Compiled by Stephanie Eisemann, news staff
Crime of the Week: Monday, July 11
Boston Police Department (BPD) reported shots were fired in the area of Ruggles Street. Seven shots were reported and Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) assisted BPD to check the area. BPD reported a man running into an off-campus building on Cabot Street and checked the building to find shell casings in the hallway. No people were located and BPD assumed jurisdiction.
Monday, July 4
NUPD reported speaking with two individuals, one of whom was a Northeastern University (NU) student, who were smoking marijuana in Carter Park at Roxbury Crossing. Both were checked for prior incidents with negative results. NUPD officers reported the student passed out and hit his head on the bleachers while they were speaking to him. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded and transported the student to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. NUPD confiscated less than an ounce of marijuana and rolling papers. A report was filed.
NUPD reported being stopped on Columbus Avenue and Camden Street to address an individual attempting to steal bicycle parts. The subject, unaffiliated with NU, was checked for prior incidents with positive results. The subject was escorted to NUPD headquarters and later released to his stepfather. A report was filed.
A woman unaffiliated with NU reported her specialized bicycle was stolen a few days prior to report from West Village quad. The bike was valued at $150. A report was filed.
Tuesday, July 5
While driving down Columbus Avenue, NUPD officers observed a juvenile man riding a bicycle while pushing another. Once the subject noticed the officers, he dropped the second bike and fled. After a brief foot chase NUPD lost sight of the male on the bicycle. NUPD took possession of the abandoned bicycle and brought it to headquarters. NUPD noticed the bicycle was registered with the Harvard University Police Department (HUPD) and transported the bike to HUPD headquarters to be returned to its owner.
NUPD reported being flagged down by an NU staff member at International Village (IV) who reported damage to one of the computer desks in the building. A report was filed.
An NU student reported losing her phone at an unknown location, but tracking the phone to a location near West Village quad. NUPD responded and attempted to locate the phone with negative results. A report was filed.
NUPD reported stopping two subjects near the bleachers in Carter Park. Both parties, unaffiliated with NU, were checked for prior incidents with negative results. The men may have been using marijuana, but no substances were located and both subjects were sent on their way.
Wednesday, July 6
NUPD stopped a subject, unaffiliated with NU, in the IV basement. The subject was found to have a positive criminal history and an active warrant out of Boston District Court for larceny under $250. The subject was placed under arrest and a report was filed.
Marino Center staff reported an NU student in the lobby who said his cellphone was stolen while left unattended as he played basketball. NUPD responded and a report was filed.
Thursday, July 7
NUPD reported stopping a man, unaffiliated with NU, in the rear of Davenport B because he was observed with a large amount of loose jewelry. An officer responded to assist in interpreting from Spanish, and the man was found to have a positive criminal history and positive warrant out of Natick District Court. The subject was placed under arrest and a report was filed.
An NU student reported his unattended laptop and $200 were taken from the YMCA on Huntington Avenue. A report was filed.
A Residence Director reported the smell of marijuana on the fifth floor of IV. NUPD responded and spoke with an NU student before confiscating a bong. A report was filed.
NUPD spoke with an NU student in IV and confiscated a suitcase containing drug paraphernalia. A report was filed.
NUPD spoke to an NU student who stated his bicycle’s rear wheel was stolen within a day of the report from the bike racks outside of IV. A report was filed.
NUPD reported being approached by a student who stated his bicycle was stolen from outside the Marino Center. A report was filed.
Friday, July 8
NUPD reported stopping two parties unaffiliated with NU for suspicion of drug use on Symphony Road. The subjects were found to have positive criminal histories and NUPD confiscated less than an ounce of marijuana. The subjects were sent on their way and a report was filed.
NUPD reported observing pry marks on a door of a room in Renaissance Park. A report was filed.
An NU staff member reported her backpack was stolen from a room in Shillman Hall. The bag contained a pair of high heels and a MacBook Air that belongs to the university. A report was filed.
Saturday, July 9
NUPD reported stopping a man unaffiliated with NU in the basement of Lake Hall. The subject was found to have no warrants but a positive criminal history, and matched a description provided by BPD. BPD arrived after being notified and the man was summonsed. Officers retrieved a bag containing a microphone that was labeled as belonging to Dodge Hall. A report was filed.
NUPD reported stopping a subject, unaffiliated with NU, in front of the Marino Center for drinking from an open container. The subject, who was of legal drinking age and had no prior incidents, was sent on his way.