Crime of the Week: Saturday, July 16
A proctor in Willis Hall reported an intoxicated person in the lobby. Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) responded and spoke to the Northeastern University (NU) intern, who was not alert, before requesting Emergency Medical Services (EMS). EMS cleared the intern and NUPD sent him on his way. However, he started punching the wall after EMS left and was arrested at 1:14 a.m. He will be charged with resisting arrest and assault and battery on a police officer for head-butting an NUPD officer. NUPD also confiscated two fake ID cards from him. A report was filed.
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.
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.
Crime of the Week: Sunday, June 26
Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) reported a dispute between two people at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and St. Botolph Street. NUPD reported the two individuals, unaffiliated with Northeastern University (NU), had gotten into a verbal altercation after one party almost hit the other with a car on the sidewalk. While NUPD was on the scene, one individual struck the other in the face. The two were separated, no injuries were reported and both parties were sent on their way. The subject will be summonsed to court for assault and battery.
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: Thursday, June 9
An allied officer reported she had been harassed for several days by an unknown man while on duty in the Robinson Quad. Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) filed a report. NUPD then reported stopping the subject of the case on the Egan Research Center access road. The subject, unaffiliated with NU, was identified and banned from all Northeastern University (NU) property before being escorted off campus. A report was filed.
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.