News

Crime and Incident

Theft

Nov. 3, 2011

University Police were called for a report of stolen computer equipment from Doherty Hall. The theft occurred overnight between Nov. 2 and Nov. 3. This case is still under investigation.

Suspicious Person

Nov. 3, 2011

It was reported to University Police that a female lied to the CIC building security officer about being a new cleaning person. She attempted to get into the Disney Research offices. A report was taken, and a photo and physical description have been distributed so officers can be on the lookout for her.

Odor of Marijuana

Nov. 3, 2011

Officers responded to Mudge House for a report of an odor of marijuana. After contacting the students involved, the officers issued the residents in the room citations for disorderly conduct.

Vehicle Break-In

Nov. 5, 2011

University Police took a report that someone had broken into the rear passenger window of a vehicle parked in the East Campus Garage and had stolen a laptop. The laptop’s case was later recovered and turned in. This investigation is still ongoing.

Harassment

Nov. 6, 2011

Carnegie Mellon officers responded to Shady Oak Apartments for an incident of harassment by communication. A female reported that an unknown male had been texting her and referenced the area and building she lived in. Follow-up investigation identified the two men who were responsible. Prosecution was declined and warnings were issued.

Disorderly Conduct

Nov. 7, 2011

Police were alerted to an incident that occurred at the Fairfax Apartments in which an unidentified male, who was believed to be a Carnegie Mellon student, became upset over a malfunctioning dryer. The male became verbally abusive to two of the apartment staff members. University Police are working with the staff in an attempt to identify this person.