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

The Berkeley Beacon

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

The Berkeley Beacon

Public Safety Log

biEntry of the Week:/i/b A student took off a ring valued at over $850 while washing her hands in the women’s bathroom at 120 Boylston St. and forgot to put the ring back on. When she went back later, the ring had disappeared.

bMonday, Feb. 23/b

The Emerson College Police Department received a call from a security guard reporting a man standing in the lobby of 80 Boylston St. harassing students. The man said he had come from the AMC Theatre movie theater. ECPD asked the man to leave and he complied.

A student reported the theft of a Canon EOS camera valued at $500. The student left the camera at the library on the night of Feb. 19 and returned the next day to find the camera missing.

An officer on patrol in the vicinity of the Paramount Building assisted the Boston Police Department in breaking up a large fight. A female had had a gold chain ripped from her neck by male assailants. The suspects were apprehended by the BPD. None of the people involved had any affiliation with Emerson College.

bTuesday, Feb. 24/b

Officers and the Boston Fire Department responded to a fire alarm 100 Boylston St. An air quality company had cut a smoke detector wire by accident, causing the alarm to go off.

ECPD responded to the lobby area of 80 Boylston St. after a student reported feeling faint. She said she had worked out and then gone to a sauna and stayed there for an extended period of time. An ambulance was called. Medical officials examined her and concluded that she could stay on campus.

bWednesday, Feb. 25/b

A student was taken to Tufts Medical Center for asthma-related attacks.

An F.W. Wells truck tried to back into Allen’s Alley and struck one of the black stanchions outside of the Cutler Majestic Theatre. The stanchion was knocked loose from its foundation, but there was no damage to the building or the truck.

ECPD and the Boston Fire Department responded to 80 Boylston St. after a fire alarm went off. Smoke was coming from the kitchen area on the second floor, but there was no actual fire. The area was vented.

bThursday, Feb. 26/b

ECPD received a call from Barnes Noble for a suspicious person inside the store. A man was found asleep in a chair. He was asked to leave and did so willingly.

bThursday, Feb. 26/b

A student came into ECPD headquarters with a suspicious check valued at $800. The student had put a treadmill up for sale online asking for $150, and a man agreed to buy it for that price. He sent the student a bank check for $800 and asked her to return $650 to him. The address of the bank was listed as in use by the University of Pennsylvania. ECPD contacted the University of Pennsylvania Police Department, who said that they were investigating five or six other frauds by the same person. The Emerson student was told not to have any contact with the person.

bFriday, Feb. 27/b

A pedestrian reported that a manhole cover on Tremont Street near the Cutler Majestic Theatre had blown off. ECPD called Boston Public Works and the BPD. The cover was put back on a short time later.

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