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Police Log

CORRECTION TO THIS ARTICLE: The log entry for May 1 was corrected on Nov. 18, 2005, based on information from the MIT Police. The MIT Police Log misstated the name of the person who was arrested for assault and battery; the correct name is Thomas J. Roberts, of 885 Mass. Ave, Cambridge.

The following incidents were reported to the Campus Police between April 30 and May 6. 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" include medical shuttles, transports, escorts, and other emergency services.

Apr 30:Bldg. 56, microwave oven stolen, unknown value; Bldg. NW22, bomber leather jacket stolen, $400; Student Center game room, backpack stolen, $150. Medical Service calls: 6

May 1: Massachusetts Avenue, an off duty MIT officer witnessed and an individual exit his vehicle, after being involved in a slight motor vehicle accident, and assault the operator of the other vehicle. The male, Thomas J. Roberts, of 885 Mass. Ave, Cambridge, was placed under arrest for assault and battery; Bldg. 8, 1) stereo equipment stolen, unknown value; 2) laptop stolen $4,000; 3) laptop stolen, $3,000; Alumni Pool, wallet stolen, $6 cash; Bldg. 20, file cabinet reported stolen, later found; Windsor lot, vehicle stolen elsewhere dropped off here; Student Center, wallet stolen $100 cash; Bldg 4, wallet stolen, $20. Medical Service Calls: 8

May 2: Massachusetts Avenue, MIT Officers assist MBTA Police with removing Fred Sap, of no known address, from a bus for assaulting another passenger. Medical Service Calls: 6

May 3: Bldg. 4, camera stolen, $300; Next House, Campus Police received a complaint of noise and officers observed a small but loud gathering. This was an unregistered event, no citable offenses observed, no citations were issued. Medical Service Calls: 6

May 4: 33 Massachusetts Avenue, bicycle rack, bicycle secured with cable stolen, $240; Walker, computer stolen, $2,120; Bldg. E51, suspicious activity; Alumni Pool, wallet stolen, $4; New House, bicycle stolen, $150. Medical Service Calls: 10

May 5: Bldg. E17, 1) computer keyboard stolen, unknown value; 2) typewriter reported stolen, later found; Bldg. 12, thermos stolen, $25; Walker, malicious damage to a door; Senior House, Cambridge Fire and MIT Officers discovered burnt pasta set off smoke detector, duPont Gymnasium, illegal use of credit cards, person believes cards taken when he left wallet at duPont, victim never lost possession of cards but charges were made against his account in Lynn, Mass. Medical Service Calls: 6

May 6: 33 Massachusetts Avenue, bicycle rack, bicycle with lock stolen, $390; Bldg. 16, suspicious activity. Medical Service Calls: 9