Crime and Incident

Suspicious Substance
Oct. 19, 2007
at 11:48 p.m.

A university staff member reported that the top half of a nitrogen cylinder in the Air Quality Center in Doherty Hall had frosted over and was releasing gas. University Police arrived on the scene, examined the equipment, and found that the cylinder was venting normally through its pressure valve.

Suspicious Person
Oct. 22, 2007
at 11:15 a.m.

A University Center bookstore employee reported a white female lurking suspiciously on the first floor of the store. The employee was concerned that the actor had stolen merchandise. The employee called University Police, who confirmed that the actor was a Carnegie Mellon student. The actor was carefully watched by bookstore employees before she left.

Oct. 23, 2007
at 6:37 a.m.

A University Center Info Desk attendant reported money missing from the register. Since the area behind the desk was intact, the burglary was believed to have been performed with no force. The attendant did not know the time of the crime or the whereabouts of the actor.

Oct. 25, 2007
at 2:21 p.m.

A student who came into the University Police station at 300 S. Craig St. reported that her debit card was missing and was in fraudulent use. The student had received a call from PNC Bank informing her of suspicious activity. The student received a replacement card from PNC after confirming with the bank that the activity was fraudulent.

Suspicious Activity
Oct. 25, 2007
at 11:20 p.m.

A student from Boss House called University Police reporting a suspicious male lurking in front of the dormitories. Police arrived on the scene, and asked the actor to present a CMU ID. Police determined that the actor was a Carnegie Mellon student and asked him to leave the area and return to his residence.

Fire Alarm
Oct. 27, 2007
at 10:17 p.m.

An alarm sounded on the first floor of Hamerschlag Hall. Residents evacuated all floors of the building. The Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire arrived 10 minutes later and cleared the area. No signs of smoke or fire were found. Residents were permitted to return to their rooms.