News

Crime and Incident

Traffic Enforcement

Oct. 6, 2011

University Police initiated a traffic stop at the intersection of Frew and Tech streets on a vehicle that failed to stop at the stop sign. Officers also learned that the driver was driving with a suspended license. The driver was cited and the vehicle was released to a valid licensed driver.

Vehicle Break-in

Oct. 8, 2011

One of the Carnegie Mellon Shuttle/Escort buses was broken into while parked in the Morewood lot. Items were stolen from the vehicle. This incident is under investigation.

Vehicle Damage

Oct. 8, 2011

Carnegie Mellon Police were dispatched to the East Campus Garage for a report of vehicle damage. Photos of the vehicle were taken and a report was filed.

Fire Alarm Activation

Oct. 8, 2011

University Police and the Pittsburgh City Fire Department were dispatched to Margaret Morrison Apartments for a fire alarm activation. It was determined that the alarm was set off by an unauthorized use of a fog machine.

Vehicle Damage

Oct. 9, 2011

There was a report of vehicle damage and possible vandalism on Tech Street. Carnegie Mellon officers were unable to determine if the damage was caused by vandalism or a defective sunroof. A report was filed.

Vandalism

Oct. 10, 2011

Carnegie Mellon Police were dispatched to the Donner Ditch for a report of possible vandalism to the Children’s School playground. Sod was damaged when unknown persons jumped the fence. This case is still under investigation.

Power Outage

Oct. 10, 2011

Many campus buildings were part of a power failure caused by an unspecified explosion on Centre Avenue. Power was restored shortly after the outage.