Northeastern Crime Log

By Zachary Finkelstein

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

Crime Log Entry of the Week Monday, September 18 5:30 p.m. An 18-year-old student reported he was assaulted the previous night around 10 p.m. after a verbal dispute on Hemenway Street. The male, who admitted being intoxicated, was walking with several friends when a car drove by. After a short verbal dispute, two men got out of the car and assaulted him as his friends fled. The male was not seriously injured and was counseled to avoid confrontations with unknown motorists, as well as the hazards of underage drinking.

Wednesday, September 13 Noon A 21-year-old female student reported leaving her ATM card in a machine on World Series Way. The student realized her card was missing about 15 minutes later, but when she went to retrieve it, it was gone. The card had been found by another Northeastern student and it was returned unused.

5 p.m. A Northeastern alumnus reported his laptop missing after leaving it unattended for five days in the Curry Student Center.

Thursday, September 14 11:30 a.m. A caller reported a young male trying to steal a motorized scooter on Hemenway Street. Officers responded to the scene and pursued the suspect to Columbus Avenue, where he was apprehended. The suspect, a 16-year-old from Dorchester, has a criminal record and was on probation.

4 p.m. A female student reported leaving her book bag unattended in the lobby of West Village A for 15 minutes on Sept. 9 around 8 p.m. Upon retrieving her bag, the student realized $100 was missing from her wallet.

Friday, September 15 12:30 a.m. A Resident Assistant (RA) in Stetson West reported the scent of marijuana coming from one of the rooms. Northeastern Police Department (NUPD) officers met with the RA and followed the scent to a room on the third floor, where police found one 19-year-old and three 18-year-old males. One of the males admitted he was smoking marijuana in the room. All of the students were reported to the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution (OSCCR).

1 a.m. Boston Police (BPD) called for assistance at 72 Hillside Road, where a loud party had just been broken up. Officers saw 50 people flee from the back of the house. The house’s three tenants were arrested. A 20-year-old male student was charged with assault and battery of a police officer. All three students were charged with keeping a disorderly house.

2 a.m. NUPD officers discovered an 18-year-old female student passed out from alcohol intoxication in the courtyard of White Hall. She was taken to the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and was reported to OSCCR.

5 p.m. An 18-year-old male student reported losing his credit card on Sept. 6. Six days later, the student went to cancel his card, only to be notified that $1,000 had been charged over the span of five days. Police say they have several leads on the case based on the nature of the purchases.

Saturday, September 16 8 p.m. Officers stopped two 18-year-old male non-students carrying a beer ball on Hemenway Street. The males said they were visiting a friend in Stetson West. The beer ball was confiscated and the males were told not to return to Northeastern.

9:15 p.m. Officers stopped five Wentworth Institute of Technology students behind an alley on Gainsborough Street. One student, a 23-year-old male, had purchased two 30-packs of beer and was meeting up with one 20-year-old and three 19-year-old students to split the alcohol. The 23-year-old was arrested and will be summonsed to court for purchasing alcohol for minors. Wentworth officials will be notified of the situation.

9:45 p.m. Officers on Gainsborough Street stopped a 21-year-old male who had just handed another male student a beer ball. When asked for identification, the student produced a fake ID. Brian Schatz, 19, was arrested for being a minor in possession of alcohol and possession of false identification. The 21-year-old was summonsed to court for purchasing alcohol for a minor.

10:45 p.m. An RA in White Hall found a 20-year-old male student who appeared to be intoxicated vomiting in front of the building. The student was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and was reported to OSCCR.

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