Crime & Incident

April 16, 2007
at 2:37 a.m.

University Police received a call reporting vehicles blocking the roadway on Tech Street. Police advised the caller that buggy participants had permits allowing them to occupy the road from midnight to 6 a.m. all week.

Noise Complaint
April 16, 2007
at 3:15 a.m.

University Police received complaints from Morewood residents reporting excessive noise coming from Midway. Police advised those working on Midway to keep the noise level down during quiet hours.

Noise Complaint
April 17, 2007
at 1:28 a.m.

A student in Welch House complained of loud noise coming from a neighboring room. The police suspected a party, investigated, and caught four students smoking in the room. Police issued the students a warning.

Fire Alarm
April 17, 2007
at 8:37 p.m.

University Police were notified that a smoke detector on the second floor of Resnik House had been activated, setting off the building’s fire alarm. Police arrived on the scene and checked and cleared the area. The alarm was declared accidental.

April 19, 2007
at 12:36 p.m.

A vehicle was reported in front of Smith Hall containing a suspicious package. The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police blocked off the area and locked down the Collaborative Innovation Center. Faculty and staff with offices in Smith Hall were advised to leave the building. Police shut down vehicular and pedestrian access to Forbes Avenue between Craig Street and Morewood Avenue. Police found the device to be harmless. The suspicious vehicle was towed. Police arrested the driver of the vehicle for disorderly conduct and possession of a facsimile of a weapon of mass destruction.

April 19, 2007
at 10:47 p.m.

A student reported to University Police that her bookbag was missing. The student had last seen the bag when she had placed it under her desk. The bag has not yet been found.

Disorderly Conduct
April 20, 2007
at 2:30 p.m.

A woman was found trying to break down a door to a Margaret Morrison apartment. The actor was described as having brown hair and wearing dark jeans and a sweater. University Police reprimanded the woman.