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 Sept. 15. The official log is located at 1033 Massachusetts Ave., sixth floor, and is available online at

Sept. 11: An officer was dispatched to 98 Windom St. to take a report of damage caused by a truck to a guardrail. A chain-link fence was reported stolen from Vanderbilt Hall. At the Harvard athletic complex, an officer assisted the Boston Police Department (BPD) with three motor vehicles that were damaged. A plasma television was reported stolen from the Faculty Club. Graffiti was reported at 718 Huntington Ave. An officer was dispatched to the Naito Chemistry Lab to file a report of a threat made by an individual. At 58 Plympton St., officers observed two individuals acting suspiciously near the bicycle rack. Officers observed one of the individuals pushing a bicycle. A field interview was conducted and the individuals were found to be in possession of bolt cutters and a Class A substance. Each individual was run for warrants with one individual yielding positive results. The two individuals were then placed under arrest one for warrant service, trespassing, and furnishing a false name following arrest, and the other for trespassing and possession of an illegal substance. Officers confiscated the bicycle.

Sept. 12: An officer was dispatched to Wigglesworth Hall on a report of a cut bicycle lock. The officer arrived and observed a cut lock but the reporting individual was not present. An officer took a report of vandalism at the Pierce Hall lot. The reporting individual stated that the doors of their vehicle had been keyed. A fence at Soldiers Field Road and North Harvard Street was reported damaged by a motor vehicle accident.

Sept. 13: Officers were dispatched to a report of a fight in progress at 1 Garden St. Officers arrived and observed two individuals involved in a physical confrontation. When the officers attempted to separate the individuals, one of the individuals continued to struggle and then kicked an officer in the chest and shoulder. The individual was run for warrants with negative results before being placed under arrest. The individual again struck an officer while being booked. Charges filed against the individual include resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, assault, and assault and battery on a police officer (three counts). A bicycle was reported stolen from 260 Longwood Ave. A GPS system was reported stolen from a motor vehicle at 16 Prescott St. In that incident, the reporting individual stated that the passenger side window of their vehicle had been smashed.

Sept. 14: At Adams House, an officer reported removing an unwanted guest.

Sept. 15: At Byerly Hall, officers observed an individual smoking marijuana. After a field interview, the individual was placed under arrest and charged with possession of a Class D substance.