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UMD Safety Notice 02/13/19

INCIDENT:    Burglaries (Arrest Made)

OCCURRED: February 13, 2019/ Approximately 1:30 a.m.

LOCATION: Hagerstown Hall

UMPD CASE #: 2019-8446


On February 13, 2019, at approximately 1:37 a.m., the University of Maryland Police Department responded to Hagerstown Hall for a suspicious male. A female UMD student reported to police that a male was trying to enter multiple rooms. Officers responded and located an intoxicated male in the lobby of the building along with the reporting person. After talking with the student and reviewing the video footage taken by the student during their interaction with the suspect, the male was taken into custody. Officers interviewed additional victims and a witness in this matter. Based upon the investigation, the male has been charged with multiple counts that can be viewed here.

Due to the quick reporting of suspicious behavior by our student resident, an apprehension was made in this case. Thank you to our student resident who said something when they saw something suspicious.

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Safety Tips:

The University of Maryland Police Department provides a walking escort service for anyone who feels unsafe when walking on or near campus. If you would like a walking escort, please call to request one at 301-405-3555. You may also use a blue light emergency phone to call for an escort.

Make sure that you lock your doors and windows before you leave and when you are in for the night.

Stay alert and attuned to people and circumstances around you.

Trust your instincts. They are a natural gift that tells you when something is wrong.

If you observe suspicious activity or behavior, contact the police immediately by calling #3333 from a mobile phone or 301-405-3333.

See Something, Say Something!

Be Smart, Be Safe!

Download the UMD Guardian app through the Google Play store or the Apple App Store. You can create a virtual safety escort or you can text a tip to UMPD.

Safety Resources:

University of Maryland Police Department

Emergency Number 301-405-3333/ #3333 from a mobile phone/ 911

Prince George's County Police Department

911 from mobile phone / 301-352-1200 (non-emergency) / 911

UMD Police Walking Escort

Non-Emergency: 301-405-3555



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