Northeastern Crime Log

By Bessie King

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

Wednesday, June 21 11 p.m. A Northeastern University Police Department (NUPD) officer walking near West Village H observed one male hand another male a case of beer. When the officer approached and began to engage the pair in conversation, he learned the exchange had taken place between a 22-year-old student and a 20-year-old student. The case, confiscated by the officer, contained only seven beers. Both students were reported to the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution (OSCCR). Thursday, June 22 6 p.m. A group of people attending a conference in the Curry Student Center reported they left the room unlocked and unattended for one hour during an afternoon break. When they returned, three laptops had been stolen. 11 p.m. A NUPD officer on Gainsborough Street observed two males leaving a liquor store when one male passed a case of beer to the other. The officer questioned the pair, and learned a 26-year-old man had given the beer to a 20-year-old student. The student has been referred to OSCCR and the 26-year-old has been asked to stay off Northeastern property. Friday, June 23 1 a.m. An NUPD officer on Forsyth Street observed a man assaulting a woman, pushing her and yelling at her. The female was screaming and crying, and when the officer separated the pair, the female, a 22-year-old student, said her boyfriend was beating her. The male, 22-year-old student Michael Mishkin, struck the officer during an attempt to get his statement. He was subsequently arrested for assault and battery on a female, assault and battery on an officer and resisting arrest. The victim declined an opportunity to apply for a restraining order. Mishkin was reported to OSCCR. Saturday, June 24 10:30 p.m. Boston Police sent out a radio broadcast regarding a robbery that took place on Parker Street. A male in his mid-20s was robbed by two men who displayed a gun, taking his iPod and cellular phone. NUPD officers stopped a group of juveniles near Ruggles station at 11 p.m., but when they were brought to the victim for identification, he did not identify his aggressors in the group. Sunday, June 25 2 a.m. A 22-year-old female student in West Village reported she and her boyfriend were robbed by two men who displayed a knife as they were walking on Parker Street. The students said they noticed the two men standing at a nearby tree on the same side of the street and crossed the street to avoid a possible confrontation. However, they were surprised from behind by the assailants, who had crossed the street. They also took the female student’s purse and punched the male student before running away. 2:30 a.m. NUPD officers received a call from a female student in West Village C who found her 21-year-old roommate heavily intoxicated. Emergency medical technicians responded and took the student, who was unconscious, to the hospital. She later told paramedics she had consumed 13 shots of vodka. She has been reported to OSCCR. Thursday, June 29 8 a.m. A staff member from Dodge Hall reported several items had been stolen from the office over the weekend, including several CDs and other personal belongings. Many people have keys to the area and there was no sign of forced entry. The staff member also reported one of the master keys had been lost or stolen more than a year ago, but the locks were never changed. 2:30 p.m. A female graduate student reported being harassed by a male non-student she met at a social gathering. The female told the man she did not want to be associated with him, but he continues hanging outside her home in Brookline, calling repeatedly, sending text messages, and appearing in places she frequents. NUPD told the student they will be on the lookout in case the male comes to campus, but said a report needs to be filed with the Brookline Police Department. 9:30 p.m. A 25-year-old female student left her jacket and wallet unattended at the InfoCommons while she left to look for books in Snell Library. When she returned her wallet was missing, which she said contained cash, credit cards, identification and keys to her apartment. Since the student lives outside of Boston and had no money to return home, NUPD supplied funds for her to take the subway. Her landlord was alerted about the incident so that he could let her into her residence. Friday, June 30 12:30 a.m. A male resident in West Village A came home after co-op to find his 20-year-old roommate passed out in the common area with vomit all over the room. NUPD officers responded to the scene but could not revive the student. He was taken to the hospital, and while in the ambulance, he began to vomit again but could not be brought to consciousness in the ambulance. He has been reported to OSCCR.

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