10/18 - 11/8: Falling Asleep on the Toilet

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Violent crime has waned over the past three weeks, but there has been a troubling increase in the number of unwanted guests reported in the Cambridge area. Although violence is declining, theft is on the rise. The total value of stolen Apple products has doubled compared to the past few months, so be sure to keep your new iPhone 5 secured. As part of our Securitas Series, we've combed through recent HUPD logs and published some of the more colorful entries below.

BY THE NUMBERS:

Total value of stolen Apple products: $7,714

Total value of stolen bicycles: $4,135

Total value of stolen bicycle locks: $325

Total value of stolen cleaning solution: $5

Suspicious letters: 4

Suspicious individuals: 11

Suspicious individuals following other individuals: 2

Unwanted guests: 29

Loud parties: 14

Strange smells: 3

Oct. 22, 2012

Suspicious Activity (9:19 a.m.)

14 Story St., Cambridge

Officer dispatched to a report of suspicious activity. Officer arrived and spoke to the reporting party who stated an unknown individual entered the building and stated they were going to use the shower. The reporting party told the individual to leave and the individual then left the area.

Oct. 24, 2012

Suspicious Activity (3:11 a.m.)

Riverside Housing Complex, 5 Cowperthwaite St., Cambridge

Officers dispatched to a report of an individual ringing a doorbell for an extended amount of time. Officers arrived and searched the area with negative results.

Oct. 25, 2012

Suspicious Activity (11:36 p.m.)

Radcliffe Yard, 13 Appian Way, Cambridge

Officers dispatched to a report of individuals throwing pumpkins into the street. Officers arrived and searched the area for the individuals with negative results.

Oct. 28, 2012

Suspicious Activity (9:21 p.m.)

Canaday Hall G, 22 Harvard Yard, Cambridge

Officers dispatch to a report of individuals screaming. Officers arrived and report all is quiet and in order.

Nov. 1, 2012

Suspicious Activity (5:53 p.m.)

Science Center, 9 Oxford St., Cambridge

Officer dispatched to a report that their bicycle was stolen and was now locked to the rack at the Science Center. Upon arrival, the reporting individual informed their bike was relocked with a different lock and their friend was playing a prank on them.

Nov. 3, 2012

Suspicious Activity (6:25 a.m.)

Manter Hall, 2 Holyoke St., Cambridge

Officers dispatched to a report of an individual yelling. Officers arrived and reports noise was from an individual singing. Officers told the individual to keep the noise down.

Nov. 4, 2012

Suspicious Activity (2:32 a.m.)

Lowell House E, 10 Holyoke Pl., Cambridge

Officer dispatched to a report of an individual inside the restroom for an extended amount of time. Officer arrived and spoke to the individual who stated they fell asleep. Officer transported the individual to their desired location.

Nov. 5, 2012

Suspicious Activity (1:02 p.m.)

Business School Deans House, 51 Harvard Way, Allston

Officer dispatched to take a report of an individual stenciling pictures on the ground with chalk.

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