University of Maryland Police responded to reports of robbery, a CDS violation, alcohol possession and theft in the past week.


On Saturday at about 3:15 a.m., University Police received a report of a robbery that happened at about 2:30 a.m. inside Annapolis Hall.

According to a University Police press release, a male student reported to police that he walked past a group of males and “words were exchanged”. As he entered Annapolis Hall, he made a hand gesture to the group. One of the males followed the student inside, a physical altercation took place and the student’s hat was taken, according to the release.

After the student opened the door, a second physical altercation took place between the same suspect and another male. In an email, police spokesperson Sgt. Rosanne Hoaas said the student’s hat was the only property taken. 

Police have images of the two suspects and are currently working to identify them, according to the release.


CDS Violation

On Sept. 2, at about 1:15 a.m., University Police responded to Ellicott Hall for a reported CDS violation.

An officer talked to a female resident inside her room and saw drug paraphernalia and two bottles of alcohol on her desk, Hoaas wrote in an email. The student turned over a small amount of marijuana to the officer. 

A search of the room found an additional small amount of marijuana. The student was issued a civil citation for possessing less than 10 grams of marijuana. The alcohol was disposed of, Hoaas wrote.

A referral was made to the Office of Student Conduct and this case is closed.


Open containers of alcohol

University Police cited seven people for possessing open containers of alcohol on Sept. 2, which was Labor Day.

At about 3:45 p.m., a University Police officer stopped a female with no affiliation to this university in the 7500 block of Princeton Avenue for possessing an open container of alcohol and issued her a civil citation, Hoaas wrote.

A male student was stopped near Norwich Road and Princeton Avenue at about 4:05 p.m. and a female student was stopped near Rhode Island Avenue and Knox Road at about 5 p.m. for possessing open containers of alcohol. Both were issued civil citations, Hoaas wrote.

Another male student was stopped on the 7500 block of Yale Avenue for underage possession of alcohol and received a civil citation and a referral to the Office of Student Conduct, Hoaas wrote.

At about 7 p.m., University Police issued a civil citation to a male student for possessing an open container of alcohol near 9 Fraternity Row, the Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity house, Hoass wrote.

Two other males with no university affiliation were issued citations for underage alcohol possession and possessing an open container of alcohol near the intersection of Knox Road and Route 1, Hoaas wrote.



At about 10:20 a.m. on Sept. 3, University Police responded to the Biology-Psychology Building for a reported theft from an automobile.

A female university employee reported to police her work-issued iPad was stolen out of her vehicle sometime between Aug. 29 and that morning, Hoaas wrote.

This case is active.