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Crime Alerts

CRIME ALERT (Off Campus) - Burglary

 

 

University of Pittsburgh Police assisted the City of Pittsburgh Police Department with a reported burglary on December 9, 2017 at approximately 01:37 AM in the 3300 block of Ward Street. The victim stated that between 00:30 AM and 01:30 AM an unknown individual(s) entered his first floor apartment through an unlocked bedroom window and removed a laptop and musical instrument from his desk. No injuries were reported.

Description of the suspect(s) is as follows:

  • Suspect(s) - Unknown

Anyone having information regarding this incident should call Pittsburgh Police Department (Zone 4) at 412-422-6520 (reference CCR #170236908) or University of Pittsburgh Police at 412-624-2121 (reference report #17-04664).

Crime Tips:

  • Report suspicious persons and crime incidents promptly.
  • Lock your doors and windows.
  • Be aware of who you invite into your home.
  • Do not approach suspicious persons or vehicles. 
  • Use the University Shuttle Service when possible (SAFERIDER 412-648-2255).

 

Posted on December 9, 2017

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Suspicious subject identified as Daniel Dintino

Daniel Dintino

We would like our community to be aware of a suspicious subject identified as Daniel Dintino. We have received several complaints regarding Dintino’s behavior. In those incidents, Dintino has approached several females on or near campus and made them feel uncomfortable. 

On Monday, December 4, Dintino was arrested by our department for an outstanding warrant out of Ross Township. During the arrest, Dintino was issued property warnings for the entire campus. He was released from jail a short time later and may possibly be back in the Oakland area. 

If you see Dintino on campus, we ask you to immediately call the University of Pittsburgh Police at 412-624-2121.

CRIME ALERT (Off Campus) - Robbery

On October 27, 2017, at 11:24 PM, University of Pittsburgh Police along with the City of Pittsburgh Police responded to an armed robbery that took place in the 300 block of Ophelia Street. The victims were approached by a Hispanic male and a black male. The Hispanic male displayed a firearm and the males robbed the victims of their wallets, watches and jewelry.  The Hispanic male then struck one of the victims in the head with the butt of his pistol and they fled the scene.

Description of the suspects are as follows:

Suspect #1:  Hispanic male, short build, wearing a yellow shirt and jeans.  This actor was armed with a pistol.

Suspect #2:  A black male, wearing a blue plaid shirt and jeans.  This actor had shoulder-length dreadlocks. 

Anyone having information regarding this incident should call the University of Pittsburgh Police at 412-624-2121, (Reference Report #17-04026); or the City of Pittsburgh Police Department (Zone 4) at 412-422-6520 (Reference CCR 17-208218).

Crime Tips:

  • Report suspicious persons and crime incidents promptly.
  • Pay attention to your surroundings, trust your instincts, and go to a public place.
  • When traveling at night, walk with friends.
  • Avoid using devices that impair your hearing or sight while walking.
  • Do not approach suspicious persons or vehicles. 
  • Use the University Shuttle Service when possible (SAFERIDER 412-648-2255).

Posted: October 28, 2017

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