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The Huntington News

Crime Log: Sunday, Oct. 1 to Thursday, Oct. 19

This week: Parkour in the Snell Engineering Center, graffiti in Centennial Common, a candle explosion

Sunday, Oct. 1

12:08 a.m.

Officers monitored the area of Tremont Street after a carjacking was reported off campus. Boston Police Department, or BPD, assumed jurisdiction.

12:25 a.m.

A caller reported an individual loitering in West Village Quad. The individual was sent on their way.

12:30 a.m.

A caller reported an intoxicated individual in East Village, or EV. A report was filed.

12:32 a.m.

A caller reported a loud group of individuals in Public Alley 801. Services rendered. 

1:44 a.m.

A caller reported individuals refusing to leave the Curry Student Center. Services rendered.

2:01 a.m.

A caller reported an intoxicated individual in West Village F. A report was filed.

2:15 a.m.

A caller reported being assaulted by an unknown individual on Columbus Avenue. A report was filed.

2:19 a.m.

A caller reported a disorderly group in the lobby of Douglass Park. The area was checked.

4:21 a.m.

A caller reported an intoxicated individual off campus. The individual was transported to the hospital. 

1:22 p.m.

Officers responded to a fake ID located in Columbus Place. A report was filed.

7:08 p.m.

Officers responded to a minor motor vehicle accident on Tremont Street. BPD assumed jurisdiction. 

7:25 p.m.

A caller reported individuals smoking and drinking in Davenport A. The area was checked.

11:56 p.m.

A caller reported hearing screaming on the eighth floor of EV. The area was checked. 

 

Monday, Oct. 2

1:38 a.m.

Officers responded to an individual in Hayden Hall after hours. The individual was sent on their way.

3:23 a.m.

A caller reported an unknown individual attempting to break into their apartment on Columbus Avenue via the window. A report was filed. 

7:18 a.m.

Officers responded to a minor motor vehicle accident on Columbus Avenue. A report was filed.

2:05 p.m.

A caller reported an individual panhandling in the Curry Student Center. The individual was sent on their way. 

6:00 p.m.

A caller reported being extorted for money or else compromising photos would be released. A report was filed. 

6:18 p.m.

A caller reported being harassed by a known individual. Services rendered.

9:01 p.m.

A caller reported individuals tagging with graffiti in Centennial Common. A report was filed.

 

Tuesday, Oct. 3

9:50 a.m.

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

11:00 a.m.

A caller reported a stolen bicycle from Speare Place. A report was filed.

11:37 a.m.

A caller reported a suspicious package outside of West Village F. Services rendered.

1:37 p.m.

A caller reported an individual sleeping in a running car in the Renaissance Park Garage. Services rendered.

2:32 p.m.

A caller reported a suspicious package in Centennial Common. Services rendered. 

3:41 p.m.

A caller reported an off-campus employment scam. A report was filed.

7:45 p.m.

A caller reported receiving harassing emails from a known individual. A report was filed.

7:54 p.m.

A caller reported an individual possibly shoplifting from Wollaston’s Market in Marino Recreation Center. Services rendered.

8:00 p.m.

A caller reported a package stolen from 311 Huntington Ave. A report was filed. 

8:00 p.m.

A caller reported a wallet stolen from Shillman Hall. A report was filed.

8:41 p.m.

A caller reported a cell phone stolen from the Egan Center. Services rendered. 

 

Wednesday, Oct. 4

12:42 a.m.

Officers responded to a fire alarm in Hastings Hall. There was no smoke or fire. Services rendered.

8:00 a.m.

A caller reported suspicious activity in their apartment at 49 Symphony Road. A report was filed. 

9:16 a.m.

A caller reported an odor of smoke in Robinson Hall. Services rendered.

9:35 a.m.

A caller reported an ongoing roommate dispute involving the guest policy in Davenport B. Services rendered. 

9:42 a.m.

A caller reported receiving a harassing email. A report was filed. 

12:09 p.m.

A caller reported receiving harassing emails from a known individual. A report was filed. 

1:53 p.m.

A caller reported two individuals yelling at each other in Ruggles Station. The area was checked.

2:00 p.m.

A caller reported a bicycle frame and tire stolen at 101 Belvidere St. A report was filed.

3:00 p.m.

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

3:23 p.m.

