Crime and Incident

Traffic Stop

Feb. 17, 2012

University Police initiated a traffic stop on the 4800 block of Forbes Avenue on a vehicle that was traveling at a high rate of speed. The officer determined that the driver’s operating privilege was under suspension, and the vehicle inspection and emissions stickers on the vehicle were expired. The vehicle was driven from the scene by a licensed driver and citations were issued.

Odor of Marijuana

Feb. 17, 2012

Officers responded to Resnik House for a report of an odor of marijuana. Officers were able to locate the room that was the source of the odor, and spoke with the residents of the room. One resident admitted to smoking marijuana and was issued a Carnegie Mellon internal citation.


Feb. 18, 2012

A student reported that he was receiving threatening text messages from an unknown person. Inappropriate threats and pictures were being sent. The student did not recognize the number that the messages were being sent from, and believed that they were sent to him by mistake. This case is still under investigation.


Feb. 18, 2012

A Carnegie Mellon student reported to University Police that, while he was exercising at the University Center at approximately 3 p.m., he and his friend left the fitness room for 30 minutes to go to the cardio room. When he returned to the fitness room, he found his wallet on the floor by a trash can and $180 had been stolen from the wallet.

Alcohol Amnesty

Feb. 19, 2012

University Police and Carnegie Mellon EMS were summoned to Margaret Morrison Plaza for a call of a highly intoxicated 19-year-old male who was semi-conscious. The male was transported to UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. No citations were issued because the alcohol amnesty program was applied.

Odor of Marijuana

Feb. 21, 2012

During routine patrol, officers noticed an odor of marijuana outside in the Peace Garden area above Posner Center. A marijuana cigarette was found in the vicinity of three males, one of whom admitted to smoking marijuana. Citations were issued.

Vehicle Damage

Feb. 22, 2012

Officers responded to the East Campus Garage for a report of vehicle damage. Upon arrival, officers were able to locate the possible vehicle and persons responsible for the damage, and insurance information was exchanged.