Crime Log: Sept. 10- Sept. 16
Compiled by Ann Musheno, News Correspondent
Entry of the Week: Sunday, Sept. 16, 1:02 a.m.
An officer spoke to a student who was trying to climb the side of Stetson West. The student said that he lived in the building, had locked himself out and was trying to avoid contacting an RA. An officer advised the student not to climb the building and to have a proctor contact an RA.
Monday, Sept. 10
An administrative assistant in 140 The Fenway reported that three office phones were stolen. Telephone services informed Northeastern University Division of Public Safety (NUPD) that they did not remove any phones from the area.
A student reported that his unattended backpack containing his MacBook Pro was stolen from the tables near the television sets on the first floor of the Curry Student Center (CSC).
A staff member in Hayden Hall reported that she was concerned about a student who was being overly persistent concerning his status in a class. The student had made demands to see the dean.
A property manager at 650 Columbus Ave. reported that two glass hallway lights were stolen from the property on Sept. 2. An officer spoke with the residents of a room in the building and the lights were recovered a short time later.
A woman with no university affiliation reported that her motor scooter was stolen from the bike rack in front of the Badger and Rosen SquashBusters Facility. She said she last saw the scooter on Aug. 23.
While following-up on a previous case, an officer confiscated a glass bong, a grinder, a digital scale and a glass ash tray, all of which had marijuana residue, from a room in Davenport A.
Two students reported that their unattended laptops were stolen from a room in the Egan Research Center.
An officer stopped two women in possession of marijuana across from 110 The Fenway. The officer confiscated a small amount of marijuana.
A student reported that she left her iPod in the women’s restroom on the first floor of Richards Hall and when she returned, it was missing.
A Resident Assistant (RA) in Speare Hall informed an officer that there was a bag of marijuana on the front steps of the building. The officer confiscated the bag.
Officers stopped two students in front of Cahners Hall for smoking marijuana. The students will be reported to the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution (OSCCR).
An RA reported that students on the volleyball court behind Willis Hall were being too loud and disruptive. A responding officer told the students to lower the noise level.
A student reported hearing three gunshots fired on Annunciation Road near Ruggles Street and observed a suspect flee towards Tremont Street. The Boston Police Department (BPD) arrived and assumed jurisdiction.
Tuesday, Sept. 11
An officer reported that a woman was yelling out of the window of her St. Stephen Street residence that she was stuck in her bathroom and having a panic attack. An officer gained entry into the apartment through the woman’s mother who was already on the scene. The officer was able to open the bathroom door and speak with the woman, a Northeastern student, who then felt much better. The student was told to contact her landlord about the door.
Wednesday, Sept. 12
A staff member in the Law School reported that a student was causing a disturbance. A responding officer reported speaking with a law student who was trying to post a pro-Palestinian flyer that some students found offensive. Other students became upset and tried to take the tape from the student hanging the flyer. Students complained to the Dean of Student Academics, who also found the flyer offensive. The Law School will handle the matter.
A student entered NUPD headquarters to claim her wallet, which had been turned in by cleaning staff. The student reported that $150 in cash was missing from the wallet. The wallet had originally been taken from a bag she had left unattended on the steps of Dodge Hall.
A staff member reported that his unattended laptop was stolen from his office in Meserve Hall.
A student reported that her iPod was stolen from the Behrakis Health Sciences Center. She left it in one of the classrooms the previous evening and when she returned that morning it was missing. The iPod was not in the lost and found.
Thursday, Sept. 13
A student reported that her iPhone was stolen on the Green Line approximately 40 minutes prior and that she was tracking the phone. The phone was tracked to 140 The Fenway and then onto Commonwealth Avenue, where it appeared to be on the train. BPD and Transit Police were notified to meet the student at the entrance to the Law Library. At 10:14 a.m., BPD stopped a suspect in possession of the phone in Brighton. The suspect said that he found the phone and had attempted to call the student’s husband to inform him. BPD recovered the phone and an NUPD officer picked it up and returned it to the student.
A student posted a comment on Twitter stating that he would shoot the president of the university if he did not receive more financial aid. NUPD detectives spoke with the student who said that he did not mean it and was frustrated with the university because he did not receive financial aid. Detectives checked the student’s apartment for weapons and found none. The student will be reported to OSCCR.
An officer conducted a criminal background check on three Wentworth Institute of Technology students who were in possession of marijuana on Museum Road. No criminal history was found for any of the students. Wentworth police responded and assumed jurisdiction. Two bags of marijuana and a pipe were confiscated.
