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The following incidents were reported to the MIT Police between Oct. 24, 2008 and Jan. 15, 2009. This summary does not include incidents such as false alarms, general service calls, or medical shuttles.

Oct. 24: M32 (32 Vassar St.), 9:58 a.m., Larceny of pocketbook and contents.

Bunker Hill St., 1:34 p.m., Patrick McGonagle of 87 Elm St. Charlestown, MA taken into custody and served warrant for arrest.

M42 (59 Vassar St.), 2:31 p.m., White powder substance on vehicle parked in rear of building.

W31 (120 Mass. Ave.), 4:05 p.m., Laptop stolen.

Oct. 25: M14 (160 Memorial Dr.), 6:37 p.m., Larceny of laptop.

Oct. 26: E2 (70 Amherst. St.), 6:26 a.m., Suspicious activity in Senior House.

W85 (291 Vassar St.), 7:05 p.m., Bike stolen from outside apartment.

Oct. 27: SC (532 Beacon St.), 12:19 a.m., Past larceny of wallet and contents from room.

M46 (46 Vassar St.), 11:59 a.m., Stata Officer responds to a report of past larceny of cosmetic bag.

M16 (21 Rear Ames St.), 12:26 a.m., Report of harassment.

E15 (20 Ames St.), 6:36 p.m., A suspicious male at the E15 construction area.

Oct. 28: 70 Amherst. St., 7:23 p.m., News crews harassing people as they enter the building. All news crews were advised to stay off MIT property.

Oct. 29: W20 (84 Mass. Ave.), 7:53 p.m., Suspicious female looking through people’s bags in Lobdell. Responding person located and issued trespass notice.

Oct. 30: W89 (291 Vassar St.), 4:22 p.m., Larceny of a laptop.

M46 (46 Vassar St.), 7:30 p.m., Bike stolen.

M37 (70 Vassar St.), 7:45 p.m., Bike stolen.

Oct. 31: M3 (33 Mass. Ave.), 3:30 a.m., Arrest of Shaunalynn Duffy, 256 Brookline St., Cambridge, MA. Taken into custody for breaking and entering.

NW86 (70 Pacific St.), 10:01 a.m., Past fraud by check report.

Nov. 3: M33 (125 Mass. Ave.), 12:43 p.m., Larceny of laptop computer.

M68 (31 Ames St.), 9:46 p.m., Custodial team room was broken into.

Nov. 4: M46 (46 Vassar St.), 2:21 p.m., Larceny of wallet from office.

M5 (77 Mass. Ave.), 7:24 p.m., Wallet stolen from backpack.

139 Mass. Ave., 10:24 p.m., Vehicle broken into, stereo stolen at the pay lot.

Nov. 6: W20 (84 Mass. Ave.), 12:29 p.m., Laptop computer stolen.

Nov. 7: E15 (20 Ames St.), 1:16 p.m., Larceny of construction equipment.

Nov. 11: NW10 (143 Albany St.), 12:40 p.m., Reporting person received a package in mail he did not order.

Nov. 12: E19 (400 Main St.), 1:51 p.m., Larceny of laptop computer.

Nov. 13: M7 (77 Mass. Ave.), 12:29 p.m., Larceny of bicycle from bike rack.

NW35 (235 Albany St.), 6:24 p.m., Laptop stolen from file cabinet.

Nov. 14: M10 (122 Memorial Dr.), 1:36 a.m., Larceny of prescription medications from lunch bag.

W20 (84 Mass. Ave.), 7:21 a.m., Larceny of wallet.

Nov. 17: WW15 (350 Brookline St.), 7:28 a.m., Attempted larceny of a vehicle. Door lock and steering column broken.

W79 (229 Vassar St.), 3:54 p.m., Money taken from a safe in office.

Nov. 18: W20 (84 Mass. Ave.), 2:19 a.m., Homeless person, Adrian Smith of 37 Kingsdale St., Roxbury Mass. arrested for trespassing after notice. Disorderly conduct and resisting arrest.

Nov. 19: W20 (84 Mass. Ave.), 2:35 p.m., Larceny of backpack. Arrested suspect with stolen backpack.

M46 (46 Vassar St.), 10:07 p.m., MIT units assist Cambridge Police with a suspect of an indecent assault. Person taken into custody by Cambridge Police.

Nov. 20: NW86 (70 Pacific St.), 10:41 p.m., Wallet taken in an unarmed robbery.

Nov. 30: E2 (70 Amherst St.), 7:46 p.m., Room was closed but unlocked and person entered and stole a laptop.

Dec. 1: M4 (182 Rear Memorial Dr.), 9:20 a.m., Larceny of computer parts.

