The following reports were taken from the Boston University Police Department crime logs from Sept. 17 to Sept. 23.
Doormats stolen from residence
On Tuesday at 580 Commonwealth Ave., a student’s doormat was stolen. He reported it at 2:20 p.m. When officers showed up to investigate, they discovered several other doormats had been stolen from the same building.
Student cited for marijuana
At 1047 Comm. Ave. at 2 a.m. on Wednesday, officers discovered three students smoking marijuana. One of the three was identified as being in possession of marijuana and was consequently cited.
Laundromat fire causes disruption
On Wednesday, there was a dryer fire in the laundromat at 860 Beacon St. At 8 p.m., some dryer lint caught fire. While the flame went out quickly, the smoke from the blaze drifted through the building. The building was evacuated due to smoke and had to be ventilated. Everybody was then allowed back into the building after the smoke was cleared out.
Institute escapee found at Marsh
At 1735 Comm. Ave. on Thursday at around 2 p.m., officers located an emotionally disturbed male non-affiliate who had just fled a mental facility in Brookline. Brookline Police Department officials had been looking for the man before he was located behind the pulpit in Marsh Chapel. He was brought to the Beth Israel Hospital after meeting with Brookline Police officials.
Disturbance at residence swipe-in
At 610 Beacon St. on Thursday at 8 p.m., a student tried to pass through security without a BU identification card. She was eventually stopped by security and a resident assistant was called. She was eventually allowed into the residence hall.
Police cruiser hit at Huntington Ave. theater
Officers parked a police cruiser at 264 Huntington Ave. at 10 p.m. on Thursday to work a detail shift. When officers left after the event, they realized the car had been hit. The driver in question left the scene without leaving information or notifying any BUPD officials. He or she has not been identified. There was minor damage done to the vehicle.
Man found stealing BU sign
On 120 Ashford St., someone reported seeing a man go behind BU’s Facilities Management building on Friday at 2 p.m. Officers retrieved the sign, which was BU property but low in value. The man in question will be summonsed to court.