On Oct. 30 at 12:53 p.m., the Emory Police Department (EPD) received a report of harassing communications via telephone. The complainant, a faculty member, said that he and other professors from the Department of Psychology, along with current and former graduate students, have been receiving emails from a former graduate student for the past few years. The complainant said that the emails have become “scary” over the past month. He also informed that the subject is not on campus and only communicates through email. The complainant also said that the subject has been known to shoot at Quickshot Shooting Range, which, combined with his constant communications, is the cause of concern. The complainant stated that the emails sometime in early 2015 and that the subject’s primary concern seems to be that individuals are either stealing or using his work in their scholarly papers without giving him appropriate credit.
On Oct. 30 at 4:30 p.m., EPD responded to the Emory University Hospital (EUH) valet parking in reference to a report of entering an automobile. The complainant said that he drove to the location to visit a patient at 2 p.m. and that he always has two keys for his car with him. He gave the valet employee his vehicle, which had a spare key in the ignition, and left the other key attached to a set of keys on a key ring on the front driver’s seat of the vehicle. The complainant stated that at 3:45 p.m., he went to the employee to receive his vehicle and, upon entering, observed that the spare key was missing. The valet service told him that there was no spare key when he had received the vehicle. The complainant described the spare key as a silver key with a black chipped piece at the top and an Emory emblem. The valet employee who received the complainant’s car told the EPD officer that he observed the key in the ignition was on a set of keys on a key ring. The valet employee stated that he used that key to log the vehicle into their valet system. He stated that when receiving the car he did not observe a single spare key in the vehicle.
On Oct. 31 at 10:47 a.m., EPD responded to Robert W. Woodruff Library in reference to a report of theft. The complainant, an Emory student, said that he was missing his black MacBook Pro laptop, valued at $3,000, on the third floor of the Robert W. Woodruff Library. The complainant said that he placed the laptop in his black backpack at approximately 6 p.m. on Oct. 30 and left his backpack on the third floor of the library overnight. He said when he returned to the library at approximately 8 a.m. on Oct. 31, the backpack was there but the MacBook Pro and charger were missing. The complainant said he purchased the laptop in Japan and that he was attempting to locate the serial number at the time of the report.
On Oct. 3 at 7:48 p.m., EPD responded to Emory University Hospital Midtown in reference to a report of a subject causing a disturbance in the Emergency Department. The EPD officer observed that the subject was escorted by Emory Healthcare Public Safety (EHPS) officers out of the Emergency Department. The EPD officer detained the subject by handcuffing him. The subject had a prior trespass warning. The subject would not provide the EPD officer with his name or date of birth on scene, and instead kept asking what his own name was. The officer asked the subject if he was on the property to seek medical attention or to visit a current patient. The subject said that he was at the hospital so that he could inject “ice” in the Emergency Department restroom. The officer asked the subject if he injected methamphetamines in the restroom. The subject said he did. Upon searching the subject incident to the arrest, EPD officer recovered multiple empty syringes within his backpack.