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Police Log

CORRECTION TO THIS ARTICLE: The item listed as a suicide on July 10 at Eastgate was later found to have been imprecise. The item should have been listed as a follow-up by the MIT Police for the Cambridge Police related to the suicide of Shin-Kyu Yang, a research associate and former Eastgate resident. An article appearing in the Aug. 29 Tech provides further information. The following incidents were reported to the MIT Police between July 2 and July 25. This summary does not include incidents such as suspicious activity, false alarms, general service calls, medical shuttles, or isolated incidents of theft.

July 2: Bldg. 16 (21 Ames St.), persona non grata reported walking into building.

July 3: Vicinity of Middle East Restaurant (472 Mass Ave), at 2:30 a.m., male graduate student and friend chased and punched by two white males; no medical attention requested. Bldg. 16 (21 Ames St.), laptop reported stolen. Student Center (84 Mass Ave), at 12:05 p.m., person with gun reported seen near elevator, white male, 40-50, beard, dark suit.

July 4: 100 Memorial Drive apt. bldg., assault with a deadly weapon, persons shot at with fireworks; Cambridge PD officer made sweep of apt. and found fireworks and marijuana in plain view.

July 5: Bldg. W51 (410 Memorial Dr.), laptops stolen from two rooms in secured area. Bldg. E17 (40 Ames St.), Room 132, breaking & entering, laptops stolen. (Incidents reported the morning after the holiday.)

July 7: Stata Center (32 Vassar St.), Room 155, custodian reports Asian female has been working and living in the building for three days and refuses to leave. Bldg. E2 (70 Amherst St.), disorderly conduct (Raymond Diandrea, 24, arrested on Cambridge PD warrant).

July 8: Bldg. E17 (40 Ames St.), microwave stolen. Bldg. E1 (111 Memorial Dr.), at 8:15 p.m., report taken of person missing since 8:00 a.m.

July 10: Eastgate (60 Wadsworth St.), suicide.

July 11: Bldg. E17 (40 Ames St.), microwave stolen.

July 12: Student Center (84 Mass Ave), persons sleeping in Coffee House and lounge.

July 13: Sigma Nu (28 The Fenway), report taken of a breaking and entering.

July 15: Student Center (84 Mass Ave), person struck by bike.

July 18: Burton Conner (410 Memorial Dr.), clothes stolen from laundry room.

July 20: Bldg. 10 (122 Memorial Dr.), attempted breaking and entering.

July 22: Bldg. 35 (127 Mass Ave), room broken into and entered.

July 24: Zesiger Center (100 Vassar St.), credit card and ID stolen from locker.

July 25: Bldg. 66 (25 Ames St.), trespasser reported.

Compiled by Marjan Rafat; members of the MIT Crime Club assisted in the preparation of this report.