Northeastern Crime Log

By Yulia Sysevich

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

Crime Log Entry of the Week: Sunday, October 8 4:30 p.m. A group of high school students began a food fight in the Curry Student Center food court. They were asked to leave as their argument continued. The same group of students later gathered near Forsyth Street, where one 16-year-old male allegedly punched his friend and ran off. Officers contacted the mother of the assaulted student, who will take the matter to his high school’s administration.

Monday, October 2 Noon A 23-year-old male student reported he left his laptop unattended in the Curry Student Center food court at 4 p.m. the previous day. He returned several hours later and found the laptop was gone.

Tuesday, October 3 12:30 a.m. A proctor from Stetson East reported a student tried entering the building with a Speare Hall Residential Life sign. An officer responded and confronted the student in his room. The student claimed he found it outside, but the officer reported the sign had been torn off its post.

11 a.m. The manager at Wollaston’s in the Marino Center reported a 19-year-old male student allegedly shoplifted Vaseline. He was banned from shopping in Wollaston’s and will be reported to Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution (OSCCR).

Noon An 18-year-old female student reported she left an expensive pearl necklace on her desk Oct. 1, which went missing from her unlocked room. She also reported she had lost a gold necklace a week earlier. She reported that her door is always left unlocked.

1 a.m. A student reported leaving her purse in the Behrakis Health Sciences Building. When she returned for her purse, she found a stranger in the office holding her bag. He grabbed her wallet and ran out. The student reported she later found her wallet in an empty stairwell with $15 missing.

2:30 p.m. Two 18-year-old-males on the second floor of Stetson East were observed writing with a red permanent marker on students’ white boards. One student, who admitted to ruining the white boards, has been connected with another sign incident on campus. He will be reported to OSCCR.

Wednesday, October 4 2 a.m. A female resident of Melvin Hall reported receiving repeated obscene phone calls. She was given information on how to handle and deter harassing phone calls.

10:30 a.m. The manager at Wollaston’s in the Marino Center reported he was detaining an 18-year-old male student who had allegedly been shoplifting. He was seen putting several products in his backpack. When he paid for milk at the counter he was stopped and turned over the toothpaste and Pop Tarts he concealed. He was banned from the store and will be reported to OSCCR.

8 p.m. NUPD officers went to 780 Columbus Ave. to speak to a student regarding a previously reported issue. During the conversation, the 19-year-old male handed over drugs and drug paraphernalia. He will be reported to OSCCR.

Thursday, October 5 9 p.m. Officers saw a man leave Huntington Liquors and pass a 30-pack and a bottle of vodka to another male. Officers detained the 23-year-old student, who admitted to buying alcohol for two 19-year-old males. He will be summonsed to Roxbury District Court for purchasing alcohol for minors.

10:30 p.m. One of the participants in the first annual Northeastern Underwear Run jumped up on the back of a moving Northeastern police cruiser. The 19-year-old male student ran, but was apprehended by officers. The student was not injured, and the police cruiser did not sustain any visible damage. He will be reported to OSCCR.

Friday, October 6 1 a.m. A Resident Assistant (RA) found an 18-year-old female student vomiting in a fifth floor women’s restroom in White Hall. She was transported to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and will be reported to OSCCR.

6 a.m. The manager of the Dunkin’ Donuts in Richards Hall reported that overnight their stock office had been broken into and a small amount of cash had been stolen.

3:30 p.m An 18-year-old female student in Stetson West reported that her roommate was vomiting excessively from apparent intoxication. She was transported to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and will be reported to OSCCR.

2 p.m. An 18-year-old male student reported he had forgotten his wallet in the Stetson East dining hall. When he returned for the wallet, it was gone. It contained a small amount of cash, identification and several credit cards.

Sunday, October 8 12:30 a.m. The staff at Our House East asked for assistance because they confiscated a fake ID from a student who was trying to get in. They recognized the female as someone who has attempted to get into the bar with a fake ID in the past. Police confronted the 19-year-old around the corner and she was warned to stay away from the bar.

1:30 a.m. Boston police reported to 175 Hemenway St. after they received numerous complaints about a loud party. A number of underage Northeastern students were found at the party. An over-21 Boston University student admitted to buying the alcohol for the party and was arrested on charges of purchasing alcohol for minors. A 20-year-old student and about a dozen others, ranging from 18 to 20 years old, have been reported to OSCCR.

1:30 a.m. ResLife staff reported an 18-year-old female vomiting in a bathroom. She was conscious enough to identify herself as a visitor. She told them who she was visiting and they found the student passed out in her room. The student was taken away by ambulance and her visitor was taken back to the office, where her parents picked her up.

5 a.m. A female resident of 407 Huntington Ave. reported that during the night some of their guests’ friends had vandalized their bathroom and broken the toilet. The guests who allegedly vandalized the bathroom are non-students, and were escorted off campus by officers and warned not to return. The student who signed them in will be reported to OSCCR.

Monday, October 9 12:30 a.m. A student who lives on Symphony Road reported that a friend appeared at his apartment intoxicated, came in, cut his head on an open door and left. He was found at the front entrance of the building. The 20-year-old male student was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and will be reported to OSCCR.

3:30 a.m. An 18-year-old male student was found vomiting in a men’s room on the first floor of Speare Hall. It was his 18th birthday. He was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and will be reported to OSCCR.

2 p.m. A 23-year-old male student reported he put his backpack down for two minutes outside Crossroads Market in the Curry Student Center food court. When he came back outside, his backpack was gone. The backpack contained a calculator and several textbooks.

7:30 p.m. A 21-year-old male student reported his wallet missing from a locker in the Marino Center after leaving the key in a nearby towel. The locker was locked when he got back from his workout, but his wallet was gone. The wallet contained a small amount of cash and several credit cards.

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