Feb. 14 - March 3: The Reaction Was Caused by Dust
Although “suspicious activity,” computer theft, and “loud part[ies]” persist, HUPD hasn’t been particularly busy over the past few weeks. As part of our Securitas series, we’ve combed through recent HUPD log entries and published some of the more colorful entries below.
BY THE NUMBERS
Reports of "suspicious activity": 16
Reports of "vandalism": 6
Total value of stolen laptops: $4,220.00
Total value of stolen Keurig coffee makers: $150.00
Noise complaints: 7
Loud parties: 6
Feb. 17, 2011
Skateboard Complaint (4:37 p.m.)
10 Akron St., Cambridge
Officer dispatched to a report of individuals skateboarding in the area. Officer reports the individuals who were not on Harvard property were advised to not skateboard on Harvard property.
Feb. 19, 2011
Theft Report (8:16 p.m.)
Au Bon Pain, 1360 Mass. Ave., Cambridge
Officer observed an individual take three loaves of bread without paying and attempt to leave the store. The officer conducted a field interview with the individual. The individual was checked for wants/warrants with negative results. The individual was issued a trespass warning for all Harvard University property.
Remove Group (9:27 p.m.)
Bright Hockey Center, 79 N. Harvard St., Allston
Officers dispatched to remove a group of individuals. Officers report the individuals were cheering loudly, the game was ending and the individuals were leaving.
Feb. 20, 2011
Harassment (9:54 p.m.)
Wigglesworth Hall F, 6 Harvard Yard, Cambridge
Officer dispatched to take a report of harassing text messages.
Feb. 21, 2011
Suspicious Activity (12:44 a.m.)
Medical School Quad, 202 Longwood Ave., Boston
Officers dispatched to a report of three individuals setting off fireworks. Officers report the individuals were leaving upon their arrival.
Feb. 22, 2011
Unwanted Guest (2:07 p.m.)
Dunster House 6, 935 Memorial Drive, Cambridge
Officers dispatched to a report of an unwanted guest urinating in the bushes. Officers searched the area for the individual with negative results.
Feb. 23, 2011
Suspicious Package (3:34 p.m.)
HCL Technical Services, 625 Mass. Ave., Cambridge
Officer dispatched to a report that an individual opened a package containing a book and experienced a reaction. The individual placed the book into a plastic bag. Cambridge Fire arrived and determined the reaction was caused by dust. The individual did not require medical attention.
March 1, 2011
Suspicious Activity (8:38 p.m.)
Barker Center, 12 Quincy St., Cambridge
Officers dispatched to a report of two individuals smoking marijuana on the balcony. Officers searched the area for the individuals with negative results.
March 2, 2011
Suspicious Activity (11:30 a.m.)
McKinlock Hall A, 8 Mill St., Cambridge
Officers dispatched to a report of three suspicious individuals with orange buckets in the area. Officers report the individuals were working in the building.
March 3, 2011
Suspicious Activity (12:26 p.m.)
Massachusetts Hall, 11 Harvard Yard, Cambridge
Officers dispatched to a report of a suspicious individual yelling in the area. Officers report the individual was gone on arrival.