News

Crime and Incident

Individuals on UC Roof

Oct. 20, 2012

University Police responded to the University Center for a report of individuals spitting off the roof. Officers located multiple individuals who denied spitting off the roof. The students were cited using Carnegie Mellon internal discipline citations for accessing the University Center roof.

Theft in Progress

Oct. 22. 2012

University Police were summoned to the Hill dorms and Margaret Morrison Street for a report of two males stealing furniture from the Hamerschlag dorm. Officers were unable to locate the perpetrators, but they recovered a stolen bean bag chair, which was placed back into Hamerschlag. Officers took statements from two bystanders; however, police do not have any suspects at this time.

Defiant Trespass

Oct. 22, 2012

An 18-year-old male Carnegie Mellon nonaffiliate was arrested for defiant trespass. The male was given multiple verbal warnings by police that he is prohibited on any Carnegie Mellon property. University Police received information that the male was staying in Morewood Gardens with a Carnegie Mellon student. Further investigation of the incident resulted in the male being arrested and lodged in the Allegheny County Jail.

Theft

Oct. 23, 2012

University Police were summoned to Wean Hall to take a theft of property report for a stolen computer. The reporting person is uncertain where the computer is, stating it has been two weeks since he remembers seeing it. The computer has been reported stolen, and an investigation is being conducted by University Police.

Solicitation to Buy Marijuana

Oct. 23, 2012

At 7:20 p.m., University Police responded to the fraternity quad on a report of a 61-year-old female approaching students and attempting to buy marijuana. University Police obtained a description of the suspect and her vehicle and stopped her a short distance away. The female claimed to be attempting to buy marijuana for a friend who suffers from depression. University officers issued a defiant trespass warning and notified her that she would be arrested if she returned to Carnegie Mellon property.

Trash Fire

Oct. 24, 2012

At 1:49 p.m., University Police responded to Morewood Gardens due to a reported trash fire. Officers found that a student had attached a hose from Morewood Gardens to a spigot and extinguished the fire prior to police arrival. The cause of the fire is unknown.