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Emerson College’s only independent, student-run newspaper since 1947

The Berkeley Beacon

Public Safety Log

bMonday, Oct. 20/b

The Emerson College Police Department was notified of an extremely intoxicated student who became violent, damaging property on the eighth floor of 80 Boylston St. The student damaged two of the floor’s water fountains. By the time ECPD officers arrived on the scene, the student was subdued. The matter was turned over to the Office of the Dean of Students.

bTuesday, Oct. 21/b

An American Cleaners employee working the night shift at 216 Tremont St. called to report an unknown noise. A suspect had thrown a nearly-full can of beer through the building’s first floor window. Harvard Glass was notified to repair the break, and the window was boarded up. No one was hurt.

A social worker from Brigham and Women’s Hospital notified ECPD concerning a female student admitted to the emergency room. Officers were sent to investigate. The student, who lives off campus, suffered possible head trauma, and said she believes she was struck by a vehicle while riding her bike. ECPD called area police, but none received a report of a person struck by a motor vehicle. The victim has since recovered.

iEntry of the Week:/iA female student returning to her car parked near Stuart and Washington Streets reported being accosted by two suspects. The student was entering the vehicle when the first suspect attempted to gain entry. The second suspect reached into the vehicle and swiped a greeting card. The two fled when a nearby pedestrian came to the student’s aid. The card was recovered, and no one was harmed.

Wednesday, Oct. 22

ECPD received a phone call from an Emerson student reporting that a prior girlfriend was leaving threatening messages to himself and his current girlfriend via Facebook. The student wanted to make ECPD aware of the situation, but declined assistance with the matter at this time.

A student notified police when she saw a suspect with whom she had a previous encounter. Officers conducted a field interview and found records of prior arrests for stalking in another state. The suspect was released with a warning and told to stay away from Emerson property, or face arrest.

bThursday, Oct. 23/b

The manager of the Gypsy Bar complained to police when Emerson students loitering in front of the establishment during the day, made deliveries difficult. ECPD agreed to increase patrol of the area. The Dean of Students and the Office of Government and Community Relations were made aware of the complaint.

bFriday, Oct. 24/b

An Emerson student reported her wallet stolen at Limelight Stage and Studios the previous night. She reported $330 in stolen belongings, in addition to credit cards. $40 in cashwas taken, and the wallet, which was worth $290.

A student residing in the Doubletree Hotel reported he was followed to his room by a homeless man who had gained access to the hotel. After investigating, officers located the suspect, who explained how he sneaks into the hotel occasionally to keep warm. The information was shared with the hotel’s security.

Police received a call from a Securitas guard at 216 Tremont St. reporting a fistfight outside New York Pizza. Several ECPD officers responded, as well as the Boston Police. The scuffle between the three unidentified males was diffused, and no one was seriously injured.

bSaturday, Oct. 25/b

An ECPD officer transported a male student to Tufts Medical Center for treatment of minor cuts and swelling below his left eye. The student said the injuries were sustained during a fistfight on Boston Common, but did not give further information.

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