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Campus crime and incident

Underage Drinking
Aug. 29, 2014

University Police were summoned to Roselawn Terrace in response to a noise complaint. When they arrived, officers confiscated and disposed of alcohol and cited 14 Carnegie Mellon students for underage drinking. Officers also cited two more students for furnishing alcohol to minors.

Underage Drinking
Aug. 30, 2014

A Carnegie Mellon security officer on patrol summoned University Police and CMU EMS after finding an intoxicated student on Margaret Morrison Street. The student was given medical attention and cited for underage drinking.

Harassment
Aug. 30, 2014

After a man approached her on Forbes Avenue and asked for her phone number, a hesitant female student instead provided her email address. Later, the student received a lewd image of the nude male, and subsequently filed a report with University Police.

Public Drunkenness, Underage Drinking
Aug. 30, 2014

A University Police officer on patrol found two intoxicated individuals on Forbes Avenue, and summoned additional officers and CMU EMS. Both individuals were identified as Duquesne University students, at which point city medics were summoned to the scene to assist. Officers issued a citation for underage drinking and public drunkenness in response to the incident.

Camera Theft
Sept. 1, 2014

University Police were summoned to the fourth floor of the College of Fine Arts after a student reported that her camera was stolen between Aug. 29 and Sept. 1. The victim had left the $1,400 Cannon digital camera inside a bag under the desk of her studio on the fourth floor. This investigation is ongoing.

Defiant Trespass
Sept. 2, 2014

A University Police officer conducting a foot patrol of the Jared L. Cohon University Center found a juvenile non-Carnegie Mellon affiliate sleeping in the basement. The male was identified as a Brashear High School student with truancy issues. Police called the high school student’s parents and issued him a defiant trespass notice, which prohibits him from returning to Carnegie Mellon owned or leased property.

Bicycle Theft
Sept. 4, 2014

A Carnegie Mellon student filed a report with University Police after his bicycle was stolen between noon and 2 p.m. outside of the Gates-Hillman Complex. Video footage of the area has given police a visual description of the suspect. This investigation is ongoing.