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Campus Crime & Incident Reports

Assisting an Outside Agency
Oct. 27, 2013

A University Police officer assisted in apprehending a burglary suspect just past 6 a.m. The officer heard the description of the suspect on a Pittsburgh Police radio channel. The officer saw a male matching the description traveling west on Forbes Avenue, and he physically detained the suspect after the suspect resisted. Pittsburgh Police officers responded as back up, and took the suspect into custody. The suspect was wanted in relation to a residential burglary on the 5500 block of Forbes Avenue.

Massage Table Theft
Oct. 28, 2013

Carnegie Mellon police officers responded to a report of a stolen massage table. The victim of the theft stated that the massage table was stolen between 5:30–6 a.m. The table had been left unattended under the Gesling Stadium bleachers.

Harassment
Oct. 28, 2013

A Carnegie Mellon student summoned University Police to file a harassment report. The student was sitting on a bench outside of Hunt Library when a white woman 50–60 years old approached her and demanded that she “give her popcorn.” The victim stated that the woman continued to harass her regarding the popcorn she had with her. University Police was contacted hours later, and could not locate the female.

Cardboard Cutout Theft
Oct. 31, 2013

University Center management summoned University Police regarding a 6’ tall cardboard cutout of Scotty, the Carnegie Mellon mascot, being stolen. The cutout was taken from the entrance of the University Center’s Connan Room. According to University Center Management, the cardboard cutout was placed at the entrance of the Connan Room at 7:30 a.m. They realized the cutout was stolen at 1 p.m. This investigation is ongoing.

Cash Theft
Oct. 31, 2013

A Carnegie Mellon student and member of the Delta Tau Delta fraternity reported a theft of cash from a fraternity fundraiser fund. According to the student, between 11 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28 and 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, $110 was stolen from a money bag sitting in the Delta Tau Delta fraternity house kitchen.

Cell Phone Theft
Nov. 1, 2013

University Police received a report of a stolen cell phone from a contracted cleaning employee. Upon investigation, University Police determined that a member of the same cleaning crew had stolen the cell phone. Officers placed the suspect under arrest hours after the initial theft report. The suspect was taken to the Allegheny County Jail and is being charged with theft.