Pitt Police Blotter

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Sunday, May 16

8:32 a.m. — Police recovered a wallet and… Sunday, May 16

8:32 a.m. — Police recovered a wallet and checkbook from Panther Central and placed the items in the recovered property room. Officers contacted the owner of the items, and the incident was cleared.

3 p.m. — Police recovered a cell phone from the Cathedral of Learning information desk and placed the item in the recovered property room.

8:38 p.m. — Pitt police assisted city police with a stolen vehicle and two suspects on Dawson Street near Edith Place. City police arrested an actor, and the incident was cleared.

Monday, May 17

9:56 a.m. — Police responded to a report of harassment by a known person by telephone in Scaife Hall. An investigation is pending.

12:43 p.m. — Police responded to the theft of two laptops, a projector and a camera from Crawford Hall. An investigation is pending.

1:27 p.m. — Officers responded to a false fire alarm activation. Workers accidentally set off the alarm. The incident was cleared.

1:34 p.m. — Police responded to a report of a suspicious phone call received on a pay phone two hours earlier in the William Pitt Union. An investigation is pending.

2:21 p.m. — Officers arrested non-affiliate Ryan Muir, of 410 Lingle St., Osceola Mills, Pa., on a warrant on Semple Street.

7:30 p.m. — Police responded to the theft of a bicycle from a bike rack at Benedum Hall. An investigation is pending.

Tuesday, May 18

9:06 a.m. — Officers responded to Sutherland Hall for a false fire alarm. The incident was cleared.

10:06 a.m. — An officer took a recovered property report in Hillman Library.

1:18 p.m. — Pitt police assisted city police with a theft report at 3601 Forbes Ave.

1:43 p.m. — An officer took a theft report in Thaw Hall. An investigation is pending.

2:07 p.m. — An officer responded to the PNC Bank in the Schenley Quadrangle for a report of a person passing bad checks. An investigation is pending.

4:22 p.m. — An officer responded to Langley Hall for a bicycle theft report. An investigation is pending.

Wednesday, May 19

2 a.m. — Officers checked two suspicious men on Dunseith Street. The incident was cleared.

Thursday, May 20

7:05 a.m. — Police responded to a report of a person sleeping in the the lobby of Tower C. Officers identified the person and issued a property warning.

7:19 a.m. — Police recovered a cell phone from the Petersen Events Center and placed the item in evidence.

7:16 p.m. — Police recovered a digital camera from the Cathedral of Learning and placed the item in the recovered property room.

9:42 p.m. — Officers responded to a report of a water leak affecting electrical equipment in the Hillman Library Annex. Police found a leaking pump and notified property management.

Friday, May 21

9:24 a.m. — An officer took a lost property report in Trees Hall.

10:34 a.m. — An officer took a recovered property report in Clapp Hall.

10:45 a.m. — Officers responded to the Got Used Book Store on Forbes Avenue for a report of a suspicious man. The incident was cleared.

11:13 a.m. — Police issued an open container citation to non-affiliate James L. Robinson, of 1712 Forbes Ave.

1:20 p.m. — Officers responded to an aided case at 128 N. Craig St. The incident was cleared.

10:55 p.m. — Police issued an open container citation to non-affiliate Michael Jero Fontanazza, of 341 W. Penn Place, in the lot at Antoon’s Pizza on Atwood Street.

Saturday, May 22

1:13 a.m. — Police made an open container citation arrest of student Tudor Cisloiu, of 208 Spring Run Drive, Monroeville, Pa., at the intersection of Louisa Street and Meyran Avenue.

8:56 a.m. — Police recovered a credit card found outside Hillman Library.

1:18 p.m. — Police issued a citation arrest for aggressive panhandling on Forbes Avenue near Schenley Drive to non-affiliate Melodie R. Johnson, of 1300 Wood St., Pittsburgh.

8:51 p.m. — Officers responded to a burglar alarm in Sutherland Hall. The incident was cleared.

10:26 p.m. — Pitt police assisted city police with a robbery investigation on Louisa Street.

Sunday, May 23

1:57 a.m. — Police made a physical arrest on non-affiliate Darwin Ramon Womack, of 103 W. McIntyre Ave., Pittsburgh, for a firearms violation and resisting arrest on Terrace Street.

