Police Log

Nov. 16:

1:53:08 a.m.—Harvard University Police Department (HUPD) officers were sent to the Hasty Pudding building to investigate a report of a large group refusing to leave the area. Officers sent all the parties on their way.

7:39:26 p.m.—An officer was dispatched to the Carpenter Center on a report of a minor chemical spill. The officer conducted a field interview with an individual on the scene and checked the party for warrants with negative results. The officer issued the party a trespass warning and escorted the party off the property. Environmental Health & Safety (EH&S) was notified to clean up the harmless chemical spill.

Nov. 17:

2:18:21 p.m.—An officer was sent to Harvard Hall to take a report of a stolen laptop.

4:55:22 p.m.—An HUPD officer was dispatched to Sever Hall to take a report of a stolen bicycle seat.

Nov. 18:

1:17:38 a.m.—An officer reported a gasoline smell at the Maxwell Dworkin Building. The officer found a gasoline spill outside of the building and notified Facilities Maintenance Operations and EH&S to clean up the spill.

3:26:36 p.m.—An officer reported that a party struck an officer’s vehicle with their hand on Mass. Ave. Officers conducted a field interview and the party was arrested on an active warrant by the Cambridge Police Department (CPD).

Nov. 19:

11:38:13 a.m.—An HUPD officer was sent to Boylston Hall to take a report of a stolen purse.

3:02:29 p.m.—Officers were dispatched to Harvard Yard on a report of a large group acting suspiciously, with a possible altercation between a few parties in the group. Officers reported that the group dispersed and stood by to ensure no other incidents occurred.

Nov. 20:

11:14:01 a.m.—Officers were sent to Leverett Towers on a report of an unwanted guest. Officers spoke to the party and informed them that they must show appropriate ID to gain access to the building. Officers sent the party on their way.

7:22:18 p.m.—An officer was dispatched to Kresge Dining Hall at the School of Public Health on a report of suspicious activity. The officer spoke with parties who were having a barbecue. Officer determined the parties had permission and that all was in order.

Nov. 21:

9:47:21 a.m.—An HUPD officer was sent to Widener Library to investigate a report of a suspicious letter. The officer determined that all was in order and that the letter was not suspicious.

4:57:32 p.m.—Officers were sent to Mather House to assist CPD on a report of indecent assault. Officers checked the area with negative results.

Nov. 22:

2:13:30 p.m.—HUPD officers were sent to North Hall on a report of damage caused to a building by a truck. The party was gone on arrival.

—Staff writer Hana R. Alberts can be reached at alberts@fas.harvard.edu.