Campus Crime

Selected crime reports from around campus.

An officer was dispatched to a shoplifting in progress at the Barnes and Nobles Bookstore in Tech Square on Sept. 2. A white male, approximately 6’4” in height who was wearing a white T-shirt and black nylon pants, carried two unpaid textbooks towards the exit doors leading to the Management building. When the complainant confronted the suspect, the suspect ran away towards the West Peachtree Street exit of the Management building. Although the suspect disappeared, the two textbooks were able to be recovered.

On Friday, Aug. 28, several employees of ISP Sports Contractors left their offices at Bobby Dodd Stadium. When they returned, they discovered several pieces of signage had been torn off the wall in the hallway. The missing signage include a large gold “GT”, two mid-sized gold T’s, and a mid-sized gold S.

An officer was called in two days later on Aug. 30 to take statements. !e total value of the damage is unknown, but the stolen signage amounted to approximately $1,000 in total.

In addition to the signage, several cases of beer were stolen from the Super Suite of the stadium. No signs of forced entry were visible. However, a large window located in the Club Extension Room, which is accessible from seats in the east stands, was found opened.

On Sept. 1, a 0.380 inch shell casing was found in the first floor north-side stairwell of the Student Center. There was a hole on the stair where the round appeared to have struck.

A fragment from the round was found one flight of stairs below where the shell casing was found. No other damage was found. The round is estimated to have been on the rarely-used stairwell for at least a month. The shell casing and fragment were turned over to a police