Feb. 11: News Briefs & Crime Blotter



Police are working on a marijuana breathalyzer.

Due to more states legalizing and decriminalizing marijuana, police are working on a “pot breathalyzer” to discourage people from driving while high. According to WSBTV, the person in question would be asked to blow into the machine and the machine would be able to detect how much THC is in the person’s system and if they had smoked marijuana within the last three hours.


President Trump acquitted on both articles of impeachment Feb. 5.

On Wednesday, the Senate voted to acquit the president on two articles of impeachment — abuse of power and obstruction of justice. The Senate voted based on their party with Republicans voting against impeachment and Democrats voting for it. However, one Republican, Mitt Romney, is now facing backlash from both President Trump and the GOP party for voting with the Democrats on article one.


A Thai soldier, a mass shooting, over 20 casualties.

On Saturday at 3:30 p.m., a Thai soldier opened fire in an airport-themed mall in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand. There are over 20 people dead with many injured. According to ABC News, Sergeant Jakrapanth Thomma is behind the shooting because of a land dispute.


Feb. 3

Stop harassing me.

A Georgia State student was the victim of harassment at 11:07 a.m at Piedmont Central. The case is still active.

Feb. 4

Keep the noise down.

At 51 Peachtree St., a non-Georgia State offender was arrested for disturbance and battery at 7 p.m.

Feb. 5

Having too much fun?

At 3:21 p.m., a Georgia State student was arrested for drug and liquor law violations at Piedmont Central.

Keep your art on paper.

A Georgia State student was a victim of vandalism at 5:05 p.m. at the Arts and Humanities Building.

Feb. 6

We came to watch the game.

At the Georgia State Sports Arena, two students were victims of larceny at 10:57 a.m.