Compiled by Stephanie Eisemann, news staff
Crime of the Week: Monday, June 27
Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) spoke with the driver of a Massachusetts-registered vehicle, unaffiliated with Northesatern University (NU), in front of the Mugar Life Sciences building. NUPD requested Boston Police Department (BPD) after observing ballistic damage to the vehicle. The driver reported the damage took place on Blue Hill Avenue, but he had not reported it to BPD. At 12:59 p.m., BPD called NUPD to advise that officers already had photographs of the vehicle and would not be responding. Todisco Towing was notified to collect the vehicle and police found that the driver’s license had expired. NUPD confiscated a baseball bat and machete from the vehicle before it was towed. The driver will be summonsed to court for possession of a dangerous weapon.
Monday, June 27
An NU student reported her bicycle was stolen from its locked position outside 319 Huntington Ave. A report was filed.
An NU staff member reported his wireless keyboard was stolen from Kariotis Hall. A report was filed.
A KeyPoint Partners manager reported she was with three people, unaffiliated with NU, who reported cash and credit cards were stolen from their offices in Renaissance Park. They further stated that the suspect may still have been in the building, but their cards were currently being used downtown. NUPD responded and checked the area with negative results. A report was filed.
An NU student reported being scammed by an unknown party while searching for an off-campus apartment. The student reportedly sent $2,350 to the suspect. Afterward, all attempts to contact the suspect were unsuccessful. A report was filed.
Tuesday, June 28
NUPD reported speaking to two underage students behind the Gainsborough Garage and requesting EMS for an intoxicated male. EMS arrived and cleared the male student. The other did not appear to be intoxicated and both were sent on their way. A report was filed.
An NU student reported his hard drive was stolen from Snell Library. A report was filed.
NUPD officers were approached by the manager of the the Wollaston’s Market in the West Village complex. The manager reported a college-age male had stolen $100 worth of merchandise from the store and ran toward Parker Street and Huntington Avenue. NUPD checked the surrounding area with negative results. A report was filed.
Wednesday, June 29
NUPD requested EMS for an intoxicated NU student who was on Greenleaf Street stumbling into the road. EMS transported the student to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. A report was filed.
The campus bookstore manager notified NUPD to report he believed a student was buying books from the store and selling them back. A report was filed.
A staff member in Renaissance Park reported her credit card was stolen from her office on Tuesday, June 28. A report was filed.
Marino Center staff called NUPD after a student lost track of an unattended cellphone. NUPD responded and spoke to the student, who reported his iPhone 6S and Bose headphones, whose value totalled $600, were taken. A report was filed.
Thursday, June 30
NUPD stopped a subject, unaffiliated with NU, at the intersection of Huntington Avenue and Gainsborough Street for disorderly behavior. The subject was found to have prior incidents with NUPD and a criminal history. NUPD requested EMS for the subject, who appeared to be under the influence of crystal meth or heroin, according to business owners who witnessed the incident. EMS and BPD responded, and EMS transported the subject to Tufts Medical Center.
An NU student reported receiving a phone call the day prior to the report from someone she now believes was scamming her. During the phone call, she provided the unknown caller with her student ID number. The student is currently in Arkansas and stated she already filed a report with local police. A report was filed.
An NU student reported her purse was stolen from 650 Columbus Ave. and then sold by a person she knows. A report was filed.
NUPD stopped two men loitering in Carter Park at Roxbury Crossing. The men, unaffiliated with NU, were both found to have positive criminal histories. Less than one ounce of marijuana was confiscated and both parties were sent on their way. A report was filed.
Friday, July 1
An NU staff member reported her bicycle was stolen from the Snell Library bicycle racks the day prior to report. A report was filed.
A Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center employee reported observing an unknown man in the employee’s cubicle at approximately 2 p.m. The employee also noticed that his belongings had been rifled through, but nothing was missing. The subject left the area when confronted. A report was filed.
While on the scene for the previous entry, NUPD observed damage to a doorknob on one of the doors leading into an office suite. A report was filed.
Saturday, July 2
An NU student reported leaving his suitcase in the hallway of West Village E for a few minutes while moving other suitcases and finding it missing when he returned. The suitcase was a carry-on size suitcase with wheels containing a PlayStation 4 and an iPad. The student further stated he spoke with a cleaner in the building who had her purse stolen in the building the same day. NUPD spoke with the employee as well. A report was filed.
An NU student reported her $500 bicycle was stolen from the pole it was chained to in front of 120 Hemenway St. sometime between June 30 and the day of report. A report was filed.
Sunday, July 3
NUPD reported seeing a man at the construction site at Columbus Avenue. NUPD responded and identified the man as not affiliated with NU. The man stated he was with another man, but NUPD checked the area with negative results. The subject was found to have a positive criminal history and positive warrants. Facilities was notified to inform Suffolk Construction and NUPD arrested the subject.
NUPD reported finding graffiti on the side wall and pillar of Light Hall facing the Fenway Center. Facilities was notified to clean the area. A report was filed.
An NU student reported some items were taken from the bed of a U-Haul pick-up truck he was using to move in. He explained the truck was parked in the West Village Garage and when he returned from moving some items into West Village E a few boxes were missing. Items inside the boxes that were taken included food, clothing and shoes. A report was filed.
NUPD reported speaking with a subject, unaffiliated with NU, in West Village. The subject was found to have a positive criminal history and positive warrants before being placed under arrest.