News

Crime and Incident

Theft

Jan. 4, 2010

University Police received a report that a bike was stolen from the UC bike rack.

Attempted Forcible Entry

Jan. 5, 2010

University Police responded to an attempted burglary at Woodlawn Apartments.

Suspicious Person

Jan. 5, 2010

A suspicious male wearing jeans with paint on them and a black ski cap was reported to University Police. The person in question was reported as being on the second floor of Porter Hall; however, when police arrived, the area was empty.

Property Damage

Jan. 6, 2010

A student reported a broken skylight in his Doherty Hall studio. Police determined that the damage was caused by accumulating snow.

Fire Alarm

Jan. 7, 2010

An alarm went off in the College of Fine Arts. Police and fire personnel determined the smoke to be coming from a burning motor within the elevator shaft. The elevator was shut off and is out of service until further notice.

Suspicious Person

Jan. 8, 2010

A suspicious male was reported attempting to enter the Mellon Institute with an expired student ID. No record was found of the man, so police confiscated the ID and advised the man to go to a homeless shelter.

Fire Alarm

Jan. 8, 2010

A fire alarm was triggered in the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity house. Police determined that freon leaking from an old fridge activated the alarm.

Vehicle Stop

Jan. 10, 2010

University Police investigated a vehicle parked on Frew Street. Several male students from the University of Pittsburgh were found snowboarding nearby.

Fire Alarm

Jan. 10, 2010

A fire alarm was activated in Donner House. No smoke was found, and it was determined that the alarm was the result of an electrical problem.

Fire Alarm

Jan. 11, 2010

University Police responded to a false fire alarm at the Software Engineering Institute. Students were found to be burning materials in the basement. No damage was found, so the alarm was reset.

Theft

Jan. 13, 2010

A student reported that his wallet was stolen from the University Center.