Two Harvard Students Arrested, Charged with Assault and Battery on a HUPD Officer in Unrelated Incidents
In two separate incidents over the past month, two Harvard undergraduates were arrested and charged with assault and battery on a Harvard University Police Department officer, among other charges.
Protesters held a rally Friday to voice complaints of police brutality, claiming that the Cambridge Police Department injured a protester picketing outside of Insomnia Cookies the previous night.
Nearly two weeks after Cambridge police asked Secretary of the Administrative Board John “Jay” L. Ellison to help them respond to disturbances at several final clubs, Ellison said in an interview on Thursday that his role in such incidents is not to discipline students, but rather to prevent further harm.
In the last week of September, six violent street robberies were reported throughout Cambridge, primarily occurring between 8 p.m. and 2 a.m.
The overall crime rates in Cambridge have fallen 9 percent in the first three quarters of 2013 compared to last year, but the number of violent crimes has increased by 18 percent between August and September 2013, according to a monthly report from the Cambridge Police Department.
An armed robbery occurred at knifepoint on Garden Street along Cambridge Common Monday evening, according to a community advisory issued by the Harvard University Police Department Tuesday afternoon.
An unidentified aggressor assaulted and robbed three women on Thursday night, according to an advisory released by the Cambridge Police Department on Friday.
Massachusetts State Police have apprehended and charged a 25-year-old man suspected of stabbing a 20-year-old man multiple times Sunday night near the intersection of Memorial Drive and JFK Street, according to a media release issued by the state police Monday morning.
A man was stabbed near the intersection of Memorial Drive and John F. Kennedy Street at about 9 p.m. Sunday night, police said shortly after the crime occurred.
According to an update released by the Boston Police Department Wednesday, a police investigation led to the conclusion that the sexual assault report described was “erroneous.”
Three Harvard University Police Department officers were among those honored for their heroic efforts by the Boston Celtics Friday night at the TD Garden as part of the Celtics’ “Heroes Among Us” community outreach program.
The Cambridge City Council voted on Monday night to bolster the city’s mental health services in the wake of last week’s Boston Marathon bombings and the subsequent manhunt. Councillors said that the need for mental health services in the city is great as many Cantabrigians struggle to process the tragedies of last week, as well as the fact that Cambridge residents were behind the atrocities.
The morning after the Boston Marathon bombings, Undergraduate Council representative Brett M. Biebelberg ’16 began to draft legislation firmly criticizing what he termed the University’s “flop” in communicating with students in the hours after the deadly attacks.