Crime and Incident

Attempted Burglary

Oct. 16, 2010

Pittsburgh Police requested that University Police respond to a burglary in progress at a house on Wilkins Avenue, as the suspect in question claimed to be a Carnegie Mellon student.

The suspect appeared to be intoxicated and no identification could be made. The suspect was reported to have been pulling on a screen door and trying to enter the house at the time the Pittsburgh Police were called. The suspect was taken to Allegheny County Jail.

Underage Drinking

Oct. 17, 2010

While on a routine patrol of the East Campus Garage, University Police found a group of students on the roof of the parking garage. One student was in possession of an alcoholic beverage and was under the age of 21. As a result, the individual was issued a citation for underage drinking and the alcoholic beverage was disposed of.

Noise Complaint

Oct. 17, 2010

Pittsburgh Police and University Police responded to a party at a house on Beeler Street. Fifty to 60 people were cleared from the house. All residents were Carnegie Mellon students.

Fire Alarm

Oct. 17, 2010

University Police along with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire responded to Sigma Alpha Epsilon for a fire alarm. Upon arrival, there was no smoke or fire, but officers discovered that someone intentionally discharged a fire extinguisher in the hallway. As a result, the area was ventilated.


Oct. 17, 2010

Police responded to the lawn in front of Donner House for a report that one of the building’s hammocks was stolen. The hammock was later found on the rear patio of Hamerschlag House. Arrangements were made for its safe return.

Suspicious Person

Oct. 19, 2010

University Police, along with Pittsburgh Police, responded to the area of Fifth Avenue between Neville Street and Morewood Avenue for a report of a white male carrying a handgun. Two people who matched the description of the suspect were stopped and questioned, but it was determined that neither was the suspect in question.