Northeastern Crime Log

By Matthew J. Nielsen

Crime Log entries are selected from Northeastern’s Division of Public Safety reports.

Monday, March 13 7 a.m. An officer patrolling near Renaissance Garage observed a middle-aged man yelling and obstructing traffic. When the officer attempted to calm the man down he became disorderly. The officer suspected the man was suffering from a mental illness and called an ambulance. The officer then discovered the man had an outstanding warrant and arrested Bernard Gray, 49. He was arraigned later that day at Roxbury District Court.

Tuesday, March 14 9 a.m. Officers received a call from the headmaster at the Health Career Academy about a female teen who had run away from home. Her mother had called the headmaster to report the runaway, and had obtained a Child in Need of Supervision warrant, authorizing the police to arrest the teen and bring her to juvenile court for her own protection. While the teen had run away from home, she had continued attending school. The headmaster asked for an officer to take her into custody. Once in custody, she was turned over to juvenile court.

4:30 p.m. A male staff member of Snell Library reported a DVD had been stolen from his desk in a shared office on the first floor.

Wednesday, March 15 1 p.m. The manager of Wollaston’s at the Marino Center reported a man had stolen a package of meat and fled the scene. Officers were able to locate the 30-year-old man and retrieve the meat. Wollaston’s may press charges.

2 p.m. Staff of Davenport A performing pre-announced room inspections found a bong and a pipe in the room of two male students, ages 19 and 20. They will be reported to the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution (OSCCR).

3 p.m. Staff in West Village G performing pre-announced room inspections found a pipe filled with marijuana residue in the room of a 20-year-old female student. She will be reported to OSCCR.

4:30 p.m. A 23-year-old student reported her wallet stolen from the third floor of Snell Library. It contained $300.

5 p.m. The manager of Wollaston’s at the Marino Center reported he was detaining a shoplifter. A 20-year-old male student allegedly attempted to shoplift medication he claimed he couldn’t afford. He will be reported to OSCCR and is banned from Wollaston’s.

Thursday, March 16 9 a.m. A 22-year-old male student reported his parking decal stolen from his car while it was parked in Columbus Lot.

1 p.m. The manager of Wollaston’s at the Marino Center reported he was detaining a shoplifter. A 20-year-old female student attempted to shoplift eye drops. She will be reported to OSCCR and is banned from Wollaston’s.

Friday, March 17 1 a.m. Officers observed a 19-year-old female student walking unsteadily near Speare Hall and took her to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. She will be reported to OSCCR.

2 p.m. A female staff member in a Renaissance Park office building reported her bicycle stolen.

9 p.m. Staff in Davenport B reported a loud party on the fifth floor. Officers found several underage guests at the party consuming alcohol. They also found the host of the party, a female resident, was 19 years old. In addition, a marijuana pipe was located. The host and underage guests will be reported to OSCCR.

10 p.m. Staff in Davenport B reported several lights had been torn out of the ceiling on the second floor.

10 p.m. Officers on St. Stephen Street observed one male hand a 30-pack of beer to another and walk away. Officers stopped the two men and found the recipient of the beer was an 18-year-old student, and the buyer was a 21-year-old student. The beer was confiscated and the two students will be reported to OSCCR.

10:30 p.m. Officers on St. Stephen Street observed one male hand a 30-pack of beer to another and walk away. Officers stopped the two men and found the recipient of the beer was an 18-year-old student, and the buyer was his 21-year-old non-student brother. The 18-year-old was also in possession of wine and whiskey. The alcohol was confiscated and the student will be reported to OSCCR.

11 p.m. Officers on St. Stephen Street observed one female hand a 30-pack of beer to another and walk away. Officers stopped the two women and found that the recipient of the beer was a 19-year-old non-student, and the buyer was a 22-year-old non-student. The beer was confiscated and the two were sent on their way.

Saturday, March 18 12:30 a.m. Officers responding to a call at Davenport A confiscated a bong from a 19-year-old male on the fourth floor. He will be reported to OSCCR.

1 a.m. Staff of Davenport A reported several ceiling lights had been removed and smashed in an elevator.

1 a.m. Boston Police requested university assistance with a party at 400 Massachusetts Ave. after it was discovered that the hosts of the party were Northeastern students. The 19, 20, and 21-year-old male hosts will be reported to OSCCR.

2 a.m. Staff of Melvin Hall reported finding an intoxicated 18-year-old male student unconscious. While emergency medical technicians were loading him into an ambulance to be taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center the student awoke and assaulted them. He later claimed no knowledge of the incident, but criminal charges may follow. He will be reported to OSCCR.

10 p.m. Staff in Davenport B reported a loud party on the second floor. Officers found underage guests were being served alcohol and broke up the party. The 19-year-old female host will be reported to OSCCR.

10 p.m. Staff of Davenport B reported a loud party on the fourth floor. Officers found underage guests were being served alcohol and broke up the party. The 19-year-old female host will be reported to OSCCR.

11:30 p.m. A 19-year-old female resident of 132 Hemenway St. reported her mailbox had been forced open and an envelope from her mother was missing.

Sunday, March 19 3:30 a.m. A caller reported seeing two men writing graffiti on Loftman Hall. Officers located two men near the Museum of Fine Arts, one with ink all over his hands. A witness identified the man as one of the two men he had seen. Marijuana was also found on the man, and he was arrested for possession, as well as vandalism. William Long, 18, a Massachusetts College of Art student was arraigned the following Monday at Roxbury District Court. The other man was determined to have only witnessed the vandalism.

8 p.m. Staff in West Village A reported flooding in the laundry room. They believe it was caused by vandalism of a washing machine.

8 p.m. A 19-year-old male resident of Stetson West returned to his room after having been away the previous evening to find his wallet missing. It contained credit cards and $50.

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