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Police Blotter 9/10/19-9/16/19

Police Blotter 9/10/19-9/16/19

September 17, 2019

9/10/19- Lost property- Athletic staff reported that they lost their keys. Info taken in case they are turned in (closed). 9/10/19- Fire alarm- Moon Dispatch reported a fire alarm in Lexington Hall. Officer responded to find the alarm was caused by cooking. No sign of smoke or fire. The fire dept w...

Police Blotter 9/3/19-9/9/19

Police Blotter 9/3/19-9/9/19

September 10, 2019

9/3/19- 201 Commitment- While patrolling officers noticed a male who looked upset on Colonial way. He volunteered to go to the hospital to speak with counselors (closed). 9/3/19- Accident with parked vehicle- Non-student reported damage to her vehicle after it was parked at Yorktown Hall. Report tak...

President Howard discusses plans for the new year

President Howard discusses plans for the new year

Soundharjya Babu, Assistant News Editor

September 10, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- President Chris Howard recently discussed this school year and all that it entails as RMU gets ready for another semester. In an email issued to students, President Howard introduced plans for upcoming renovations for the School of Engineering, Mathematics and Science. The Richard...

Bob Dylan to perform at the UPMC Events Center

Bob Dylan to perform at the UPMC Events Center

Garret Roberts, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 9, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- American folk music icon Bob Dylan has been announced as the next headlining act at Robert Morris University's UPMC Events Center. A part of the newest "Bob Dylan and His Band" tour, the concert will take place on Sunday, November 10, at 8 P.M. The event was first announced throug...

Police Blotter 8/27/19-9/2/19

Police Blotter 8/27/19-9/2/19

September 3, 2019

8/27/19- Trespass warning- Student trespassed from Residence Halls (closed). 8/27/19- Fire alarm- Moon Dispatch reported a fire alarm in Concord hall. Officers responded and found the cause to be burnt food. No sign of smoke or fire. The fire panel was reset and the Fire Department was cancelled (...

RMU student facing felony charges, banned from campus

RMU student facing felony charges, banned from campus

John Blinn, News Editor

August 30, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- A Robert Morris University student that is facing felony charges has been banned from all university-owned property. The Robert Morris University Police Department announced on Thursday that 21-year-old Wassim Ouchene has been prohibited from the Robert Morris University campus. Ouch...

RMU officer promoted to acting chief of police

RMU officer promoted to acting chief of police

John Blinn, News Editor

August 30, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - After serving Robert Morris University for 15 years, Chief of Police Randy Mink retired at the end of the 2018 spring semester. A few months later, RMU's former Police Sergeant Jeffrey Schmetzer has been set up to fill this role. Chief Schmetzer has worked with Robert Morris over the...

Police Blotter 8/20/19-8/26/19

Police Blotter 8/20/19-8/26/19

August 27, 2019

8/20/19- Medical emergency- Report of a student who fainted in Washington hall.  Medics arrived and transported the patient to the hospital via ambulance (closed). 8/21/19- Departmental information- A resident student reported his car is illegally parked because he lost his keys and needs to have more...

Police Blotter 8/13/19-8/19/19

Police Blotter 8/13/19-8/19/19

August 20, 2019

8/13/19- Student conduct- ResLife reported a student living on campus without permission. Officers responded and escorted the male from the building (closed).  8/13/19- Fire alarm- Moon Dispatch reported a fire alarm in Salem Hall. The alarm was found to be caused by the shower. No sign of smoke...

Police Blotter 8/2/19-8/12/19

Police Blotter 8/2/19-8/12/19

August 13, 2019

8/2/19- Medical Emergency- RMU Football staff reported a player with severe cramping on the field of Joe Walton Stadium. Officers requested Valley ambulance. The patient was transported to the hospital via ambulance (closed). 8/2/19- Entered in Error- Report was pulled in error (closed). 8/3/19- Property Damage-...