HUPD at Divest 'Heat Week'
March 23, 2016
Officer dispatched to a report of two stolen bottles of wine. Officer arrived and spoke to the reporting party who stated they were not sure if they were taken and will call tomorrow if bottles were not found.
Just FYI, there is a difference between “stolen” and “finished”

March 24, 2016
Officer dispatched to take a report of stolen laundry valued at $895.00.
“I love your shirt! Where is it from?” “Dryer B4—they have the cutest clothes there!”

March 24, 2016
Officers dispatched to a report of a suspicious box in the area. Officers arrived and report just an empty cardboard box.
Shocked no one snatched it up to use on Moveout Day.

March 25, 2016
Officers dispatched to a report of a suspicious backpack left in the area. Officers arrived and report bag was filled with gym clothes and left with security.
It probably still smelled suspicious—remember kids, always use deodorant!

March 26, 2016
Officer dispatched to take a report of a stolen package containing Costume jewelry valued at $20.00.
There goes my Halloween Costume.

March 27, 2016
Officer dispatched to a report of the smell of smoke coming from the building. Officer arrived and immediately confirmed odor of something burning but could not detect where odor was originating from. Harvard fire mechanic was notified and arrived on scene and determined smell was coming from smoldering mulch.
“Mulch is basically incense, right?”

March 28, 2016
Officers dispatched to a report of loud noise. Officers arrived and advised individual to keep noise level down.
“Don’t worry Officer, my roommate is always like this when she has a Pset due”

March 29, 2016
Officer dispatched to a report of an armed robbery in progress. Officer arrived and report no armed robbery just students filming a robbery for a student film.
Sometimes life just imitates art.

March 29, 2016
Officer dispatched to take a report of stolen black handlebars from a bicycle.
“I can ride my bike with no handlebars, no handlebars, no handlebars…”

March 30, 2016
Officers dispatched to a report of an individual in the building who may not have authorization to be there. Officers arrived and report individual was allowed to be in the building.
“For the last time, I’m not a tourist! I'm just trying to up my Instagram game!”

Check back next Friday for our next installment of HUPD Crime Log!