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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...

Man allegedly fleeing RMU Police strikes officer with truck

Man allegedly fleeing RMU Police strikes officer with truck

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 16, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - A man that was allegedly attempting to elude police Friday morning at Robert Morris University struck a police officer with his vehicle. According to the criminal complaint obtained by RMU Sentry Media, 27-year-old Justin M. Currie of Coraopolis allegedly struck a Robert Morris University Po...

Police: One person in custody at Robert Morris University

Police: One person in custody at Robert Morris University

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 15, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- One person was arrested following an active police situation at Robert Morris University, according to authorities. Officers from the Robert Morris University Police Department and the Moon Township Police Department responded to the college campus Friday morning at approximately 11:30 a.m. Police surro...

Former student that allegedly stalked, harrassed RMU president waives preliminary hearing

Former student that allegedly stalked, harrassed RMU president waives preliminary hearing

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 14, 2019

CORAOPOLIS, Pa. -- A former student that allegedly stalked and harassed Robert Morris University President Christopher Howard waived his right to a preliminary hearing on Tuesday. According to court documents, David S. Lockhart III appeared in magisterial court and waived his preliminary hearing with Dis...

Police Blotter 1/29/19-2/04/19

Police Blotter 1/29/19-2/04/19

February 10, 2019

1/29/19- Accident with unattended vehicle- Staff reported that they backed the Parkhurst van into a vehicle at Massey Hall. Information and pictures were taken of both vehicles for insurance purposes (closed). 1/29/19- Accident with unattended vehicle- A female reported that she struck a parked ve...

Student accused of stalking, harassing RMU President Christopher Howard arrested on campus

Student accused of stalking, harassing RMU President Christopher Howard arrested on campus

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 8, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- A student who has been allegedly stalking and threatening the President of Robert Morris University was arrested on campus. The Robert Morris University Police Department arrested 31-year-old David S. Lockhart III, of Carnegie, on Jan. 31. According to the criminal complaint filed by RMU Police, Lock...

Police Blotter 12/18/18-1/15/19

Police Blotter 12/18/18-1/15/19

January 16, 2019

12/19/18- Suspicious Incident- Maintenance reported a concerning statement on a student’s board in Ross Hall. Investigation determined nothing threatening nor suspicious. The Student was advised to remove the statement (closed). 12/23/18- Fire Alarm- A Student reported that she set off the fire...

Moon Township Fire Department called to Patrick Henry

Moon Township Fire Department called to Patrick Henry

Malyk Johnson, Assistant News Manager

September 20, 2017

The Moon Township Volunteer Fire Department was called to Robert Morris University's Patrick Henry Center after RMU Public Safety rang the fire alarm. "There was some mulch that was burning on the outside of the building right outside of the air intake system for the ventilation system, and it was...

Police Blotter 9/12/17-9/18/17

Police Blotter 9/12/17-9/18/17

September 20, 2017

09/12/17 -302- Officers were called for a student in need of a medical evaluation. Valley Ambulance transported the student to Sewickley Hospital for treatment.(closed) 09/12/17 -Medical Emergency- Officers were notified of a student in need of medical attention.  Valley Ambulance transported t...

Police Blotter 8/29/17-9/11/17

Police Blotter 8/29/17-9/11/17

September 14, 2017

08/29/17  -Accident- Complainant reported damage done to their vehicle while parked in the CFL#1 parking lot.  All pertinent information was obtained and a report was issued for insurance purposes. (Closed) 08/29/17  -Fire Alarm- Guardian reported a fire alarm activated in Salem Hall.  Offic...