A caller reported possible damage to a trash room window in White Hall. The area was checked.

4:30 p.m.

A caller reported headphones stolen from Ryder Hall. A report was filed.

6:16 p.m.

Officers responded to a verbal altercation between a motorist and a bicyclist on Columbus Avenue. The individuals were sent on their way. 

10:35 p.m.

A caller reported an individual in need of assistance on Columbus Avenue. The area was checked.

11:10 p.m.

A caller reported loud music at 337 Huntington Ave. Services rendered. 

 

Thursday, Oct. 5

2:48 a.m.

A caller reported an individual on the ground on Parker Street. The individual was sent on their way.

6:00 a.m.

A caller reported receiving threatening messages from an unknown individual. A report was filed. 

11:47 a.m.

A caller reported a stolen package from 49 Symphony Road. A report was filed. 

3:41 p.m.

Officers responded to a vehicle stop on Tremont Street. The individual was sent on their way. 

3:51 p.m.

A caller reported a group of individuals doing parkour stunts in the Snell Engineering Center. The individuals were sent on their way. 

3:58 p.m.

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

3:59 p.m.

A caller reported an odor of marijuana on the seventh floor of Behrakis Hall. The area was checked. 

4:47 p.m.

A caller reported a group of individuals climbing on structures outside of the Snell Engineering Center. The individuals were sent on their way. 

6:45 p.m.

A caller reported an attempted employment scam. Services rendered. 

6:53 p.m.

A caller reported an individual acting suspiciously in Wollaston’s Market in Marino Recreation Center. The area was checked. 

7:33 p.m.

A caller reported an ongoing dispute in Davenport B. Services rendered.

11:36 p.m.

A caller reported an odor of marijuana in EV. The area was checked. 

 

Friday, Oct. 6

1:28 a.m.

Officers responded to damage to three parked motor vehicles on St. Stephen Street. BPD assumed jurisdiction. 

4:15 a.m.

A caller reported a vehicle in the North Lot with its door wide open. Services rendered. 

5:16 a.m.

A caller reported an individual peering through the windows of the Marino Recreation Center. The individual was sent on their way.

8:00 a.m.

A caller reported a bicycle stolen from Centennial Common. A report was filed.

11:37 a.m.

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

12:05 p.m.

A caller reported being threatened by a known individual in LightView. A report was filed. 

1:08 p.m.

A caller reported an individual using another individual’s parking pass in the Columbus Garage. A report was filed. 

1:27 p.m.

A caller reported a damaged vehicle in the Ryder Lot. A report was filed.

1:39 p.m.

A caller reported an attempted scam. Services rendered.

1:45 p.m.

A caller reported a backpack stolen from Ryder Hall. A report was filed. 

3:56 p.m.

A caller reported being doxxed by an unknown individual on social media. A report was filed.

5:00 p.m.

A caller reported AirPods stolen from 136 Hemenway St. A report was filed.

6:27 p.m.

A caller reported an individual sleeping in the stairwell of the Renaissance Park Garage. The area was checked. 

6:47 p.m.

Officers responded to a minor motor vehicle accident on Ruggles Street. BPD assumed jurisdiction. 

8:49 p.m.

A caller reported finding an ammunition magazine at the Dedham campus. A report was filed.

9:14 p.m.

Officers responded to a fire alarm in Willis Hall. A small fire started by a candle caused minor damage. There were no injuries. A report was filed. 

10:18 p.m.

Officers responded to an individual in Matthews Arena after hours. A report was filed.

10:38 p.m.

A caller reported a group of individuals making them feel uncomfortable in West Village G. The area was checked. 

 

Saturday, Oct. 7

12:40 a.m.

A caller reported a sign-in violation in EV. Services rendered. 

12:47 a.m.

Officers responded to a minor motor vehicle accident on St. Stephen Street. BPD assumed jurisdiction. 

1:47 a.m.

A caller reported a sign-in violation in EV. Services rendered. 

2:03 a.m.

Officers responded to an individual possibly using drugs on Camden Street. The individual was sent on their way.

5:00 a.m.

A caller reported sexual harassment by an unknown individual in West Village G. A report was filed. 

10:01 a.m.

An officer observed an individual acting disorderly toward others on Massachusetts Avenue. The individual was arrested. 

2:40 p.m.

A caller reported a scooter stolen from Snell Library. A report was filed. 

