Post Tagged with: "ricin"

Mercy for Milzman

The Georgetown community watched with great attention as Daniel Milzman (COL ’16) was arrested, arraigned and detained by federal officials for possession of ricin, a deadly biological toxin, over the past two weeks. In a pre-trial detention hearing, Magistrate Judge John M. Facciola ordered Milzman’s release to Sibley Memorial Hospital[Read More…]

by April 4, 2014 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Milzman Denied Release

In a packed courtroom Monday, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia Chief Justice Richard Roberts ordered that Daniel Milzman (COL ’16), who was arrested after making ricin in his McCarthy Hall dorm room March 18, remain in D.C. jail pending trial. Roberts’ ruling, that Milzman be detained and[Read More…]

by April 1, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
MICHELLE XU/THE HOYA Danny Milzman and his lawyer at his original detention hearing Tuesday.

Judge Delays Decision on Milzman’s Release

U.S. District Court Chief Judge Richard Roberts delayed a ruling Wednesday on the U.S. government’s appeal to keep in custody Daniel Milzman (COL ’16), who is charged with possession of a biological toxin after producing ricin in his McCarthy Hall dorm room. A hearing is scheduled for Monday, March 31[Read More…]

by March 26, 2014 0 comments City News, News
MICHELLE XU/THE HOYA Magistrate Judge John M. Facciola.

Magistrate Orders Milzman Released; Government Prepares Appeal

Daniel Milzman, the Georgetown sophomore accused of manufacturing and possessing ricin in his McCarthy Hall dorm room, was ordered released pending trial today by Magistrate Judge John M. Facciola. The U.S. government, which is prosecuting the case, however, requested to appeal within the next 24 hours, at which point Chief[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 4 comments City News, News

Campus Shocked by Milzman Arrest

Since Daniel Milzman (COL ’16) was arrested for possessing a lethal quantity of ricin Friday, his friends and colleagues have slowly come to terms with the fact that the science student had been quietly concocting the biological toxin in his dorm room. “Nothing ever would have led me to think[Read More…]

by March 25, 2014 1 comment Campus News, News
Sophomore Charged in Ricin Case

Sophomore Charged in Ricin Case

Daniel Milzman (COL ’16) was charged Friday afternoon with possession of a biological toxin after police found ricin in his room on the sixth floor of McCarthy Hall early Tuesday. Federal court documents indicate that Milzman, 19, showed a resident assistant a bag of what he claimed was ricin late[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
DANIEL SMITH/THE HOYA
Emergency personnel surround Southwest Quad, where a substance that tested positive for ricin was found early Tuesday morning.

SWQ Ricin Scare Unnerves Students

In the wake of Tuesday’s revelation that a substance found on the sixth floor of McCarthy Hall had tested positive for the potentially lethal poison ricin, students affected by the investigation have expressed frustration with the university’s inconsistent communication and its dissemination of information during the event and subsequent investigation.[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Mayday on McCarthy Six

Mayday on McCarthy Six

The Office of Residential Living is responsible for ensuring student safety, health and well-being. Although these three words are subject to different interpretations, Residential Living proudly claims on its website that the organization’s mission is “to help students create homes away from homes and become part of their community here[Read More…]

by March 21, 2014 1 comment Opinion, Opinion - Top
Ricin Possibly Found in McCarthy Hall

Ricin Possibly Found in McCarthy Hall

A report of a potentially hazardous substance prompted D.C. Fire and Emergency Medical Services to conduct a test for biological agents in McCarthy Hall early Tuesday morning, leading to the discovery of a powdery substance university officials said could be ricin. While the tests proved negative, according to a campus-wide email[Read More…]

by March 18, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top