The following reports were taken from the Boston University Police Department crime logs from April 4–9.
BU Shuttle inadvertently requests police assistance
The Boston Police Department reported on April 4, at 1:26 a.m. that a BU Shuttle was parked at the intersection of Beacon Street and Brookline Avenue with its message board requesting passersby to “Call Police.” Upon locating the bus, BUPD officers determined the request to be accidental.
Lost visitor receives BUPD assistance
BUPD reported on Friday at 3:42 p.m. that they transported a visitor from 100 Bay State Road to 775 Commonwealth Ave. after the individual got lost.
Student feels unsafe with roommate
A student reported on Saturday at 9:12 a.m. that they did not feel safe continuing to live with their roommate at 140 Bay State Road. The student was given temporary housing elsewhere.
Trashcan fire at The Towers
A security officer reported on Monday at 4:31 a.m. that they had seen smoke coming from one of the trash cans outside 140 Bay State Road. BU Facilities Management and Planning was alerted and the fire was extinguished.