Jenna Fleischer is a Features Editor and a News Editor at the Tufts Daily. She can be reached at jenna.fleischer@tufts.edu.


Police Briefs — Week of March 11

A real scooter to the ankle On March 8 at 11:15 p.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) responded to a report of larceny in Lewis Hall. TUPD was notified by a student that their Razor scooter, which has orange wheels, had been taken from a common area. The student left the scooter in the common area half […]


Police Briefs — Week of March 4

Chem fatale On Feb. 28 at 9:53 a.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) responded to a chemical spill and minor injury at Pearson Chemistry Laboratory. A student accidentally splashed methylene chloride on their face and immediately afterwards washed the chemical compound off using the eye wash station. The student signed a medical refusal. Mr. Toad’s […]


Police Briefs — Week of Feb. 25

HIIT and run On Feb. 18 at 11:33 a.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report from a temporary employee that their vehicle had been damaged in Cousens Parking Lot. The temporary employee noticed the damage to their vehicle after leaving the gym. Upon further investigation, it was determined that the damage occurred prior […]


Police Briefs – Week of Feb. 18

Get Well(esley) soon On Feb. 9 at 12:54 a.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) responded to a medical call from Hill Hall regarding an intoxicated Wellesley College student. Tufts Emergency Medical Services (TEMS) administered care for the student, and they were transported to the hospital for further treatment. TUPD notified the Wellesley College Police Department. […]


Police Briefs — Week of Feb. 11

Technology under troubled waters On Feb. 2 at 1:55 p.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) was dispatched to Tufts Technology Services at 126 Curtis Ave. due to a fire alarm. Upon arrival, TUPD witnessed water coming out of a light fixture on the second floor. Facilities was notified that a radiator pipe had burst on the third floor. Ten computers […]


Police Briefs — Week of Feb. 4

Hit lock bottom On Jan. 25 at 2:00 p.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report from several students that cash had been stolen from their lockers at the Steve Tisch Sports and Fitness Center (Tisch Center). The students had left their gym lockers unlocked. TUPD has a possible suspect and will be working […]


Police Briefs — Week of Jan. 28

Stop calling me maybe On Jan. 18 at 12:52 p.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report from the International Center that they had been receiving daily calls since the end of November. The caller had questions concerning immigration and obtaining a work visa but never gave their name and contact information or elaborated on […]


Police Briefs — Week of Jan. 21

Get dent On Jan. 7 at 1:18 p.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) was notified by a student that their car had been damaged. The student parked their car in Cousens Parking Lot around 11:45 a.m. and returned around 1:00 p.m., when they observed a large dent to the rear driver’s side. There was no […]


Police Briefs — Week of Dec. 3

Jumbos On Nov. 26 at 6:25 p.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) responded to a fire alarm at Tousey House, located at 14 Edison Avenue. The alarm went off due to a graduate student using a microwave that was said to be broken. Medford Fire Department ventilated the area and reset the fire panel. The Office of Residential Life and Learning (ResLife) and Facilities Services were notified about the […]


Police Briefs — Week of Nov. 26

Stair down On Nov. 17 at 12:02 a.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) responded to an on-campus call at Bush Hall, where a student had fallen down the stairs and struck their head. The student was found to be drinking, evaluated by Tufts Emergency Medical Services and then transported to the hospital for further care. No smoke without […]


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