M14 (160 Memorial Dr.), 9:57 a.m., Donnel Sewell, 54, of North Main Street, Brockton arrested for trespass in library after notice.

Ford Lot, 11:37 a.m., Tool bag stolen from truck.

W20 (84 Mass. Ave.), 12:54 p.m., Left laptop on bench and when she came back it was gone.

West Garage, 2:48 p.m., Damage to motor vehicle while parked in West Garage.

Dec. 2: M68 (31 Ames St.), 3:28 p.m., Person assaulted and backpack taken. Bulletin issued — no description of suspect.

Dec. 4: NW17 (175 Albany St.), 12:58 a.m., Two individuals in rear of building taken into custody on an outstanding warrant: Joseph Louge of 240 Albany St., Cambridge.

W4 (320 Memorial Dr.), 4:11 p.m., Possible identity theft.

Dec. 5: W20 (84 Mass. Ave.), 12:36 p.m., Wallet stolen.

M34 (50 Vassar St.), 10:17 p.m., Larceny of laptop.

Dec. 8: M7 (77 Mass. Ave.), 11:33 a.m., Larceny of bicycle.

W11 (46 Mass. Ave.), 5:19 p.m., Cello was stolen.

Dec. 11: M38 (50 Vassar St.), 2:19 a.m., Damage to wall and chairs.

M68 (31 Ames St.), 7:57 a.m., Upon person’s arrival, found door open and cash drawer and money gone.

Dec. 12: W7 (362 Memorial Dr.), 5:18 p.m., Larceny of a wallet.

Dec. 13: E51 (70 Memorial Dr.), 9:47 p.m., Laptop stolen.

Dec. 14: W20 (84 Mass. Ave.), 8:20 p.m., Mountain bike stolen.

Dec. 15: NE48 (700 Tech Square), 1:34 p.m., Harassing mail received.

M6 (182 Rear Memorial Dr.), 2:55 p.m., Laptop stolen from unlocked office area.

Dec. 16: W61 (450 Memorial Dr.), 7:45 a.m., Vehicle was broken into on Fowler St. Unknown if anything stolen.

E51 (70 Memorial Dr.), 8:28 a.m., Larceny of backpack containing laptop.

M14 (160 Memorial Dr.), 2:39 p.m., Larceny of wallet from library.

68 (31 Ames St.), 8:26 p.m., Cell phone stolen.

W61 (450 Memorial Dr.), 11:55 p.m., Vehicle broken into and GPS stolen while parked on Fowler St.

Dec. 17: E17 (40 Ames St.), 11:14 a.m., Unforced entry to a refrigeration area.

Dec. 19: M68 (Vassar St.), 1:59 p.m., Credit card stolen.

Dec. 20: Westgate Lot, 1:54 p.m., Damage to motor vehicle while parked.

Memorial Dr., 3:28 p.m., Jie Cheng of 540 Memorial Dr. arrested for domestic disturbance.

Dec. 21: NW35 (235 Albany St.), 9:27 p.m., Larceny of cash from front desk.

Dec. 23: N4 (32 Albany St.), 12:13 a.m., Past Breaking & Entering into motor vehicle.

Dec. 24: N52 (265 Mass. Ave.), 8:08 a.m., Malicious damage to MIT vehicle.

Dec. 27: W84 (550 Memorial Dr.), 11:44 a.m., Passenger windows smashed, items taken from vehicle parked on Audrey St.

Dec. 30: M14 (160 Memorial Dr.), 1:48 p.m., Larceny of bicycle.

M62 (21 Ames St.), 3:28 p.m., Larceny of laptop from lounge area.

Dec. 31: W89 (291 Vassar St.), 4:50 p.m., Wallet stolen from gym area.

Jan. 5: 526 Beacon St., 11:26 a.m., TV stolen.

M32 (32 Vassar St.), 5:52 p.m., Computer headphones stolen.

Jan. 6: W35 (100 Vassar St.), 1:36 p.m., TV stolen.

Jan. 7: W32 (Vassar St.), 8:21 a.m., Larceny of ID from locker room.

W20 (84 Mass. Ave.), 3:56 p.m., Artwork stolen.

Jan. 12: E19 (400 Main St.), 4:10 p.m., Package stolen from mail room.

Jan. 13: W20 (84 Mass. Ave.), 10:06 a.m., Larceny of cash.

M1 (33 Mass. Ave.), 12:39 p.m., Larceny of money.

E40 (1 Amherst St.), 2:28 p.m., Camcorder stolen from office.

M14 (160 Memorial Dr.), 3:25 p.m., Backpack and coat stolen from library.

Jan. 15: M4 (182 Rear Memorial Dr.), 9:28 a.m., Larceny of building materials.

Compiled by Arkajit dey