Compiled by Stephanie Eisemann, news staff
CRIME OF THE WEEK: Tuesday, Feb. 2
Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) reported two men running on Gainsborough Street. One appeared to be chasing the other. NUPD caught up with the subjects, and the pursuer, a Northeastern University (NU) student, explained he heard a woman screaming in the Hemenway Street alley. The student noticed a man running from the area, so he pursued him. NUPD found the man being chased, a juvenile unaffiliated with NU, had stolen a phone from a subject also unaffiliated with NU while she was walking in the Hemenway Street alley. The subject was returned to his parents, and charges will be filed.
Monday, Feb. 1
A staff member of the Marino Center reported people smoking marijuana in the women’s bathroom near the Bank of America ATM. NUPD responded and collected the information of the nearby Edward Kennedy School (EMK) students before following up with EMK staff about the situation. NUPD confiscated less than an ounce of the substance.
NUPD spoke with a group of NU students who were observed with a glass pipe and a small amount of marijuana in The Fens near the pump house on Agassiz Road. Upon further investigation, a clear container with a large amount of marijuana inside was discovered. Students were sent on their way and may be summonsed depending on the weight of the confiscated substance.
Tuesday, Feb. 2
The manager of Wollaston’s Market in the Marino Center reported observing a man dressed in all black stealing items from the store. NUPD responded and stopped the man, unaffiliated with the university, who was found to have stolen a salami and cheese package, Chobani yogurt, sushi and juice. The subject was placed under arrest for shoplifting.
An NU student reported he was struck in the back of the head by two men who approached him from behind while he was walking on Parker Street near West Village A. A fight commenced and the two men fled toward Mission Hill. The student does not believe the incident was an intended robbery, as his phone and wallet fell during the altercation but neither was stolen.
An NU student reported his iPhone stolen while left unattended in Qdoba on the corner of Huntington Avenue and Forsyth Street. A report was filed.
An NU student reported her MacBook Pro stolen from a room on the third floor of Snell Library after it was left unattended for approximately 10 minutes. The cameras were checked, but no suspicious persons were seen in the area.
Wednesday, Feb. 3
The manager of Wollaston’s Market in the Marino Center reported he had stopped a shoplifter. NUPD responded and met with the NU student, who was seen attempting to steal a box of Tylenol. The student was banned from the premises and referred to the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution (O.S.C.C.R.).
Thursday, Feb. 4
An NU student reported his iPhone and Husky ID stolen from the Marino Center after being left unattended for approximately 20 minutes.
Friday, Feb. 5
Boston Police Department (BPD) reported a fare evasion incident at 10 Leon St. NUPD responded with BPD and spoke with an Uber driver, who reported a student had not paid his fare. NUPD checked West Village E for the student passenger, who was intoxicated but alert, and stated he had not taken an Uber to campus. The incident will be referred to O.S.C.C.R.
NUPD filed a report regarding numerous fake parking decals on vehicles in the Renaissance Parking Garage. The NUPD Special Services Unit will investigate the problem.
A staff member in the Marino Center reported his iPhone stolen from the seats near the basketball courts while left unattended at approximately 4:40 p.m.
Saturday, Feb. 6
NUPD responded to a call from the proctor in Speare Hall, who reported an intoxicated male in the lobby. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) was requested for the NU student, and he was transported to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The Residence Director on call was notified.
A proctor reported allowing two NU students to sign into a room in International Village, but believes they may have been intoxicated. NUPD responded and spoke to the students, who admitted to drinking underage but were not in need of assistance. A report was filed, and the incident will be referred to O.S.C.C.R.
A proctor in Kennedy Hall reported a large amount of money being withdrawn from her account without authorization. A report was filed.
An NU student reported her wallet stolen after being left unattended in Snell Library. A report was filed.
Sunday, Feb. 7
An NU student reported witnessing a vehicle hit another vehicle inside the parking lot of the Fenway Center and then driving away. NUPD found one Massachusetts-registered vehicle damaged the rear of another Massachusetts-registered vehicle that was unoccupied at the time. Neither cars nor owners were affiliated with NU. A report was filed.