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Campus Crime and Incident

Loud Party/Underage Drinking
Feb. 21, 2014

After University Police responded to a noise complaint on the seventh floor of Webster Hall, seven Carnegie Mellon students were cited for underage drinking. University Police confiscated and disposed of all alcohol at the scene after citing the students.

Alcohol Amnnesty
Feb. 22, 2014

University Police and CMU EMS responded to Hamerschlag House in response to a phone call from a Carnegie Mellon student. The student in question was brought to the hospital for further treatment. Alcohol amnesty applied in this incident.

Identity Theft
Feb. 23, 2014

University Police are investigating fraudulent charges on a former student’s bank account. The student believes that a Carnegie Mellon affiliate obtained her SIO username and password and now has access to her personal funds through various banks. This investigation is ongoing.

Defiant Trespassing
Feb. 25, 2014

University Police were summoned to the University Center in response to two former University Center food vendor employees using the athletic facilities. When officers arrived on scene, they informed the former employees that they were no longer permitted to use the facilities and issued defiant trespass letters to both men.

Warrant Arrest
Feb. 27, 2014

After a University Police officer stopped a driver on Morewood Avenue in response to several traffic violations, the officer found that the driver — a non-Carnegie Mellon affiliate — had an outstanding warrant for his arrest. University Police took the man to the Allegheny County Jail, after issuing several traffic citations. His car was subsequently towed from the scene.

Public Drunkenness
Feb. 28, 2014

University Police and CMU EMS responded to Webster Hall after calls reporting an intoxicated student “causing problems.” Upon arriving, officers found the female student in question sleeping in the hallway. City medics transported the student to the hospital for further treatment.

Update: Snapchat Harassment

University Police have been investigating several incidents in which Snapchat has been used to harass Carnegie Mellon students. University Police have found a person of interest and now a suspect for the harassment of seven students over the course of the last several weeks. The suspect admitted to the harassment, and University Police are in the process of determining how to proceed with charges related to the incident.