Incident Journal


Beacon Archive.

The Incident Journal is provided to the Beacon weekly by the Emerson College Police Department. Beacon staff edit the Incident Journal for style and clarity, but not for content.

Tuesday, Sept. 25

A student was stuck inside an elevator in the Paramount Center. The elevator began to function and opened its doors. Facilities Management was notified of the situation.

The Emerson College Police Department and Boston Fire Department investigated a fire alarm at the Equipment Distribution Center. The cause of the alarm was undetermined and no issues were found.

An unarmed perpetrator robbed a community member at the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Chinatown Station. The Boston Police department arrested the subject(,) and the victim remained uninjured.

EDC staff turned over marijuana found inside the center.

Wednesday, Sept. 26

A student was temporarily trapped inside an elevator at the Paramount Center. The elevator was taken out of service until it could be inspected.

A student reported that they were harassed while living off campus.

Thursday, Sept. 27

Two students were momentarily trapped inside an elevator in Ansin Building. They were unharmed, and Facilities Management investigated.

Friday, Sept. 28

A student was assaulted while off campus, and no injuries were reported.

An EDC staff member reported seeing an unknown person smoking drugs. The suspect fled the scene before ECPD’s arrival. Investigating officers found a small plastic bag with what appeared to have crack cocaine inside. The drugs were taken as evidence to be destroyed.

A staff member reported the theft of personal property taken from their desk on the 9th floor of Ansin Building.

ECPD investigated a report that a student worker had abandoned their post on the second floor of Piano Row residence hall, leaving a door unsecured.

Saturday, Sept. 29

ECPD and Facilities Management responded to several students stuck inside an elevator in the Paramount Center. The students were freed and uninjured. The elevator was taken out of service until repairs could be made.