Campus Police Log Nov. 16 to Feb. 14
>>Nov 16, 2020
8:59 a.m. Greenway Building B
An officer took a report of damage to a television in a common area.
9:21 a.m., Hitchcock House
An officer took a report of damaged soap dispensers and a bathroom stall.
9:27 a.m., Stearns
An officer took a report of damaged soap dispensers.
>>Nov 17, 2020
7:36 a.m. Appleton
An officer took a report of a past burglary into a student’s room. The room was vandalised and an item was taken from the room. The student was later pushed by an individual involved with the incident.
>>Nov 18, 2020
9:59 p.m., Hitchcock House
An officer responded to a request to retrieve confiscated items. Residential Life staff confiscated the items which included marijuana.
>>Nov 19, 2020
1:04 a.m., The Quadrangle
Residential Life was notified and responded to a report of loud music and voices.
3:59 a.m., The Quadrangle
An officer responded to a minor motor vehicle crash with no injuries.
5:01 p.m, Campus Grounds
Student Affairs took a report of a racial slur posted on a social media page.
11:01 p.m., Hitchcock House
Residential Life responded to a report of an unauthorized party. No police services were needed.
>> Nov. 20, 2020
10:24 p.m., The Octagon
An officer observed a group of students near an access point to a roof area not permitted for use. The group dispersed upon the officer’s arrival.
>>Nov 21, 2020
6:01 p.m, Hitchcock House
An officer responded to a report of numerous exit signs broken throughout the building.
>> Nov 23, 2020
8:41 a.m., Charles Pratt
An officer took a report of a vandalized bathroom sign.
>> Nov 26, 2020
3:04 p.m., Amherst College Police
An officer took a report of an unsolicited email with harassing language.
>>Nov 27, 2020
10:19 a.m., Amherst College
An officer took a report of inappropriate language posted on a social media page.
>> Dec 9, 2020
9:28 a.m., President’s House
An officer took a report of harassing emails sent by an individual not affiliated with the College.
>>Dec 11, 2020
8:10 a.m., Campus Grounds
An officer responded to a report of a local resident yelling at an Amherst College staff member.
>>Dec 15, 2020
2:36 p.m., Valentine Dining Hall
An individual attempted to scam a student out of money.
>>Dec 16, 2020
12:45 a.m., Campus Grounds
Residential Life confiscated a toaster oven not permitted in the residence halls. An officer stored the toaster for safe keeping.
>>Dec 21, 2020
9:02 p.m., Music Building
An officer observed an individual attempt to steal a bicycle. The individual ran from the area and officers were unable to locate the person.
10:00 p.m., Leland House
Officers responded to a report of an individual walking in the stairwell of a vacant apartment. No one was found in the area.
>>Dec 25, 2020
Friday at 2:51 p.m., Keefe Campus Center
An officer checked a vacant building after seeing someone enter it. There were no issues found in the building.
>> Dec 26, 2020
1:02 a.m., Merrill House Apartments
Officers spoke with an individual that appeared to be in distress. The individual was not in need of police assistance.
>> Dec 28, 2020
1:32 a.m., Kirby Theater
An officer stopped a vehicle not affiliated with the College and found it was an individual playing a game.
>> Dec 30, 2020
10:55 a.m., Valentine Dining Hall
An officer responded to a report of possible burning plastic. There were no issues found.
>> Jan 5, 2021
5:14 p.m., Northampton Road
An officer assisted the town police with an attempted breaking and entering into a home. The suspect was later located.
>> Jan 11, 2021
1:57 p.m., Amherst College Police
An officer took a report of an attempted extortion that occurred off campus.
>>Jan 20, 2021
11:22 a.m., Morris Pratt
An officer responded to a report of smoke and found it was marijuana smoke.
>> Jan 22, 2021
7:20 p.m., Off Campus Locations
An officer took a report of unusual activity on a Flickr account where photos may have been misused.
>>Jan 24, 2021
1:37 a.m., Pratt Field House
An officer observed an unlocked door outside business hours after the building was secured earlier.
1:24 p.m., Campus Grounds
An officer retrieved a laptop and some personal belongings left behind on a walking trail.
>>Jan 26, 2021
11:31 a.m., New Science Center
Officers, Environmental Health and Safety, and HVAC responded to a report of possible odor of fuel or propane. The odor was found to be food in a microwave.
>>Jan 30, 2021
3:57 p.m., Hills Lot
An officer spoke with the operator of a vehicle after observing them drive circles in the parking lot. The operator was practicing for a driving test with a Zip car to prepare for a driving test.
>>Jan 31, 2021
11:47 p.m., Barrett Hill Drive
An officer spoke with an individual yelling into a blue light phone. The individual was not permitted to be on campus and was directed to leave the area.
>>Feb 1, 2021
5:34 p.m., 79 South Pleasant
An officer responded to a report of two vehicles, not affiliated with the College, blocking the plow trucks. The owners moved the vehicles.
>>Feb 3, 2021
11:58 a.m., Memorial Hill
An officer responded to a report of people sledding on Memorial Hill that refused to leave when asked by another staff member. The officer found the individuals were not affiliated with the College and they left the area without further incident.
5:54 p.m., President’s House
Officers responded to a report of a bat in a common area. The bat found its way outside.
>> Feb 7, 2021
1:04 a.m., Railroad Right of Way
An officer spoke with three individuals that got lost while walking on the train tracks, not dressed for cold weather, and not wearing masks. The group was returned to their intended location.
>> Feb 8, 2021
4:19 p.m., Stearns
Environmental Health and Safety responded to a report of an animal in a room.
>> Feb 11, 2021
9:36 a.m., Alumni Lot
An officer responded to a minor motor vehicle accident with no injuries.
>> Feb 13, 2021
8:20 p.m., Hills Lot
An officer spoke with the operator of a vehicle and found they were not affiliated with the College. The individual left upon the officers’ request.
>>Feb 14, 2021
11:20 a.m., Greenway Building B
An officer responded to an alarm and found it was set off accidentally by burnt food.
9:10 p.m., Cohan
Residential Life staff confiscated a table used for drinking games. The table is secured in police storage.