February 2, 2009
09-015

Thressea Boyd
Director of Communications

Arrest Made in Langdale Fires

VALDOSTA - Langdale Hall has had a series of small and easily contained fires. Due to early detection procedures implemented by Valdosta State University Police and Residence Hall staff, the fires did not pose a significant threat to health, life or property.

On Monday, Feb. 2, as a result of an investigation by the VSU Police an arrest was made. Enhanced electronic monitoring devices have been installed and will continue to be utilized.

President Patrick J. Schloss expressed his deep gratitude for the efforts of the Residence Hall staff and University Police.

“I am impressed by the maturity displayed by our students and confidence expressed in the administration by family members,” Schloss said.

The investigation continues. No further information is available at this time.