News

Crime and Incident

Suspicious Person

Jan. 9, 2012

A middle-aged white male with a fedora and a long black coat was spotted in the second-floor women’s restroom in Hunt Library. The male told an employee that he was checking the paper towel machine and was gone upon police arrival.

Suspicious Person

Jan. 10, 2012

Officers received information that a black male wearing a black coat was attempting to open the main entrance to the Software Engineering Institute building after hours.

Officers arrived and identified the man, who claimed he was homeless and was trying to get warm.

Officers offered the man assistance in finding a shelter for the night, but the man refused.

Loud Party

Jan. 11, 2012

University Police assisted Pittsburgh Police at a loud party on Beeler Street following reports of excessive noise and people streaking through the house.

Officers broke up the party upon arrival. Three persons were cited by the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police.

Fire

Jan. 11, 2012

Carnegie Mellon officers, along with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire, responded to the Mellon Institute for a report of an active fire within a lab. The fire was contained and all proper city and university notifications were made. The Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire cleared the building and authorized a reset of the alarm.

Suspicious Persons

Jan. 16, 2012

Carnegie Mellon police responded to Baker Hall for a report of three suspicious persons wandering the halls after hours.

They were described as a white male in his mid- to late thirties with short dark hair wearing all black clothing, a black male in his thirties with long dreadlocks, and a white female in her mid- to late thirties with long blonde hair wearing all dark clothing. The trio was seen in areas of Baker Hall, Porter Hall, and Wean Hall after midnight.

Odor of Marijuana

Jan. 16, 2012

University Police responded to Scobell House for a report of an odor of marijuana. Upon officers’ arrival, three students admitted to smoking marijuana.
The students’ contraband was seized and they received citations for disorderly conduct.