8:58 p.m.

Officers received an emergency call from an individual on Cunard Street. The area was checked. 

11:11 p.m.

A caller reported an individual passed out on a bench on Columbus Avenue. The individual was sent on their way. 

 

Sunday, Oct. 8

12:03 a.m. 

A caller reported a possible intoxicated individual in Loftman Hall. Services rendered

12:22 a.m.

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

12:37 a.m.

A caller reported a loud noise coming from the fourth floor of West Village B. Services rendered. 

1:09 a.m.

A caller reported suspicious activity involving a vehicle on Leon Street. Services rendered. 

2:54 a.m.

A caller reported being followed by an unknown individual on Columbus Avenue. A report was filed. 

3:11 a.m.

A caller reported an intoxicated individual at 39 Dalton St.. A report was filed.

4:52 a.m.

A caller reported an intoxicated individual in West Village G. A report was filed.

5:07 a.m.

A caller reported bags stolen from Huntington Avenue. A report was filed. 

5:51 a.m.

A caller reported two individuals attempting to steal a bicycle from SquashBusters. A report was filed.

11:45 a.m.

Officers responded to a minor motor vehicle accident on Hemenway Street. BPD assumed jurisdiction.

12:28 a.m.

Officers responded to a minor motor vehicle accident in the North Lot. A report was filed. 

2:33 p.m.

A caller reported an individual possibly using drugs in Carter Playground. The individual was sent on their way. 

10:36 p.m.

Officers responded to a minor motor vehicle accident in the Renaissance Park Garage. A report was filed. 

11:26 p.m.

A caller reported hearing loud noises, possibly gunshots, near Davenport A. The area was checked. 

 

Monday, Oct. 9

2:16 a.m.

A caller reported an individual acting disorderly in the lobby of West Village H.

6:43 p.m.

Officers responded to a vehicle stop on Tremont Street. The individual was sent on their way. 

6:47 p.m.

Officers responded to a fire alarm in Hastings Hall. There was no smoke or fire. Services rendered. 

7:40 p.m.

A caller reported an individual loitering in the lobby of Snell Library without signing in. The area was checked.

9:25 p.m.

A caller reported a sign-in violation in International Village, or IV. The individual was sent on their way. 

 

Tuesday, Oct. 10

2:26 p.m.

Officers responded to a minor motor vehicle accident on Huntington Avenue. BPD assumed jurisdiction. 

3:29 p.m.

A caller reported an odor of smoke in Dodge Hall. The individual was sent on their way. 

4:38 p.m.

A caller reported an immigration scam. Services rendered. 

8:00 p.m.

A caller reported money stolen from a Facebook Marketplace scam. A report was filed.

10:37 p.m.

A caller reported two individuals loitering in Columbus Place. The individuals were sent on their way. 

11:24 p.m.

Officers responded to a minor motor vehicle accident in Forsyth Circle. A report was filed.

 

Wednesday, Oct. 11

12:44 p.m.

A caller reported receiving a threatening phone call from an unknown individual. A report was filed. 

1:10 p.m.

A caller reported a skateboard stolen from the Columbus Garage. A report was filed.

6:08 p.m.

A caller reported an individual possibly shoplifting from Wollaston’s Market in Marino Recreation Center. The area was checked.

8:13 p.m.

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

9:11 p.m.

A caller reported an individual yelling on the fourth floor of Dodge Hall. The individual was sent on their way. 

10:00 p.m.

A caller reported AirPods stolen from the Stetson East Quad. A report was filed. 

 

Thursday, Oct. 12

7:05 a.m.

A caller reported an individual loitering at the Gainsborough Auto Shop. The individual was sent on their way. 

7:31 a.m.

A caller reported suspicious activity within an off-campus apartment on Symphony Road. BPD assumed jurisdiction.

7:53 a.m.

A caller reported an individual using another individual’s parking pass in the Columbus Garage. A report was filed. 

5:19 a.m.

A caller reported a vehicle stopped in the middle of the travel lane on Huntington Avenue. BPD assumed jurisdiction.

11:00 a.m.

A caller reported food stolen from Stetson West. A report was filed. 

11:22 a.m.

A caller reported an individual possibly using drugs at 39 Dalton St. The area was checked. 

1:24 p.m.

