Northeastern Crime Log

By Mary Ann Georgantopoulos

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

Crime Log Entry of the week Friday, January 19 2:50 p.m. A 22-year-old male student reported that while he was in Snell library an unidentified male slipped him a note on which was written an inappropriate sexual comment directed toward him. He brought the letter to the Northeastern Police Department and the investigation is ongoing.

Wednesday, January 17 5:30 p.m. A 24-year-old female student reported an unidentified male came up to her in the Curry Student Center (CSC) food court, grabbed her iPod off the table and ran out of the building toward Ruggles Station. The man was not caught.

7:30 p.m. A 20-year-old male student reported that while playing racquetball he left his personal belongings outside the court and his wallet was taken. It contained $60, IDs and credit cards.

10:10 p.m. Five male students, three 18-year-olds and two 19-years-olds, were playing hockey at Matthews Arena and left their personal belongings in the locker room unattended. All five males’ cell phones and one MP3 player and speakers were missing. Two unidentified males were seen wandering through the building by staff members earlier that day.

Thursday, January 18 3 p.m. An 18-year-old female student working at the John D. O’Bryant African-American Institute reported her wallet was taken out of her backpack. The wallet contained some cash.

4:40 p.m. A 21-year-old female student reported her bicycle was stolen from the front of Snell library, where she had left it locked for more than a week. When she returned to get it, it was gone.

Friday, January 19 12:30 a.m. Residence hall staff of West Village F called to report the smell of marijuana. NUPD officers responded, spoke to some resident assistants and found that the residents of a sixth-floor room had many visitors. The officers discovered alcohol and marijuana in the room. An investigation revealed numerous pieces of drug paraphernalia. The investigation is ongoing, and the students will be reported to Office of Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution (OSCCR).

4:20 p.m. A 22-year-old female alumna reported she had gone to the Boston Police Department (BPD) to get a restraining order on a current 21-year-old male student. They both live off campus and she wanted to inform NUPD.

9:50 p.m. A 19-year-old female student in Davenport A reported she received an e-mail she thought was from Bank of America asking for her account number, social security number and other personal information, which she provided them. After thinking about what she did, the student contacted the bank and canceled her account. The bank indicated the e-mail address was not a valid Bank of America account. 11 p.m. The Black Engineering Student Society hosted a party in the CSC Ballroom that reached full capacity and people still wanted to get in. NUPD was called to assist in dispersing the students. Most of the people left, but someone sprayed an unidentified chemical mace that startled people. About 20 to 40 people were still trying to find their way into the party. Immediately afterward, they broke into the student center from Ell Hall by taking out the pins and removing the doors on the first floor. Police tried to catch them, but they ran away.

Saturday, January 20 12:30 a.m. The BPD called for assistance breaking up a party on 73 Westland Ave. Two 20-year-old female students and two 21-year-old female students hosted the party. They were cooperative, and the crowd dispersed. The hosts will be reported to OSCCR.

1:50 a.m. NUPD officers received a call about four unidentified intoxicated males in their 20s looking for a party on Symphony Road. The four males were escorted out of a building by residents. In the same building, a fire was lit in the lobby that caused minimal damage to a wall. The four males were not found or identified.

2 a.m. The manager of Our House East notified NUPD officers there had been an assault of a staff member by a 20-year-old male student. The student slammed a door as he was leaving, injuring the door man. NUPD informed the manager the BPD must be involved.

2:20 a.m. NUPD officers received a call about an 18-year-old intoxicated male student in Stetson West. After examining the student, it was decided he did not have to be hospitalized. He will be reported to OSCCR.

3:20 a.m. Residence Life staff notified NUPD officers about an 18-year-old intoxicated female student in White Hall. After examining her, it was determined that she did not need to be hospitalized. She will be reported to OSCCR.

3:30 a.m. Two 19-year-old male students in White Hall were asked to turn down their loud music by residence staff but they were argumentative. NUPD officers were called and told them to turn down the music. They will be reported to OSCCR.

4:40 a.m. Two 21-year-old male residents were signing into West Village A. One did not have identification on him and was denied access into the building. The proctor would not let him contact his roommate to bring down his ID. The student was required to fill out a form, and was argumentative and loud. When he was leaving to go upstairs, the proctor overheard the student calling him derogatory names. He will be reported to OSCCR.

11:50 a.m. The BPD notified NUPD officers that they had arrested a 45-year-old male at Renaissance Garage who allegedly sold drugs on Massachusetts Avenue.

11:40 p.m. NUPD officers spotted an 18-year-old male student who was intoxicated on Huntington Avenue. They took him to Brigham and Women’s Hospital for medical treatment. He will be reported to OSCCR.

Sunday, January 21 12:10 a.m. A 21-year-old female student reported that about 20 DVDs were taken from her room in White Hall after she left the door open.

12:20 a.m. Two 21-year-old male students apparently brought alcohol to a party at 319 Huntington Ave. The resident was a 20-year-old male student and was uncooperative when NUPD officers arrived. The three students will be reported to OSCCR.

4 p.m. An 18-year-old male student reported that when he returned to his room, he found his mattress in the hallway. Investigations revealed it was a returned prank favor. NUPD officers notified the students about the seriousness of entering someone else’s unattended room. The students will be reported to OSCCR. Monday, January 22 8:15 a.m. It was reported that an NUPD officer confiscated a fake ID from a group of six non-students, who were 17-year-olds and 18-year-olds from Quincy. The previous evening he had seen them acting disorderly on Gainsborough Street.

1:20 p.m. A 21-year-old male student reported an expensive camera missing from an office in the CSC used by NUTV. No —-one had reportedly borrowed the camera.

4:30 p.m. A 21-year-old male student reported his bike missing from the West Village B bike rack. He left the bike locked there for several days, and it was missing when he returned.

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