The following reports were taken from the Boston University Police Department crime logs from Jan. 22 to Jan 28.
Students were the victims in a string of fraudulent charges made on their Metro Credit Union accounts. At about 9 a.m. Tuesday charges were made to a student’s account at 635 Commonwealth Ave.
On Wednesday and Friday at 922 Commonwealth Ave., charges were made on two other students’ Metro Credit Union accounts at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m., respectively.
Thugs with mugs
While at the Panera Bread, located at 88 Comm. Ave. Tuesday, two unidentified males had an argument with the bakery’s manager and fled the store without paying. The two males had refilled their non-Panera Bread mugs with coffee and refused to pay. They have not yet been identified.
Unlock the secret
At 590 Comm. Ave. Tuesday, a student’s laptop was stolen from his backpack. The crime was reported to BUPD at 4:15 p.m. The student had stored his backpack in an unlocked locker outside a room on the third floor of the building, and when he returned, his laptop was gone.
An unknown suspect attempted to break into room 240 at 110 Cummington St. on Thursday. The perpetrator damaged the door’s lock but failed to make an entry. The attempted break-in was reported at 3:40 p.m.
On Thursday at about 2:35 p.m., a student driving a BMW was backing into a spot outside 735 Comm. Ave. and accidentally struck a bus’s bumper.
There were no injuries but bumpers on both vehicles were damaged.
Super Mario 64?
An unknown suspect damaged an oil painting located at 88 Comm. Ave. Friday at 10:26 a.m. The suspect tore a seven-inch gash into the corner of the painting.
A deceased elderly male was found on a bench outside 90 St. Mary’s St. at 4:15 p.m. Friday. He was not affiliated with BU and reportedly lived in the area. Boston PD was notified and resolved the situation.
Dude, where’s our stuff?
On Sunday, two students left their apartment, located at 8 Sawyer terrace, for about an hour at about 12:00 a.m. and when they returned, realized their apartment had been burglarized. Four MacBook computers were stolen. BPD is still investigating.
Laptop theft tally: 6
An employee working at 44 Cummington St. reported a laptop was stolen from his desk Sunday after being left unattended for 20 minutes in his office. The incident was reported to police at 5:55 p.m.