Police Briefs — April 20

Vandalism Incident

The Tufts University Police Department (TUPD) responded to a report of vandalism inside the Granoff Music Center at 11:20 a.m. on April 11. Red and black paint was found inside the elevator and the women’s bathroom. Facilities Services was informed of the incident and told to remove the vandalism.

Fire Alarm

TUPD and the Somerville Fire Department responded to a fire alarm that went off as a result of someone cooking at Chandler House, where some food fell to the bottom of the oven, at 8:15 p.m. on April 13. The departments checked the area and called for a panel reset of the oven.

Rear Window

TUPD noticed a broken rear window in a vehicle parked in the Cousens Gym parking lot at 3:15 a.m. on April 16. Officers reported that it did not look like anyone had entered the vehicle. The owner was contacted to arrange for the vehicle window to be fixed.

Close Call

TUPD was informed of a vehicle parked in a dangerous manner in the Hill Hall parking lot at 6:30 a.m. on April 17. Upon arriving, officers saw that the car was hanging over the edge of the lot closest to Boston Avenue, appearing to be close to falling down the grassy slope. TUPD was unable to get in contact with the owner, and the car was towed.