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Police Log

Police Log

The following incidents were reported to the CampusPolice between March 19 and April 1. Information is compiled from the Campus Police's weekly crime summary and from dispatcher logs.

This report does not include alarms, general service calls, or incidents not reported to the dispatcher. "Medical Services" includes medical shuttles, transports, escorts, and other emergency services.

March 19: East Campus, cash reported stolen, later found, $300; Westgate lot, disturbance over purchase of vehicle; duPont Center, harassing e-mail; Amherst Alley, accident involving vehicle and bicycle in front of McCormick Hall; Bldg. 39 damaged, hit by dumpster. Medical Service Calls:8.

March 20: Bldg. E19, annoying mail; Memorial Drive, assist other police agencies with bicycle accident; Bldg. 3, domestic disturbance; Student Center 1) money stolen, $39; 2) money stolen from LaVerde's, $220; Bldg. N52, harassing phone calls; Westgate, noise complaint, parties yelling at each other. Medical Service Calls:8.

March 21: Medical Service Calls:6.

March 22:StudentCenter, Benzan Leonidas, of no known address, taken into custody on outstanding warrants. Medical Service Calls:5.

March 23: Student Center, potential shoplifting, Memorial Drive, non-affiliated student struck by motor vehicle; Bldg. 42, TV/VCR stolen, $300; Bldg. 44, computer stolen, $2,200; Delta Psi, harassing phone calls. Medical Service Calls:5.

March 24: Bldg. 9, construction tools stolen, $200; Bldg. E52, laptop stolen, $1,040; Bldg. 54, hack; Bldg. 16, strong odor of paint thinner, area ventilated; duPont Center, suspicious activity. Medical Service Calls:3.

March 25: Bldg. 24, room broken into, nothing taken; Bldg. 18, computer stolen, unknown value; Bldg. NW16, bicycle stolen, $150; Kresge Lot, motor vehicle damage. Medical Service Calls:4.

March 26: Bldg. 9, computer hard drive stolen, $200; Bldg. 48, bicycle parts stolen, $30; Bldg. 10, wallet and contents stolen, $1,331; Bldg. 4, chemical spill, contained and cleaned; Student Center, backpack left unattended was stolen, later recovered in stairwell; Bldg. 42, suspicious person. Medical Service Calls:3.

March 27: Bldg. 20, hack; Tang, report of fraud; Bldg. N51, report of suspicious activity; Bldg. E56, report of a suspicious person; Bldg. 14, vending machine broken into and bill changer stolen, $50; Massachusetts Avenue Bridge, MBTA Police arrested two individuals suspected of breaking into the Bldg. 14 vending machine; Albany Lot, motor vehicle damage; Bldg. 5, credit card fraud. Medical Service Calls: 4.

March 28: Tang, report of loud party with alcohol, no minors. Party was unregistered. Party was closed, no citations issued; Bldg. E17, computer equipment damaged due to flood. Medical Service Calls: 3.

March 29: Bldg. 48, chemical spill, area evacuated for several hours; Rockwell cage, assault between two basketball players known to each other; Sigma Phi Epsilon and Delta Upsilon, loud noise complaints, Campus Police responded on two separate occasions and advised individuals to quiet down; Amherst Alley, report of fireworks. Medical Service Calls: 1.

March 30: Bldg. E19, electrical supplies stolen, $196; Alumni Pool, report of credit cards stolen; Bldg. 45, walkman-type radio and jacket stolen, $115; Bldg. E34, laptop stolen, $2,060; Bldg. W59, bicycle stolen, $150; Bldg. NW12, suspicious activity; Bldg. E1, small brush fire, extinguished by Campus Police and Cambridge Fire Department; Bldg. 54, suspicious person. Medical Service Calls:8.

March 31: Bldg. 13, bicycle stolen, $239; Bldg. 8, child lost, later found. Medical Service Calls:8.

April 1: Student Center, 1) wallet stolen, $5; 2) bicycle stolen, $350; Westgate lot, license plate stolen; Bexley, computer parts stolen, $283; Bldg. 35, vending machine broken into; Amherst Alley, motor vehicle accident. Medical Service Calls:4.