– On Jan. 11 at 5 p.m., Emory Police Department (EPD) responded to a call regarding an individual in possession of weapons on Emory’s Clairmont Campus. A student was unloading his car when a Resident Advisor (RA) noticed the weapons in the student’s trunk. The student said that he wasn’t thinking and didn’t realize that he had the weapons in a school zone. The RA notified police that the individual had the weapons in protective cases in his trunk. The weapons included a bolt-action rifle and a Romanian semi-automatic AK-47 assault rifle. When officers arrived on the scene, they confiscated the weapons for safekeeping and later returned the weapons to the individual to store off campus. The individual was transporting the weapons in an appropriate manner, and he had proper documentation for the weapons but he was violating Emory’s policy. The individual was interviewed with multiple officers and administrators to ensure the individual did not have any ill intent.
– On Jan. 14 at 11:30 p.m., EPD responded to a call regarding marijuana at Longstreet-Means residence hall. A RA at the location notified officers of three individuals who were in possession of marijuana. Officers met with the individuals and confiscated the green leafy substance. EPD turned information regarding the incident over to Campus Life.
– On Jan. 15 at 12:20 a.m., EPD responded to a call regarding individuals defecating and urinating in public at the intersection between Clifton Rd. and Eagle Row. Officers located the two male individuals and cited them with defecating and urinating on private property. Officers believed the individuals were under the influence of alcohol. Officers turned information over to Campus Life for further action.
– On Jan. 15 at 2:30 a.m., EPD responded to an accident between the intersection of Eagle Row and Clifton Road. A driver rear-ended another driver and when officers arrived on the scene, they determined the driver who caused the collision was under the influence of alcohol. The individual was placed under arrest and transported to DeKalb County Jail.
— Compiled by Crime Beat Writer Brandon Fuhr