News

Crime and Incident

Property Damage

Feb. 10, 2011

University Police responded to the Gates Center fifth floor for a report of damage caused when a reception desk was moved.

The desk had been secured to the floor with construction adhesive, and the floor was damaged when it was moved. The incident is still under investigation.

Theft

Feb. 14, 2011

It was reported to University Police that between 4 p.m. on Feb. 6 and 1 p.m. on Feb. 7, a GPS unit was stolen from a vehicle parked in the Greek Quadrangle.

No other items were missing from the vehicle. The case is still under investigation.

Assault

Feb. 15, 2011

A student reported to the University Police station that he had been assaulted at his residence on Beeler Street in the early morning hours on Feb. 13. This case was referred to Pittsburgh police due to jurisdictional issues.

Disorderly Conduct

Feb. 16, 2011

University Police responded to the main lobby at 4615 Forbes Ave. for a report of a male who was being verbally abusive and physically threatening to the employees in the area.

The actor was identified, and University Police are following up on the incident.

Suspicious Activity

Feb. 16, 2011

A Carnegie Mellon student received a suspicious e-mail response to a rental ad placed on Craigslist. The e-mail requested a financial transaction that is suspected to be a fraud.

The incident is still under investigation.

Fire Alarm Activation

Feb. 16, 2011

University Police responded to Morewood Gardens for a fire alarm activation.

No smoke or fire was found when officers arrived on the scene. Carnegie Mellon electricians were called to check the fire alarm system.

Fire Alarm Activation

Feb. 16, 2011

University Police responded to 4615 Forbes Ave. in regard to a fire alarm activation. Employees from the Marshall Elevator Service were on scene fixing the elevators, and they accidently tripped the fire alarm.