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Mercer Police chief, students offer safety tips

Elizabeth Bibb

August 18, 2011


Filed under Campus, Crime, News

Safety on and off campus remains an important issue for both new students and upper classmen. Students returning to campus should remember to stay aware no matter how comfortable they have become with the area. Police Chief Gary Collins, along with the entirety of the Mercer Police Department, made...

Cause of Mercer student's death remains a mystery

Cause of Mercer student's death remains a mystery

clewis

April 13, 2011


Filed under City, Crime, News

Investigators still don't know what caused Mercer international student Zhang Tianliang* to be found dead in his apartment about a block away from campus Thursday, Mar, 31. Zhang, a 24-year-old graduate engineering student from Yinchuan City, China, was found lying unconscious in his bed around 4 p.m. by his r...

New mobile app allows students to contact police instantly

New mobile app allows students to contact police instantly

April 13, 2011


Filed under Campus, City, Crime, News

Mercer students can now whip out their smart phones and keep in constant contact with campus and city police. A new web-based app for mobile phones announced recently by the InTown Macon Neighborhood Association and Mercer Police allows students to contact Mercer Police and the Macon Police Department...

Mercer student found dead in apartment near campus

Mercer student found dead in apartment near campus

clewis

March 31, 2011


Filed under Campus, City, Crime, News

A Mercer exchange student from China was found dead Thursday afternoon in his apartment less than a block away from campus. Tianliang Zhang, a 24-year-old graduate engineering student, was found lying unconscious in his bedroom around 4 p.m. by his roommates at 1252 Shamrock Street, Bibb County Coroner Leon Jones said. Zhang was last seen alive Tuesday night, and Jones said...

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

clewis

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...

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