Compiled by Stephanie Eisemann, news staff
Crime of the week: Friday, April 1
A general fire alarm for West Village A North sounded for a stairwell on the 13th floor. Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) responded and reported a fire extinguisher was discharged with no signs of fire or smoke. Boston Fire Department (BFD) arrived at 2:24 a.m. Maintenance was notified to clean and ventilate the area. BFD authorized a reset of the alarm. A report was filed.
Monday, March 28
A Northeastern University (NU) student reported his unattended Nikon DSLR camera and bag were stolen from a basement classroom in Snell Library. A report was filed.
An NU student reported his unattended laptop was stolen from the Knowles Center. The victim also reported a man loitering in the area. A report was filed.
A staff member in Ell Hall reported a man with blood on his face walking on the third floor of Curry Student Center and talking to himself. NUPD responded and placed the subject, unaffiliated with NU, under arrest at 6:45 p.m. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) arrived and cleared the subject. The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Police Department was unable to house the man due to lack of space. The subject will be summonsed to court for disorderly conduct.
An NU student reported a G-Shock watch, Ray Ban sunglasses and a MacBook charger stolen from his room in International Village (IV). A report was filed.
Wednesday, March 30
A confidential forcible rape case off campus is under investigation.
An NU student reported her Aldo boots were stolen while she was attending a yoga class in the Sacred Space between 4 and 5:30 p.m. She did not see anyone suspicious in the area but does not believe someone took them by mistake. A report was filed.
An NU student reported his iPhone was stolen from the basketball courts at the Marino Center while he was playing between 9 and 9:30 p.m. NUPD took the report over the phone as he had since driven to his residence in Walpole, Mass.
Thursday, March 31
NUPD reported graffiti on the Atherton Street side of the warehouse in Jamaica Plain. Work order was notified and a report was filed.
An NUPD officer was stopped in Dodge Hall by an NU student who reported her laptop and detachable keyboard were stolen from a room in the building around 1:25 p.m. The student planned to call and provide NUPD with a serial number for the device. A report was filed.
NUPD reported to Huntington Avenue to address a past domestic assault and arrested a man, unaffiliated with NU, for assault and battery on an NU student.
Friday, April 1
An NU student reported two men outside IV who appeared to be examining the bicycle racks. NUPD stopped both parties in front of SquashBusters. The parties were identified as juveniles unaffiliated with NU. At approximately 9:56 a.m., one engaged in a foot chase with an NUPD officer through Columbus Garage. At 9:59 a.m., NUPD had both juveniles in custody. They will be charged with trespassing and attempting to commit larceny under $250. The juvenile from the foot chase will also be charged with resisting arrest and assault and battery. NUPD brought them to headquarters, and both subjects’ parents declined to pick up their children. The subjects were then brought to juvenile holding facilities.
NUPD received a report about a window in the bookstore that had been tampered with. NUPD responded and reported a window in the rear office had been pushed in from the hallway. No items appeared to be missing from the office. A report was filed.
NUPD confiscated less than an ounce of marijuana from an NU student in Smith Hall while conducting an investigation. A report was filed.
NUPD confiscated a large amount of marijuana indicative of distribution from an NU student in Smith Hall while conducting an investigation. The defendant confirmed he had sold marijuana to others and will be summonsed to court.
An NU student reported her unattended cell phone was stolen from a classroom in Hayden Hall. A report was filed.
Sunday, April 3
An NU student reported his roommate in West Village A was intoxicated and had been vomiting for one to two hours. NUPD responded and requested EMS for the student, who was conscious and could walk but requested an ambulance. EMS was notified and arrived at 4:28 a.m., then cleared the student, as his condition had improved.
NUPD reported finding two fake IDs and an ID not belonging to the owner of a wallet (an NU student) in NUPD’s possession. A report was filed.
A confidential assault and battery case on West Campus is under investigation.
NUPD turned in a purse belonging to an NU student containing various items and a marijuana grinder. A report was filed.
A Resident Assistant reported the smell of marijuana coming from the third floor of Stetson East. NUPD responded and spoke to the resident of the room, who had less than an ounce of marijuana and paraphernalia inside the room. A report was filed.