News

Crime and Incident

Theft

Nov. 17, 2011

A female student reported to University Police officers that her Android cell phone was stolen from a shelf while she was working out in the weight room of the University Center. She did not see anyone in the area where the cell phone was being kept. The case is under investigation.

Amnesty

Nov. 20, 2011

Carnegie Mellon police and EMS were dispatched to Donner House for a student who had been at a party on Beeler Street. The student was highly intoxicated and had become ill. Alcohol amnesty was granted and no citations were issued.

Odor of Marijuana

Nov. 20, 2011

Officers responded to the Morewood Gardens dormitory for a report of an odor of marijuana. Upon arrival, officers found a small amount of marijuana and issued a citation for disorderly conduct.

Theft

Nov. 20, 2011

A student reported that his laptop was stolen from Morewood Gardens E Tower lounge. It had been left unattended for approximately 12 hours. The case is under investigation.

Warrant Service

Nov. 21, 2011

University Police was asked to assist a constable who had come to serve a warrant to, and potentially arrest, a student who had failed to respond to a citation and pay his parking fines. Officers assisted in locating the student, who was then given the opportunity to pay the $243 in fines to avoid arrest. The fines were paid.

Rooftop Party

Nov. 21, 2011

At 8:45 p.m., Carnegie Mellon officers were alerted to people who were on the rooftop of the University Center. Officers located three students, who had found a way onto the roof and were smoking cigars for having completed their coursework after a series of “all nighters.” The students were escorted back inside and were issued verbal warnings. The students were also informed that their actions violated the University’s community standards and that the case would be handled internally.

Theft

Nov. 23, 2011

University Police responded to Baker Hall for a theft report. A laptop was reported stolen while left in a lecture room overnight. The room is believed to have been locked following the lecture. This case is under investigation.

Criminal Mischief

Nov. 25, 2011

While on patrol, a Carnegie Mellon officer discovered that the entry gate arm to the East Campus Garage was damaged. A check of the garage’s interior for a suspect vehicle proved negative. The garage was closed until repairs could be made.