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Police Log

The following incidents were reported to the MIT Campus Police between April 23 - May 10, 2001. This summary contains most incidents reported to Campus Police but does not include incidents such as medical shuttles, ambulance transfers, false alarms, and general service calls.

April 23: Bldg. 66, copy machine stolen; Bldg. 26, meter stolen $250; Bldg. E52, computer stolen $4,095; Bldg. E18, computer stolen $1,500; Bldg. NW10, homeless person; Student Center, employee problem; Bldg. W33, suspicious person; Amherst Alley, student problem; Pacific Lot, security check on trailer.

April 24: Bldg. 1, homeless person; Bldg. 56, report of possum in building, same removed by animal control; Bldg. W31, report of threatening e-mail; Bldg. 14, laptop computer stolen $2,400; Student Center, former employee problem; Bldg. E25, suspicious fax; somewhere between building W85 and E52 a laptop computer was lost and stolen as it fell off of a bicycle; Charles River, assist State Police with report of person in river; Bldg. 35, report of suspicious persons, checked out okay.

April 25: DuPont Gym, wallet stolen and credit cards used; Bldg. 10, suspicious person.

April 26: Mass. Ave. Bridge, assist State Police with individual painting bridge; Briggs Field, report of homeless person sleeping in dugout; Purrington St., report of several individuals from the shelter sleeping; Student Center, former employee seen in area; Albany St. report of fight involving individuals from the shelter.

April 27: Bldg. 6, laptop computer stolen, $2,000; Student Center, 1) bike stolen $400; Bldg. E15, small fire; Cambridge, 1) Theta Delta Chi, frat problem; 2) Alpha Tau Omega, fight and hate incident; Bldg. 38, suspicious package; Student Center, individual issued a trespass warning.

April 28: Bldg. W34, individual removed from concert for possession of marijuana; Student Center, backpack stolen with CD player, CD’s and other items, $800; Student Center, stolen debit/credit card used for several purchases; Boston, Lambda Chi Alpha, noise complaint.

April 29: Boston, Sigma Phi Epsilon, noise complaint, no problem; Bldg. 7, male arrested for trespassing and other related charges; E51 lot, ’88 Acura stolen later recovered in Haverhill; Senior House, well being check.

April 30: Lot 28, hub cap stolen $75; West Lot, bike stolen $300; Boston, Sigma Phi Epsilon, bike stolen $1,000; Random Hall, sudden death; outside of Building 7, check and inquiry of individual; outside of building NW21, individual needing assistance to shelter; Purrington St., male taken into custody on an outstanding warrant.

May 1: Assist State Police on Memorial Dr. with vehicle accident; West Lot, suspicious activity; Pacific St., check and inquiry.

May 2: Bldg. E40, bicycle stolen, $500; 33 Mass. Ave. bike rack, $250 bike stolen; Cambridge, WILG, suspicious person; Assist Cambridge Police at Mass. Ave. at Memorial Dr. pedestrian struck by vehicle; Assist State Police with vehicle accident on Memorial Dr.

May 3: Bldg. 56, lab equipment stolen, $2,000; West Lot, bicycle stolen $628; Bldg. W91, annoying phone calls; Bldg. N51, dog barking causing a disturbance.

May 4: Assist State Police, Mass. Ave. Bridge, fight; Bldg. 13, larceny by false pretense $3,900; Bldg. E23 plaza, skate boarders; Boston, 1) Delta Upsilon, noise complaint; 2) Lambda Chi Alpha, noise complaint; Brookline, Zeta Bata Tau, party problem; Assist State police with vehicle accident on the Mass. Ave. Bridge.

May 5: 33 Mass. Ave. bike rack, attempted larceny of bike parts; Memorial Dr., assist State Police with a domestic disturbance; Senior House, noise complaint; Boston, Phi Delta Theta, student problem, Cambridge, Theta Delta Chi, loud party; Random Hall, report of suspicious person.

May 6: Boston, 1) Nu Delta, noise complaint; 2) Alpha Phi, noise complaint; Student Center, homeless person; Carlton St., suspicious activity, film crew asked to leave; Bldg. 7, 1) suspicious person, checked out okay; 2) domestic disturbance; Cambridge, Delta Kappa Epsilon, unauthorized party; Audrey St., check suspicious vehicle, checks out okay; Briggs Field, wallet stolen, later found.

May 7: Bldg. 68, TV/VCR stolen, $450; Bldg. W34, cameras and other items stolen $1,000; Bldg. 8, computer stolen $2,500; 33 Mass. Ave. bike stolen, $270; Bldg. 56, suspicious person.

May 8: Assist Cambridge Police with suspicious person by Random Hall; Bldg. 8, general assist with an employee; West Garage, 1) jacket stolen from vehicle, $45;2) motor cycle helmet stolen, $150; Bldg. 7, 1) ladder stolen, $300; 2) student problem; Bldg. W31, fire caused by lint in dryer Bldg. E51, 1) computers stolen, $3,570; 2) $100 cash stolen.

May 9: Memorial Dr. assist State Police with vehicles which were vandalized; Bldg. E15, video conferencing equipment stolen, $11,799; Bldg. Du Pont, wallet stolen, $10 cash; Bldg. E19, custom woodworking stolen $1,000, later recovered; Purrington St., individual issued trespass warning.

May 10: Outside of 77 Mass. Ave., male, Sean Lee, arrested for disorderly conduct; Bldg. 56, larceny of computer screen, not stolen; Student Center Plaza, complaint of skateboarders; Purrington St., trespass warning issued to individual; Bldg. E52, bike stolen $230.