Police Beat

Erin McGuiness

Updates on crime reports at GSU with Interim Police Chief McCullough

  • Breaking into vehicles at Freedoms Landing Jan. 26, 2016

Photos of the suspect were sent out campus wide and to the city police department for assistance in identifying the suspect we identified as the one who entered the vehicles. We received no response from anyone and had no further leads to follow. The case is currently inactive until further information is found.

  • Armed robbery at Cambridge at Southern apartments on Jan. 20, 2016

This case was an agency assist on our part since the incident occurred in Statesboro Police Department’s jurisdiction. All investigation would have been handled by them. We do not have any further information on this case.

  • Theft at EV bldg. 1 – Female Jan. 25, 2016

The offender was identified and came to UPD for questioning. They admitted to the theft and returned all of the items taken. Since all of the items were returned to the owner, the owner chose not to press charges. The offender was judicially referred to the Dean of Students office.

  • Assault outside Tech Corner- Fall 2015

Investigation into this incident found that the two parties involved had a previous relationship. Review of the video footage found that it was a mutual argument between the parties. Both were arrested and charged with Simple Battery and Obstruction.

  • Hit and Run on Georgia Ave – Jan. 31, 2016

We do not have a record of this report. If it occurred off campus property, then Statesboro Police Department worked the incident.