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Crime & Incident

Armed Robbery
March 23, 2013
University Police were summoned to take a report of an armed robbery. A student stated that while leaving a party on Wilkins Avenue, a black male in a silver sedan pulled alongside the sidewalk and offered the student a ride back to campus. Due to the student being intoxicated, he only recalled various parts of his encounter with this unknown male. The student does remember the male pulling out a handgun and ordering him to hand over all of his personal belongings. The unknown male then ordered the student out of the vehicle. This investigation is ongoing.

Assisting an Outside Agency (Noise Complaint)
March 24, 2013
University Police assisted the Pittsburgh Police in handling a noise complaint at 5324 Beeler Street. The residence was cited by city police for a violation of the city ordinance related to “noise complaints.” While inside the residence, officers confiscated a street sign that was unlawfully removed from the area near the Collaborative Innovation Center garage entrance off Boundary Street. Additional charges may be filed.

Theft
March 25, 2013
University Police were summoned to the Peter Room at the University Center to take a theft report. The student stated that he left his backpack unattended at approximately 3 p.m. inside the room. The student returned 30 minutes later to find the backpack missing.

Odor of Marijuana
March 26, 2013
The police were summoned to the third floor of the Residence on Fifth in reference to an odor of marijuana. University Police made contact with two individuals who were in possession and were smoking marijuana in their friend’s room. Both individuals and the student who permitted the individuals to smoke marijuana in the room were cited for disorderly conduct.

Theft
March 28, 2013
University Police were contacted after a graduate student’s laptop was taken from her seventh floor Wean Hall desk. The laptop was said to have been taken any time in the five days following March 22. This investigation is ongoing.

Defiant Trespass
March 28, 2013
University Police were summoned to the Greek Quad after reports were made of a male taking pictures of various sorority buildings. The police arrived and detained the male until he was properly identified. The male was issued a defiant trespass letter, prohibiting him from entering property leased or owned by Carnegie Mellon in the future.

Theft
March 28, 2013
A student summoned University Police to Hamburg Hall in reference to a theft report. The student stated that at approximately 2 p.m. he received a phone call. The student left his book bag and jacket on the ground near the east wing doors inside Hamburg Hall and exited into the parking area to hear the caller. When the student returned 5 minutes later his book bag was gone. The book bag was described as a Swiss backpack that contained a laptop, iPod, and some money. This investigation is ongoing.

Theft
March 28, 2013
University Police were summoned to the University Center information desk in response to a stolen laptop report. The reporting person stated that she left her laptop unattended for approximately 90 minutes in the second floor women's restroom. It was gone when she returned to retrieve it.