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Stay vigilant: What you can do to prevent theft at VSU

On October 23rd, VSU lay witness to one of the most high-volume days of bike theft in the university’s history. At 11:30 a.m., a student reported that their bike had been stolen from Langdale Residence Hall. A little over an hour later, and only a few hundred feet away, another student reported their bike stolen from Reade Hall. For now, ...

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‘Armed and dangerous’: Blanton Commons shooter suspect identified

The Blanton Commons shooting on Nov. 12 left one man dead and its offender in the wind. Now, Valdosta City Police have obtained an arrest warrant for the newly identified offender. VPD notified the public of the identified shooter, Ian Rashad Henry, 23, early Nov. 21. in a press release. They are currently searching for him with intention to arrest ...

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Crime Report 10/29-11/4: Theft, threats and indecent exposure plague VSU

Oct. 30,2018 At 2:22 p.m., a staff member reported a digital camera missing from the media center in Odum Library. At 7:14 p.m., a student reported the theft of a bicycle from a rack outside of Centennial East. Oct. 31, 2018 At 1:01 a.m., a VSU student was arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of tools ...

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Crime Report 10/22-10/28: Bike thefts plague students

Oct. 23. 2018 At 11:30 a.m., a VSU student reported a bicycle theft from Langdale Residence Hall. The bike was recovered. At 12: 39 p.m., a VSU student reported a bicycle theft from Reade Residence Hall. The bike was recovered. At 6:50 p.m., a VSU student reported a bicycle theft from outside of Nevins Hall. Oct. 24, 2018 At 1:46 ...

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Crime Report 10/15-10/21: Multiple students receive marijuana charges

October 15, 2018 At 10:12 a.m., a VSU student reported the loss/theft of their book bag containing a room key, One Card, and other items from the Student Union. October 16, 2018 At 12:35 p.m., a VSU student reported the loss/theft of money in Lowndes Residence Hall. At 8:26 p.m., a VSU student was found in possession of a small ...

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UPD’s annual report shows optimistic future

The arrival of VSU PD’s Annual Fire and Safety Report brings with it hope for a safer campus and a brighter future for VSU. The numbers are encouraging, showing an overall improvement in the number of cases reported. Overall, 23 crimes were reported, and 54 arrests were made on campus during the 2017 year. Two thousand sixteen received 42 crimes ...

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Crime Report 10/1-10/7: A three-day theft spree erupts

October 1, 2018 At 7:30 p.m., a computer CPU was reported as missing from Brown Residence Hall’s front desk area. The report was marked as larceny and its disposition is open. October 2, 2018 At 8:54 p.m., a VSU student reported their wallet as lost/ stolen from a VSU shuttle. Later, the financial cards inside the wallet were used by ...

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A Foamy Feat: Five fire extinguishers found in creek

Five fire extinguishers were found in the creek running alongside the Azalea Trail. Philip Foster, a VSU employee, stumbled upon the odd scene on Sept. 26 at 10:21 a.m. The fire extinguishers had been discharged, likely late the night before or early that morning. The perpetrator of the incident is unknown. Whoever is responsible will be charged with Interference with ...

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Crime Report 9/24-9/30: Theft runs rampant at VSU

September 24, 2018 At 4:40 a.m., a non-student was arrested and charged with DUI, Stop Sign Violation, and Open Container following a traffic stop on W. Mary St. At 6:00 a.m., a student reported that her vehicle was broken into and items were taken at Sustella parking deck. At 1:13 p.m., a student reported his vehicle was broken into and ...

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Crime Report 9/3-9/9: Larceny continues to stalk VSU

Sept. 4, 2018 At 12:04 a.m., a VSU student reported receiving unwanted contact from an ex-boyfriend in Reade Residence Hall. At 11:09 a.m., a VSU staff member reported the theft of 26 lamps off a VSU truck at the University Center. Sept. 6, 2018 At 8:30 a.m., a VSU student reported the theft of their cell phone in between the ...

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