Compiled by Stephanie Eisemann, news staff
Crime of the Week: Saturday, July 16
A proctor in Willis Hall reported an intoxicated person in the lobby. Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) responded and spoke to the Northeastern University (NU) intern, who was not alert, before requesting Emergency Medical Services (EMS). EMS cleared the intern and NUPD sent him on his way. However, he started punching the wall after EMS left and was arrested at 1:14 a.m. He will be charged with resisting arrest and assault and battery on a police officer for head-butting an NUPD officer. NUPD also confiscated two fake ID cards from him. A report was filed.
Monday, July 11
NUPD reported stopping a man, unaffiliated with NU, in Carter Park at Roxbury Crossing for suspicion of drug use. The man was found to have an extensive criminal history and two warrants from New Hampshire for possession of narcotics as well as burglary and sale of narcotics. The suspect was placed under arrest and transported to Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority police headquarters for booking. A report was filed.
NUPD stopped a man in the basement area of International Village (IV). The subject, unaffiliated with NU, was found to have a criminal history, was banned from NU property and sent on his way.
Tuesday, July 12
An NU student reported a post on the employment portal of myNEU that listed questions regarding personal information, including Social Security number and banking information. A service desk analyst was notified and planned to look into the situation. Another NU student reported applying for the job and providing personal information. The employer then sent him a check and requested a specific amount be sent back. The student’s bank reported the check was fraudulent. A report was filed.
NUPD received a call reporting an unconscious man on the floor of the Shillman Hall men’s bathroom. The caller also reported the man did not appear to be breathing. While NUPD responded, the man walked toward the John D. O’Bryant African American Institute with a woman. The area was checked with negative results, but NUPD found an uncapped needle in a toilet in the Shillman bathroom. NUPD collected and disposed the needle. A report was filed.
NUPD reported a man and woman who appeared to be passed out in the grass of Krentzman Quadrangle. Officers spoke to the subjects, unaffiliated with NU, and both were found to have criminal histories. The subjects were sent on their way.
An NU student reported his cell phone was stolen from the Marino Center. The phone was tracked to 650 Columbus Ave. before it was turned off. A report was filed.
Wednesday, July 13
An NU student reported she had been receiving harassing text messages from another student. A report was filed.
Thursday, July 14
NUPD reported stopping two parties near a set of bleachers in Carter Park. Both were found to be unaffiliated with NU and had positive criminal histories. One of the subjects had a positive warrant and was placed under arrest. A report was filed.
An NU staff member reported the theft of old laptop computers that had been placed outside a classroom in IV. A report was filed.
An anonymous male caller reported a man and woman fighting on the baseball diamond in Carter Park. NUPD responded and stopped a pair matching the description. The man was placed under arrest for domestic violence after the woman stated that he pushed her to the ground. EMS arrived for an evaluation and a report was filed.
Friday, July 15
While responding to fire alarm trouble at 10 Coventry St., the NU Fire Safety Office reported the smell of marijuana coming from a residence. NUPD responded and spoke to an NU student before confiscating a fake passport, alcohol and drug paraphernalia. A report was filed.
NUPD responded to a duress alarm at Renaissance Park and stopped a subject, unaffiliated with NU, in the lobby. NUPD confiscated less than an ounce of marijuana and sent the man on his way.
Sunday, July 17
NUPD requested EMS to evaluate a male subject at Huntington Avenue and Forsyth Street, who was of legal drinking age and was conscious but not alert. EMS arrived and assessed the University of Massachusetts-Amherst student, but declined to transport him. The subject signed an EMS waiver and was sent on his way.
An NU student reported his scooter was stolen from the corner of Tremont Street and Douglass Park. A report was filed.