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

The Berkeley Beacon

Public Safety Log

iEntry of the Week:/i ECPD received a call that a person was on the roof of 120 Boylston St. ECPD investigated and found a student who said he had found the roof door unlocked and went outside because there was a nice breeze. ECPD told the student he was trespassing and escorted him off the roof.

bMonday, April 6/b

A female Emerson student reported being followed by a male while walking on Tremont St. The male was wearing a gold hooded jacket. The victim said she went into 216 Tremont St. and observed the suspect looking through the windows at her. When Emerson College Police Department arrived, they were unable to find anyone.

A staff member from Media Services at 180 Tremont St. reported that a digital video camera worth $870 had gone missing. The camera was last signed out at the end of March, but according to Media Services records, had been returned.

A staff member reported her purse stolen from her office on the second floor of 10 Boylston Place. Cash, a gift card and credit cards were taken. One credit card was used before she was able to cancel it. The total loss was $314.

ECPD investigated a report of an Emerson student being hit by a car while riding his bike on Stuart Street on April 5. The victim took himself to Tufts Medical Center for a chin laceration after the accident occurred. While investigating the incident, officers found a video of the accident captured by the Copley Westin Hotel. The video was turned over to the Boston Police Department. BPD is investigating.

bTuesday, April 7/b

Officers were dispatched to the basement of 180 Tremont St. for an elevator that got stuck with sixteen people inside it. Most of the occupants of the elevator were prospective students on a tour of the campus. Facilities and the elevator company were able to free them.

bWednesday, April 8/b

Boston Police Department gave ECPD a copy of an incident report for March 23. At 12:57 a.m. on that day, a male wearing a white Boston Celtics hoodie robbed Remington’s of $300 in cash while keeping his hand in his hoodie as if he had a gun. The suspect fled down Boylston St. onto Tremont St. The BPD robbery investigators are looking into the incident and BPD wanted to make ECPD aware of the occurrence.

bThursday, April 9/b

ECPD was called by Dunkin Donuts employees for two unruly people inside. An officer investigated and found that one person had already left the premises. The second person was removed from the building.

An officer patrolling outside 150 Boylston St. was flagged down by a person complaining of difficulty breathing because of complications from her sickle cell anemia. She was taken by ambulance to Massachusetts General Hospital.

bSaturday, April 11/b

ECPD and an ambulance reported to 150 Boylston St. for a student who was complaining of heart palpitations after smoking marijuana. According to the student, it was his first time experimenting with the drug. His breathing and pulse were fast and he was suffering from shakiness. The victim was taken by ambulance to Tufts Medical Center.

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