Police Blotter 8/24/2021-8/30/2021

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Alexa Headley

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8/24/21: 911 Hang Up Calls- RMU Police received a 911 hang up call from the UPMC Events Center. Officer responded and located a staff member working in the ticket office. They accidentally dialed 911. – The case was closed.

8/24/2021: Fire Alarm-False Alarm- Guardian Protection reported a fire alarm activation in Salem Hall. Officers responded and found the cause to be steam from the shower. RMU Maintenance was notified. The fire department was cancelled. The panel was reset. The case is closed.

8/25/2021: Medical Emergency- Residence Life reported someone had fallen down the steps in Washington Hall. Officers responded and located the victim. The victim refused medical treatment. The case is closed.

8/25/2021: Assist Other Police Agency- Moon Dispatch requested RMU Police assist with traffic control on University Blvd. due to a traffic accident. This case is closed.

8/25/2021: Departmental Information- RMU Police ran a criminal history background on a new student worker. The case is closed.

8/26/2021: Departmental Information- RMU Police received a report of a hit and run in the Red Brick Road. Officers met with the complainant and took pictures of the damage. This incident is under investigation. This case is closed.

8/26/2021: Accident Involving Damage-Unattended Vehicle- A visitor reported they had hit another vehicle in the Patrick Henry Lot. Officers responded and received all the pertinent information. Photos were taken for insurance purposes. The case was closed.

8/26/2021: 911 Hang Up Calls- RMU Police received a 911 hang up call from John Jay. An officer dialed the number back and the faculty member stated they misdialed. The case is closed.

8/26/2021: Traffic 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 given a verbal warning. This case is closed.

8/27/2021: Departmental Information- RMU Police received a call from a student who needed a jumpstart. Officers were unsuccessful and able to push the vehicle into the Red Brick Road. The case is closed.

8/27/2021: Found Property- RMU Police received a call from a student who lost their car keys. Officers located a set in the Lost and Found. They drove to Yorktown Hall to check if the keys matched the vehicle. They were able to unlock the vehicle and the student was given the keys. This case is closed.

8/27/2021: General Fire Alarm- RMU Police received a call for a fire in Lexington Hall. Officers arrived on scene a discovered a charred pizza box. The fire department was canceled and RMU maintenance was notified. The students were told to open windows to ventilate the room. The case is closed.

8/28/2021: Fire Alarm-Smoke Detector Activated- Guardian Protection reported a fire alarm activation in Salem Hall. Officers responded and found the cause to be steam from the shower. RMU Maintenance was notified. The fire department was cancelled. The panel was reset. This case is closed.

8/28/2021: Student Conduct Alcohol- Anonymous caller reported a possible party in Marshall Hall. Officers responded along with Residence Life. Seven student will be sent through Student Conduct for violating the alcohol policy. The case is closed.

8/29/2021: Recklessly Endanger Another Person- RMU Police were conducting parking enforcement of the CA lots. An officer approached a vehicle sparked in handicap. The driver did not obey officer’s commands and reversed out of the space while the officer was obtaining the license plate. The driver will be cited. This case is closed.

8/29/2021: 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 the shower. RMU Maintenance was notified. The fire department was cancelled. The panel was reset. The case is closed.

8/29/2021: Fire Alarm-False Alarm- Guardian Protection reported a fire alarm activation in Salem Hall. Officers responded and found the cause to be unknown. All the students were sleeping. RMU Maintenance was notified. The fire department was cancelled. The panel was reset. This case is closed.

8/29/2021: Fire Alarm-Smoke Detector Activated: Guardian Protection reported a fire alarm activation in Salem Hall. Officers responded and found the cause to be steam from the shower. RMU Maintenance was notified. The fire department was cancelled. The panel was reset. The case is closed.

8/29/2021: Departmental Information- RMU employee dropped off property belonging to RMU. Officers completed a property receipt and put the items in a locker for safe keeping. This case is closed.

8/29/2021: Fire Alarm-Smoke Detector Activated- Guardian Protection reported a fire alarm activation in Lexington Hall. Officers responded and found the cause to be unknown. No smoke or fire. Possibly not reset properly from a previous activation. RMU Maintenance was notified. The fire department was cancelled. The panel was reset. The case is closed.

8/29/2021: Fire Alarm-Smoke Detector Activated- Guardian Protection reported a fire alarm activation in Salem Hall. Officers responded and found the cause to be steam from the shower. RMU Maintenance was notified. The fire department was cancelled. The panel was reset. This case is closed.

8/29/2021: Fire Alarm-False Alarm- Guardian Protection reported a fire alarm activation in Salem Hall. Officers responded and found the cause to be unknown. No smoke or fire. Possibly from a recent power outage. RMU Maintenance was notified. The fire department was cancelled. The panel was reset. The case is closed.

8/29/2021: Elevator Alarm- RMU student reported being stuck in an elevator in Salem Hall. Officers contacted Moon Fire Dept. for assistance. Student was freed from the elevator. This case is closed.

8/29/2021: Medical Emergency- RMU Police were approached by a student who stated their friend was experiencing a medical emergency in Washington Hall. Officers responded and requested Valley Medics. The student was checked out by medics but refused transportation to the hospital. The case is closed.

8/29/2021: Welfare Check- RMU Officers received a call for a welfare check in Concord Hall. Officers along with Residence Life and RMU Counseling staff made contact with the student. After talking with officers and staff, the student returned to their room. Counseling will follow up on Monday. This case is closed.

8/29/2021: Welfare Check- RMU Police received a call for a welfare check on a student who suffered a medical emergency earlier in the day. Officers and Residence Life responded and made contact with the student. They were feeling better and told to call the police for assistance in the future. The case is closed.

8/30/2021: Fire Alarm-False Alarm- Guardian Protection reported a fire alarm activation in Hamilton Hall. Officers responded and found the cause to be unknown. No signs of smoke or fire. RMU Maintenance was notified. The fire department was cancelled. The panel was reset. This case is closed.

8/30/2021: Tag and Tow- RMU Police requested a tow for an illegally parked vehicle. Garzony’s towed the vehicle without incident. The case is closed.

8/30/2021: Disturbance/Loud Music or People- Residence Life reported a disorderly mother in the parking lot speaking to her student. Officers responded and the student exited the vehicle. The mother left campus. The student said they were discussing family issues. This case is closed.