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Campus crime & incident reports

Public intoxication
Nov. 15, 2014

University Police and CMU EMS were summoned to the fifth floor of Wean Hall to assist a University of Pittsburgh student. The student was given medical aid and cited for public intoxication and underage drinking.

iPhone theft
Nov. 15, 2014

University Police were summoned regarding a catering employee’s iPhone, which was unlawfully taken between 4:15 p.m. on Saturday and 10 p.m. on Sunday. The victim told police that he left his phone in the first floor restroom of the Carnegie Mellon Café. This investigation is ongoing.

Disorderly conduct
Nov. 16, 2014

University Police were summoned to the third floor of Morewood Gardens after a resident assistant reported an odor of marijuana. When police arrived, they found multiple students, one of whom claimed possession of the marijuana and contraband. Police seized the contraband and the student was cited for disorderly conduct. The police are completing a follow-up investigation relative to this incident.

Criminal mischief
Nov. 17, 2014

Housing Services and the Student Life Office contacted University Police to report a case of criminal mischief in the east stairwell of the Residence on Fifth. Police observed pry marks on the door and frame, and believe that the perpetrator damaged the door while trying to access the roof.

Harassment
Nov. 17, 2014

A Carnegie Mellon student contacted University Police to report unwanted and harassing communication. University Police investigated the incident and advised the actor that he is not permitted on Carnegie Mellon owned or leased property, and that further harassment could lead to criminal charges.

Prank phone calls
Nov. 17, 2014

The University Police dispatch center received a prank call, during which the caller used vulgar language and had no purpose other than to inconvenience the dispatcher. A search warrant has been obtained to identify the source of the call, and University Police are investigating the incident.

Armed robbery
Nov. 17, 2014

University Police and the Pittsburgh Police Department responded to an apartment on N. Craig Street after a call reporting armed robbery. Nobody on the scene was injured. The Pittsburgh Police Department is investigating this incident; no Carnegie Mellon affiliates were involved.

Driving under the influence
Nov. 20, 2014

A University Police sergeant on patrol observed a vehicle traveling at an unsafe speed at the intersection of Forbes Avenue and Beeler Street. The sergeant stopped the vehicle and arrested the driver for driving under the influence. Further investigation revealed that the driver was in possession of cocaine and a firearm. Several charges have been filed against the offender.