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Crime and Incident

Alcohol Amnesty

Sept. 4, 2011

Officers and EMS were dispatched to Morewood Gardens because a female student was ill and unconscious due to alcohol. The student was transported to Shadyside Hospital. No citations were issued because alcohol amnesty applied.

Alcohol Amnesty

Sept. 4, 2011

Carnegie Mellon Police and EMS reported to Morewood Gardens because of an injured and intoxicated student. The student reported drinking 10 beers; he stated that he slipped and fell in the multi-purpose room and cut his chin on the floor. He was transported to Presbyterian Hospital by Pittsburgh medics because the injury required stitches. No citations were issued because alcohol amnesty applied.

Alcohol Amnesty

Sept. 5, 2011

A student became intoxicated at a friend’s off-campus house and got lost on the way home. While trying to get home, he fell and cut his face. He called another friend to come and get him. The friend summoned University Police. EMS treated the injuries, and no citations were issued because of alcohol amnesty.

Theft

Sept. 6, 2011

A student reported that when he left the fourth floor of the Gates Hillman Complex, he inadvertently left his cell phone on the arm rest of the chair he was sitting on. When he returned a short time later, the phone was gone. The phone was not turned in to lost and found. This matter is under investigation.

Underage Drinking

Sept. 7, 2011

A Carnegie Mellon officer noticed a small group of people, one of whom was a woman who appeared to be intoxicated and who was throwing up on the sidewalk. The officer stopped to assist. Two of the females were under 21 and both were in possession of false IDs. Each student received two citations.

Theft

Sept. 8, 2011

An ISS employee reported the theft of cash from her purse while it was locked in a storage closet while she worked at Resnik House. This case is under investigation.

Public Drunkeness

Sept. 9, 2011

A passerby reported to a university police officer that they had just witnessed a male smash the glass of the bus stop located at Fifth Avenue and North Craig Street with a hammer. The officer located a male matching the given description. The male was found to be heavily intoxicated, bleeding, and in possession of a hammer. The male was arrested and charged with criminal mischief, public drunkenness, disorderly conduct, and possession of instruments of a crime. He was processed and lodged in the Allegheny County Jail to await arraignment.