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, November 25 7 p.m. The fire alarm went off at 106 St. Stephen St. The responding officers noticed that a sprinkler pipe was flowing water into the apartment on the second floor. The resident of the apartment came out and said he was responsible for the alarm because he hung his laundry on the sprinkler head, causing significant water damage to the apartment below his.

Tuesday, November 14 11 a.m. A 19-year-old female student left her wallet on the second floor of Snell Library for a few minutes but discovered it was taken when she got back. She called the credit card agency, and they said someone attempted to use her card a few times, but was denied.

2:30 p.m. A 19-year-old female student reported her cell phone was stolen from her room in West Village A. Her roommates hosted off-campus guests.

3:00 p.m. A 21-year-old female student reported parking her bike near Snell Library on Nov. 1. Though she locked it up, it was gone when she returned Nov. 10.

9 p.m. A Northeastern Police Department (NUPD) officer saw three people huddled near the YMCA smoking marijuana. They were New England Conservatory of Music students. Their dean of students was informed of the incident.

Wednesday, November 15 4:30 p.m. An 18-year-old student reported receiving numerous unwanted instant messages from a 20-year-old student repeatedly. A message was sent to him requesting him to stop.

5 p.m. Snell Library staff reported catching a male using the Internet for inappropriate purposes the previous day. He came back the next day as well. He was identified and it was discovered that he was wanted for failing to appear in court for vandalizing an MBTA station. Jason Smith, 20, was since arrested and told not to return to campus.

6 p.m. An 18-year-old male student from Stetson West who was having an ongoing roommate dispute, in which ResLife staff was involved, was given another room for the night. He reported yesterday that the harassment by his roommates has continued and he has moved to another location.

Thursday, November 16 3 a.m. Someone set off a portable fire extinguisher on the fifth floor of West Village C, which set off the fire alarm. The building was evacuated.

11:30 a.m. A 22-year-old male student whose car was towed from campus because it was illegally parked was given a ride and argued with the tow-truck company about paying the fee. He left without paying and damaged a gate. Boston police and NUPD are jointly determining the estimate for the gate, and the student was be reported to the Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution (OSCCR).

12:30 p.m. A 21-year-old female student walking near Ruggles T station reported that a man came up behind her and took her wallet, with all her credit cards and $100 in cash. She chased him down Huntington Avenue, but he got away.

Friday November 17 2 a.m. A Resident Assistant (RA) called to report an 18-year-old male student who was apparently intoxicated and vomiting in a hallway in Stetson West. He was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He was conscious enough to tell the officers he was drinking vodka and it was the first time he ever drank.

3:30 p.m. An officer approached a teenager who was being disorderly in the food court of Curry Student Center. Another male approached and interfered with the officer’s business in dealing with his friend. They both became more disorderly and were arrested. The man who interfered is Carlos Rivera, a 19-year-old from Boston. He was charged with disorderly conduct. The other is a 16-year-old juvenile who was released to his parents.

6 p.m. The Wollaston’s manager reported he caught an 18-year-old male student who had shoplifted a BIC lighter. He has been reported to OSCCR and is no longer allowed in Wollaston’s.

12:30 a.m. NUPD officers observed a loud, overcrowded party at 774 Columbus Ave. The apartment was full of people, a number of whom left out the back doors. It was hosted by the 19- and 20-year-old students who lived there. The apartment was full of empty beer cans and cups. The people who left apparently took whatever alcohol was unopened. They will be reported to OSCCR.

Saturday, November 18 1:15 a.m. The proctor at 10 Coventry St. said a number of people came in looking for a party on the fourth floor. The officers found a 19-year-old resident hosting a party with many underage people. They confiscated several handles of alcohol and two beer balls. They found a 17-year-old male, four 18-year-old males and a 19-year-old male student. They will all be reported to OSCCR.

2 a.m. An RA saw a male vomiting in Willis Hall on the second floor. He was a 19-year-old male student who was intoxicated, but not sick enough to go to the hospital. He was reported to OSCCR.

