Sept. 29: News Briefs & Crime Blotter



President Trump campaigns in Atlanta 

On Friday, President Trump landed in Atlanta to host his campaign and win over the Black vote. With less than two months from Election Day, President Trump introduced the “Platinum Plan” that intends to provide Black economic empowerment. The plan includes a pledge of 500,000 new Black-owned businesses and 3 million new jobs for the Black community.


Protests follow Breonna Taylor’s case decision 

After Breonna Taylor’s death in March, the grand jury made a final case decision on Wednesday. Out of the three officers involved in the shooting, only one was indicted on first-degree wanton endangerment charges. People from Louisville and other cities across the nation have  protested the decision. Two officers were shot on the first night of protests, and 28 people were arrested during the fourth night. 


South Korea returns remains from the Korean War

The Korean War was fought between North Korea and South Korea from 1950 to 1953. On Sunday, the remains of 117 Chinese soldiers from the Korean War were returned to China. The remains were found in the Demilitarized Zone that separates North and South Korea. This seventh annual repatriation was the largest since the first one that returned 437 remains in 2014. 


Sept. 18

Feel the burn!

At 9:22 a.m., a non-Georgia State offender was arrested for fighting on Auburn Avenue.

Sept. 20

“It’s game day! Wait, huh?”

A non-Georgia State offender criminally trespassed the GSU Sports Arena at 9:45 p.m. The case was exceptionally cleared. 

Sept. 21 

A case of the Mondays.

At 5:23 p.m., a non-Georgia State offender was arrested for a liquor law violation. 

Sept. 21

It’s dope at the dorms…literally.

A non-Georgia State offender was arrested at 6:48 p.m. on a drug law violation at University Lofts.

Sept. 23

“My dog’s cat lives here, let me in!”

At 1:04 a.m., a non-Georgia State offender criminally trespassed University Commons. The case was exceptionally cleared.

Sept. 24

“It needs more color.”

A Georgia State student was a victim of vandalism at 9:05 a.m. The case is still active.