Incident Journal

The Emerson College Police Department provides the Incident Journal to the Beacon every week. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity but not for content.

Monday, Feb. 25

ECPD investigated a report that a van rented by students struck a car in front of the Piano Row residence hall. ECPD determined that, while parked, the van’s door had hit the car.

A Colonial residence hall elevator trapped two students for an unknown period of time. Facilities Management reset the elevator’s circuit breaker and freed the students.

A student reported that they were stuck inside of a Colonial residence hall elevator for approximately five minutes before it began working. Facilities Management took the same elevator out of service until it could be inspected.

Tuesday, Feb. 26

The Piano Row athletics elevators trapped seven Portland Trail Blazers basketball players. Facilities Management and an elevator contractor freed the athletes. There were no reported injuries.

Wednesday, Feb. 27

ECPD investigated a report of stolen equipment from the Paramount Center. ECPD found the missing property and returned it to the Paramount Center. The equipment was taken accidentally.

Friday, March 1

Office of Housing and Residence Life turned over to ECPD drug paraphernalia confiscated from a Colonial residence hall suite.

Saturday, March 2

OHRL turned over to ECPD drug paraphernalia found inside of a Piano Row residence hall suite.

ECPD confiscated several unknown prescription pills found inside of a 2 Boylston Place residence hall suite. ECPD is investigating this matter.

Sunday, March 3

An ECPD officer found the rear exit door to the Dining Center unsecured. The building was surveyed and ECPD reviewed video footage. ECPD found no signs of a break-in and secured the exit.

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