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Police Blotter: Sept. 6, 2011

Friday, June 10th

The Massachusetts State Archives called the campus police to report
a vehicle with inappropriate images and language placed on it
parked near the JFK library. There was an event going on and the
patrons feared that this might disrupt the proceedings. 


Sunday, June 12th

A 9-year-old child fell down the stairs and hit his head and the
Boston Emergency Medical Services was notified. However, the parent
refused medical treatment for the child upon arrival.


Wednesday, June 15th 

A 40-year-old male construction worker had a seizure at 8:10 AM.
Health and human services was notified and the man was transported
to the Boston Medical Center. 


Friday, July 1st

At 8:47 AM, Campus police assist transit police in investigation of
two white males regarding the possibility of heroin possession.


Wednesday, July 6th

At 3:20 a concerned individual called into the campus police
concerning a dog waiting in a car in the parking lot. Though a
window was cracked, there were concerns that the dog was going to
overheat. The owner was contacted and spoken to. The Massachusetts
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals was informed.


Monday, July 11th 

A car with revoked plates had been parked for over a month. Since
the car had revoked plates and had been there over a month, the car
was towed.


Monday, July 18th

At around 3 PM, the Harbor Point police force called to report that
a large group of camp kids were looking for a place to go fight
after leaving the McCormack Middle School. Campus police

5:00 the same day, a raccoon was spotted in the Lower Levels. 


Tuesday, July 21st

At 11 PM, a male caller informed the Campus Police that there was a
barefoot man with luggage sleeping in the lobby of the Campus
Center. Since the man appeared to be homeless, the Campus Police
intervened. However, the party was a student.


Tuesday, July 28th

Graffiti outside the Campus Center was reported. The graffiti said
“La Menor.” Evidently, this phrase means a “well-developed,
under-age female…”

The same day there was a shooting on the north side of the Bayside.
Although the assault took place off campus, the Campus Police were
alerted to the incident over the radio. Report states that the
victim was shot in the leg. The Massachusetts State Police and
Emergency Medical Services responded.


Monday, August 22nd

At 10:30 PM, a female party called to report another female party
being disruptive in the rear of the Campus Center. The disruptive
female used profanity, such as “bitch.” Argument seems to have
started over study space and personal space. Officers places one in
custody for disorderly conduct and disturbing the peace. The party
refused to identify herself.