2 a.m. Officers found a 19-year-old female who fell outside Willis Hall. She was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for being intoxicated and will be referred to OSCCR.

2 a.m. A female resident of West Village G reported her roommate’s guests, who are two non-students, were in the apartment when she got home. She told them to leave. They became rude. One punched a hole in the wall and they made insulting remarks until they left. The incident is under investigation, as the other roommate did not return until after Thanksgiving.

5:30 p.m. An NUPD officer in Smith Hall noticed the bottom part of a door was kicked in. He spoke to the residents of the room. They said it happened the previous day, but did not know how.

9:30 p.m. An NUPD officer saw a man come out of a local liquor store and meet up with a female outside. They walked to Willis Hall. When they entered the lobby, the officer asked about the alcohol. It was a 12-pack of beer and a bottle of wine purchased by a 21-year-old male and a 19-year-old female. It was confiscated and she will be reported to OSCCR.

10:30 p.m. An NUPD officer saw a man come out of a liquor store and pass a case of beer and bottle of vodka to another male. A 21-year-old male had bought the alcohol and passed it along to a 19-year-old male student. They will both be reported to OSCCR.

11:30 p.m. An RA from Stetson West reported witnessing an 18-year-old male visitor vomit in the first floor men’s room, yelling and being disorderly. He was told not to return to campus.

Sunday, November 19 12:30 a.m. NUPD officers found an 18-year-old female vomiting from a alcohol overdose in Speare Hall. She was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and will be reported to OSCCR.

12:30 a.m. An NUPD officer saw two males walking on Gainsborough Street with several beers. They are both 20-year-old non-students. The beers were confiscated and they were told not to return to campus.

2:45 a.m. Three male students were seen urinating on Hemenway Street. They will be reported to OSCCR.

3:30 a.m. An RA saw a male vomiting in the lobby of West Village A. He is a 20-year-old male student and was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He will be reported to OSCCR.

4 a.m. A student called to report her friend, an 18-year-old student, vomited for a long time on the fifth floor of Melvin Hall. She would not name the off-campus location she got alcohol from. Her friend was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and will be reported to OSCCR.

Monday, November 20 Noon A 19-year-old female student reported leaving her cell phone unattended the previous night on the third floor of the library. It was not there when she returned.

1 p.m. A 23-year-old male student reported leaving his iPod at InfoCommons. When he went back for it, it was gone.

3:30 p.m. A person with no Northeastern affiliation was eating at Qdoba when he realized that while he was eating, his jacket had been pickpocketed while it hung over a chair. His license, credit cards and $100 were taken.

5 p.m. A 19-year-old male student reported his laptop was stolen from his apartment in Douglass Park Nov. 19. He says he sometimes doesn’t lock the door, and was out of the apartment or asleep during that time.

8 p.m. A 22-year-old male student reported his bike was stolen from the West Village quad. Tuesday, November 21 2:30 a.m. An RA from Stetson West reported a 19-year-old male vomiting. He was well enough to be allowed to stay home but will be reported to OSCCR.

3:30 a.m. On the second floor of Stetson West, an 18-year-old male student was drinking and punched out some ceiling tiles in the corridor. He will be reported to OSCCR.

Wednesday, November 22 3 a.m. A 20-year-old female student vomited in a taxi. The driver flagged down an NUPD vehicle and asked them to take the girl out of the car. She was taken to Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, and will be reported to OSCCR.

1:30 p.m. A student was in a lab in Ryder Hall and a group of juveniles said they wanted to use the computer. A 21-year-old told them they could not use the lab, and he escorted them out. Two of them snuck back in and took his wallet.

2 p.m. A 19-year-old male reported leaving his cell phone unattended while he went to the restroom in Curry Student Center. It was gone when he got back.

Sunday, November 26 4:30 p.m. A 22-year-old female student reported leaving her cell phone unattended for an hour on the fifth floor of Behrakis Hall. It was gone when she returned.

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