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Campus crime and incident

Cash and iPad theft
Aug. 6, 2014

University Police were summoned to the Greek Quadrangle after a female victim reported that nearly $100 was taken from her wallet in her room, which was unattended for a short period of time. The wallet was later found in a trash can. The next day, it was reported that an iPad was taken from the same area on the same day.

After investigating, University Police identified two suspects who took two iPads, in addition to the cash, from two separate buildings in the Greek Quadrangle. Police recovered the stolen property and returned it to the victims. The two suspects, who were employees of a custodial company, were terminated and issues defiant trespass notices. The suspects are not being charged at this time, at the request of the theft victims.

Cash Theft
Aug. 8, 2014

A Carnegie Mellon pre-college student reported to University Police that someone had taken $200 from a draw string bag in her room in Morewood Gardens E Tower. The student left her door open the previous day between 1–3 p.m.; she may have been sleeping in the room when the perpetrator took the money.

Underage Drinking
Aug. 8, 2014

University Police were called to Morewood Avenue after a noise complaint. Upon arrival, they confirmed there was loud music coming from the address, and cited the residents for underage drinking and disorderly conduct after finding alcohol in their possession. Conduct citations were issued to those who provided the alcohol. No medical attention was needed.

** Property Theft**
Aug. 8, 2014

University Police investigated after reports of a custodial employee unlawfully taking property from Doherty Apartments. The employee was terminated. The victims requested he not be charged.

Driving Under the Influence
Aug. 9, 2014

In the early morning, a University Police officer saw a car hit the curb near the intersection of Forbes Avenue and South Craig Street. After the vehicle continued driving carelessly, the officer made a traffic stop.
The woman driving was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, and is being charged with a DUI and traffic violations.