Crime Log: Sept. 28 – Oct. 4

Compiled by Stephanie Eisemann, news staff

Entry of the Week: Thursday, Oct. 1
4:14 p.m.
A Northeastern University (NU) student reported a college-aged male who seemed to be spray-painting the side of West Village A. The Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) checked the area with no results, but an officer found fresh spray paint on the side of Rubenstein Hall reading “Beware.” A work order was submitted and a report was filed.

Monday, Sept. 28
5:05 p.m.
An NU student reported she had secured her bicycle with a cable lock outside of West Village A on Thursday and discovered it stolen on Monday. A report was filed.

6:59 p.m.
An NU student reported her bicycle was stolen from the bike racks outside International Village, where it was secured with a cable lock. A report was filed.

Tuesday, Sept. 29
9:30 a.m.
An NU staff member reported a $20 gift card and $8 in cash were taken from her office desk in Cushing Hall. A report was filed.

10:08 a.m.
An NU student reported that after creating a profile for, she received a call from someone by the name of Joe several weeks later about a babysitting job. The subject then sent the student a check for approximately $2,900 for expenses and utilities associated with a residence on St. Stephens Street. She did not deposit or cash the check. A report was filed.

11:47 a.m.
A NUPD officer was approached by a female NU student in the North Lot. The student reported she had just been assaulted by her boyfriend, who does not attend Northeastern, and believed her arm was broken. Officers confirmed red marks on the victim’s neck and arm. NUPD contacted the boyfriend via phone, who stated he was in an Uber and returning to the Marino Center to speak to officers. When he arrived at 12:40 p.m., he admitted to assaulting the victim and was arrested.

12:25 p.m.
An NUPD officer noticed two subjects on St. Stephens Street looking into apartment windows. The subjects noticed the officer and separated, walking quickly down the street. Officers stopped one subject, outside of 110 St. Stephens St. and the second subject in the North Lot.  Neither subject was affiliated with Northeastern and both were found to have active warrants for their arrests. Neither subject had prior offenses. The first subject was arrested at 12:31 p.m. for controlled substance violation and the second subject was arrested at 12:39 p.m. Both were transported to the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) police headquarters.

4:38 p.m.
An NU student reported he left his textbook, valued at $200, unattended in the Veterans’ Lounge of the Forsyth Building for over an hour and later found it missing. A report was filed.

5:48 p.m.
An NU student reported his silver MacBook was taken from the Egan Center while left unattended. A report was filed.

Wednesday, Sept. 30
12:42 a.m.
A caller reported that his backpack (containing only house keys and a notebook) was stolen from under his desk in Snell Library. A report was filed.

9:29 p.m.
An NU student reported observing two males on Gainsborough Street by the New England Conservatory attempting to steal a bike. NUPD officers responded and stopped one male, while the second fled toward Huntington Avenue. Officers found a bike with a cut lock on the scene and checked the first subject for warrants with a positive result. He was arrested at 9:46 p.m. The other subject was not found/


Friday, Oct. 2
2:24 a.m.
An NUPD officer spoke to students in front of the Marino Center who had ripped an athletic sign off the fence by Speare Hall. A report was filed.

5:05 p.m.
An NU student reported his MacBook Pro laptop was taken from the Dana Research Center while left unattended. The computer had tracking enabled but was powered off. A report was filed.

9:18 p.m.
NUPD officers reported finding two NU students smoking marijuana from a bong in the Fenway area while they were searching for an armed robbery suspect. The officers confiscated less than an ounce of the drug and the students were advised their case might be forwarded to the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution (O.S.C.C.R.). A report was filed.

Saturday, Oct. 3
12:12 a.m.
A Resident Assistant (RA) in Speare Hall reported an NU student was intoxicated and vomiting. NUPD responded and requested Emergency Medical Services (EMS) for the student, who was conscious but only semi-alert. EMS responded and transported the male to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The Residence Director (RD) was notified of the transport, and the AMB cleaning supervisor was notified to clean the vomit in front of the elevators on the third floor of the building.

12:21 a.m.
An RA in Kennedy Hall reported an NU student was intoxicated and unsteady on her feet. NUPD responded and spoke to the student, who was conscious but not alert. Officers then requested EMS, which arrived at 12:50 a.m. and transported the student to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The RD was notified.

1:29 a.m.
Graffiti in the shape of a penis was drawn with a Sharpie marker on the second floor hallway of Stetson East. NUPD officers arrived with a camera and reported the RD on duty was also at the scene. A work order had already been requested. A report was filed.

9:22 p.m.
An RA in Kennedy Hall reported dirty words had been written on a whiteboard in the basement in the building. The messages were not offensive or sexual. A report was filed.

11:23 p.m.
A proctor in Stetson East reported an intoxicated female had just collapsed in front of the proctor station. NUPD responded and requested EMS for the NU student, who was unresponsive but breathing on her own. EMS arrived at 11:36 p.m. and transported the female to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The RD on duty was notified.

Sunday, Oct. 4
1:02 a.m.
An RA in White Hall reported a male student vomiting in the men’s bathroom on the fifth floor of the building. NUPD responded and spoke to the student, who was conscious, alert and in no need of medical attention. The student, who was not of legal drinking age, signed a medical waiver.

3:10 a.m.
A Residential Safety Office (RSO) msupervisor reported he was in the lobby of East Village and identified a highly intoxicated male attempting to leave the building while his friend was trying to make him stay. One of the proctors in the building was still in possession of the male’s ID. An officer confirmed the male’s identity as an NU student and found the subject conscious but not alert. EMS was requested and responded at 3:30 a.m. EMS took the subject to Massachusetts General Hospital. The RD on duty was notified.

11 a.m.
While on directed patrol at Carter Park, an NUPD officer reported stopping two parties. Additional officers responded as a precaution. After the male party provided his real name, both subjects were checked and found to have records with active warrants. The 51-year-old male and 45-year-old female individuals were placed under arrest, and the male was additionally charged with possession of heroin and resisting arrest.


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