Police Blotter: Incidents reported at Chatham University Jan. 19 – 31

Graphic Credit: Jorie Meil

Graphic Credit: Jorie Meil

All information is provided by Chatham University’s Public Safety

 8:15 a.m. Jan. 19 – An officer took a report for a damaged Chatham van. The van backed into a University light, and the back window shattered. The light was not damaged.  

12:55 a.m. Jan. 20 – Officers were dispatched to the Haber Apartments because a fire extinguisher was set off. Someone opened an unsecured door and set off the fire extinguisher. Officers assisted with the clean up and advised to always lock the door. 

4:56 p.m. Jan. 23 – Officers were dispatched to Linzer Apartments for a burning smell. When officers arrived, they found the washing machine had been overloaded, and the motor was burning. Officers turned off the washer and unloaded it. 

10:55 p.m. Jan. 23 – Officers responded to Chung Apartments for a suspicious person. Upon arrival, officers discovered the suspicious person was a Parkhurst employee who walked down the wooden stairs to catch the bus on Fifth Avenue. 

Noon Jan. 26 – Officers were dispatched to the Chatham Eastside for a vehicle accident. Upon arrival, officers noticed a vehicle had gone over a high curb and got stuck. AAA responded and got the vehicle off of the curb. No one was injured and the vehicle had minor damage. 

1 p.m. Jan. 27 – Officers received a call for a burning smell in Woodland Hall. Officers found a projector that was showing a movie and had a burning smell. IT was notified and cleaned the projector. 

9:50 p.m. Jan. 27 – Officers were dispatched to Chung Apartments for a domestic dispute. Upon arrival, the male student in the domestic dispute was leaving campus. No one was injured, and the domestic dispute was only a verbal argument. 

4 p.m. Jan. 28 – Officers were notified of people using Graham Field without permission. Officers found young individuals playing football on the field. The young individuals were asked to leave, which they did without incident. 

3:15 p.m. Jan. 31 – Officers were dispatched to the Eastside Campus for a vehicle accident. Upon arrival, officers observed a vehicle on the steps near Washington Boulevard. The driver was not injured, but the vehicle had severe damage and had to be towed. The railing to the steps was damaged and blocked off with caution tape. 

Other reports: Officers conducted four medical transportations to Med Express or UPMC Shadyside.