News

Crime and Incident

Criminal Mischief

Feb. 17, 2011

University police responded to the Cut for a report that someone had painted some of the figures on the Walking to the Sky statue.

This incident is still under investigation.

Bike Theft

Feb. 17, 2011

University police received a report of a stolen bike from the Hamerschlag House bike racks.

The bike was registered with the Carnegie Mellon police department. No physical evidence was found on the scene.

Suspicious Person

Feb. 17, 2011

There was a report of a suspicious male in the Purnell Center basement who was confused and wouldn’t respond to questions.

It was determined that this incident was related to a call that the Pittsburgh police were investigating regarding a missing autistic teen.

Pittsburgh police were contacted and the teen was turned over to them.

Suspicious Activity

Feb. 19, 2011

University police responded to the sound of breaking glass coming from the area of Devon Street, and a university security guard witnessed people running away.

Officers caught up to the persons involved and questioned them. It was found that the one of the actors was under age and under the influence of alcohol.

One citation was issued. No damaged property was located.

Suspicious Activity

Feb. 22, 2011

Police responded to the Gates Center for a report of someone using one of the public bathrooms as an office and spending several hours a day there.

Upon arrival, university police spoke with the involved party and a referral was made to Student Life.

Suspicious Activity

Feb. 23, 2011

ISS workers reported that someone was whispering to them through the vent in a women’s bathroom in Wean Hall, harassing and frightening them.

This case is still under investigation.

Theft

Feb. 23, 2011

Officers responded to the Gates Hillman Complex for a report of a theft of an iPhone. The phone was left unattended on top of a microwave in a common area.

This case is still under investigation.