11/12/2010: Campus Crime

Around 3:00 a.m. on Nov. 1, an officer was dispatched to a report of a student being pelted with eggs. The student reported that as he was walking west along Ferst Drive, he noticed three young black males exit what appeared to be a darkly painted Crown Victoria automobile. Upon exiting the vehicle, the three individuals began throwing eggs and chasing after the student. The student reported being hit in the left eye by one of the eggs. The three males reentered the car and fled the scene, travelling north on Hemphill Ave.

Tip of the cap
An officer responded to an injury report on Atlantic Drive in the early afternoon of Oct. 29. Upon arrival, the injured student stated that he had fallen off of his bicycle while traveling north on Atlantic Drive. The student, who was wearing a hat, felt it fly off of his head and made a stab at catching it. It was at this point that the student lost control of his bicycle and fell. He sustained injuries to his right knee that included swelling and an abrasion. He was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital.
Dude, where’s my cart?
A golf cart valued at $4000 was reported stolen the morning of Nov. 1. The complainant stated that he had secured the golf cart to one of the bicycle poles in front of the Ford Environmental Research Building with a chain lock the evening before. The following morning, the golf cart, as well as the steel pole it was attached to, were missing. The responding officer noted that there was a large hole in the ground where the steel pole had been located.

Laptop larceny
An officer was dispatched to the Kappa Sigma Fraternity house in response to a stolen laptop on Oct. 31. The student stated that his laptop had gone missing after he and his other fraternity brothers hosted a party the night before. The laptop was entered into the GCIC database as stolen.


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