Crime Log: Feb. 29 – March 14

Compiled by Stephanie Eisemann, news staff

Crime of the Week:

Sunday, March 13

1:56 a.m.

A security guard reported two subjects breaking into vehicles on the Hemenway Street side of the North Lot. Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) chased a man down St. Stephen Street onto Gainsborough Street toward Our House East before catching him in front of Symphony Market. The second subject, a woman, did not run and was stopped by NUPD at the entrance to the North Lot. Two vehicles had been broken into, and NUPD checked the subjects for active warrants. The man had five and the woman had one; both were then placed under arrest.

Monday, Feb. 29

8:03 a.m.

A Northeastern University (NU) staff member reported evidence of a burglary in Hayden Hall. NUPD found visible pry marks, but the door was still secure and nothing was missing. Work order was notified to fix the lock. A report was filed.

Tuesday, March 1

1:30 p.m.

An NU student reported that she received a check for an item she sold on Craigslist, but it appeared to be fraudulent. A report was filed.

4:05 p.m.

The manager of Wollaston’s Market in the Marino Center reported that a middle-aged man stole a candy bar and a can of soda. He stated that he comes into the store on a daily basis. On this occasion, he was seen leaving via the Forsyth Street entrance and walking toward the Fenway area. NUPD checked the surrounding area with negative results. A report was filed.

Wednesday, March 2

10:28 a.m.

An NU staff member reported a laptop and cellphone were stolen from the Cabot Center sometime the previous week. A report was filed.

1:03 p.m.

An NU student reported $600 was stolen from his unattended jacket while in Snell Library. A report was filed.

1:14 p.m.

A caller notified NUPD that some sorority girls were being harassed by a former student outside of the Curry Student Center and on the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Orange and Green lines. A report was filed.

3:10 p.m.

The manager of On the Go reported an NU student was stealing from the store on a daily basis. The manager had spoken with the student, who responded by laughing. A report was filed.

7:12 p.m.

An NU student reported his unattended phone was stolen from near the basketball courts in the Marino Center. The phone was off and could not be tracked. A report was filed.

8:37 p.m.

A proctor in West Village A reported a homeless man in his 60s attempted to enter the building. The man was turned away and pulled down flyers from the wall as he was leaving. NUPD responded and found the subject had a warrant out for his arrest from Falmouth District. The subject was arrested at 8:48 p.m.

9:43 p.m.

An NU student in Stetson East reported someone stole his laundry. A report was filed.

Thursday, March 3

1:11 p.m.

A woman unaffiliated with NU reported parking her car on the roof of Gainsborough Garage on Wednesday, and upon returning noticed that someone had attempted to break in. A report was filed.

4:23 p.m.

An NU student reported losing money in an online scam. A report was filed.

6:44 p.m.

The manager of Wollaston’s Market in the Marino Center reported a woman, believed to be an NU student, shoplifted energy drinks on multiple occasions. The manager provided video footage. A report was filed.

Friday, March 4

6:46 a.m.

A member of DeAngelis Iron Work, unaffiliated with NU, reported someone had stolen one of the large orange job boxes from a job site on Columbus Avenue. A report was filed.

12:59 p.m.

An NU student reported his cellphone missing after left unattended in Curry Student Center. A report was filed.

2:39 p.m.

An NU student reported his wallet was stolen while he was near Boston House of Pizza on Huntington Avenue. There had been charges made to his credit card, and he reported his foreign driver’s license stolen. A report was filed.

4:48 p.m.

NUPD received information that an unknown party has been using the name of the Director of Procurement to make fraudulent NU purchase orders. A report was filed.

10:19 p.m.

An NU student reported his backpack was stolen from Snell Library after having been left unattended at about 5 p.m. A report was filed.

Saturday, March 5

3:23 a.m.

An NU student reported she was with an underage friend who was not answering his phone after drinking earlier in the evening. NUPD responded and spoke to the underage student who signed a medical waiver and admitted to drinking earlier in the evening.  

4:13 p.m.

A proctor in International Village reported an unknown man sleeping in the basement area of the building. NUPD responded and found the man, unaffiliated with NU, had an outstanding warrant. He was arrested at 4:21 p.m.

Sunday, March 6

3:00 p.m.

An NU student called NUPD to report her wallet was stolen from the Law Library in the Knowles Center. A report was filed.

5:11 p.m.

An NU student reported a suspicious man in the Snell Library classroom bathrooms. NUPD responded and located the man, unaffiliated with NU, and issued a written trespassing warning.

11:50 p.m.

An NU student reported the male driver of a blue Ford Explorer propositioned him on Hemenway Street near the Forsyth Lot. The driver left when the victim declined and reached for his cellphone. NUPD filed a sexual harassment report.

Monday, March 7

12:51 p.m.

An NU student reported giving a woman $1,900 for an apartment on Peterborough Street via Craigslist. The management company explained the woman was a fraud and did not work for them. A report was filed.

4:28 p.m.

NUPD reported a man and woman, both unaffiliated with NU, having a verbal argument on Forsyth Street near the Egan Research Center. Upon investigation, NUPD took the male into custody for domestic violence, but later discovered the female was a co-combatant in an earlier incident at the YMCA. She will be summonsed to court.

Tuesday, March 8

6:15 p.m.

An NU student reported her unattended purse was stolen from Curry Student Center within four hours of report. A report was filed.

Wednesday, March 9                                               

1:16 p.m.

An NU student reported that a man walked up to her and made an inappropriate comment while she was sitting in front of Au Bon Pain. The suspect is not believed to be affiliated with NU, and NUPD filed a sexual harassment report.

Thursday, March 10

8:57 a.m.

A sexual harassment case is under investigation.

Friday, March 11

2:16 p.m.

NUPD arrested a subject at 2:30 p.m. on the Egan Service Road for controlled substance possession, appearing to be methamphetamine.

5:12 p.m.

NUPD was approached by an NU student reporting his two laptops were stolen from the classroom area on the fourth floor of West Village H. A report was filed.

8:32 p.m.

NUPD reported an altercation between two men outside International Village. While fighting, a subject unaffiliated with NU bit an NU student on the left arm. The subject was arrested at 8:35 p.m., and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) arrived to evaluate the student. The student declined transportation and signed a medical waiver.

Saturday, March 12

1:11 p.m.

NUPD stopped to talk to a man unaffiliated with NU parked on Hallenborg Way in front of Kariotis Hall. NUPD confiscated a small amount of marijuana from the man as well as drug paraphernalia, and he was banned from all NU property.

11:49 p.m.

A proctor in 407 Huntington Ave. reported an intoxicated woman could not remember her room code and was stumbling around the hallway. She also had a friend with her who did not have an ID and could not be signed into the building. NUPD responded and spoke to the NU student. EMS arrived to evaluate the 22-year-old and transported her to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The Residence Director (RD) on call was notified.

Sunday, March 13

4:27 a.m.

A resident of West Village C reported his roommate’s girlfriend had been drinking and was very cold and requested someone check on her. NUPD responded and spoke with the girlfriend who was conscious and alert to person, place and time. The woman was not of drinking age but admitted to consuming alcohol. A report was filed.

9:42 p.m.

An NU student reported his iPhone was stolen from the Marino Center while left unattended. A report was filed.

Monday, March 14

3:40 a.m.

NUPD stopped three students for a Class D substance violation. NUPD confiscated less than an ounce of marijuana and filed a report.

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