News

Crime and Incident

Disorderly Conduct
1 October 2005 at
00:31

A group of five or six male students were reported to have broken a gate near CFA while moving a cart of lumber. A group on the fraternity quad was described as having a similar cart, and when police arrived at the quad the students admitted to breaking the gate, which they had with them. A CMU citation was issued, the gate was left in the parking office, and Student Life was notified.

Disorderly Conduct
2 October 2005 at
02:45

Campus Police received several calls concerning a group of male students fighting in the UC turnaround. When police arrived, they saw two people running away from the area towards Skibo gym. One of the students stopped and was issued a citation, while the other continued to evade police until he struck his head on the wall of Skibo Gym. EMS was called to treat the student?s injury. He was transported to UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, and later to the Allegheny County Jail.

Disorderly Conduct
2 October 2005 at
03:21

A large fight was reported off campus on Beeler Street. Campus Police was requested to back up city police, and the actors dispersed when police units arrived.

Forced Entry and Burglary
2 October 2005 at
05:18

Residents of Shady Oak Apartments reported seeing an unknown man in a blue flannel shirt attempting to break into a basement apartment. Police attempted to call the apartment?s residents but received no answer. When police arrived, they found that several items had been stolen from the apartment?s bedroom while residents were asleep in it. The man was not found, but police discovered that he had broken into the apartment through a window, stepped over the residents, taken several items and then fled in an unknown direction. Apparently, the actor had attempted to steal a laptop, but dropped it outside. However, he did steal a wallet and a cell phone. Housefellow Thomas Witholt was notified.

Vehicle Accident
3 October 2005 at
07:11

Witnesses reported that an individual was struck by a car on Forbes Avenue outside Doherty Apartments. The victim suffered only minor abrasions and declined medical treament from Student Health Services. The driver of the car was not cited.

Forced Entry and Burglary
4 October 2005 at
15:15

A student in Mudge notified Campus police that an unknown actor, described as a black man in his 20s wearing jean shorts and a red polo shirt, attempted to break into his room through the window while the student was in it. The man then fled in an unknown direction. When police arrived, they found that the man had actually stolen a laptop from a neighboring empty room before being noticed. He was not apprehended.