Police Blotter 10/26/21-11/01/21

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Alexa Headley

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10/26/21: Fire Alarm-False Alarm: Guardian Protection reported a fire alarm activation in Salem Hall. Officers responded and found the cause to be burnt pizza. RMU Maintenance was notified. The fire department was canceled. The panel was reset. The case is closed.

 

10/26/21: Suspicious Incident: CA staff in Madison Hall reported a student urinating in the wrong room. Officers responded and notified RMU Maintenance for clean-up. One student will be cited for underage drinking and sent through student conduct for violating the alcohol policy. This case is closed.

 

10/26/21: Suspicious Incident: A student in Yorktown Hall reported receiving suspicious messages via Snapchat. A student provided screenshots of the messages. The case is closed.

 

10/26/21: Accident Involving Damage-Unattended Vehicle: A student reported they struck another vehicle while parking in the Patrick Henry Lot. The driver of the unattended vehicle was notified. Pictures were taken for insurance purposes. This case is closed.

 

10/26/21: Fire Alarm-Smoke Detector Activated: Guardian Protection reported a fire alarm activation in Salem Hall. Officers responded and found the cause to be a wax warmer. RMU Maintenance was notified. The fire department was canceled. The panel was reset. The case is closed.

 

10/26/21: Assist Other Police Agency: Coraopolis Police Department requested RMU Police review camera footage from the Island Sport Complex in the search for a missing person. This case is closed.

 

10/26/21: Fire Alarm-Smoke Detector Activated: Guardian Protection reported a fire alarm activation in Salem Hall. Officers responded and found the cause to be burnt chicken. RMU Maintenance was notified. The fire department was canceled. The panel was reset. The case is closed.

 

10/27/21: Found Property: RMU Professor found a wallet in the Hale Center. The wallet was dropped off at the Barry Center and entered into Lost and Found. The owner was contacted and retrieved their wallet. This case is closed.

 

10/27/21: Recovered Property: RMU Professor requested Officer’s assistance with locating a hard drive left behind in the School of Business. The hard drive was located and returned to the professor’s office in Massey Hall. The case is closed.

 

10/27/21: Fire Alarm-Smoke Detector Activated: Guardian Protection reported a fire alarm activation in Concord Hall. Officers responded and found the cause to be steam from rice in a wok. RMU Maintenance was notified. The fire department was canceled. The panel was reset. This case is closed.

 

10/27/21: Maintenance Service Requested: Officers noticed water on the floor in the pump room in Concord Hall. RMU Maintenance was notified of the leak. The case is closed.

 

10/27/21: Departmental Information: Residence Life requested Officer’s assistance with reviewing camera footage to determine who smashed the pumpkins in Washington Hall. This case is closed.

 

10/28/21: Failure to Stop: RMU Police observed a vehicle that failed to stop at a posted stop sign. The officer conducted a traffic stop and explained the reason for the stop. The driver was issued a citation. The case is closed.

 

10/28/21: Failure to Stop: RMU Police observed a vehicle that failed to stop at a posted stop sign. The officer conducted a traffic stop and explained the reason for the stop. The driver was issued a parking ticket. This case is closed.

 

10/29/21: Theft from Building: RMU Island Sports Center patrons reported their hockey stick missing from the Garden Rink. This case was forwarded to the Senior Detective for review. The case is pending.

 

10/29/21: Fire Alarm-False Activation: Guardian Protection reported a fire alarm activation in Salem Hall. Officers responded and found the cause to be unknown. RMU Maintenance was notified. The fire department was canceled. The panel was reset. This case is closed.

 

10/29/21: Fire Alarm-Smoke Detector Activated: Guardian Protection reported a fire alarm activation in Lexington Hall. Officers responded and found the cause to be unknown. RMU Maintenance was notified. The fire department was canceled. The panel was reset. The case is closed.

 

10/29/21: Student Conduct Alcohol: Residence Life reported a noise complaint in Monroe Hall. Officers responded along with Res Life staff. Seven students will be sent through Student Conduct for violating the alcohol policy. This case is closed.

 

10/30/21: Fire Alarm-Smoke Detector Activated: Guardian Protection reported a fire alarm activation in Salem Hall. Officers responded and found the cause to be burnt pizza. RMU Maintenance was notified. The fire department was canceled. The panel was reset. The case is closed.

 

10/30/21: Terroristic Threats: A Guard Security Officer denied a student from entering through a side gate into the football game without a ticket. The student began using profane language and threatened the officer. The student will be charged with Terroristic Threats and Disorderly Conduct. They will also be trespassed from campus. This case is closed.

 

10/31/21: Student Conduct Alcohol: Residence Life reported a noise complaint at Washington Hall. Officers responded along with Res Life staff. Five students will be sent through Student Conduct for violating the alcohol policy. The case is closed.

 

10/31/21: Trespass Warning: A student reported an unknown person possibly urinated in Salem Hall. Officers responded and located the suspect. They were very intoxicated and were separated from their friend. Officers were able to locate a friend for a place to stay the night. A trespass warning will be issued. This case is closed.

 

10/31/21: Fire Alarm-Smoke Detector Activated: Guardian Protection reported a fire alarm activation in Lexington Hall. Officers responded and found the cause to be steam from the dishwasher. RMU Maintenance was notified. The fire department was canceled. The panel was reset. The case is closed.

 

10/31/21: Missing Property: A student reported their jacket missing from their room in Washington Hall. Officers responded along with Residence Life staff. It was determined a roommate had the jacket and posted pictures on social media. The roommate was called and returned it without incident. This case is closed.

 

10/31/21: Accident Involving Damage- Unattended Vehicle: RMU Island Sports Center patrons reported their vehicle was damaged in the parking lot. Report and pictures were taken for insurance purposes. The case is pending.

 

11/01/21: Missing Property: Student reported their laptop missing. A report will be entered at a later date. The case is pending.