Crime Log: Aug. 29 – Sept. 5

Compiled by Stephanie Eisemann, news staff

Crime of the Week: Wednesday, August 31

11:40 p.m.

Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) stopped a woman, unaffiliated with Northeastern University (NU), who identified herself as Adora Brewse. She was observed walking in the middle of Columbus Avenue with an open can of alcohol and was placed under arrest for disorderly conduct. NUPD transported the woman to Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority police for booking. They found the woman had given a fake name and held both a positive criminal history and a positive warrant. The woman was arrested and a report was filed.

Monday, Aug. 29

11:37 a.m.

NUPD reported a motor vehicle accident on Forsyth Street. A Massachusetts-registered vehicle, operated by a driver unaffiliated with NU, struck a moving truck and then backed into a cruiser. The vehicle registration and license were both active. NUPD reported no injuries but requested Emergency Medical Services (EMS) for evaluation. Boston Police Department (BPD) was notified, and the subject declined all medical attention. EMS was cleared, and a report was filed.

6:43 p.m.

NUPD officers were waved down by two New England Conservatory students, who stated a man with a knife attempted to rob them on Huntington Avenue. The subject was described as having two pocket knives, and the students reported he walked toward Massachusetts Avenue without taking any items. BPD was notified and assumed jurisdiction. NUPD checked the surrounding area for the subject with negative results. A report was filed.

Tuesday, Aug. 30

3:21 p.m.

An NU student reported her wireless mouse was stolen approximately a week ago from Northeastern Crossing. A report was filed.

7:13 p.m.

An NU student reported his email account was hacked. NUPD stated that the student did not experience any financial losses. A report was filed.

Wednesday, Aug. 31

4:51 p.m.

NUPD stopped two men, unaffiliated with NU, at Carter Park in Roxbury Crossing. Both were found to have criminal histories, and one subject had an active warrant for larceny under $250. The individual was placed under arrest and a report was filed.

5:16 p.m.

An individual, unaffiliated with NU, reported his bike stolen after leaving it unsecured overnight in the North Lot. A report was filed.

6:25 p.m.

An NU student reported her iPhone may have been hacked by an unknown party, who may be stealing her personal information. A report was filed.

Thursday, Sept. 1

12:57 a.m.

An NU professor reported her wallet was taken from her office in Meserve Hall to NUPD. She realized her wallet was missing when she was in her vehicle leaving campus, and said she does not remember seeing anyone out of ordinary in her shared office space. A report was filed.

4:41 p.m.

An NU staff member reported a man in his 40s loitering in the Curry Student Center. NUPD responded and stopped the individual, unaffiliated with NU, who was found to have one internal incident. The subject was sent on his way.

6:30 p.m.

An NU student reported her iPhone was stolen while at the Dunkin’ Donuts at Ruggles Station. The student tracked the phone using her friend’s cell phone and followed the GPS to locate the woman in possession of her cellphone. The friends lost sight of the woman and then reported the incident to NUPD. A report was filed.

Friday, Sept. 2

2:11 a.m.

NUPD was approached by an NU student, who stated she had been sexually harassed by construction workers while working at a day care<cq style> center on Hemenway Street from January to June. She said she also felt harassed by the construction workers near 142-148 Hemenway St. NUPD walked her to her residence. A report was filed.

9:11 a.m.

NUPD reported a Connecticut-registered vehicle hit the overhead in Columbus Garage while entering, causing damage to the car top carrier. A report was filed.

1:29 p.m.

An NU staff member reported items were stolen from his office in Dockser Hall on the night prior to report. A report was filed.

7:27 p.m.

An NU student reported giving a large sum of money to a former NU student between August 2014 and May 2016 to buy stocks. The student reported the subject is now ignoring repeated calls from him, and he believes he was scammed. A report was filed.

9:45 p.m.

A Resident Assistant (RA) found a small bag of less than an ounce of marijuana on the floor of Speare Hall. NUPD responded to pick up the bag for disposal. A report was filed.

Saturday, Sept. 3

11:55 a.m.

An NU student from West Village H reported someone had been writing checks out of her checking account. A report was filed.

9:34 p.m.

NUPD found a knife on the couch of a common room in the East Tower of International Village. Proctors on duty said they did not recall anyone sitting in the area. NUPD searched the area for suspicious parties with negative results and brought the knife to headquarters. A report was filed.

Sunday, Sept. 4

12:48 p.m.

An NU student moved into a residence in West Village G and found an unlabeled bag of pills in the room. NUPD responded and confiscated the bag. A report was filed.

1:25 p.m.

An NU student reported her bicycle, which was secured to the racks outside Snell Library, was stolen. A report was filed.

3:09 p.m.

Housing staff reported a large number of moving bins missing from Speare Hall. A report was filed.

4:45 p.m.

An RA reported the smell of marijuana coming from a residence in Davenport B. NUPD responded and confiscated less than an ounce of the substance. A report was filed.

Monday, Sept. 5

1:42 a.m.

An RA reported an underage NU student was intoxicated and vomiting outside of Davenport B. NUPD responded and deemed the student conscious and alert to person, place and time. The student declined all medical attention and services and signed a medical waiver. She returned to her residence and a report was filed.

1:42 a.m.

A proctor in West Village A reported an intoxicated woman being carried outside of West Village G by two men. An NU student also called to report a woman was extremely intoxicated and that she had already contacted EMS, but would like assistance. NUPD responded and said the intoxicated NU student was unresponsive. EMS arrived and transported the student to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. The Residence Director on call was notified, and a report was filed.

2:07 a.m.

An RA called to report an underage male student was heavily intoxicated in a common room of Stetson West. NUPD responded and reported the NU student was conscious and alert, and admitted to having three to four beers. He declined any further medical attention and signed a medical waiver. A report was filed.

3:59 a.m.

An NU student reported excessive noise and loud music coming from a residence in West Village E. NUPD responded and reported the resident agreed to turn the music down. No report was filed.  

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