Crime of the Week: Thursday, June 16
A dining hall manager called Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) to report a cleaner had found three students inside the south tower of International Village and sent them on their way. One of the students threw up on the worker and then exited the building. NUPD spoke with the intoxicated student and requested Emergency Medical Services (EMS), which responded and cleared the student, who refused treatment and transport. NUPD escorted the student to Douglass Park, where he planned to stay with his friend.
Crime of the week: Sunday, June 5
A Northeastern University (NU) student reported he heard a noise in his living room in 309 Huntington Ave. and discovered an unknown man attempting to steal his bike. The subject dropped the bike and ran out of the building. The student reported he had left his front door unlocked. Boston Police Department (BPD) was notified and responded for a report. Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) checked the surrounding area and building for the subject with negative results. NUDP stated the back door of the building was also unlocked. A report was filed.
Crime of the week: Tuesday, May 24
The manager of Qdoba reported a man had been in the men’s bathroom for more than an hour and would not come out. Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) responded and spoke to the man, who was unaffiliated with NU. He was found to have a positive criminal history but no warrants and was banned from all Northeastern University (NU) property before being escorted from the area.
Monday, May 2
An individual attending the campus with a visiting program reported his laptop bag and computer were stolen from International Village (IV). A report was filed.
During Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we at The Huntington News want to make it known that the Northeastern University community is not isolated from crimes associated with sexual abuse. Below is a list of all incidents of sexual assault, battery and related cases reported to the Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) since July 2014.
Crime of the week: Thursday, April 7
A Northeastern University (NU) student reported receiving several phone calls from a caller pretending to be representing a government agency threatening to arrest or deport him if he did not provide them with information. The student realized it was a scam and hung up but wanted advice on the situation from Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD). He was advised to continue ignoring the calls and refuse to provide any personal information. A report was filed.
An NU student who was the subject of an earlier well-being check called NUPD and agreed to report for further evaluation and questioning. The student was conscious and alert and did not require medical attention. The student had been in an argument with an individual and left the area. He admitted to drinking underage he previous night. A report was filed.
Crime of the week: Friday, April 1
A general fire alarm for West Village A North sounded for a stairwell on the 13th floor. Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) responded and reported a fire extinguisher was discharged with no signs of fire or smoke. Boston Fire Department (BFD) arrived at 2:24 a.m. Maintenance was notified to clean and ventilate the area. BFD authorized a reset of the alarm. A report was filed.
Crime of the Week: Saturday, March 26
An anonymous caller reported to Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) that there were two men and one woman engaged in drug activity in the first floor bathroom of the John D. O’Bryant African-American Institute on Leon Street. NUPD responded and stopped a man and woman outside the building, who stated there was another man inside. NUPD spoke to the three subjects, unaffiliated with Northeastern University (NU), and located a crack pipe on one of the men. NUPD placed him under arrest for trespassing at 1:43 p.m. He was transported to Boston Medical Center by EMS, and NUPD stayed on watch until 9:38 p.m. before transporting him back to holding.
Crime of the Week
Tuesday, March 22
Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) stopped a Jeep Grand Cherokee registered to Massachusetts and operated by a man unaffiliated with Northeastern University (NU). The driver had run a red light at Massachusetts Avenue and St. Botolph Street, nearly striking several pedestrians. His license and registration were active, but the subject was found to have a warrant out of Quincy District Court for operating with a suspended license and possession of a Class A substance. NUPD placed the man under arrest at 1:06 a.m. and notified Todisco Towing to tow the vehicle. NUPD transported the subject to the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Transit Police headquarters for booking and filed a report.