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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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Crime Report 4/16-4/22: Financial fraud becomes prevalent

April 16, 2018 At 12:56 p.m., UPD responded to a call about financial card fraud. The victim was not a VSU student. At 2:13 p.m., UPD responded to theft of services at Palms Dining Hall. No charges were filed. April 19, 2018 At 1:52 p.m., UPD got a report of financial card fraud in Langdale Hall. The victim is a ...

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VSU student reports theft of missing laptop

On Sunday, a VSU student reported a theft at Brookstone Apartments after noticing a missing laptop from their car. Amber Baugh, 20, told Officer Benjamin Graham that she locked her car on Saturday night after leaving to enter her boyfriend’s apartment. Baugh said she went out to retrieve something from her car Sunday around noon. “I went to get a ...

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Beware the B.A.T.: UPD gives tips on bicycle theft prevention

In October alone, more than five instances of bicycle theft have been reported, with more occurring since, but with the help of the Bicycle Anti-Theft program (B.A.T.), students can potentially reduce the risk of bike theft. Instances of theft on campus happen year-round; however, fall semester is when UPD notice an increase in bicycle thefts. According to Patrol and Investigations ...

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People Poll: Do you feel safe on campus?

After informing students of the crime report last week, we asked them if they felt safe on campus. “I haven’t encountered any crime or anything to make me feel unsafe,” said Tarvis Holt, a freshman exercise physiology major. “To me the campus, I haven’t seen anything. I feel fine.” “In general I usually do, but with that news, I didn’t ...

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VSU football players arrested for golf cart theft

Two VSU football players were arrested in connection with the theft of two IT golf carts on Oct. 5. Nineteen-year-old freshman Torey Jenkins was arrested on the scene by Officer Rebecca Leatherberry. The second offender ran from the scene. Eighteen-year-old freshman Jaalen Ford was later arrested under warrant in the lobby of Patterson Hall. Jenkins and Ford were seen traveling ...

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