Campus & Community

Police reports

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Following are some of the incidents reported to the Harvard University Police Department (HUPD) for the week ending June 9. The official log is located at 1033 Massachusetts Ave., sixth floor, and is available online at

June 5: An officer was dispatched to Quincy House on a report of a motor vehicle accident with no personal injuries. The officer reported that two vehicles sustained minor damage. An unattended black wallet containing $400 and two credit cards was reported stolen at Jarvis Field.

June 6: In the area of Newell Boathouse, an officer assisted the Massachusetts State Police with a motor vehicle stop. At the Fogg Art Museum, an officer took a report of a threat. An officer dispatched to the Soldiers Field Parking Garage reported that the front side windows of two windows parked there were smashed. A GPS unit valued at $200 and sunglasses valued at $300 were reported stolen from one vehicle; a GPS unit valued at $900 was reported stolen from another vehicle. While on the scene, the officer was approached by an individual who stated that their front passenger side window had also been smashed, though nothing was missing from the vehicle.

June 7: An officer was dispatched to 7 Felton St. to take a report of damage done to a parking gate arm. Cell phones were reported stolen from the Science Center and Quincy House.

June 8: Officers observed an individual passed out on the grass outside Grays Hall. A field interview was conducted and the individual was run for warrants with positive results before being placed under arrest. An officer was dispatched to the Science Center on a report of smoke emanating from a trash barrel. The officer reported that lit charcoals were beneath some trash. The officer poured water on the trash and then requested that University Operations Services remove the barrel. A laptop was reported stolen at Dunster House. A guitar, two laptop computers, a digital camera, pots and pans, and a flat-screen computer monitor were reported stolen from Quincy House.

June 9: An officer took a report of a theft at Widener Library. (No further information was made available at the time of the report.) An officer was dispatched to the Seely Mudd Building to take a report of an assault. The reporting individual stated that they got into an argument with another individual who bit their right index finger. A laptop was reported stolen from Dunster House.

Since June 5, three bicycles and two locks have been reported stolen.