Northeastern Crime Log

By Matthew J. Nielsen

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

Tuesday, March 21 2 a.m. University police officers assisting the Boston Police Department located a male motor vehicle vandalism suspect on St. Stephen Street. BPD officers arrived and made the arrest. 6:30 p.m. A 20-year-old female resident of Kerr Hall reported her cell phone had been stolen by her ex-boyfriend. Later in the week, her 21-year-old ex turned the phone in to police. Thursday, March 23 9:30 a.m. Staff of a Northeastern warehouse in Jamaica Plain reported graffiti vandalism on the exterior of the building. 10:30 a.m. Officers arrested a man for trespassing, theft and outstanding warrants after they discovered him wandering Ryder Hall carrying a faculty member’s stolen bag. Mark Johnson, 37, was arraigned the following day at Roxbury District Court. 11 a.m. A 21-year-old female non-student reported her phone, jewelry, credit cards and a small amount of cash stolen from her bag in the Marino Center locker room. Noon A 19-year-old female resident of West Village G reported her digital camera and iPod Mini stolen from her room during spring break. 12:30 p.m. The manager of Wollaston’s at the Marino Center reported he was detaining a shoplifter. An 18-year-old female student had attempted to steal eye drops. She has been banned from Wollaston’s and will be reported to the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution (OSCCR). 1:30 p.m. Staff of Snell Library reported vandalism of the basement level women’s bathroom.

2 p.m. Officers escorting a cable installation crew at 122 St. Stephen St. discovered marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The paraphernalia was confiscated and the 21-year-old female owner will be reported to OSCCR.

2:30 p.m. Northeastern Mail Services reported finding a ripped envelope containing several fake IDs. Police are investigating.

3:30 p.m. The manager of Wollaston’s near West Village reported he was detaining a shoplifter. A 14-year-old male attempted to steal AA batteries. He was escorted home by officers.

6:30 p.m. Officers at Speare Hall discovered marijuana and drug paraphernalia belonging to a 19-year-old male student. It was confiscated and the student will be reported to OSCCR.

7 p.m. Officers at Speare Hall discovered marijuana and a digital scale belonging to a 19-year-old male student. It was confiscated and the student will be reported to OSCCR.

7 p.m. Officers at 319 Huntington Ave. discovered pills and drug paraphernalia belonging to a 20-year-old male student. It was confiscated and the student will be reported to OSCCR. 7:30 p.m. Boston College police asked for NUPD assistance serving a 19-year-old Davenport A resident a trespass warning, following alleged harassment of a 19-year-old female BC student. 8 p.m. An 18-year-old female student reported her wallet stolen from her room at 319 Huntington Ave. It contained about $200 and credit cards. 10:30 p.m. Boston police asked for assistance locating a male 19-year-old West Village A resident involved in a domestic assault and battery case. Once located, Boston police took him in for further investigation.

Friday, March 24 4:30 a.m. Staff of Smith Hall reported that a 20-year-old male guest needed medical attention after becoming intoxicated. He was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. 11:30 a.m. Residents on the third floor of Stetson West reported their window broken after a water balloon was thrown through it. 2 p.m. Boston police notified NUPD they had responded to a call from a neighbor of a Northeastern student who reported the student had been tied up by a burglar who took numerous personal items. BPD is still investigating. 3:30 p.m. Officers escorting a cable installation crew at West Village A discovered marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The items were confiscated and the 21-year-old male owner will be reported to OSCCR. 4 p.m. Officers escorting a cable installation crew at a second West Village A location discovered marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The paraphernalia was confiscated and the 21-year-old male owner will be reported to OSCCR. 4:30 p.m. A 20-year-old male resident of 157 Hemenway St. reported his wallet and wristwatch stolen from his room. After he discovered his cards had been used, his roommate returned it to him, claiming he found it. Police are still investigating. 7:30 p.m. A 20-year-old male resident of 157 Hemenway St. reported his $3,000 laptop stolen from his room. 10:30 p.m. Officers observed a 24-year-old female non-student giving alcohol to a 19-year-old male student on Gainsborough Street. Officers confiscated the alcohol and the student will be reported to OSCCR. Saturday, March 25 1:30 a.m. A 21-year-old male resident of West Village B reported his Xbox, eight games and a wireless controller stolen. 3 a.m. A proctor at 10 Coventry St. reported a dispute in the lobby regarding the number of guests allowed by one person. A 21-year-old male student was attempting to sign in one more person than allowed, and the group of students became disorderly. Officers arrived and sent one of the guests home but allowed the others to be signed in.

Sunday, March 26 2:30 a.m. Staff of Willis Hall reported an overloaded elevator had become stuck between the sixth and seventh floor. The Boston Fire Department and the elevator maintenance company arrived and extricated the 12 occupants. 3 a.m. Staff of Stetson East reported finding beer, marijuana and pipes in a room occupied by a 19-year-old male resident. Officers confiscated the various items and the student will be reported to OSCCR. 4:30 a.m. Staff of Stetson East reported bathroom stall dividers had been torn out of the fourth floor men’s bathroom. Monday, March 27 1 a.m. Residents of a third floor room in Stetson West reported their window broken by a water balloon. Officers are investigating the two female residents of the opposing room. 7 a.m. Staff of Ryder Hall reported a vending machine on the first floor had been vandalized.

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