Compiled by Stephanie Eisemann, news staff
Crime of the Week: Thursday, Dec. 31
NUPD observed a suspect potentially matching the description from the mailbox breaks that have been occurring on St. Stephen Street. After a short foot chase, NUPD reported one suspect in custody in front of 23 St. Stephen St. and requested EMS at 10:30 p.m. for a 40-year-old male with a laceration to the nose. The same male was placed under arrest at 10:37 p.m. for receiving stolen property valuing more than $250. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded and treated the laceration, and the prisoner was later transported to the hospital with NUPD as guards.
Monday, Dec. 28
An individual unaffiliated with Northeastern University (NU) reported mail was stolen from the lobby of 148 Hemenway St. on Dec. 24. The Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) responded and reported the individual was unsure if mail was missing, but her mailbox lock appeared to be broken. A facilities request was filed, and the individual called NUPD again to report her neighbor also had mail taken from the lobby. NUPD spoke to the second victim, who believed two items sent to her husband are missing. A report was filed.
NUPD stopped a male subject on St. Cyprian Street on suspicion of mail theft. The male, unaffiliated with NU, was known to the officers and had five active warrants. Thesubject was arrested at 10:50 p.m.
Tuesday, Dec. 29
The Residential Safety Office (RSO) and the NUPD Fire Safety unit reported a male sleeping face-down on a couch inside the lobby of Stetson East. NUPD responded and ejected the male without further incident.
NUPD reported fresh graffiti had been painted on the Parker Street side of Burstein Hall and on Rubenstein Hall on the wall between the building and Sweeney Field. Awork order was notified and a report was filed.
NUPD observed a Massachusetts-registered vehicle parked on the corner of St. Botolph and Gainsborough Streets, with an odor of marijuana emanating from the vehicle. Officers spoke with the individual, unaffiliated with NU, who was checked for warrants with negative results. There was a 17-year-old male in the rear of the vehicle who was not related to the individual. The subject was sent on her way without further incident.
Thursday, Dec. 31
An individual reported being told by a construction worker that there was inappropriate graffiti written on aportable toilet. The facility was located near Gate Two next to the construction trailers of the Columbus Lot construction site. A report was filed.
An NU staff member reported his desktop computer was stolen from a room in Holmes Hall. NUPD responded, and a report was filed.
An NU student reported his wallet was stolen from Squashbusters sometime during the day. NUPD responded, and a report was filed.
Saturday, Jan. 2
An NU student reported loud music and multiple people inside a residence in West Village A. The student explained she had asked the residents to quiet down and attempted to contact the resident assistant (RA) and residence director (RD), all with negative results. NUPD responded and spoke to the eight residents and guests of the room who agreed to turn the music down and clear the area for the night.
Monday, Jan. 4
An assistant director of student engagement reported items were moved and an iMac computer was stolen from Curry Student Center over winter break. A report was filed.
Wednesday, Jan. 6
An NU student reported to NUPD headquarters and explained a male touched her from behind in the tunnels after she gave him directions. She immediately fled the area. A report was filed.
An RA reported that while conducting health and safety checks in a residence of 407 Huntington Ave., she observed rolling papers and a bowl sitting on a table, as well as the smell of marijuana. NUPD responded and spoke to the resident student, who denied using the substance. NUPD detected the smell as well and confiscated the rolling papers and pipe. A report was filed.
NUPD reported escorting a Boston Public Schools parent from Matthews Arena for disorderly conduct after the parent was asked to stop running a 50-50 raffle.
Thursday, Jan. 7
An NU employee emailed NUPD to report a fraud. The employee believed someone was posing as the director of procurement and attempting to purchase items from a company in Ohio under the name of Northeastern University.
Saturday, Jan. 9
An RD called NUPD to report malicious destruction in a West Village A room. NUPD responded and spoke to the resident student, who reported having another student over the previous night. He somehow got locked out and proceeded to put a hole through the wall in an attempt to get into the room. A report was filed.
An NU staff member called NUPD to report that her purse was stolen from her office in Curry Student Center while left unattended. A report was filed.