On Feb. 8 at 8:45 a.m., EPD responded to Haygood Hall at Oxford College in reference to a report of rape. Two witnesses reported that an Oxford student was coerced into having sex by their partner. The case is under active investigation.
On Feb. 8 at 7:03 p.m., Emory Police Department (EPD) responded to Haygood Hall at Oxford College in reference to a terroristic threat. The complainant, Dean of Campus Life at Oxford College Joseph Moon, asked EPD to stand by while his staff searched a student’s room to look for a firearm. The Residence Life coordinator (RLC) explained that the subject had told a group of students that he owned a gun and “wasn’t afraid to use it.” EPD supervised the hallway while the RLC and Residence Life staff unlocked the subject’s room and searched it. The subject was not in his room, and the RLC and staff did not locate a firearm. EPD telephoned the subject and asked him if he had a firearm on campus and if he was OK. The subject said that he did not have a firearm on campus and that he was fine. The case is under active investigation.
On Feb. 11 at 12:48 a.m., EPD responded to the Emory University Hospital Midtown in reference to battery. The complainant, a nurse, said that a male patient kicked her in her stomach. She said she felt fine during the initial contact with EPD, however, the charge nurse informed her that she had to report to Employee Health Services to follow up with any injuries. At that point, she stated she was feeling muscle spasms in her neck. An EPD officer was unable to question the patient, who underwent head surgery a couple days prior. The case is under active investigation.
On Feb. 11 at 4:44 a.m., EPD received a report of terroristic threats from Emory University Hospital (EUH) via telephone. A nurse reported that a male patient threatened to “shoot up the place” if he did not receive treatment. The nurse said that the patient was uncooperative and unwilling to let hospital staff administer treatment and that she informed him that they would discontinue treating him until he calmed down. The nurse said that the patient did not calm himself, so she decided to report the incident to the Emory Department of Public Safety. The patient said that the nurse was rude and forceful as she was providing him with care. The subject said that he does not remember what he said to the nurse. The case has been assigned to an investigator.