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Brutal crimes need punishment

Brittany Dant

February 8, 2012

Filed under Opinions

  It was announced this week by District Attorney Greg Winters that he will be seeking to try seven Macon teenagers as adults in the case of the rape of a Northeast High School student in January. The accused include two fifteen-year old students and a fourteen-year old student who were charged...

Complaint filed against Macon police

Christopher Kennedy

October 19, 2011

Filed under Uncategorized

Recently, a Mercer student’s vehicle was stolen and recovered by Macon Police. However, the way the recovery was conducted has become a matter of considerable controversy over the past weeks. Lynah Stone was taken to the site where her vehicle was recovered, and faced the suspects. Despite being accompanied...

Recent rise in crime impacts Mercer area

October 5, 2011

Filed under City, Crime, News

Over the past month, Mercer students have seen a rise in criminal activity in the area. More importantly, several of these recent criminal acts have directly affected students on the Macon campus. During the month of September, a car was reported stolen from behind Jittery Joe’s Coffee, two law students...

Police beat roundup: Jan.-Feb.

Police beat roundup: Jan.-Feb.

March 16, 2011

Filed under Campus, Crime, News

Mercer Police received a total of 14 emergency calls during the months of January, February. Jan. 31: A student reported her vehicle was missing. The car turned out to be stolen. Macon Police recovered the car at a local apartment complex. The ignition was damaged and several items were missing fro...

Police find no evidence for alleged assault, robbery of student on campus

Police find no evidence for alleged assault, robbery of student on campus


March 16, 2011

Filed under Campus, Crime, News

Police have found no evidence for the alleged assault of a student on campus that prompted a University-wide safety alert to be sent out in December. An investigation and video analysis into the event has concluded that the male student who claimed he was hit in the face and robbed by a man in front...

Mercer campus safe despite recent rise in crime

Ashley Mann

February 23, 2011

Filed under News

  “We all strive for the same thing. We want to keep you safe while you are learning,” said Mercer Police Chief Gary Collins.  With the recent rise in crime on campus, Mercer police are giving students advice on how to exercise safety on and off campus. In recent months, Mercer police have seen...

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