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Crime and Incident

Alcohol Amnesty

Oct. 6, 2012

University Police and Carnegie Mellon EMS were summoned to Morewood Gardens E-Tower for an intoxicated student who had become ill. The male was treated by Carnegie Mellon EMS and left in the care of his roommate. Alcohol Amnesty applied to this incident, and no citations were issued.

Alcohol Amnesty

Oct. 6, 2012

University Police and Carnegie Mellon EMS were summoned to McGill House to tend to an intoxicated student who had become ill.

The female student was treated by medics on scene and left in the care of her RA. Alcohol Amnesty applied to this incident.

Underage Drinking/Disorderly Conduct

Oct. 7, 2012

A Carnegie Mellon student is being issued five citations for two separate encounters with the police. The student was originally observed urinating in public on Beeler Street. He was found to be underage, and had been drinking.

Two hours later, as Pittsburgh Police and University Police were responding to a noise complaint on Beeler Street, the same student was observed knocking over traffic cones and barricades that had been placed at a sidewalk construction site. The male attempted to flee on foot, but was apprehended after a short pursuit and was issued additional citations.

Public Drunkenness

Oct. 7, 2012

A University Police officer on patrol on Devonshire Road noticed a female lying on the ground. The officer stopped to check on her well-being and found her to be visibly intoxicated. Carnegie Mellon EMS responded to the scene to treat the female. She was escorted to her residence by University Police and will be cited for public drunkenness.

Natural Gas Odor

Oct. 9, 2012

University Police were summoned to the rear of the Residence on Fifth for an odor of natural gas. University Police responded and contacted the gas company for assistance. University Police remained on scene until Equitable and People’s Gas personnel arrived to address the issue.

Credit Card Fraud

Oct. 9, 2012

A Carnegie Mellon student reported that he used his credit card at KFC at 4:30 p.m. The student accidentally left his card at the restaurant, and he cancelled it when he discovered it missing at 11:30 p.m. He checked his account online and learned that the card had been fraudulently used for three purchases at Family Dollar, for a total of $99.36. This case was referred to Pittsburgh Police.