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Crime & Incident

Warrant Arrest

Jan. 12, 2013

At approximately 2:15 a.m., a University Police sergeant on patrol observed a vehicle traveling the wrong way on Forbes Avenue and conducted a traffic stop. The sergeant determined that the passenger had an outstanding warrant in Florida for felony battery. The suspect was taken into custody and transported to Allegheny County Jail to await extradition by Florida authorities.

Aggravated Assault on a Police Officer

Jan. 12, 2013

University Police responded to the Margaret Morrison Apartments on a call of an intoxicated student needing medical treatment. EMS was on scene attempting to render aid; however, the student had become combative. Police attempted to restrain the student and he began to fight, biting one officer and attempting to bite a second officer, who was also kicked in the leg during the incident.

The subject was restrained and transported to a hospital for treatment. Following his release from the hospital, the student was arrested and charged with two counts of aggravated assault. He was transported to the Allegheny County Jail.

Burglary

Jan. 14, 2013

University Police responded to Webster Hall after a student reported a burglary. The student reported to officers that he fell asleep at approximately 12:30 p.m. and when he woke up at 3:30 p.m., he discovered that his MacBook Pro was missing and $40 had been taken from his wallet. His roommate later reported that his iPad had also been taken in the burglary. The door to the apartment had been unlocked at the time of the burglary.

Burglary

Jan. 14, 2013

University Police responded to Resnik House to take a burglary report. The student reported that he left his room at approximately 12:30 p.m. and when he returned at 4 p.m., he discovered that his MacBook Pro was missing.

One of the victim’s roommates was home sleeping at the time. The door to the room had been unlocked.

Disorderly Conduct

Jan. 14, 2013

University Police responded to Mudge House on a report from a Resident Assistant that a student appeared to having mental health issues. Further investigation revealed the student and two of his friends had been smoking marijuana. All three persons are being cited for disorderly conduct.

Burglary

Jan. 16, 2013

Two students reported that a jar of change was taken from a desk and $40 in cash was stolen out of a wallet in their apartment.
They reported that they went to sleep at 1:30 a.m. and discovered the thefts at around 6:15 p.m. Their apartment door had been left unlocked.