News

Crime and Incident

Public Intoxication

Sept. 22, 2011

Carnegie Mellon Police and Pittsburgh EMS were summoned to the athletic desk in the University Center on a report of an intoxicated male who was passed out nearby. Officers located two male students who had been drinking. After being assessed by EMS, it was determined that one of the males would need to be transported to UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. Both males were cited for underage drinking.

Theft Report

Sept. 22, 2011

University Police responded to a theft report. A student reported that he was on the field at Gesling Stadium with a group of friends. The victim reported that he placed his wallet and cell phone in a pile of belongings of the group in the east end zone and his items were stolen while he was on the field. Officers are investigating the incident.

Recovered Cell Phone

Sept. 23, 2011

Carnegie Mellon Police took possession of a Nokia cell phone with distinctive stickers and foreign script that was left on a shuttle bus. The phone has not been claimed by the owner yet.

Suspicious Vehicle

Sept. 24, 2011

A Carnegie Mellon officer on patrol observed a pickup truck parked at the top of Frew Extension. The driver initially lied to the officer regarding the reason for his being on campus; he later stated that he was homeless and living in his truck. The male was identified and checked for outstanding warrants. He was issued a warning and directed to stay off of campus property.

Elevator Entrapment

Sept. 24, 2011

Carnegie Mellon Police and FMS were called to assist two ETC students who had been trapped in the elevator. They were removed from the elevator in less than 30 minutes.

Disorderly Conduct

Sept. 25, 2011

Officers responded to a report of disorderly conduct. A group of males were making inappropriate remarks to passing females and were displaying signs promoting marijuana use. The group was gone upon officers’ arrival, however they are working on identifying those involved through Student Life.

Medical Assistance

Sept. 26, 2011

There was a report of a student having a seizure in the College of Fine Arts building. Carnegie Mellon Police and EMS were able to aid the student. Pittsburgh first responders arrived and transported the patient to UPMC Presbyterian Hospital for treatment.

Theft

Sept. 27, 2011

University police responded to the University Center after receiving a report of a theft that had just occurred. The officers located an employee in the Merson Courtyard with a male who matched the suspect’s description. The victim was brought to the scene and positively identified the male whom he stated had just stolen his wallet that contained $100 in cash. The suspect was arrested, processed, and transported to the Allegheny County Jail. The male who was with the suspect was not charged, but was given a warning and told not to return to campus property. The wallet and cash were both recovered.