Campus Crime and Incident

Makeup Bag Theft
Sept. 13, 2013

University Police were summoned to the University Center in response to a theft report. According to the victim, her blue Vera Bradley makeup bag containing cosmetics valued at $150 was stolen from the UC locker room. The bag was taken some time between 12:30 p.m. on Sept. 12 and 12:00 p.m. on Sept. 13.

Hit and Run
Sept. 14, 2013

University Police responded to a minor hit-and-run accident in the East Campus Garage. A witness saw a silver minivan hit a parked, black SUV. According to the witness, the driver of the minivan did not check for damage or give information. The driver of the minivan is being charged in relation to the accident.

Disorderly Conduct
Sept. 14, 2013

University Police were summoned to Gesling Stadium in response to an unattended black backpack. Upon investigation, the bag was found to contain a small amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. The owner of the bag was cited for disorderly conduct after the bag and all of its legal contents were returned to him.

Underage Drinking
Sept. 15, 2013

Upon responding to reports of a combative male in the Doherty Apartments parking lot, University Police realized that the male was carrying a false ID card. Officers calmed the man down and CMU EMS evaluated him before city medics brought him to the hospital. The male is being charged with underage drinking and carrying a false ID card.

Public Drunkenness
Sept. 15, 2016

University Police, city police, and city medics responded to a call at the Porch at Schenley in regard to an extremely intoxicated Carnegie Mellon student. The student was brought to the hospital and will be cited for public drunkenness by the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police.

Money Scam
Sept. 16, 2013

A male Carnegie Mellon student filed a report regarding a money scam. According to the student, on Sept. 9, right after 2 a.m., a black woman in a white sedan pulled up next to the male and asked for gas. The woman told the student that she was an attorney named Paige who needed to get to the hospital to see her sick mother. The student gave the woman $40 in cash, thinking that the woman would reimburse him the next day. The student never received the money. Similar scams have been reported around the Oakland area over the last year.