Campus Crime and Incident

Theft from Vehicle
March 14, 2014

University police were summoned to the Morewood parking lot after a student reported a theft from his vehicle. The student reported that he left his vehicle unattended and unlocked at around 8 p.m. When the victim returned to his vehicle, the GPS had been taken from the glove compartment.

Public Drunkenness
March 16, 2014

A university police officer on patrol stopped to attend to a visibly intoxicated individual on Morewood Avenue who was doubled over, vomiting. The officer stopped to check the student’s well-being and summoned CMU EMS. The male, identified as a University of Pittsburgh student, was taken to the hospital for further treatment and issued a citation for public drunkenness.

Suspicious Person
March 17, 2014

University police were summoned to 4612 Forbes Ave. in response to an agitated woman trying to enter the building. Upon arrival, police determined that the woman was a disgruntled former Carnegie Mellon affiliate who was making unconfirmed allegations against the university. The woman was issued a defiant trespass notice forbidding her from Carnegie Mellon leased or owned properties.

Disorderly Conduct
March 18, 2014

While assisting CMU EMS with a call in Hamerschlag House, a university police officer saw marijuana on a student’s desk. The officer confiscated the marijuana and confirmed that it belonged to the student, who was cited for disorderly conduct.

iPhone Theft
March 18, 2014
University police investigated the theft of an iPhone from an employee at the Carnegie Mellon Café, finding another employee as a suspect. After gathering evidence on the suspect, the police obtained an arrest warrant based on probable cause. After the employee was arrested, he was taken to the Allegheny County Jail and is being charged with unlawful theft. The iPhone was recovered and returned to its owner.