Compiled by Stephanie Eisemann, news staff
Crime of the Week: Saturday, July 23
Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) reported that a small group of students was filming in a Snell Library classroom and one student had a BB gun. Upon arriving, NUPD found an M22 6-millimeter Beretta-style BB gun painted black to make it look real. NUPD confiscated the BB gun and filed a report.
Monday, July 18
A Vanguard supervisor notified NUPD that a man was attempting to steal a bicycle from the racks in front of Squashbusters on Columbus Avenue. NUPD responded and spoke to the man, unaffiliated with Northeastern University (NU), who was found to have a positive criminal history and was placed under arrest for attempted larceny at 9:39 a.m. NUPD transported the subject to Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority headquarters for booking. A report was filed.
Tuesday, July 19
An NU professor reported to NUPD that he was being threatened by a student. A report was filed.
An NU student reported his bicycle was stolen from the bike racks in front of the Marino Center at some time on that day. A report was filed.
Wednesday, July 20
A Resident Assistant called to report a woman in the lobby of West Village F was possibly intoxicated. NUPD responded and spoke to the NU student, who was conscious and alert. Emergency Medical Services was requested and cleared the student, who was then sent to her room in the building. NUPD filed a report, as the student was underage.
NUPD reported a parking decal on a car in Columbus Garage was fraudulent and was linked to another student’s license plate. A report was filed.
An NU student reported his unattended iPhone 6 was stolen from the Marino Center. A report was filed.
An NU alumni reported to NUPD that his cellphone was stolen from an unknown location on campus at an unknown time on the day of report. He further explained that he had been contacted by a company that deals with recycled phones stating they had recovered his cellphone. The company requested a police report in order to release the phone. A report was filed.
Thursday, July 21
An NU student reported to NUPD that he was being scammed by a former student. He explained he gave more than $8,000 to an individual who subsequently refused to give the money back. A report was filed.
The manager of the Wollaston’s Market in the Marino Center reported detaining a shoplifter. NUPD responded and spoke with the woman, unaffiliated with NU. She was banned from both Wollaston’s stores on campus and was sent on her way. A report was filed.
NUPD reported stopping an individual, unaffiliated with NU, for loitering in the Ryder Parking Area. The subject was found to have a criminal history and was banned from all NU property. A report was filed.
Friday, July 22
An NU staff member reported her iPhone 6S+ was stolen from her desk in her unsecured office in Richards Hall. A report was filed.
An NU student reported her bicycle was stolen from the bike racks in front of Willis Hall. A report was filed.
A facilities staff member reported the blue gate at the rear of the North Lot was damaged. A report was filed.