Northeastern Crime Log

By Matthew J. Nielsen

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

Monday, March 27 7:30 a.m. Staff in Ryder Hall reported a personal computer missing from the third floor. 11:30 a.m. A resident assistant (RA) in Smith Hall reported finding drug paraphernalia in an 18-year-old resident’s room. Officers confiscated two marijuana pipes. The student will be reported to the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution (OSCCR). 5:30 p.m. An 18-year-old male resident of Speare Hall reported his cell phone stolen from his room. 6 p.m. Officers arrested Kenneth Taylor, 45, after he urinated on the sidewalk and struck an officer while attempting to flee the scene. He is charged with indecent exposure, assaulting a police officer and failure to appear in court on a previous charge. He was arraigned the following day at Roxbury District Court. 7 p.m. A 19-year-old female student reported her wallet stolen from her backpack, which she left in the lobby of the Sacred Space at Ell Hall while she went to a yoga class. The wallet contained $20 and credit cards. Tuesday, March 28 2 p.m. A 19-year-old female student reported receiving harassing e-mails from a former boyfriend. Officers have warned him to stop. 7 p.m. A 19-year-old female student reported credit cards stolen from her bag in the Forsyth Building. 8:30 p.m. A 22-year-old female resident of West Village E reported an iPod and $40 stolen from her kitchen. Her roommate had two guests over the previous evening and was able to determine that one of them had taken the items. Everything was returned. Friday, March 31 1 a.m. An officer on Columbus Avenue witnessed an 18-year-old male student extinguish his cigarette on a car. After determining that the car was undamaged, the student was sent on his way, but will be reported to OSCCR.

2 a.m. Staff in West Village C reported a 21-year-old male resident was intoxicated and vomiting. He was determined to be well enough to return to his room, but will be reported to OSCCR. 2:30 a.m. A fire alarm was pulled in White Hall, prompting the building’s evacuation. There was no fire. 5:30 a.m. Staff in Smith Hall reported finding an 18-year-old female resident vomiting in the ladies’ room. She was determined to be well enough to return to her room, but will be reported to OSCCR. 10 a.m. A 21-year-old male student reported the spoiler was removed from his car while it was parked in the Columbus Avenue garage the previous day. 11 a.m. A 23-year-old female resident of West Village A reported the memory card for her digital camera stolen from her room. She suspects the cable crew working in her building, though university police escorted the crews to each location. The cable company has offered to buy her a new memory card. 2 p.m. A staff member at Ryder Hall reported his leather jacket stolen from the food court area the previous afternoon. 5 p.m. University Mail Services reported to police that a partially- opened package contained a large knife. Officers brought the package to the student it was addressed to, who said it was a present for a relative. Officers will hold the knife until the student is ready to send it. 11:30 p.m. Staff of 337 Huntington Ave. reported a 19-year-old female resident was too intoxicated to make it to her room. She was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for observation, and later claimed she was forced to drink by her sorority. She will be reported to OSCCR. Saturday, April 1 12 a.m. Officers saw a male drinking a beer on St. Stephen Street. The male was determined to be a 20-year-old student, and the beer was confiscated. He will be reported to OSCCR. 12:30 a.m. Staff of Our House East reported they had confiscated a doctored ID from a Northeastern student, who had fled the scene. He will be reported to OSCCR. 1:30 a.m. Officers at Speare Place were approached by a male student who told them his 19-year-old female friend was too intoxicated to walk or speak, and was vomiting. She was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and will be reported to OSCCR. 1:30 a.m. Officers in their car on St. Stephen Street were approached by a man who struck the car several times and screamed nonsense at them. When they could not get him to calm down, they arrested him for disorderly conduct. Matthew Whitten, 24, claimed he was drunk, but was trying to tell them he had been shot with a BB gun. 1 p.m. A 20-year-old male student reported the handle on his car door had been damaged while it was parked in the North Lot. Officers suspect an attempted break-in. Sunday, April 2 12:30 a.m. Witnesses reported a male and female fighting on the fourth floor of White Hall. Chad Bernstein, 20, a non-student, was arrested for domestic assault after an argument with his 19-year-old girlfriend, a resident of White Hall, became physical. He was arraigned the following day at Roxbury District Court. 1 a.m. Staff in West Village B reported an intoxicated 20-year-old student had fallen unconscious. Officers revived him, but he could not tell them the date. He was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and will be reported to OSCCR.

11 a.m. An officer patrolling the North Lot discovered a car with a broken passenger window. The officer removed all visible valuables and contacted the owner. Nothing was missing. 11 p.m. Officers on the Fenway observed two 18-year-old and two 19-year-old students smoking marijuana behind a power station. The material was confiscated and the students told officers who sold it to them. They will be reported to OSCCR.

11:30 p.m. Staff at Kennedy Hall reported the odor of marijuana coming from a third floor apartment. The 19-year-old male resident of the apartment turned over a homemade pipe and a small amount of marijuana. He will be reported to OSCCR. Monday, April 3 3 a.m. Officers observed a student at West Village B throwing trash out a window. Officers made the 20-year-old resident of Speare Hall throw the trash away properly and he will be reported to OSCCR.

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