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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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UPD arrests four females for alleged possession of marijuana

Four females are facing a possession of marijuana charge after a late night stop went awry. Officer Caleb Lee arrested Sierra Salem, 18, Destiny Crumpler, 18, Shania Kendrick, 19, and Tayler Castleberry ,18, late Sept. 12 at approximately 9:55 p.m. However, they were not originally stopped for the possession charge. According to Sgt. Mark Williams, the four were originally pulled ...

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Crime Report 9/10-9/16: Multiple arrests occur

September 10, 2018 At 9:00 p.m., a student reported the theft of a bicycle from outside of Brown Residence Hall. At 10:20 p.m., two students were involved in a physical altercation at Langdale Residence Hall. The case is under investigation. September 11, 2018 At 1:04 p.m., a staff member reported the theft of tools from a golf cart at the ...

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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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Lights Out: Unknown perp steals 26 VSU lamps

Twenty-six, four-inch foot lamps were stolen off the back of a VSU truck and are still missing. The theft, occurring between 10:00 and 11:00 a.m. on Sept. 4, was reported by Plant Operations Employee, Matthew Barfield, after finding the truck bed containing them empty. In between the hours that the theft occurred, Barfield and his co-worker visited four different locations ...

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Four VSU students affected in multi-car accident

Bee Garrell was returning to her car from class in hopes of preparing for a trip back home to South Carolina, but now she can’t because her car is totaled and there’s no family around to help her. On Sept.6, she and three other Valdosta State University students came back to Oak parking lot only to find their cars either ...

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VSU student arrested for marijuana charge

A VSU student is facing charges for possession of marijuana after an arrest late Aug. 21. UPD Officer Caleb Lee arrested Demetrius Tharpe, 18, during a routine patrol which found the student allegedly smoking near Georgia Residence Hall. According to the police report, Lee began driving towards Georgia Avenue with the windows down. It was then that he reports smelling ...

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Crime Report week 8/20-8/26: Larceny plagues the campus

August 20, 2018 At 1:06 a.m., a VSU student reported being struck by a relative of an ex-girlfriend at Langdale Hall. The incident is still under investigation. At 5:28 p.m., a VSU student reported a sexual assault at Langdale Hall. The crime was marked as sexual assault, but the incident is still under investigation. August 21, 2018 At 4:24 p.m., ...

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Valdosta resident faces charges after crash

A 24-year-old is facing multiple charges after he crashed at the intersection of Baytree Road and North Oak Street. Alex Macias, 24, was arrested by Valdosta State University Police Department and is facing an interference with government property charge, as well as a possible DUI after his Aug. 11 accident. Macias crashed his 2009 Buick Enclave into the fountain array ...

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Crime Report 8/11-8/18: DUIs and larceny mark the board

August 11, 2018 At 12:27 a.m., a non-student was arrested after a traffic stop on Baytree Rd. The perpetrator was charged with Obstruction of Officers, driving without headlights and giving a false name to an officer. At 3:40 a.m., The VSU Police Department assisted county and city officials in responding to a crash at the intersection of Baytree Road and ...

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