Crime and Incident

Bicycle Theft

Nov. 10, 2011

Carnegie Mellon police took a report of a stolen blue, seven-speed, BMX-style bicycle that was taken between 10 p.m. and 2 a.m. in front of Shirley Apartments. The bicycle had been secured to a parking meter with a cable lock. The brand and serial number of the bicycle were unknown.

Suspicious Person

Nov. 11, 2011

During routine patrol, a housing guard found a male sleeping on the second floor of Morewood Gardens E Tower. Police identified the male and found that he was not affiliated with Carnegie Mellon. He was escorted off campus and given a defiant trespass warning letter.

Alcohol Amnesty

Nov. 12, 2011

University Police and EMS responded to Hamerschlag House for an intoxicated male student who had become ill from over-indulging in alcohol. EMS workers determined that the male needed further medical treatment. Pittsburgh EMS was summoned to the scene, and workers transported the male to Presbyterian Hospital. No citations were issued because of alcohol amnesty.

Hit and Run

Nov. 12, 2011

Officers responded to the Greek Quad for a report that a vehicle hit a parked car in the fraternity driveway and drove away.


Nov. 12, 2011

A Carnegie Mellon student reported that someone stole a furry mustache bumper decoration, valued at $80, from the front of her Volkswagen Beetle. The vehicle was parked in the Greek Quad, and the theft occurred between midnight and 3 p.m.


Nov. 13, 2011

A Carnegie Mellon student reported that the contents of her wallet were stolen while she was at a party at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon house. This case is under investigation.


Nov. 14, 2011

AB Tech members reported to University Police that a speaker and its case were taken from Room 228 in the University Center on Nov. 11. It was later reported that the equipment had not been stolen, but borrowed.


Nov. 14, 2011

Carnegie Mellon police responded to a burglary report that several RAM cards and hard drives were removed from a lab in Wean Hall. This case is under investigation.


Nov. 15, 2011

A Carnegie Mellon student reported to university officers that he was walking across the Mall when he was punched in the chest by a former classmate in an unprovoked assault. The name of the suspect was unknown; however, the victim feels that he will be able to ascertain the suspect’s identity and will report the information to police.