News

Crime and Incident

Traffic Stop

Oct. 23, 2010

University Police stopped a vehicle that had been driving erratically on Forbes Avenue. Further investigation revealed that the driver was under the influence of alcohol and was driving with a suspended license. The driver was arrested for DUI and summary violations.

Theft

Oct. 23, 2010

University Police responded to the University Center men’s locker room for a report of a stolen wallet. The item had been left in a locker, but the locker had been left unlocked.

Theft

Oct. 23, 2010

University Police responded to West Wing regarding a report that clothes had been stolen from the laundry room along with a white plastic laundry basket.

Suspicious Person

Oct. 26, 2010

A suspicious person was reported to be harassing students at Skibo Café in the University Center. The individual was wearing all black with his face covered and was dressed like a ghost. Officers were able to locate the male, who was subsequently identified as a Carnegie Mellon student.

Theft

Oct. 26, 2010

University Police responded to the University Center men’s locker room for a report of a stolen wallet. The wallet was left under a pile of clothes on a bench while the owner showered and was missing upon his return.

Theft Suspect Confesses

Oct. 27, 2010

At 12:58 p.m., University Police responded to a report of a suspicious male loitering in the men’s locker room in the University Center. Police located and interviewed the suspect, who admitted responsibility for six thefts from unlocked lockers in the University Center. Theft, receiving stolen property, and access device fraud charges will be filed against the suspect. The investigation is continuing.

Attempted Theft

Oct. 27, 2010

At 1:28 p.m., University Police responded to Hunt Library regarding a report of an attempted laptop computer theft. The intended victim stated that she had laid her head on the table to nap. She reported that she awakened to find a black male, 40 to 45 years old, wearing a green sweater, with short hair and a slightly heavy build, attempting to steal her Mac Book Pro laptop that she was partially laying on. University Police searched the library and surrounding areas, but could not locate the suspect.