A caller reported an individual possibly stealing a bicycle from Hayden Hall. The area was checked. 

2:05 p.m.

A caller reported an attempted Facebook Marketplace scam. Services rendered.

2:19 p.m.

A caller reported a suspicious package in Robinson Quad. Services rendered. 

3:27 p.m.

Officers observed a possible drug transaction on Camden Street. The individual was identified. The individual will be summoned to court.

3:49 p.m.

Officers responded to a fire alarm at Douglass Park. A small fire caused minor damage. There were no injuries. A report was filed. 

5:00 p.m.

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

7:07 p.m.

A caller reported suspicious activity in a classroom in Dodge Hall. Services rendered. 

7:41 p.m.

A caller reported an ongoing dispute off-campus. A report was filed. 

8:17 p.m.

A caller reported suspicious activity involving an unknown individual on Coventry Street. A report was filed.

9:30 p.m.

A caller reported an odor of marijuana on the 12th floor of IV. The area was checked. 

11:20 p.m.

A caller reported an individual harassing passersby in Carter Playground. The individual was sent on their way. 

11:35 p.m.

A caller reported an individual yelling at passersby on Camden Street. The area was checked.

 

Friday, Oct. 13

4:29 a.m.

A caller reported an individual banging on their door in LightView. Services rendered.

1:25 p.m.

A caller reported an odor of gas on the fifth floor of Melvin Hall. Services rendered.

1:49 p.m.

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

3:31 p.m.

A caller reported an unattended vehicle running with the lights on in the Columbus Garage. Services rendered. 

5:00 p.m.

A caller reported a bicycle stolen from SquashBusters. A report was filed. 

6:00 p.m.

A caller reported damage to their rug in Stetson East. A report was filed. 

9:48 p.m.

A caller reported an individual loitering in the Columbus Garage. The individual was sent on their way.

10:55 p.m.

Officers responded to a minor motor vehicle accident on Field Street. A report was filed. 

 

Saturday, Oct. 14

12:28 a.m.

A caller reported finding the rear door of their car open outside Hillel. The area was checked. 

3:40 a.m.

A caller reported an individual loitering in IV. The individual was sent on their way.

11:57 a.m.

A caller reported a verbal dispute in IV. A report was filed. 

12:00 p.m.

A caller reported a package stolen from Columbus Place. A report was filed. 

5:15 p.m.

A caller reported a bicycle stolen from Ryder Hall. A report was filed.

6:00 p.m.

A caller reported a backpack containing a laptop stolen from Matthews Arena. A report was filed.

9:30 p.m.

A caller reported a bicycle stolen from Willis Hall. A report was filed.

9:34 p.m.

A caller reported suspicious activity in Speare Hall. A report was filed.

9:34 p.m.

Officers responded to a fire alarm in Columbus Place. There was no smoke or fire. A report was filed. 

11:43 p.m.

A caller reported an individual unsteady on their feet on St. Botolph Street. The area was checked.

 

Sunday, Oct. 15

12:35 a.m.

A caller reported a possible intoxicated individual in Davenport A. Services rendered. 

1:50 a.m.

A caller reported an individual loitering at 132 Hemenway St. Services rendered. 

10:00 a.m.

A caller reported a bicycle stolen from West Village A. A report was filed. 

2:25 p.m.

A caller reported an intoxicated individual at 337 Huntington Ave. Services rendered.

12:45 p.m.

Officers responded to a fire alarm in Stetson West. There was no smoke or fire. Services rendered. 

2:00 p.m.

A caller reported a bicycle stolen on Forsyth Street. A report was filed. 

2:37 p.m.

A caller reported an individual loitering in the kitchen area of Meserve Hall. The area was checked.

3:09 p.m.

A caller reported a verbal dispute in Smith Hall. A report was filed. 

3:53 p.m.

A caller reported an individual yelling in the lobby of the Marino Recreation Center. The individual was sent on their way. 

7:30 p.m.

Officers responded to a fire alarm in Kerr Hall. There was no smoke or fire. Services rendered. 

8:34 p.m.

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

9:20 p.m.

A caller reported suspicious activity on Leon Street. A report was filed. 

9:56 p.m.

A caller reported a disorderly individual in Snell Quad. The individual was sent on their way. 

10:15 p.m.

A caller reported an odor of marijuana on the first floor of Rubenstein Hall. The area was checked.

