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The Mass Media

The Mass Media

The Mass Media

3/24/13 – 3/30/13

3/24/2013 12:39 p.m.

A Facilities worker accidentally set off the alarm in stairwells 6 and 7 in the Campus Center. An officer reset the alarm.

3/24/2013 1:21 p.m.

A young woman in the Clark Athletic Center injured her knee and was taken to the hospital.

3/25/2013 8:02 a.m.

A purse, which a student had reported missing last week, was found in the Healey Library.

3/25/2013 10:10 a.m.

A student in the woman’s bathroom screamed and swore into her cell phone for ten minutes. Students in nearby classrooms and workers in a nearby office were disturbed by the noise. Officers asked the woman to finish her conversation outside.

3/26/2013 1:14 a.m.

The manager of UMass Boston’s cleaning company called Campus Safety to report that someone was stealing his employees’ food. The manager and his employees believed they knew who the thief was. Officers located the suspect.

3/26/2013 1:22 p.m.

A student who had surgery on his lower back the day before became ill when the operation site re-opened and began to bleed. The student said he felt weak. He was taken to the hospital in an ambulance.

3/26/2013 3:31 p.m.

A fire alarm went off in the Campus Center Lower Level. The Boston Fire Department determined that there was no fire in the building.

3/27/2013 3:30 p.m.

A staff member at the Beacon Fitness Center reported a man going through the possessions of people in the center. Officers located the suspect in the McCormack building on the first floor.

3/27/2013 3:32 p.m.

A student reported his laptop stolen.

3/27/2013 5:19 p.m.

A woman fell and hurt her ankle in the Clark Athletic Center and was transported to the hospital by an ambulance.

3/27/2013 7:22 p.m. 

Two children around the ages of five to seven were alone outside of the McCormack Theatre. Officers found their mother.

3/28/2013 9:29 a.m.

Two cars were involved in a motor vehicle accident immediately outside the entrance to the South Lot. One vehicle was leaking fluid and had to be towed away.

3/28/2013 1:11 p.m.

Grounds called to report that a vehicle was blocking the dumpster. When officers came to move the vehicle, it was already gone.

3/28/2013 4:53 p.m.

A woman called to report that a bag had been left unattended in the Wheatley building. The owner came and retrieved the bag.

3/29/2013 10:21 a.m.

A woman came to Health Services in the Quinn building with a severe allergic reaction. She could not breathe and her throat was closing. She was transported by ambulance to the hospital.

3/29/2013 1:47 p.m.

Someone called in to complain about a man playing drums in Lot B. Officers asked him to leave and he did so.

3/29/2013 2:43 p.m.

Students began to climb on a sculpture in the plaza between the Campus Center and Wheatley Hall. Officers told the students to stop, and they came down.

3/29/2013 3:30 p.m.

A staff member in the Science Building reported two women acting in a sexually inappropriate fashion directly outside of the staff member’s office.