Crime and Incident

Bicycle Theft

April 7, 2012

University Police were notified that a bicycle was stolen from the Merson Courtyard. Upon arrival, officers noticed that one bicycle was stolen with the front tire still locked up to the rack and a second bicycle had its front tire stolen with the rest of the bicycle left attached to the rack.

Disorderly Conduct

April 7, 2012

University Police responded to Webster Hall for a report of a University of Pittsburgh student who was running through multiple hallways and knocking on doors and creating a disturbance. The student was located and was somewhat incoherent. He admitted to smoking marijuana earlier. The male was turned over to the University of Pittsburgh police and will be cited for disorderly conduct.

Disorderly Conduct

April 8, 2012

University Police were called to the Gates Center for a report of students who were riding wheeled chairs down the helix walkway.
Upon arrival, officers met with the students who admitted to riding the chairs. It was explained to the students that it was dangerous and unacceptable behavior. A report was made and the students were warned that if they were caught again they would be cited.

Bomb Threat

April 9, 2012

At 5:53 p.m., University Police responded to a request for assistance from Pittsburgh police, who had been called to the Starbucks coffee shop located at the intersection of S. Craig and Forbes Streets regarding a bomb threat. The area was secured and searched. No suspicious devices were found.

Bicycle Theft Arrest

April 9, 2012

At approximately 9:55 p.m., University Police and Pittsburgh police were notified of a suspicious male near the Webster Hall bike racks with a cutting instrument in his hand. A university officer located a male fitting the description on N. Craig Street. It was determined that the male was in possession of a stolen bicycle. The suspect was arrested and taken to Allegheny County Jail.


April 10, 2012

A professor reported that a guitar valued at $300 was stolen from his office in Posner Hall sometime between March 2 and last Tuesday. The case is under investigation.

Aggressive Pan-handling

April 11, 2012

University Police responded for a report of a male that was pan-handling aggressively on Margaret Morrison Street. The male was given a defiant trespass warning and told not to return to campus.