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Pamela Smith, managing editor.
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Pamela Smith, managing editor.
Column | In the blink of an eye, in the click of a shutter
By Pamela Smith, Managing Editor • April 20, 2024
Fresh Perspective | Final Farewell
By Julia Smeltzer, Digital Manager • April 19, 2024

Interactive Crime Map April 1-8

Here’s the interactive crime map for April 1 to April 8 .

Friday, April 1, 2016

8:11 a.m. Sutherland Hall. Pitt police are investigating a report of criminal mischief.

12:38 p.m. Litchfield Towers Lobby. Pitt police arrested one non-affiliate for terroristic threats, criminal trespass, recklessly endangering another person and disorderly conduct.

Saturday, April 2, 2016

1:36 a.m. Fifth Avenue and Amberson Street. Pitt police cited one non-affiliate for marijuana and disorderly conduct.

1:37 a.m. 300 block of Meyran Avenue. Pitt police are investigating a report of attempted burglary.

1:55 a.m. UPMC Presbyterian Hospital. Pitt police referred one student for judicial action after a campus security authority reported an alcohol law violation.

4:44 a.m. Carillo Steam Plant. Pitt police arrested one non-affiliate on a warrant.

1:32 p.m. University Drive. Pitt police cited one student for public drunkenness.

Sunday, April 3, 2016

1:54 a.m. Fifth Avenue and Bigelow Boulevard. Pitt police referred four students for judicial action after responding to a report of marijuana smell.

1:57 a.m. 300 block of Oakland Avenue, outside Bouquet Gardens Building D. Pitt police responded to a report of a trash can on fire. City fire responded and extinguished the fire.

5:59 a.m. Litchfield Towers Lobby. Pitt police cited one non-affiliate for possessing and using false identification.

Monday, April 4, 2016

3:07 a.m. 3500 block of Forbes Avenue. Pitt police cited one non-affiliate for defiant trespass.

3:39 a.m. Halket Street and Boulevard of the Allies. Pitt police assisted city police with a “Dead on Arrival,” According to Rick Lorah, supervisor for the Allegheny County Medical Examiner, a 61-year-old man killed himself by jumping from the Quality Inn hotel.

5:48 p.m. 100-300 block of Oakland Avenue. Pitt police assisted city police with a fraud report.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

12:36 a.m. Nordenberg Hall. Police issued a summons arrest to a male student for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

2:59 p.m. Cathedral of Learning. Police responded to a report from a student that their property was missing after they left it unattended. An investigation is pending.

10:46 p.m. Lothrop Hall. Police responded to a report from campus security of a weapons violation. Police referred one student for judicial action.

Thursday, April 7, 2016

1:11 a.m. Litchfield Towers Lobby. An officer discovered graffiti while he was on patrol. An investigation is pending.

12:47 p.m. 100-300 block of Oakland Avenue. Pitt police assisted city police with a fraud case.

3:56 p.m. Police responded to a report from a female student that her ex-boyfriend was harassing her. An investigation is pending.

6:32 p.m. Cathedral of Learning. Police responded to a report of graffiti in the ladies’ bathroom. An investigation is pending.

Friday, April 8, 2016

1:10 a.m. Centre Avenue and University Drive. Police arrested one non-affiliated man for driving under the influence.

1:56 a.m. Sennott Street and Atwood Street. Police issued a citation to a non-affiliated man for public urination.

2:29 a.m. 100-300 block of Oakland Avenue. Pitt police assisted city police with a call that shots were fired. Police identified an actor. Charges are pending.