On Tuesday, March 31, after 42 and a half years on the job, Sgt. Robert McCarthy retired from the Tufts University Police Department. For years, he collaborated with the Tufts Observer , giving us the most entertaining—and strange—police reports that TUPD encounters on the job. He shook our hands and told us sincerely: “This was
Sherlock Stoned Thursday, January 15th, 9:34pm Officers arrived at Tilton Hall in response to a report of the smell of marijuana. They quickly located the room from which the smell emanated. The officers questioned the resident, who said that he smoked outside, claiming that the smell “must have drifted up to the window.” However, the
Sunday October 5, 12:20am Officers apprehended a young man using the President’s Lawn as his personal restroom. When asked what he was doing, the man paused for a moment to consider before saying, “I had to pee.” At least he was honest. Thursday October 9, 12:36am Officers received a report of three students on the roof of
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