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Police Log

Police Log

The following incidents were reported to the Campus Police between July 30 and August 12. 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.

July 30: Bldg. E15, bike secured with cable stolen, $350; Bldg. 66, malicious damage; Bldg. 37, bike secured with a cable stolen, $300; Bldg. W31 cash stolen from backpack, $40; Pi Lambda Phi, bicycle and computer stolen, $5,393; Sigma Phi Epsilon, noise complaint, loud music; Bldg. 7, fire alarm activated by vent fan blowing dust into smoke detector.

July 31: Burton-Conner House, 1) refrigerator stolen, $250, 2) bicycle secured with a cable stolen, $300; Phi Sigma Kappa, bicycle stolen, $400; Chi Phi, assist Boston Police with an investigation of suspicious activity.

August 1: Next House, noise complaint; Phi Kappa Theta, noise complaint.

August 2: Exterior of Bldg. NW12, Joseph A. Manuel of 31 Milton Ave., Dorchester, taken into custody on an outstanding warrant.

August 3: Pierce Boathouse, suspicious activity; Bldg. 20, suspicious activity.

August 4: Burton, noise complaints; Westgate, bicycle seat stolen, $20; Bldg. 6, computer stolen, $6,000; Phi Lambda Phi, bicycle stolen, $350; Bldg. 4, scanner stolen, $250; Bldg. 12, men's room, report of suspicious male; Student Center, safe and contents stolen, unknown value; N10 lot, two juveniles stopped and issued trespass warnings.

August 5: Bldg. 14, suspicious activity; Hayward garage, damage to vehicle; Bldg. 5, backpack stolen at some point since June, $100; Wood Sailing Pavilion broken into and tools stolen, $185; Bldg. E19, pocketbook stolen, $200; East Campus, report of package stolen, same later recovered.

August 6: Bldg. 12, 1) backpack stolen, $60, 2) walkman stolen, $70; Student Center, cash and digital camera stolen, $1000 and $800; Bldg. 3, graffiti; Bldg. 68, balance stolen, $1,292; Assist Cambridge and State Police with a non-affiliated female who fell into the Charles River.

August 7: Bldg. 13, suspicious person stopped and issued a trespass warning; Bldg. E19, suspicious activity; Bldg. 2, aluminum stolen, $300; Bldg. 7, walkman stolen, $100; Delta Kappa Epsilon, laptop stolen, $2,400; outside of Bldg. W87, suspicious activity; Ryder Lot, Assist Cambridge Police with an individual who broke into a building; Tang Hall, unwanted person.

August 8: Senior House, two rooms were entered without breaking, suspect described by victim: white male, 2530 years old, 5'10", heavy build, dark blond hair, has a birth mark on lower right side of neck; soliciting for the AIDS walk; Zeta Psi, camera and cash stolen, $220.

August 10: Student Center, 1) tools stolen, $1,240, 2) laptop computer stolen, unknown value, 3) missing visitor, same located; Bexley House, notify student to call home; DuPont, wallet stolen, $50, later returned missing cash; East Lot, student driver struck parked vehicle; Senior House, Brass Rat stolen, $256.

August 11: Harvard Bridge, assist State Police, non-affiliated bicyclist struck by motor vehicle, minor injuries; Bldg. E25, answering machine stolen, $10; Bldg. 12, tools stolen, $100; Alumni Pool, wallet and credit card stolen, $75; Kresge lot, car stereo and backpack stolen, $600; Kappa Sigma, bicycle stolen, $400.

August 12: Harvard Bridge, attempted armed robbery of a MIT student, victim describes suspect as: male, Hispanic looking, 2030 years of age, slim build, mustache, and brandished a knife, no clothing description provided; Bldg. 35, overhead projector stolen, $675; Alumni Pool, cash and gold chain stolen from a backpack, $70; Student Center, tractor trailer caught the corner of the dumpster pulling same away from the loading dock.