Crime Log: Nov. 2 – Nov. 8

Compiled by Stephanie Eisemann, news staff

Crime of the Week: Wednesday, Nov. 4
8:55 a.m.
The manager of Wollaston’s Market in the Marino Center notified the Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) they were detaining a shoplifter who was cooperative at the time but soon started throwing tables and chairs in the atrium area and ran from the building. NUPD located the subject on the lower subway level of Ruggles station at 9:04 a.m. and confirmed the juvenile, who was not an NU student, had assaulted two Wollaston’s employees. After confirming he was the shoplifter, NUPD escorted him to his school at 9:53 a.m.  His mother was notified, a trespassing warning was issued and a report was filed.

Monday, Nov. 2
10:18 p.m.
NUPD reported a student in Willis Hall stole one of his roommate’s prescription Ritalin pills. A report was filed.

3:25 p.m.
A Northeastern University (NU) student reported his bicycle was stolen from the racks on the corner of Hemenway and Gainsborough streets across from Smith Hall.

5:30 p.m.
An NU student reported losing her Samsung Galaxy S3 phone in West Village C on Saturday, Oct. 31. A report was filed.

Tuesday, Nov. 3
11:21 a.m.
An NU student reported his headphones were stolen from the game room in Curry Student Center while left unattended. A report was filed.

7:07 p.m.
An NU student reported his bicycle was stolen from the racks in front of International Village. A report was filed.

Wednesday, Nov. 4
2:23 a.m.
NUPD reported an NU student was unconscious on the ground outside Speare Hall on Huntington Avenue. The male with her reported her roommate might also be intoxicated. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) responded and transported the student to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The male who reported the unconscious female was intoxicated and possessed a fake ID. EMS declined transport in his case. NUPD checked on the female’s roommate, who was found in Stetson West, also intoxicated and in possession of a fake ID. EMS transported her to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center as well. The Residence Director (RD) on call was notified.

10:06 a.m.
The residential building superintendent for West Village C reported an exit sign was stolen from the fifth floor stairwell. A report was filed.

Thursday, Nov. 5
2:11 p.m.
A Resident Assistant (RA) in East Village reported finding drug paraphernalia in a dorm during room inspections. A report was filed.

2:47 p.m.
An NU staff member reported a counterfeit bill was found in the Curry Student Center. A report was filed.

3:38 p.m.
An NU student reported his iPhone stolen from the Dodge Hall women’s bathroom on the third floor while left unattended between approximately 1 and 2 p.m. A report was filed.

4:20 p.m.
NUPD spoke with the NUin Assistant Director via phone on Nov. 4. The Assistant Director had called on behalf of a student in the London program who had 280 British pounds stolen by a cleaning company, which is in the process of being banned from the NUin London mansion. An international security specialist was notified and the London Metropolitan Police are investigating the incident. A report was filed.

10:41 p.m.
NUPD stopped a subject, unaffiliated with Northeastern, in Carter Park for suspected drug use.  The subject was found to have prior incidents, including an open case involving larceny and three open cases for possession of a Class B drug substance. NUPD found crack cocaine and paraphernalia on the suspect and provided a courtesy escort from Carter Playground to a shelter. The subject will be summonsed.

Friday, Nov. 6
4:21 p.m.
An NU student reported her email was hacked earlier in the day, and she was concerned her personal information was accessed. NUPD recommended she file a report in the event of fraud. A report was filed.

7:55 p.m.
Fraudulent emails and purchase orders are being sent out across the country using Northeastern information. The incidents are under investigation and a report was filed.

9:21 p.m.
An RA in East Village reported graffiti on the wall in the stairwell between the 11th and 12th floors of the building. A report was filed.

Saturday, Nov. 7
1:51 a.m.
An NU student reported her roommate was extremely intoxicated. NUPD responded to the resident in 10 Coventry St. and reported the subject was conscious and semi-alert. EMS was requested and transported the underage student to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The RD on call was notified.

2:26 p.m.
NUPD reported a bicycle larceny in progress between Knowles Center and Stearns Hall. The first suspect fled down Huntington Avenue in the direction of Opera Place carrying orange bolt cutters. The second and third fled on bicycles toward the Krentzman Quad buildings. Officers checked the surrounding area with no results but reported finding a mountain bike left near Knowles Center with a partially cut lock and a Nike backpack possibly belonging to one of the subjects. A report was filed.

3:47 p.m.
A broadcast reported a male possibly planning to rob a bike rack in front of the Museum of Fine Arts. NUPD responded and witnessed the subject attempting to remove a bike from a rack near the corner of Huntington Avenue and Forsyth Street.  NUPD stopped the juvenile, unaffiliated with Northeastern, and identified him as the party who had attempted to steal a bike earlier in the day. NUPD transported the subject to headquarters and contacted the juvenile’s father at 4:17 p.m. The subject was released to his father at 6:07 p.m. and will be summonsed.

8:02 p.m.
An NU student reported leaving his headphones unattended in Snell Library by the printers and returned two hours later to find them missing. A report was filed.

Sunday, Nov. 8
1:13 a.m.
NUPD checked on five NU students suspected of drug activity behind the pump house in the Fenway. NUPD confiscated a marijuana cigarette and dispersed without further incident. A report was filed.

1:15 p.m.
NUPD reported an NU student unsteady on his feet and possibly intoxicated on the classroom side of West Village H. NUPD responded and requested EMS, who declined to transport him. A medical waiver was signed and a report was filed.

2:41 a.m.
Numerous residents in East Village complained about two females arguing behind the elevators in the lobby of the building. NUPD arrived and spoke with an NU student and her sister, unaffiliated with the university, who confirmed the argument was only verbal. The sisters’ mother was staying at the Westin Hotel at Copley Place and NUPD escorted the sister to pick up the mother and brought them both back to East Village. NUPD then escorted sister and mother back to the hotel in one vehicle while another officer escorted the student in a different vehicle. The student was left in the care of her mother for the night, a fake ID was confiscated and a report was filed.

3:40 a.m.
A couple was reported arguing in the lobby of International Village. The female, an NU student, was pushing the male but he was not responding. NUPD responded and reported she was trying to prevent the male from leaving the building. Both parties’ information was collected and they were sent on their way. A report was filed.

4:38 p.m.
An NU student reported losing his wallet in the Marino Center and claimed it from a staff member at approximately 4 p.m. to find his social security card missing. A report was filed.

9:17 p.m.
An RA in 780 Columbus Ave. reported the smell of marijuana coming from a room in the building. NUPD responded and spoke with two students who admitted to smoking. NUPD confiscated less than an ounce of the drug and paraphernalia. A report was filed.

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