News

Crime and Incident

Disorderly Conduct

Oct. 1, 2012

At 1:25 a.m., University Police responded to Scobell House on a report of two males ripping down the name signs from students’ doors and trying to overturn a canopy swing outside. The officers were able to locate and identify the two individuals involved, both of whom are Carnegie Mellon students. The men continued to be rude and disorderly in the presence of the officers and were both issued citations for disorderly conduct.

Public Drunkenness

Oct. 2, 2012

University Police responded to Dunmoyle Street to assist Pittsburgh Police officers who had identified a male sleeping on a porch as a Carnegie Mellon student, but couldn’t determine where he lived. The student was cited for public drunkenness and was transported home.

Simple Assault/Harassment

Oct. 2, 2012

A Carnegie Mellon student, who resides at Hamerschlag House, filed a police report with University Police accusing his roommate of assaulting him after a series of disagreements. The student reported that he was kicked in the leg and had his finger twisted. The reporting party has been assigned temporary housing elsewhere on campus. Charges are pending a decision on prosecution from the reporting party.

This case has also been referred to Student Life Office for internal discipline.

Smoke/Fire

Oct. 2, 2012

At 4:47 a.m., University Police and Facilities Management Services responded to a report of smoke filling the lobby of the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation Building, located at 4615 Forbes Ave. The problem was determined to be the elevator, which was subsequently taken out of service for repairs. Fans were used to clear the smoke from the lobby.

Theft

Oct. 4, 2012

The president of the Carnegie Mellon Online Gaming Society reported that someone stole a green hand truck from the club’s storage area in the University Center between Aug. 30 and Sept. 1. The hand truck is valued at $80 and has “OGS” written on it in marker.

Theft

Oct. 4, 2012

University Police took a theft report from staff at Hunt Library. It was reported that a wireless keyboard was stolen from the fourth floor between 8 p.m. Wednesday night and 11 a.m. Thursday morning.

Possession of Marijuana

Oct. 4, 2012

University Police responded to Hamerschlag House on a request to assist a student who had locked himself out of his room. Upon arriving, the officers found that the student had already gained entry to the room, but the officers detected the odor of burnt marijuana. Further investigation resulted in the seizure of a small amount of marijuana and paraphernalia. The student will be cited for disorderly conduct.