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

The Berkeley Beacon

Public Safety Log

ibEntry of the Week/b/i: The Emerson College Police Department found two BB guns in the box in the mailroom. The student told ECPD that the guns were to be used for a film shoot. ECPD confiscated the guns and told the student that he can have them if he produces a Firearms Identification Card. If he had not produced one before spring break in March, he would be asked to take the guns home with him.

bTuesday, Jan. 27/b

The Emerson College Police Department received a call from an overnight cleaner in the Colonial Theater that someone was asleep in the balcony of the theater. Officers found the person, who claimed to be a contractor. He said he had been given permission to sleep in the theater because he was working early the next day. He was removed from the premises.

An Emerson student was struck in the face by her boyfriend outside of the Doubletree Hotel, who then fled the scene. A search was undertaken by ECPD and the Boston Police Department. He was found by BPD and arrested for aggravated assault and battery.

bWednesday, Jan. 28/b

An Emerson student reported to ECPD that her Coach wallet was stolen out of her purse while she was on the seventh floor of 10 Emerson Place. An iPod and $100 in cash were taken.

A report was filed from property management that unknown persons had cut the lock on the gate at Rotch Field House in order to gain entrance onto the field.

bThursday, Jan. 29/b

A fire alarm at 150 Boylston St. went off. It was caused by a water curtain which suffered a leak and malfunctioned. The fire alarm went off again later that day when contractors attempting to fix the curtain set it off.

bFriday, Jan. 30/b

A student reported that someone had entered her room at the DoubleTree Hotel and stolen a string of pearls valued at $400.

bSaturday, Jan. 31/b

ECPD received a phone call from a resident assistant at 80 Boylston St. who responded to a noise complaint from a room on the seventh floor and found marijuana paraphernalia in the room. ECPD went to the room but was unable to find the residents of the room inside. ECPD took the paraphernalia to the Office of Housing and Residence Life.

ECPD went to the room at 80 Boylston St. of a student who was suffering from kidney problems. An ambulance from Emerson Medical Services took the student to Tufts Medical Center for treatment.

bSunday, Feb. 1/b

ECPD responded to a call from an RA on the seventh floor. The RA heard the sounds of vomiting coming from a student’s room, went to the room, then called ECPD. When ECPD arrived, the victim was vomiting and unable to speak. The student was underage and had been to a party at Suffolk University. The student was taken by ambulance to Tufts Medical Center for treatment.

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