Crime and Incident: Dec. 17 - Jan. 24
Theft by Extortion
Dec. 17, 2019
A Carnegie Mellon student filed a report over an internet scam that involved individuals claiming affiliation with a “Chinese Gang” who were requesting money in the form of gift cards.
DUI, Possession, Illegal Firearm
Dec. 21, 2019
Officers conducted a vehicle stop where the driver was found to be in possession of marijuana, under the influence of alcohol and/or controlled substance, and in the possession of a stolen firearm. The vehicle’s occupants were arrested and taken to the Allegheny County Jail.
Dec. 23, 2019
A Carnegie Mellon student filed a report regarding harassment from another Carnegie Mellon student. The investigation is ongoing.
Criminal Trespass, Burglary
Dec. 26, 2019
Officers responded to Doherty Hall for a Carnegie Mellon non-affiliate who was found to be trespassing in a common area located in the building. The individual was arrested, taken to the Allegheny County Jail, and issued a defiant trespass order. The investigation is ongoing.
Dec. 28, 2019
Officers responded to the intersection of Forbes Avenue and Morewood Avenue for an individual who was sleeping at the bus stop terminal. Officers conducted a welfare check of the individual, who was identified as a Carnegie Mellon non-affiliate. The individual had an active warrant and was taken to Allegheny County Jail.
Dec. 31, 2019
Officers responded to the Carnegie Mellon University-leased property WQED for graffiti that was observed on an emergency call station.
Dec. 31, 2019
Officers responded to Porter Hall for a card reader that had been damaged. The investigation is ongoing.
Carrying a False Identification Card
Jan. 14, 2020
Officers responded to Stever House for an unattended book bag that was discovered by a Carnegie Mellon security guard. Officers arrived, took possession of the book bag, and observed a fake identification card within. A non-traffic citation was issued for possession of a false identification card.
Jan. 18, 2020
Officers responded to Resnik House and the Greek Quad for intoxicated students. Three Carnegie Mellon students were provided medical attention, and no citations were issued due to alcohol amnesty.
Jan. 19, 2020
Officers responded to Stever and Fairfax for intoxicated students. Two Carnegie Mellon students were provided medical attention, and no citations were issued due to alcohol amnesty.
Jan. 19, 2020
Officers responded to Morewood Gardens for a report of underage drinking. A Carnegie Mellon student was issued a citation for possessing alcohol under the age of 21.
Jan. 20, 2020
Officers responded to Hamerschlag House for two males possibly fighting. Two Carnegie Mellon non-affiliates were issued citations for underage drinking and removed from campus.
Jan. 21, 2020
Officers responded to Au Bon Pain after a male reportedly removed several food items without paying for them. An investigation is ongoing.
Jan. 22, 2020
Officers responded to the Greek Quad for an unknown person sitting in a vehicle looking at the Cohon University Center with binoculars. The person was gone upon officer’s arrival. An investigation is ongoing.