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Mercer Police Blotter: Hit and run, theft by taking, domestic violence and sexual assault

Mercer Police Blotter: Hit and run, theft by taking, domestic violence and sexual assault

Natalie Yaeger, Lead News Writer

November 21, 2019

This semester, Mercer Police responded to numerous incidents on and around campus. Kyle Sears, director of media relations at Mercer University, provided redacted police reports.

Suspect on the loose after Armed Robbery in Tattnall Square Park

Suspect on the loose after Armed Robbery in Tattnall Square Park

Sarah Pounds, Online Editor

January 14, 2018

According to Mercer’s emergency alert system, the Bibb Sheriff’s Office reported an armed robbery in Tatnall Square Park at approximately 12:49 P.M. on Jan. 14. The suspect is a black male estimated to be between 5’8 and 5’10. He was last seen wearing an orange and black jacket and running...

DO NOT CROSS: Approaching holidays sees rise in thefts

DO NOT CROSS: Approaching holidays sees rise in thefts

Nicholas Wooten, Managing Editor

December 2, 2015

As the holiday season approaches, thefts are on the rise. From Oct. 12 to Nov. 23,  thirteen criminal offenses occurred on the Macon campus. Nine of these cases were thefts by taking. CRIMES OF NOTE: Oct. 30: A person stole $200 worth of copper refrigeration tubing from the roof of Mercer Lofts Phase V...

Recent rise in crime impacts Mercer area

October 5, 2011

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...

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