10:15 p.m.

A caller reported loud music at 337 Huntington Ave. Services rendered. 

 

Monday, Oct. 16

12:20 a.m.

A caller reported a bicycle stolen from Speare Place. A report was filed. 

10:12 a.m.

A caller reported a suspicious package on Columbus Avenue. Services rendered

12:32 p.m.

Officers responded to two pocket knives located in EXP. A report was filed.

2:10 p.m.

A caller reported an individual panhandling in Snell Library. Services rendered.

2:37 p.m.

A caller reported an individual acting erratically in Carter Playground. Officers located the individual and placed them under arrest. 

3:59 p.m.

A caller reported an individual using a megaphone and disrupting classes in the area of Centennial Common. Services rendered. 

4:27 p.m.

A caller reported an individual handing out unsolicited pamphlets in the Curry Student Center. The area was checked. 

5:13 p.m.

A caller reported an individual banging on trash cans in the alley next to LightView. The individual was sent on their way.

7:31 p.m.

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

8:06 p.m.

A caller reported an individual causing disturbances in the alley on Coventry Street. The area was checked. 

 

Tuesday, Oct. 17

10:40 a.m.

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

11:37 a.m.

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

11:47 a.m.

Officers responded to a fire alarm at 319 Huntington Ave. A small fire caused by a bathroom exhaust fan resulted in minor damage. There were no injuries. Services rendered. 

12:00 p.m.

A caller reported being extorted for money or else compromising photos would be released. A report was filed.

1:43 p.m.

A caller reported an individual entering Stetson West without swiping in. Services rendered. 

2:34 p.m.

A caller reported an individual possibly urinating in Carter Playground. Services rendered.

3:11 p.m.

A caller reported suspicious activity in Columbus Place. A report was filed.

3:24 p.m.

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

7:27 p.m.

A caller reported an individual loitering by an apartment entrance on Massachusetts Avenue. Services rendered.

9:14 p.m.

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

9:38 p.m.

A caller reported suspicious activity in EV. Services rendered. 

 

Wednesday, Oct. 18

1:02 a.m.

Officers responded to a fire alarm in Light Hall. There was no smoke or fire. Services rendered.

1:35 a.m.

A caller reported an individual possibly squatting in Behrakis Center. A report was filed.

10:09 a.m.

Officers responded to a fire alarm at 140 The Fenway. There was no smoke or fire. Services rendered.

10:37 a.m.

Officers responded to a fire alarm in West Village H. There was no smoke or fire. Services rendered.

1:00 p.m.

A caller reported receiving threatening messages. A report was filed.

1:44 p.m.

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

1:56 p.m.

A caller reported a group of individuals possibly smoking marijuana in the Renaissance Park Garage. The individuals were sent on their way.

3:21 p.m.

A caller reported a parking dispute in the West Village Garage. Services rendered.

9:33 p.m.

A caller reported an unknown individual staring at them in Dodge Hall. The area was checked.

11:45 p.m.

A caller reported being followed by an unknown individual in Kennedy Hall. A report was filed. 

 

Thursday, Oct. 19

12:03 p.m.

A caller reported a damaged glass whiteboard in Hastings Hall. A report was filed. 

12:38 a.m.

Officers responded to a vehicle in the Renaissance Park Garage with its doors wide open. Services rendered.

2:50 a.m.

Officers responded to a verbal argument between two individuals on Huntington Avenue. The individuals were sent on their way. 

9:51 a.m.

A caller reported a suspicious package on the fifth floor of the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex, or ISEC. Services rendered.

1:26 p.m.

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

1:53 p.m.

Officers responded to a minor motor vehicle accident in the Gainsborough Garage. A report was filed. 

3:50 p.m.

A caller reported a laptop charger stolen from Snell Library. A report was filed. 

4:46 p.m.

A caller reported a back door left open in Rubenstein Hall. Services rendered.

5:59 p.m.

A caller reported an unattended bag on the first floor of Dodge Hall. The area was checked.

9:11 p.m.

A caller reported an intoxicated individual harassing passersby in Carter Playground. The individual was sent on their way.

9:58 p.m.

A caller reported an individual making threats to passersby in Carter Playground. The area was checked. 

11:50 p.m.

A caller reported a cell phone stolen from the Curry Student Center. A report was filed.

 

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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