The Weekly Ringer

The University of Mary Washington Student Newspaper

Police Beat

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Sept. 7- It was reported that a Virginia license plate was stolen from a UMW student’s car.  The car was parked in the William Street parking lot.  The student did not know when the plate was stolen.  The stolen license plate was entered into the National Crime Information Center database.

Sept. 8- A Jefferson Hall resident reported that their bicycle pedals were stolen off of their bicycle.  The bicycle was locked up in front of Jefferson for several days.  There are no suspects at this time.

Sept. 9- It was reported that a Dell computer, keyboard and mouse were stolen from an academic room at the College of Graduate and Professional Studies.  The police are not sure when the incident occurred, and there are no leads at this time.  The estimated value is over $800.

Sept. 10- At 3 p.m., a UMW student notified police, after finding a parking ticket on her car, that her commuter parking decal was stolen.  The student said she left her car parked on Thornton Street in the morning, with the decal on the car.  She returned later in the afternoon to find no parking decal, and a ticket.

Sept. 13- At 2 a.m., a Virginia Hall resident, not involved with the incident, reported a possible assault in the residence hall.  Police investigated and took statements from both students, but they found that there was no sexual battery and neither people involved wanted to file charges.  Both parties involved were UMW students that knew each other and had been drinking.

Sept. 13- At the UMW Battleground Athletic Complex, a bench was thrown and human feces were found on the soccer field.  The vandalism occurred sometime between Sept. 12 and Sept. 13.  There are no suspects at this time.