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The Huntington News

Crime Log: Saturday, Sept. 1 to Wednesday, Sept. 13

This week: A steak knife left in a planter, a stolen chair and a social media impersonation
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Friday, Sept. 1

12:00 a.m.

A caller reported their information was used to create a fake social media account. A report was filed.

1:12 a.m.

A caller reported individuals being loud on Hemenway Street. The individuals were sent on their way.

4:10 a.m.

A caller reported possible shots fired on Tremont Street. BPD assumed jurisdiction. 

5:44 a.m.

A caller reported an individual sleeping in the stairwell of the Renaissance Park Garage. The individual was sent on their way.

10:23 a.m.

A caller reported an individual entered Loftman Hall without signing in. The area was checked. 

11:47 a.m.

Officers responded to a minor motor vehicle accident at Public Alley 807. A report was filed.    

2:00 p.m. 

A caller reported losing money in a business scam. A report was filed.

2:00 p.m.

A caller reported a stolen chair in Dodge Hall. A report was filed.

4:03 p.m. 

A caller reported a vehicle operating erratically and at a high rate of speed on Coventry Street. A report was filed. 

5:00 p.m.

A caller reported an unknown individual in a vehicle threw an item at them on Ruggles Street. A report was filed. 

 

Saturday, Sept. 2

6:13 a.m.

Officers responded to a general fire alarm at Renaissance Park Garage. There was no smoke or fire. Services rendered.

11:30 a.m.

A caller reported an individual loitering on Columbus Avenue hindering move-in activities. The individual was sent on their way.

5:59 p.m.

A caller reported an individual entered Kennedy Hall without swiping in. The area was checked.

7:00 p.m.

A caller reported a bicycle stolen in The Fenway. A report was filed.

11:03 p.m.

A caller reported an individual entered East Village, or EV, without swiping in. The area was checked.

11:26 p.m.

Officers checked Huntington Avenue after possible reports of shots fired.

11:49 p.m.

Officers assisted BPD with a report of a robbery in progress in Carter Playground. An individual was located and placed under arrest by the BPD. BPD assumed jurisdiction.

 

Sunday, Sept. 3

2:20 a.m.

A caller reported an individual loitering in Marino Recreation Center. The area was checked. 

5:28 a.m.

A caller reported an individual banging on their door in LightView. The individual was sent on their way. 

9:17 a.m.

A caller reported possible stolen equipment located off campus. Services rendered.

2:49 p.m.

A caller reported an individual claiming to be maintenance knocking on their door at 136 Hemenway St. Services rendered.

4:17 p.m.

A caller reported locating a large steak knife in the planter outside Burstein Hall. Services rendered.

5:00 p.m.

A caller reported an odor of gas at 171 Hemenway St. A report was filed.

11:00 p.m.

A caller reported a broken window at Kennedy Hall. A report was filed. 

 

Monday, Sept. 4

12:49 a.m. 

A caller reported a sign-in violation at West Village C. The area was checked. 

1:26 a.m.

A caller reported an odor of smoke in the basement of Hayden Hall. The area was checked.

10:59 a.m. 

A caller reported an odor of smoke in the Columbus Garage. Services rendered. 

2:09 p.m. 

A caller reported receiving a suspicious text message from an unknown number. Services rendered. 

3:44 p.m.

A caller reported an individual entered Loftman Hall without swiping in. Services rendered. 

5:13 p.m.

A caller reported an order of gas in 165 Hemenway St. Services rendered. 

5:44 p.m.

A caller reported an intoxicated individual on Tremont Street. The individual was transported to the hospital. 

7:29 p.m.

A caller reported an individual on the ground in Kennedy Hall. The individual was sent on their way. 

9:45 p.m.

A caller reported a sign-in violation in West Village C. The area was checked. 

10:31 p.m.

A caller reported items stolen from a vehicle off campus. A report was filed. 

11:16 p.m.

A caller reported an individual entering EV without swiping in. The area was checked.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 5

12:50 a.m.

A caller reported an intoxicated individual in Stetson East. The individual was transported to the hospital. 

1:48 a.m. 

A caller reported hearing a noise in 309 Huntington Ave. and the electricity went out. The area was checked. 

5:19 a.m.

A caller reported two individuals rummaging through items in Centennial Common. The individuals were sent on their way.

9:25 a.m.

