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Campus crime & incident reports

Student on LSD
Oct. 4, 2014

University Police, along with CMU EMS and city medics, responded to a report from the Residence on Fifth of a student on LSD. The student was provided appropriate medical attention and admitted to ingesting an unknown drug at a party near the Bob O’Connor Golf Course at Schenley Park. University Police and Pittsburgh Police were involved in investigating this incident.

Alcohol amnesty
Oct. 6, 2014

University Police and CMU EMS were summoned to the Mudge House turnaround by a call for alcohol amnesty. CMU EMS provided medical attention, and no charges were filed.

University Police and CMU EMS also responded to Fairfax Apartments for alcohol amnesty. Again, no charges were filed.

Suspicious vehicle
Oct. 8, 2014

University Police and Pittsburgh Police responded to a call from Beeler Street about a suspicious vehicle. Police received two calls for related incidents. A Carnegie Mellon student told the police that he was walking on Beeler Street when a black sedan pulled up next to him and shined a light on him, at which point the student began to run, and the vehicle pulled into a driveway. A moment later, the vehicle drove away toward Wilkins Avenue. Another student reported a similar experience. These incidences are being investigated by both University Police and the Pittsburgh Police Department.

DUI arrest
Oct. 8, 2014

A University Police sergeant on patrol saw a vehicle driving over the center line on Morewood Avenue, and confirmed that the driver was intoxicated when the sergeant stopped the vehicle. The driver was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol.

Theft from a vehicle
Oct. 9, 2014

University Police took a report for theft from a vehicle parked on Devon Road. The perpetrator broke the side window of the vehicle and took several personal items. There have been multiple similar thefts around the Carnegie Mellon campus recently. Both University Police and the Pittsburgh Police Department are investigating these incidents.

Attempted scam
Oct. 9, 2014

University Police were contacted by two students about a black, middle-aged woman who pulls up next to students on the street and asks for gas money to get to the airport or hospital. These scams were also reported last year; students are urged not to provide the woman with money or personal information and contact the police if she makes contact.

Identity theft
Oct. 10, 2014

University Police are investigating an incident in which an unidentified woman tried to use a Carnegie Mellon ID card to check out an iPad from Hunt Library. University Police are investigating this incident with the help of video surveillance.