A staff member in the Marino Center reported having problems with two YMCA members. One of the YMCA members had gone towards Wollaston’s and the other was still in the area. Responding officers spoke with the YMCA member still present, who admitted that he had thrown his ID down to the other member so that the other member could access the gym. He was given a trespass ban from all university property and was escorted out of the building.
A staff member reported that her iPhone and $13 were stolen from her office in Speare Hall. The staff member told a responding officer that three juvenile males were seen in the area prior to her noticing items were missing.
A student reported that his iPhone was stolen. The student believed the phone fell out of his pocket when he tripped and fell while walking through the West Village Quad. When the student retraced his steps, he could not find the phone.
A student reported that clothes were missing from her room in Stetson West.
A student reported that some lights and signals were stolen off of his bicycle which was parked in front of Shillman Hall.
An RA reported that there was an intoxicated female near the women’s restroom on the third floor of Stetson West. Responding officers reported that the 18-year-old student was conscious but not alert. Boston EMS transported the student to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The Residence Director (RD) was notified and the student will be reported to OSCCR.
Friday, Sept. 14
An officer reported that a group of males was fighting at Forsyth Circle. Additional officers responded and stopped seven people with no university affiliation involved in the fight. One of the males had a bloody nose but refused medical attention and signed a medical waiver. None of them wanted to press charges. They were told not to return to university property and were sent on their way.
A student approached an officer and reported that his unattended iPhone was stolen from the ground next to a park bench in Centennial Commons. 8:29 p.m.
An officer stopped two students for a marijuana violation near Speare Place. The officer confiscated a small amount of marijuana and a pipe, and the students will be reported to OSCCR.
A CSC staff member reported that two laptops were left unattended and may have been stolen. A responding officer spoke to the two victims, both students, who reported that their MacBooks were stolen between 9:30. and 9:45 p.m. when they left them unattended.
Saturday, Sept. 15
A resident reported loud noise coming from a university-leased apartment on Tremont Street. Responding officers requested EMS for an 18-year-old student who was intoxicated and vomiting. Boston EMS transported the student to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The RD was notified. The officers also spoke with the resident of the room, who had approximately 15 guests. The music was turned off and the guests left the apartment.
A resident of 311 Huntington Ave. reported that a noise was coming from the basement. Responding officers found a student playing loud music. The student agreed to turn it down.
A student reported that he was robbed at knife point on Columbus Avenue near Ruggles MBTA Station approximately an hour and a half prior. The suspect stole an iPhone and wallet and then headed towards Whittier Street. A responding officer reported that the victim had swelling and lacerations to the face. Boston EMS responded and treated the victim, who refused transport to a hospital. BPD was notified but did not respond.
A resident reported loud noise coming from 214 Hemenway St. Responding officers spoke to a student who had a few friends over and agreed to turn down the music.
A resident reported loud noise coming from 776 Columbus Ave. Responding officers spoke with a former student who agreed to turn the music down.
Sunday, Sept. 16
An RA in White Hall reported that there was a male in the lobby who was unresponsive but breathing. Boston EMS was notified. Responding officers reported that the student had just fallen asleep. The student lives at 153 Hemenway St. and was sent on his way. Boston Fire Department and EMS responded.
A Cambridge taxi driver flagged down an officer on Hemenway Street to tell the officer that four females just exited the taxi and went into 146 Hemenway St. without paying. Officers were unable to locate the females in question and the taxi driver left.
An RA reported loud music and the smell of marijuana coming from a room in 650 Columbus Ave. Responding officers spoke with four students and confiscated several beers as well as “magic mushrooms.” The students will be reported to OSCCR.
An RA reported loud music and the smell of marijuana coming from a room in 144 Hemenway Street. Responding officers spoke to the student residents. The music was turned down but the residents denied the officers entry into the apartment. Officers reported detecting the smell of burnt marijuana. An officer is investigating for suspicion of drug use.
An RA in Stetson West reported an intoxicated male was vomiting. Responding officers reported that the 17-year-old student had consumed seven to eight shots of vodka. Boston EMS transported the student to Boston Medical Center. The RD on-call was notified. The student will be reported to OSCCR.
An officer stopped a 19-year-old student on the front steps of Dockser Hall who was intoxicated and having trouble standing. Boston EMS responded and determined that the student did not need to be transported to the hospital. The student declined medical attention and signed into International Village. The student will be reported to OSCCR.
An RA reported the smell of marijuana coming from a room in Melvin Hall. Officers spoke to two students and confiscated a small amount of marijuana. The students will be reported to OSCCR.