appeared to hit the victim had been trying to pick her up from the location. The EPD officer found that the victim had not been hit by a vehicle, but instead had been walking on the sidewalk and lost her balance, falling down as the vehicle approached.
- At least six students were found swimming in the Student Academic & Activity Center (SAAC) pool on Sept. 18 at 5:14 p.m. EPD officers identified five of the students, but the sixth escaped by running away as the officers arrived. The Division of Campus Life was notified.
- A 35-year-old hospital staff member called EPD to report that his bicycle had been stolen from the covered bicycle stand behind Emory University Hospital on Asbury Circle sometime between Sept. 19 at 7:00 p.m. and Sept. 20 at 8:00 a.m. The bicycle was a Trek 2.1 silver road bike with black handlebars. The bicycle was valued at $1,500, and the cable lock was valued at $20.
— Compiled by Managing Editor Nina Dutton
- Emory Police Department (EPD) responded to 10 Eagle Row on Jan. 30 between 12:40 and 12:50 p.m. in response to a fire alarm at that location. Facilities Management and DeKalb County Fire Department responded to the location as well. Officers discovered that someone had been cooking food on the stove and that some of the food had spilled over the edge into the stove. The fire alarm was reset.
- A theft by taking occurred on the fourth floor of the Woodruff Memorial Building on Feb. 9 between 6:55 and 7:15 p.m. A female faculty member who works in an office at the location reported that someone removed her laptop computer and pink computer case, which also contained her wallet, credit cards and driver’s license. Officers responded to the location and checked the area for two subjects seen in the area during the time of the theft. Officers identified one subject as an employee in that area but could not locate the other male subject described by witnesses. The unknown subject is a person of interest in this case and is described as a white male in his 30s. He was last seen wearing a black hoodie sweatshirt and blue jeans. Officers later found the pink laptop case in the stairwell of the building but did not recover the laptop, valued at $1,000, or the victim’s wallet.
- A theft by taking occurred at the Woodruff Memorial Building on Feb. 11 between 10:30 and 11:25 a.m. A female student who works in a lab at the location reported that she stepped out of the lab and that when she returned, someone had removed her wallet. Officers responded to the location and checked the building. They made contact with a subject at the location who matched the description given by witnesses who were in the area during the theft. EPD officers determined that the subject did not have legitimate business on campus and trespassed him off campus. The subject is a black male with a mustache, 46 years old, who was last seem wearing a black jacket, jeans and boots. The victim of the theft later found the wallet in an unused area of the lab near a sink. Everything in the wallet was in tact.
- EPD received a report of suspicious activity from Clairmont Tower on Feb. 12 at 1:58 p.m. after a resident adviser detected the odor of marijuana in the area. EPD officers responded to the location but there were no residents in the room in question at that time. The incident was turned over to the Division of Campus Life.
- EPD responded to the Emory University Hospital on Feb. 12 after a female student, 19, slipped on a plaque in front of the sorority lodges and fell down at approximately 7 p.m. The student went to the hospital on her own, and EPD officers met her at the location to take her report.
- A bicycle was stolen outside of the Whitehead Research Building on Oct. 19 at approximately 12 p.m. The victim stated that the blue Fuji bicycle, valued at $300, had been secured to the rack with a U-lock, but that both the lock and the bicycle were missing when the victim returned.
- A 26-year-old female Emory student lost her footing while entering a shuttle bus in front of the Dental School Building on Oct. 21 at 10 a.m. The student fell backward and hit the steps. She was taken to the Emory University Hospital by a coworker for further treatment.
- Emory Police Department received a call of a person down due to alcohol intoxication on Oct. 22 at 12:36 p.m. EPD located an intoxicated 30-year-old male student who had slurred speech and could not stand. The student told officers he was celebrating with other business school students after completing exams. Emory Emergency Medical Services and DeKalb County Fire and Rescue arrived at the scene and brought the student to the emergency room at the Emory University Hospital. The student informed officers that he had never been intoxicated before this incident.
- An 18-year-old student at Thomas hall reportedly walked into a door as it was being closed on Oct. 23 at 3:25 a.m. The student entered a friend’s room as the door slammed, and the student’s friend stated they didn’t know the student was entering the room at that time. The student stated that they did not want any medical treatment.
- EPD officers issued a criminal trespass citation to Sanjib Kumar Mohapatro, a male subject unaffiliated with the University. EPD initially received a report of an Asian-Indian male subject in the area of Asbury Circle. He was reportedly asking other students where he could live. EPD made contact with the subject and he became irritable and uncooperative at that time. He told officers that he was homeless and that he had no affiliation with the University. This is the second incident involving this same male subject, and the first incident occurred on Sept. 17. Officers issued the subject a citation and escorted him off campus. EPD describes the male subject as a 38-year-old male, six feet tall and weighing approximately 190 pounds. The subject has black curly hair and brown eyes. He is a resident of Tucker, Ga.