Although reports of "suspicious activity" have reached a high point over the past few weeks, the number of noise complaints has remained relatively low. Apart from an increase in the number of "unwanted guest[s]" sleeping in bathrooms, the month of January has been fairly average for HUPD. As part of our Securitas series, we’ve combed through HUPD log entries from the last few weeks and published some of the more colorful entries below.


Reports of "vandalism": 9

Reports of "suspicious activity": 35

Reports of "unwanted guest[s]": 24

Noise complaints: 5

Total value of stolen harmonicas: $25.00

Total value of stolen Laptops: $7,450.00

Jan. 4, 2011

Theft Report (1:47 p.m.)

Peabody Terrace 24, 900 Memorial Dr., Cambridge

Officer dispatched to take a report of a stolen unattended and unsecured package. The package contained a Leap Frog music table valued at $50.00

Suspicious Activity (8:13 p.m.)

90 Mt. Auburn St., Cambridge

Officer observed an individual run into the alley. Officers located the individual who was urinating in the alley. Officers advised the individual and sent them on their way.