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The following incidents were reported to the MIT Police between Jan. 12 and Jan. 31, 2007. This summary does not include incidents such as false alarms, general service calls, larcenies, or medical shuttles.

Jan. 12: M3 (33 Mass. Ave.), 9:38 a.m., Breaking and entering; larceny of laptop computers.

East Lot (25 Vassar St.), 4:28 p.m., Hit and run damage to vehicle.

Jan. 13: E56 (38 Memorial Dr.), 12:40 a.m., Individuals preparing to leave E56 carrying items.

Fowler St., 11:36 a.m., Malicious damage to vehicle; window smashed.

W89 (291 Vassar St.), 3:56 p.m., Fraudulent use of MIT Tech card.

W20 (84 Mass. Ave.), 8:04 p.m., Suspicious person; party in W20 issues trespass warning.

Jan. 14: ATO (405 Memorial Dr.), 1:58 a.m., Car responds to area of 405 Memorial Dr. on a report of an individual having an argument with a cab driver; both parties reported to have come to agreement.

W20 (84 Mass. Ave.), 6:14 a.m., Routine check; subject on third floor issues trespass notice.

M50 (142 Memorial Dr.), 10:09 a.m., Routine check; stop of individual and issues trespass warning.

Jan. 15: 6:49 p.m., Breaking and entering; stolen laptop, wallet, cell phone charge, and calculator; car dispatched.

Jan. 16: PDT (97 Bay State Rd.), 11:37 a.m., Suspicious act; report of bicycle stolen by a homeless man.

Jan. 17: W20 (84 Mass. Ave.), 9:38 p.m., Gas leak at Cambridge Grill in W20; Cambridge Fire Department, Facilities, and MIT Police respond.

Jan. 18: M13 (105 Rear Mass. Ave) #5017, 11:10 a.m., Fraudulent withdrawal from Credit Union account.

W85 (540 Memorial Dr.), 8:29 p.m., Routine check; MIT Police stops suspicious vehicle on Amherst Ave.

W70 (471 Memorial Dr.), 9:38 p.m., Breaking and entering; laptop computer stolen from room.

Jan. 21: M3 (33 Mass. Ave.), 8:52 a.m., Subject arrested for trespassing and was transported to Cambridge Police Department; Daniel Baldwin, 209 Layden St., Boston.

Jan. 22: W1 (305 Memorial Dr.), 2:17 a.m., Caller reports vehicle accident at Ashdown; MIT Police car sent to investigate, State Police notified.

M56 (21 Rear Ames St.) 5th floor, 1:02 p.m., Caller states suspicious male rummaging through trash, then sleeping in the kitchen.

Jan. 23: W20 (84 Mass. Ave.), 8:01 a.m., Routine check; suspicious person found sleeping in third floor coffee shop.

W20 (84 Mass. Ave.), 10:35 a.m., Routine check to investigate person sleeping on second floor.

Jan. 24: W20 (84 Mass. Ave.), 8:39 a.m., Routine check; trespass warning given.

Jan. 26: E23 (25 Carlton St.), 8:26 a.m., Caller states she can hear a woman yelling for someone to call for MIT Police; seems to be an argument taking place on MIT ramp; all units clear.

Jan. 27: SPE (518–520 Beacon St.), Boston University Police Department calls and reports that they received a call from a student who observed an argument on the SafeRide bus; car responding.

M1 (33 Mass. Ave.), 7:23 p.m., Motor vehicle hit by Amtrak Train at Mass. Ave. and Vassar St.; MIT EMS transports victim.

SK (480 Commonwealth Ave.), 11:48 p.m., Reporting person reports that a male subject is standing in the back alley staring into the house; MIT Police check the front and rear of house.

Jan. 29: W20 (84 Mass. Ave.), 5:32 a.m., Trespass issued to female homeless subject.

E52 (50 Memorial Dr.), 9:11 a.m., Reporting person states a suspicious male (heavyset, green jacket, beard, 30’s) walking around aimlessly; trespass notice issued.

W92, 2:25 p.m., Bomb threat; Cambridge Police and Fire notified; building was emptied; note found and discovered through investigation to be five years old.

Jan. 31: W59 (201 Vassar St.), 3:53 p.m., Breaking and entering, reporting person states her laptop was stolen from her room while she was showering.

W1 (305 Memorial Dr.), 4:26 p.m., Suspicious package; MIT Police, Cambridge Police, and Massachusetts State Police investigate suspicious device at Mass. Ave. and Memorial Dr.

N52 (265 Mass. Ave.), 4:43 p.m., Suspicious package; Cambridge Police Department responds with units to investigate.

M32 (32 Vassar St.), 5:04 p.m., Suspicious package; Cambridge Police Department notifies MIT Police Department of device attached to Stata Center; units respond to investigate.

W1 (305 Memorial Dr.), 7:50 p.m., Reporting person states a bicyclist versus motor vehicle crash has occurred at Mass. Ave. and Memorial Dr. with injury.

M66 (25 Ames St.), 11:52 p.m., Reporting person reports two people acting suspiciously.

Compiled by Benjamin Gleitzman and Angeline Wang