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London-born Paolo Aldorasi was arrested in Seattle on Feb. 24 and later admitted to assaulting and attempting to rob a Georgetown student.

Suspect Pleads Guilty to Charges Connected to Georgetown Kidnapping

The male suspect accused of kidnapping a Georgetown student last January pled guilty to assault with intent to commit robbery Nov. 2, as part of a plea agreement with prosecutors who agreed to drop federal kidnapping charges. London-born Paolo Aldorasi was arrested in Seattle on Feb. 24 and later admitted[Read More…]

by November 14, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top

Television Review: ‘The Deuce’

Filled with sexy intrigue and authentic portrayals of human strife, “The Deuce” is the latest in HBO’s lineup of addictive, provocative television dramas. The show, which premiered Sept. 10, has received critical acclaim thus far and was renewed just nine days after its first air date. The show follows the[Read More…]

Campus saw an uptick in  fondling incidents, burglaries and alcohol referrals in 2016, according to a GUPD crime report.

Uptick in Burglaries, Fondling Incidents on Campus in 2016

Reported cases of fondling on Georgetown’s main campus increased threefold from four in 2015 to 12 in 2016 and reported burglary cases increased from 31 in 2015 to 47 in 2016, according to the 2017 Annual Security Report released Sept. 29 by the Georgetown University Police Department. In addition, three[Read More…]

by October 6, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Movie Review: ‘Baby Driver’

Movie Review: ‘Baby Driver’

★★☆☆☆ With a star-studded cast, featuring Ansel Elgort, Kevin Spacey and Jamie Foxx, and the direction of Edgar Wright, the mastermind behind critically acclaimed comedies like “Shaun of the Dead,” “Baby Driver” has all the tools necessary for an incredible heist movie. With an electrifying soundtrack and flawlessly choreographed action[Read More…]

by June 23, 2017 0 comments Guide - Top, The Guide
Marijuana-related arrests in D.C. are down 99.2 percent from last year following the November 2014 passage of Initiative 71, which legalized the possession, growth and use of marijuana. According to the MPD, there have been seven arrests this year, compared with 895 in 2014.

Crime Down 1 Year After Initiative 71

One year after the passage of Initiative 71, a ballot measure that legalized the possession, growth and use of marijuana in the District of Columbia, marijuana-related crimes are down 99.2 percent from last year. Nov. 4 marked the first anniversary of the legislation that allows individuals over the age of[Read More…]

by November 20, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Henle Thief Sentenced to Prison

Antoine Gibson, 36, of Washington, D.C., who burgled a Henle Village apartment, has been sentenced to six years in prison. The Honorable Patricia A. Broderick sentenced Gibson on Nov. 4 after Gibson pled guilty to charges of first-degree burglary and violating the Bail Reform Act. Gibson will have to serve[Read More…]

by November 9, 2015 0 comments City News

GUPD Reports Spike in Halloween Crime

There were  six robberies in the west Georgetown neighborhood Saturday evening, according to a public safety alert email the Georgetown University Police Department sent out shortly after 2 a.m. Nov. 1. No victims were injured and the suspects are still at large. GUPD’s daily crime log from last year indicates[Read More…]

by November 1, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Crime, Unannounced

The recent drop-off in Public Safety Alert emails, sent by the Georgetown University Police Department, would forgive students for thinking campus crime has finally ground to a halt — yet a glance at GUPD’s crime log archive hardly suggests a crime-free utopia. More than 30 offenses have been reported since[Read More…]

by October 9, 2015 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
Homeless Man Killed in Glover Park

Homeless Man Killed in Glover Park

A man police describe as homeless was fatally assaulted Friday night at approximately 10:30 p.m. on the 3600 block of Calvert Street. Joel Johnson, 53, was attacked by an unknown assailant in the courtyard of St. Luke’s Mission Center, an outreach ministry of the Metropolitan Church that has run a[Read More…]

by June 20, 2015 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
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Student Robbed at Gunpoint

A Georgetown student was robbed at gunpoint near the McDonough School of Business on Wednesday evening around 9:45 p.m. The Georgetown University Police Department and Metropolitan Police Department are currently investigating the incident, according to a Public Safety Alert that was sent out to the university community shortly before midnight.[Read More…]