Compiled by Stephanie Eisemann, news staff
Crime of the Week: Tuesday, Jan. 3
An Northeastern University (NU) staff member called to report an NU student was currently renting his NU-leased apartment on Airbnb. Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) responded to the apartment, but reported nobody present in the residence. NUPD was provided with documentation from Airbnb and will attempt to locate a guest at a later time. A report was filed.
Monday, Jan. 2
An NU student called NUPD to report a verbal dispute in a Willis Hall dormitory. NUPD responded and spoke to an NU student and a subject unaffiliated with NU. Both subjects were found to have no prior incidents and NUPD reported no physical altercation took place. The subject unaffiliated with NU agreed to leave the area and a report was filed.
NUPD reported finding several faucet handles in the main lobby of the Curry Student Center that appeared to have been broken off a sink. NUPD reported a nearby women’s restroom had broken faucets and paper towels thrown around the room. Facilities was notified. NUPD also reported escorting a group of approximately eight juveniles out of the building prior to finding the damage. A report was filed.
Tuesday, Jan. 3
An NU staff member called to report his NU-issued credit card was stolen from his desk in Dodge Hall. NUPD responded and the staff member stated his office door was open when he arrived to work. At 10:51 a.m. another staff member called to further report her house key was missing from her desk. A report was filed.
Wednesday, Jan. 4
A subject unaffiliated with NU reported his vehicle was struck the day prior while illegally parked behind the YMCA parking spots. A report was filed.
Thursday, Jan. 5
An NU staff member reported losing his university-issued keys approximately two weeks before. A report was filed.
An NU staff member reported to NUPD her wallet was stolen from a Richards Hall lab while she had left to use the bathroom. She also observed that her bag had been moved and a window that was previously closed had been opened. A report was filed.
NUPD reported a Massachusetts registered vehicle struck the cement planters in front of East Village. NUPD spoke with the owner and operator of the vehicle who was an Uber driver unaffiliated with NU. He stated he was looking at his GPS when the collision occurred. The subject’s license and registration were both found to be active and facilities was notified of the damage.
Friday, Jan. 6
A confidential rape case occurred off campus.
An NU staff member called to report sounds of a fight in the first floor bathroom of the Marino Recreation Center. NUPD responded and reported a subject unaffiliated with NU, but known by NUPD, was in the bathroom alone and in an agitated state. NUPD was able to calm the subject and reported he has several open cases but no active warrants. NUPD banned the subject from campus and he was sent on his way.
Saturday, Jan. 7
A subject unaffiliated with NU reported his vehicle was hit while parked on St. Botolph Street. The subject stated he was illegally parked in the location when a BMW sideswiped his car. A report was filed.
An NU student reported he was a victim of a scam. NUPD responded and spoke to the student who believed he was being blackmailed by someone he encountered on Facebook. A report was filed.
Residential Safety Office reported an intoxicated male NU student in the lobby of Speare Hall. NUPD responded and spoke with the student who appeared under the influence. NUPD made contact with the student’s parents who came to pick him up. A report was filed.
Sunday, Jan. 8
NUPD received a call from a subject unaffiliated with NU stating she could hear a loud party somewhere in the Ruggles and Leon streets area. NUPD responded and reported a lot of noise from West Village C. Upon making contact with the residents, NUPD observed empty beer bottles and approximately 15 people inside the room. The guests were sent on their way and a report was filed.