Juliana Furgala is a News Editor and Online Editor for the Tufts Daily. She is a senior and can be reached at juliana.furgala@tufts.edu.

Police Briefs – April 21

No Exit Strategy A Residential Assistant (RA) reported on April 9 at 1:10 a.m. that an exit sign on the third floor of Harleston Hall was ripped from the ceiling. The drop ceiling was also damaged. Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) officers responded to the vandalism report and Facilities Services was notified to repair both […]

Police Briefs – April 7

Crash Course The Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) received a report of a motor vehicle accident on campus at 6:14 p.m. on March 30. A bicycle rider had collided with a parked car when someone in the car opened the rear passenger door. Both sides exchanged information to reach an agreement on payment of any property […]

Police Briefs – March 31

Stolen Beauty A student reported his skateboard stolen at 2 p.m. on March 24. The skateboard, which was decorated with blue paint on the bottom and a white drawing of a geisha on its face, was taken from the front of Dewick-MacPhie Dining Center on March 15. It had been left there for the better part of […]

Police Briefs – March 16

Jagged Edges On March 3 at 6:20 p.m., Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) and Tufts Emergency Medical Services (TEMS) responded to a report of a student who had cut his finger at Haskell Hall. The student stated that he had been using a bottle opener when he cut his finger. He was cleared after his finger […]

Police Briefs – March 2

Leaving a Mark Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) officers were called to Tisch Library on Feb. 18 at 1:50 p.m. after a report of graffiti on the walls in the restrooms. Pictures of the graffiti were taken, and the Facilities Services Department was notified to clean it up. The graffiti appeared to be marker scribbles […]

Police Briefs – Feb. 16

Gone with the Goose A student reported his “black Canadian Goose jacket” stolen from the Steve Tisch Sports and Fitness Center on Feb. 3 at 4:30 p.m. The black jacket had debit and credit cards inside the pockets. The student had stored it in a cubby when he went to work out and found it was gone when […]

Police Briefs: Jan 26

Water Fall The Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) and Somerville Fire Department responded to a fire alarm activation in the Dewick-MacPhie Dining Center at 10 p.m. on Jan. 8. The alarm was triggered by water in the pipes. Although the exact cause is unclear, it was likely caused either by the pipe freezing and bursting or […]

Police Briefs – Dec. 7

Speaking Ill Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) officers and Tufts Emergency Medical Services (TEMS) responded to a student who reported not feeling well at Olin Language Center on Dec. 1 at 8:30 a.m. The student said she had a headache and felt generally ill. After being checked by TEMS, members she was transported to the hospital […]

Police Briefs: Nov. 21

Meal Swipe A student alerted the Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) at 10 a.m. on Nov. 16 that her laptop had been stolen. The student had left her backpack in the Dewick-MacPhie Dining Center the previous night. When she went to retrieve the backpack the next day, she found her laptop missing, although everything else was present. The item has not […]

Police Briefs – Nov. 14

Collision Course Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) responded to a motor vehicle accident on Winthrop Street at 5 p.m. on Nov. 9. One vehicle was a Tufts-affiliated vehicle while the other was a non-Tufts vehicle. The cars collided, resulting in no injuries but minor damage to the cars. A report was filed withTUPD about the incident […]