Crime Alert - Breaking and Entering

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On 9/14 between the hours of 9:30 PM and 2:00 AM, students residing at Pierpont Dorm reported that their room was entered by unknown person(s) while both residents were sleeping. Multiple items were stolen from the room.  The door to the dorm room was unlocked at the time of this incident.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact UMPD Officer Nick Thomann at (413) 545-2121 or by email at This investigation is ongoing. Anonymous information can be left at (413) 577-TIPS (8477) or by using the UMPD anonymous witness form at

Remember: Like It. Lock It. Keep It.  If you leave your room, or are going to sleep for the night, lock your door to protect your belongings.  More personal safety tips can be found on the UMPD website at:




Posted: Sep 16, 2021, 4:27 pm
Last Updated: Sep 16, 2021, 4:29 pm


585 East Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01003-9600
413-545-2121 non-emergency
413-545-3111 emergency or 911
413-545-3113 fax


Call 413-577-TIPS (8477) or use our Anonymous Witness Form.