Police Blotter: Feb. 06 – Feb. 11, 2013


2/06 Departmental Information – Residence Life requested an officer in Marshall Hall for a marijuana incident. Officers responded and the incident was unfounded. (Closed)

2/06 – Departmental Information – An employee reported having a verbal confrontation with a student outside of the Jefferson Center. Both parties’ sides of the story were obtained and advised of how to handle themselves in a situation like this in the future. (Closed)

2/06 – Student Conduct – While working an RMU basketball game, officers noticed a student who was under the influence of alcohol. The student was advised to leave the arena and will be sent through Judicial Affairs for judgment. (Closed)

2/06 – Smell of Smoke – This department was advised of a smell of natural gas inside RoMo’s. Officers and maintenance checked the building with negative results and believe the odor was coming from a sewer drain. (Closed)

2/09 – Medical Emergency – A patron attending an event at John Jay Center reported falling down the steps at the main entrance. Valley Ambulance was contacted and assessed the patient who refused any further treatment. (Closed)

2/10 – Traffic Stop – An officer viewed a vehicle not stop at the stop sign in front of Sewall Center. The driver of the vehicle was given a verbal warning for the traffic violation. (Closed)

2/11 – Property Damage – A wire fell from a telephone pole and struck a vehicle causing damage to the hood and front fenders. All pertinent information was taken and a report was written for insurance purposes. (Closed)

2/11 – Power Outage – A university wide power outage occurred due to high winds, downed trees, and power lines. Duquesne Light was contacted immediately and sent crews out to repair the damage lines. Power was restored to campus at approximately 5 p.m. (Closed) 

2/11 – Departmental Information – Security at Yorktown Hall reported an odor of suspected marijuana on the seventh floor. Officers responded and detected a faint odor in the hallway, but were unable to locate the origin. (Closed)

2/11 – Departmental Information – This department was advised of a water line breaking in Lexington Hall on the third floor. Maintenance and Residence Life were notified and began working on fixing the leak and relocating the students whose apartments were damaged. (Closed)