A caller reported a sign in violation in Davenport B. Services rendered.

11:13 a.m.

Multiple callers reported a lost dog at the Matthews Arena Lot. Services rendered.

1:02 p.m.

Officers responded to a motor vehicle accident off campus. A report was filed.

1:11 p.m.

Officers responded to an individual observed loitering on Huntington Avenue and acting strangely. The individual was sent on their way.

4:31 p.m.

A caller reported an individual entered West Village F without swiping in. Services rendered.

7:57 p.m. 

A caller reported an individual loitering in Krentzman Quad. The area was checked. 

9:52 p.m.

A caller reported an odor of marijuana in International Village, or IV. The area was checked.

9:57 p.m.

A caller reported an unattended bag at the crosswalk on Gainsborough Street. Services rendered. 

10:23 p.m.

A caller reported an individual possibly using marijuana in Stetson East. The area was checked. 

11:14 p.m.

A caller reported harassment by a known individual. A report was filed. 

 

Wednesday, Sept. 6

8:23 a.m.

A caller reported suspicious activity on Westland Avenue. Services rendered. 

11:56 a.m.

A caller reported individuals at the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex, or ISEC, without proper identification. Services rendered.

12:00 p.m.

A caller reported receiving a fraudulent check in the mail. A report was filed.

12:53 p.m.

A caller reported an individual shoplifted from Wollaston’s Market in Marino Recreation Center. A report was filed. 

3:15 p.m.

A caller reported a stolen scooter from Richards Hall. A report was filed. 

5:04 p.m.

A caller reported an odor of gas at 116 St. Stephen St. Services rendered. 

5:07 p.m.

Officers responded to an erratic operation on Columbus Avenue. The individual was sent on their way. 

5:15 p.m.

A caller reported a package stolen from LightView. A report was filed.

6:29 p.m.

Officers responded to a general fire alarm at Burstein Hall. No smoke or fire. Services rendered.

10:05 p.m. 

A caller reported an individual possibly smoking marijuana in Douglass Park. Services rendered.

 

Thursday, Sept. 7

12:36 a.m.

A caller reported an individual possibly entering Curry Student Center after closing. The area was checked. 

8:57 a.m. 

A caller reported an individual loitering in the stairwell of the Renaissance Park Garage. Officers located the individual identified as Omari Jackson who had open warrants. Subject placed under arrest for warrants. 

9:10 a.m. 

A caller reported an individual shoplifting from Wollaston’s Market in Marino Recreation Center. A report was filed. 

9:53 a.m.

A caller reported an odor of burning in 337 Huntington Ave. Services rendered. 

11:15 a.m.

A caller reported a group of individuals harassing passersby in the North Lot. The area was checked.

11:40 a.m.

Officers reported a fake ID found in West Village G. A report was filed. 

1:00 p.m.

Officers responded to a general fire alarm in Matthews Arena. Smoke was reported from welding and there was no fire. Services rendered. 

1:31 p.m.

A caller reported a bag stolen off campus being tracked in Shillman Hall. The area was checked.

3:17 p.m.

Officers responded to a motor vehicle accident off campus. A report was filed.

8:00 p.m.

A caller reported an unknown individual trying to punch them on Tremont Street. A report was filed. 

8:40 p.m.

A caller reported an individual possibly attempting to steal crates in the Matthews Arena Lot. Services rendered.

11:02 p.m.

A caller reported an individual loitering in the lobby of EXP. Services rendered.

 

Friday, Sept. 8

5:02 a.m. 

A caller reported an individual sleeping in the stairwell in the West Village Garage. The area was checked.

6:30 a.m.

A caller reported a vehicle driving on the sidewalk in The Fenway. The area was checked. 

8:39 a.m.

A caller reported an individual trespassing in Marino Recreation Center. A report was filed.

12:44 p.m.

A caller reported being harassed by an unknown individual on Huntington Avenue. Services rendered.

2:24 p.m.

A caller reported an individual loitering in the stairwell of Matthews Arena. The individual was sent on their way.

5:11 p.m.

Officers responded to a general fire alarm at West Village H. No smoke or fire. Services rendered.

5:14 p.m.

Officers confiscated several bottles of alcohol from underage individuals during alcohol suppression on Columbus Avenue. A report was filed. 

6:25 p.m.

