News

Crime and Incident

Prohibited Solicitation

Oct. 26, 2011

Carnegie Mellon Police responded to the University Center’s complaint that a group of students were selling nachos without permission. Upon arrival, officers found that the students were cleaning up because the staff had told them to leave.

The group was cooperative and told the officers that they thought they were allowed to sell nachos for a class project. They stated that they believed they followed the proper protocol and there must have been a misunderstanding between them and the staff. No further action was taken.

Theft

Oct. 27, 2011

University Police received a report that a laptop was stolen from the Purnell Center for the Arts.

This theft is under investigation. The laptop’s serial and model numbers were given to police.

Alcohol Amnesty

Oct. 28, 2011

Carnegie Mellon Police were called to the Alpha Chi Omega sorority house at 3:53 a.m. when a resident of the house found an unconscious male in the yard when she was leaving for work. The male was found to be heavily intoxicated and was transported to a hospital for treatment. No citations were issued as the university’s amnesty policy was applied.

Vandalism

Oct. 28, 2011

University Police responded to the Hill for a report of two males wearing blazers and dark T-shirts with Sigma Alpha Epsilon logos who threw beer bottles at the Sigma Chi house. The males were identified by witnesses. One male also admitted to putting a banana in the card reader of the house. The males will be cited internally.

Assault

Oct. 29, 2011

University Police were alerted to an assault that occurred at Spirit House earlier in the evening. The victim was treated at Presbyterian Hospital. The ensuing investigation resulted in the arrest of the suspect for aggravated assault. University of Pittsburgh Police assisted in locating the suspect, who was lodged in the Allegheny County Jail to await arraignment.

Missing Person Found

Oct. 30, 2011

Carnegie Mellon Police responded to Fairfax Apartments for a report of what appeared to be a homeless person sleeping in the lobby. The male was checked through the Pennsylvania Department of Justice Network and it was determined that he was listed as a missing person from a personal care home in Canonsburg. A representative from that agency came to campus and picked him up.

Domestic Disturbance

Nov. 2, 2011

Police responded to West Wing for what was reported as a domestic disturbance in progress. Officers arrived and resolved the situation with the help of Student Life.

Theft

Nov. 2, 2011

A student’s laptop and iPad were reported stolen from an office on the second floor of 300 S. Craig Street. The theft occurred between 3 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. This theft is under investigation.