Campus & Community

Police reports

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Oct. 25: An unattended tool kit containing 30 mechanical tools was reported stolen from the Laboratory of Human Reproduction and Reproductive Biology. An officer was dispatched to the Littauer Center lot to take a report of damage done to a motor vehicle. Officer arrived and spoke to the reporting individual who stated that upon returning to their vehicle, the front panel and the door and mirror on the driver’s side had been damaged by another vehicle.

Oct. 26: A mountain bicycle was reported stolen from Vanderbilt Hall. Officers were dispatched to 20 Oxford St. on a report of four individuals stealing bicycles. The reporting individual stated that he had observed the group near a bicycle rack with bolt cutters. The reporting individual told police that when he confronted the individuals they all fled. The officers searched the area with negative results before taking custody of an unsecured bicycle at the bike rack and a second bicycle on the ground.

Oct. 27: At Adams House dining hall, four individuals approached an officer to report that their unattended belongings, including wallets, cell phones, ID and credit cards, and cash, had been stolen. Several hours later, three wallets and three ID cards were recovered. In the area of the Palmer Dixon Tennis Courts, an officer assisted the Massachusetts State Police in taking a report of a motor vehicle accident. Both a wrought iron fence and the vehicle sustained extensive damage when the driver lost control of the vehicle. The driver was transported to a medical facility. An unattended purse containing a wallet was reported stolen from Holworthy Hall. A wallet and a cell phone were reported stolen from Blodgett Pool.

Oct. 28: Officers were dispatched to Lowell House dining hall on a report of a fight in progress. Upon arrival, the officers reported that the fight had dispersed and that all was in order. Officers then observed chairs being thrown around the hall. An announcement was then made that the party was being shut down due to the unsafe situation. The Cambridge Police Department was notified and responded to the scene. Officers began to direct the crowd out of the dining hall. Officers reported that chairs and tables were being thrown around the courtyard. Officers reported that Mt. Auburn Street had to be shut down for an hour due to the number of people in the area. A pocketbook containing keys, an ID card, credit cards, and $20 was reported stolen from Currier House dining hall. At 651 Huntington Ave., an officer assisted the Boston Police Department (BPD) on a report of a domestic disturbance that had just occurred. BPD placed two individuals under arrest.

Oct. 29: Vending machines at Child Hall and in the basements of Richards and Perkins halls were reported vandalized. Change and cash were reported missing from the Child Hall vending machine. A bicycle was reported stolen from Jefferson Hall. Three books were reported stolen from Langdell Hall.