Compiled by Stephanie Eisemann, news staff
Crime of the Week: Sunday, June 26
Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) reported a dispute between two people at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and St. Botolph Street. NUPD reported the two individuals, unaffiliated with Northeastern University (NU), had gotten into a verbal altercation after one party almost hit the other with a car on the sidewalk. While NUPD was on the scene, one individual struck the other in the face. The two were separated, no injuries were reported and both parties were sent on their way. The subject will be summonsed to court for assault and battery.
Monday, June 20
Facilities called NUPD to report that a landscaper discovered a hypodermic needle in the bushes in front of Stetson East. NUPD responded and confiscated the needle, which was placed in a container and transported to University Health and Counseling Services for proper disposal.
NUPD reported being approached by an NU student who claimed his unattended backpack and laptop were stolen from the Curry Student Center minutes prior. NUPD responded and searched the area with negative results.
Tuesday, June 21
An NU staff member reported items belonging to Information Technology were stolen from International Village (IV) rooms on June 15. NUPD responded for the report.
An NU student reported receiving text messages of a sexual nature from another NU student. NUPD filed a sexual harassment report.
Wednesday, June 22
An NU student reported being harassed by another NU student. NUPD filed a campus wide harassment report.
Thursday, June 23
NUPD reported stopping a man, unaffiliated with NU, in IV for suspicious activity. The man was found to have a criminal history, was given a trespassing warning and sent on his way.
A Resident Assistant reported she discovered marijuana paraphernalia in a residence while conducting health and safety checks in Davenport A. NUPD responded and confiscated the item. A report was filed.
Friday, June 24
An NU student reported her unattended cell phone was stolen from IV. A report was filed.
An NU staff member reported his bicycle was stolen from 101 Belvidere St. earlier in the day. A report was filed.
An NU student reported his Adidas backpack, containing textbooks and a MacBook Pro laptop, was stolen from IV earlier in the day. A report was filed.
An NU student in IV reported she was the victim of fraud in which she lost over $1,000. A report was filed.
Saturday, June 25
NUPD reported stopping four people in the Southwest Corridor for suspicious activity. The individuals, unaffiliated with NU, were checked. All four were found to have criminal histories and NUPD confiscated a Class B substance from one individual. The subject will be summonsed for possession of the substance and all parties were sent on their way.
Sunday, June 26
NUPD stopped two people in IV for suspicious activity. Both individuals, unaffiliated with NU, were found to have positive criminal histories. They were escorted out of the building and issued written trespassing warnings. NUPD confiscated a knife and filed a report.
NUPD reported speaking with a subject, unaffiliated with NU, in the Marino Center. The subject was found to have a positive criminal history and NUPD confiscated three Suboxone pills and 12 hypodermic needles. The subject was placed under arrest for controlled substance violation.