Crime & Incident

Odor of Marijuana

Jan. 19, 2013

University Police was summoned to the Mudge Courtyard after an resident assistant reported that the area smelled of marijuana. Officers responded to find two individuals at the scene and confirmed an odor of marijuana.

Officers recovered a small amount of marijuana in addition to drug paraphernalia from one of the male’s possession. One student was released from the scene while charges are pending against the student found in possession of the illegal contraband.

Harassment Report

Jan. 19, 2013

A Carnegie Mellon student contacted the police dispatch office by phone stating that he was being followed by three students from an opposing buggy team, in a sedan, through surrounding Oakland streets. The caller led the vehicle into the police station parking lot where the caller came into the station to file a harassment report.

The vehicle fled from the lot, but was caught by police officers a few blocks from the police station. Police officers conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle and identified all three occupants as Carnegie Mellon students.

The occupants were advised to cease any harassing or inappropriate activities and gestures toward the reporting person and/or his buggy team.

Underage Drinking

Jan. 20, 2013

Police and security officers made contact with an intoxicated student who summoned the University Police for assistance in opening his dorm room. The police dispatcher believed that the male was extremely intoxicated and requested that the police officers check on his well-being.

The male is being cited internally for underage drinking.

Defiant Trespass Notice

Jan. 22, 2013

The Career and Professional Center summoned University Police in order to contact a business recruiter regarding the issuing of a defiant trespass notice after the recruiter made inappropriate advances toward a student.

The recruiter was advised that he is not permitted to have any contact with the student or visit any Carnegie Mellon owned or leased property.

Vandalism/Criminal Mischief

Jan. 23, 2013

University Police were summoned to Posner Hall for a criminal mischief report. Administrators reported that for the past several months, unknown persons have been clogging urinals in the men’s rooms with paper towels causing them to overflow.

An investigation is under way. Anyone with information is or who sees suspicious activity is asked to contact University Police at 412-268-2323.