2:50 a.m. — An officer arrested non-affiliate Terrence Earl Carpenter, of 320 N. Euclid Ave., Pittsburgh, for driving under the influence in the 3900 block of Forbes Avenue.

9:15 a.m. — An officer reported an act of criminal mischief to the front door of Bellefield Hall. An investigation is pending.

12:58 p.m. — Pitt police assisted city police with an aided case on Schenley Drive. The incident was cleared.

2:08 p.m. — Pitt police assisted city police with a criminal mischief report on Dawson Street.

6:42 p.m. — An officer recovered a debit card that was left in Joe Mamas.

Monday, May 24

5:29 a.m. — Officers and medics responded to an aided case in Posvar Hall.

7:55 a.m. — An officer took a burglary report in the Cathedral of Learning. An investigation is pending.

8:51 a.m. — An officer responded to the Graduate School of Public Health for a report of a broken waterline.

1:10 p.m. — Pitt police assisted city police with a report of a suspicious person in Schenley Park. The incident was cleared.

3:27 p.m. — Officers stopped two people on Bayard Street who were acting suspicious in Alumni Hall. The incident was cleared.

3:37 p.m. — An officer took a theft report in the Cathedral of Learning. An investigation is pending.

Tuesday, May 25

1:31 a.m. — Officers stopped a suspicious person in front of Clapp Hall.

9:17 a.m. — Pitt police assisted Churchill police with a K-9 detail at Woodland Hills High School. The incident was cleared.

6:42 p.m. — Police responded to a report of the theft of a laptop outside of the Frick Fine Arts Building. An investigation is pending.

Wednesday, May 26

4:02 p.m. — Officers recovered a debit card and driver’s license from the garage beneath Soldiers and Sailors and placed the items in the recovered property room.

9:35 p.m. — Officers responded to a false fire alarm activation. The activation was because of a broken sprinkler head that caused damage to the 10th floor. The incident was cleared.

10:27 p.m. — Police issued a citation arrest for defiant trespass to non-affiliate Joseph Slomnicki, of 5858 Darlington Road, Pittsburgh, in Litchfield Towers Lobby.

Thursday, May 27

8:32 a.m. — Pitt police assisted county police with a K-9 detail at the Allegheny County Court House.

12:51 p.m. — Police responded to a report of an unauthorized person in Posvar Hall and the Schenley Quadrangle. The individual was identified, and the incident was cleared.

3:14 p.m. — Police responded to the theft of a projector from Clapp Hall. A report was taken, and the incident was cleared.

6:18 p.m. — An individual reported a theft of a computer from B4 Thaw Hall. An investigation is pending.

8:56 p.m. — Police checked a man at 422 Semple St. The person was identified and left the area.

10:30 p.m. — Police responded to a false fire alarm activation in Forbes Craig Apartments. An engineer reset the system, and the incident was cleared.

Friday, May 28

12:59 a.m. — Pitt police assisted Swissvale police with a vehicle pursuit. The vehicle stopped at Bates Street and Boulevard of the Allies. The actor is in custody by Swissvale police.

2:23 a.m. — Police issued a citation arrest for violating a city ordinance on Oakland Avenue to student Jeremiah Fue Yang, of 4179 Centre Ave., Pittsburgh.

5:47 a.m. — Pitt police assisted UPMC Presbyterian hospital security with an individual in the emergency room lobby. Officers confiscated a black jacket from a patient and placed the item in evidence.

Saturday, May 29

12:39 a.m. — Police issued a citation arrest on the 3900 block of Forbes Ave, to student Justin R. Schindler, of 5760 Franklin Drive Gibsonia, Pa., for disorderly conduct.

8:27 a.m. — Police recovered a check at Panther Central and placed it in recovered property.

9:28 a.m. — Police reported a hazardous condition at Ruskin Hall. A tree at the entrance of the building had large, falling branches. Police notified Facilities and Housing Services. The incident was cleared.

9:52 a.m. — Police responded to a fire alarm activated by painters in Holland Hall. The incident was cleared.

8:22 p.m. — Stuckerts was notified by police to tow a vehicle from the bus lane at Fifth and Oakland Avenue. The driver had an expired license. The incident was cleared.

Sunday, May 30

5:35 a.m. — Police responded to a false fire alarm activation in Langley Hall. The alarm was triggered by a water main break. The incident was cleared.

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