Incident Journal

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.


Monday, Feb. 27

The Emerson College Police Department investigated a report of a student being harassed.

Tuesday, Feb. 28  

A student reported that debris falling from a building inside the Boylston Place alley almost hit her.  

An ECPD officer noticed a vehicle parked in front of the Little Building for several days. The officer determined the vehicle was stolen. Boston Police Department was notified and towed the car to a secure lot.

Saturday, March 3

The Office of Housing and Residence Life confiscated drug paraphernalia and gave it to ECPD.

Sunday, March 4

OHRL confiscated drug paraphernalia found inside the Colonial Building, the Little Building and the Paramount Center during room safety inspections and gave it to ECPD.

OHRL confiscated an axe found inside a Colonial suite and gave it to ECPD. The axe—legal to posses in Massachusetts—violates the college’s housing policy.

Monday, March 5

ECPD assisted BPD with the arrest of an aggressive person at the corner of Tremont and Lagrange streets.

Tuesday, March 6

OHRL confiscated marijuana paraphernalia found inside a Piano Row suite and gave it to ECPD.

An ECPD officer on patrol found a door to Emerson’s Colonial Theatre open. The officer searched the theater, found nothing out of the ordinary, and locked the door before leaving.

Friday, March 10

The Boston Fire Department and ECPD responded to a fire alarm from the Tufte Performance and Production Center. There was no evidence of a fire.

Sunday, March 12

The manager at Barnes & Noble at Emerson College reported the front door had been damaged. Facilities Management was notified for repair.