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 Wednesday, October 18 6:30 p.m. Officers apprehended a man who was climbing into a window of Davenport B. He lives in the apartment, but he and a friend had been grocery shopping and decided it would be more convenient to go in the window than through the front door.

Tuesday, October 17 2:15 p.m. A 17-year-old female reported her cell phone missing after she left it overnight in a friend’s room in Speare Hall Oct. 13.

Thursday, October 19 7 p.m. A 23-year-old female student reported she was verbally harassed by a female Bentley College student. The Northeastern student said she gets harassed whenever they run into one another off campus, but the Bentley student said it is the Northeastern student who is acting inappropriately. The Bentley student was told to stay away from Northeastern and the student.

Friday, October 20 1:30 a.m. An officer on patrol on Gainsborough Street saw a 22-year-old male throw a bottle at a police car. He was intoxicated, stumbling and falling down while trying to get away. The officer followed him, and he ran and fell again. The officer continued to follow him and the man put up his hands and apologized for being drunk after he realized he was being followed. He lost his cell phone battery when he fell and it was returned to him. He will be reported to the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution (OSCCR).

9:30 a.m. A faculty member called the Northeastern Police Department (NUPD) to say he thought he observed two people attempting to sell drugs to passersby on Westland Avenue. They had been approaching student-aged people asking if they wanted to buy something. They were chased and apprehended by officers. One of them, a 14-year-old, had several bags of marijuana in his socks and about 100 plastic bags. He and his companion, 19-year-old Bryon Ingram, were both arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. Ingram will also be charged with inducing a minor to distribute drugs.

Saturday, October 21 2:30 a.m. A resident assistant (RA) from Kerr Hall smelled the odor of marijuana. An officer entered an 18-year-old male student’s room to find the student’s 26-year-old brother smoking marijuana. The student claimed it was only his brother smoking. The older brother had no place to go overnight, so he was told to leave Saturday morning. He was told not to return to campus.

5:15 a.m. An RA from Speare Hall reported an unconscious male found on the lower level in a common area. As emergency medical technicians (EMTs) put him on a stretcher he began to wake up and was combative, so he had to be pinned down to the stretcher.

12:30 p.m. During Homecoming a 19-year-old male dancing in Centennial Commons turned around and realized his cell phone and camera, which he had put down on a stone wall, were missing. People around him said they had seen three teens standing nearby who were now gone.

4 p.m. At the Homecoming football game, a 20-year-old student and his non-student friend were observed acting disorderly and were ejected and told not to return to the field. Twenty minutes later a Brookline police officer saw the student climbing over the fence to get back to the field. He was arrested by Brookline police and charged with trespassing and disorderly conduct.

10:30 p.m. Callers reported young teenagers tampering with bikes locked between the Stetson East and West residence halls and the Marino Center. NUPD officers responded and detained three youths, ages 14, 15 and 16. They had pliers and the officers found a cut cable lock in the vicinity and some bicycles that were not locked. The three boys were brought back to headquarters and their parents were contacted. They were released to their families.

Sunday, October 22 12:30 a.m. Officers found a 21-year-old male intoxicated student in Sculpture Park behind Curry Student Center vomiting. As the EMTs prepared him for transport to the hospital he regained consciousness and became violent. He had to be handcuffed to the stretcher.

1:30 a.m. An RA from Stetson East reported finding an unconscious male in the building. He was a 16-year-old who was visiting his 19-year-old brother. The 19-year-old was in his room and admitted that he, an 18-year-old visitor and his brother had been drinking rum in the room. The bottle was found empty in a trash barrel. The 16-year-old was taken to the hospital. The 18-year-old visitor was told not to return. 4 a.m. An 18-year-old female student called police to report that her 18-year-old friend was passed out in a bathroom in Kennedy Hall after they returned from an off-campus party. She was taken to the hospital by ambulance and will be reported to OSCCR.

3 p.m. A 23-year-old female student reported leaving her purse unattended in the Dana Research Building for 30 minutes. When she returned, her purse was missing. It contained a cell phone, $30, an ATM card and her driver’s license.

4 p.m. A student called to report that while walking through the lower level of Ell Hall he observed a man exposing himself in the corridor. The man ran away when he was noticed.

10:30 p.m. An 18-year-old female called to report that as she was parking on Hemenway Street, a man knocked on her window saying she was driving his car and demanded she get out and give him the car. She locked all the doors and stayed in the car as he yelled at her. After some yelling back and forth, he left. Boston Police were contacted and the incident is being investigated.

11 p.m. A 22-year-old female reported leaving her bag unattended on the third floor of Snell library. It was not there when she returned.

Monday, October 23 10 a.m. An officer noticed William Barlow, 34, of Boston lurking on campus. He was apprehended and charged with trespassing and assault. He is a known lurker who previously tried to get females to listen to his poetry before becoming overly friendly and trying to kiss them and get their phone numbers. He failed to appear in court last week on charges stemming from his arrest at Snell Library in September.

4 p.m. An officer saw a man punching newspaper boxes on Massachusetts Avenue. He seemed disturbed and was questioned by the officer. Carl Belton, 36, was arrested on a previous warrant for larceny.

3:30 a.m. A fight broke out outside Smith Hall. Four students claimed they were assaulted by a man who ran off in the direction of Westland Avenue. The victims were two 18-year-old male students. The police went down the street and the victims identified the man. He was bent over at the waist and vomiting on the street. The man, Dennis Armstrong, 23, of Taunton, appeared intoxicated to police. One of the students chose to press criminal charges. The students were not injured.

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