Crime and Incident


Sept. 9, 2011

University of Pittsburgh police reported they had taken a male and female into custody who were in possession of stolen items from the Carnegie Mellon University bookstore.
Both were charged with retail theft and criminal conspiracy. They were taken to the Allegheny County Jail for processing.

Alcohol Amnesty

Sept. 10, 2011

University Police responded to the Residence on Fifth for a report of an underage student who was intoxicated.

Carnegie Mellon EMS and City of Pittsburgh EMS were dispatched. City of Pittsburgh medics transported the student to the hospital.

Underage Drinking

Sept. 10, 2011

University Police and Carnegie Mellon EMS responded to a report of a student who was intoxicated and fading in and out of consciousness at the University Center.
The student was cited for underage drinking and carrying a false identification card.

Criminal Mischief

Sept. 10, 2011

Carnegie Mellon police officers responded to Fairfax Apartments for a report that a white male threw a planter through a plate glass window at the entrance of the apartments.
University Police caught up to the suspect and were able to take him into custody. Charges will be filed via summons.

Elevator Entrapment

Sept. 13, 2011

University Police responded to a report of a woman yelling for help from the elevator in Margaret Morrison Carnegie Hall.

Officers arrived to find an ISS employee stuck inside the elevator on the fourth floor. Facilities Management Services workers, Carnegie Mellon EMS, and Marshal Elevator Repair workers were called to assist in the rescue.

The employee was removed from the elevator and taken to UPMC Presbyterian Hospital due to anxiety and a complaint of pains in her chest and arm.