Incident Journal: Trespassing, drug paraphernalia confiscated in LB

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The “Defund ECPD” initiative, inspired by the “Defund the Police” initiative, has sparked the college to plan a review of ECPD’s funding and role on campus.

By Jacob Seitz, Staff Writer

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, March 23

ECPD investigated an abandoned bicycle found inside the Bike Room. The bike belonged to an Emerson student who left it behind when vacating campus.

Thursday, March 26

Office of Housing and Residential Education staff turned over drug paraphernalia and a small amount of cannabis found during a suite inspection in Little Building.

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OHRE Staff turned over more drug paraphernalia to ECPD that was found inside Little Building during room inspections.

Friday, March 27

ECPD investigated a report of a suspicious person inside the Walker Building. An officer found the person, who was then identified as an Emerson community member.

Saturday, March 28

ECPD investigated a person removing property from inside Allen’s Alley. Officers warned the trespasser that if they came on Emerson College property again, they could be subject to arrest.