A caller reported an odor of gas in Loftman Hall. Services rendered.

8:00 p.m.

A caller reported fraudulent charges on their credit card. A report was filed.

8:30 p.m.

A caller reported their front door being open when returning to their apartment at 1065 Tremont St. The area was checked.

9:01 p.m.

A caller reported a possible breaking and entering to a motor vehicle in progress on Columbus Avenue. Services rendered.

9:37 p.m.

A caller reported an individual entering Davenport A without swiping in. The area was checked.

11:01 p.m.

A caller reported an intoxicated individual in EV. A report was filed.

 

Saturday, Sept. 9

1:41 a.m.

A caller reported an intoxicated individual on Forsyth Street. The individual was transported to the hospital.

3:14 a.m. 

A caller reported an individual attempting to enter West Village H without an ID. Services rendered.

1:22 p.m.

Officers responded to a general fire alarm at the Midtown Hotel. No smoke or fire. Services rendered.

1:48 p.m.

A caller reported suspicious activity involving an electronic device. Services rendered. 

6:00 p.m.

A caller reported harassment from an unknown individual off campus. A report was filed.

 

Sunday, Sept. 10

2:15 a.m.

A caller reported an intoxicated individual in West Village G. The individual was transported to the hospital.

11:56 a.m.

A caller reported a vehicle fire on Columbus Avenue. Outside agency assist, or OOA, assumed jurisdiction. 

12:23 p.m.

A caller reported an individual entering Stetson West without swiping in. The area was checked. 

6:30 p.m.

A caller reported a backpack stolen off campus. A report was filed. 

8:27 p.m.

A caller reported an individual entering Speare Hall without swiping in. The area was checked. 

 

Monday, Sept. 11

10:33 a.m.

Officers responded to a general fire alarm at the Gainsborough Garage. No smoke or fire. Services rendered.

11:45 a.m.

A caller reported an individual shoplifting from Wollaston’s Market in Marino Recreation Center. A report was filed. 

12:00 p.m.

A caller reported being harassed by an unknown individual electronically. A report was filed.

1:25 p.m.

A caller reported a bicycle stolen from the ISEC Footbridge. A report was filed. 

3:24 p.m.

A caller reported an employment scam. A report was filed. 

3:37 p.m.

A caller reports two pills, believed to be Class E, found in the stairwell of Behrakis Center. A report was filed. 

4:41 p.m.

A caller reported being followed by an unknown individual on Forsyth Street. A report was filed.

6:41 p.m.

A caller reported a Facebook scam. A report was filed.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 12

8:45 a.m.

A caller reported a stolen shirt from an office inside Cushing Hall. A report was filed.

12:00 p.m.

A caller reported an electronic employment scam. A report was filed.

2:02 p.m.

A caller reported a loud unknown noise coming from a room in the Dana Research Center. Services rendered. 

2:18 p.m.

Officers responded to a minor motor vehicle accident on Gainsborough Street. Services rendered.

7:30 p.m.

A caller reported stolen headphones from EXP. A report was filed.

7:32 p.m.

A caller reported an ongoing verbal dispute in West Village B. A report was filed. 

9:02 p.m.

A caller reported an individual entering EV without swiping in. The area was checked. 

10:32 p.m.

A caller reported vandalism in the stairwell of IV. A report was filed.

10:40 p.m.

A caller reported vandalism in the stairwell of Robinson Hall. A report was filed.

10:47 p.m.

A caller reported an individual on the ground on Columbus Avenue. The individual was sent on their way. 

 

Wednesday, Sept. 13 

8:00 a.m.

A caller reported fraudulent charges on their credit card in Douglass Park. A report was filed.

8:30 a.m.

A caller reported a stolen speaker from Dodge Hall. A report was filed. 

10:30 a.m.

Officers responded to a fake ID located in Snell Library. A report was filed.

12:45 p.m.

Caller reported a stolen umbrella from 101 Belvidere St. A report was filed.

1:00 p.m.

A caller reported fraudulent charges on their credit card. A report was filed.

11:22 p.m.

A caller reported an unknown male loitering in Marino Recreation Center. The area was checked.

 

About the Contributor
Christina McCabe is a second-year journalism and data science combined major. This semester she is serving as the copy chief for The News. In the past she wrote for her hometown newspaper and managed the Instagram for the New England High School Journalism Collaborative.
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