A Rochester man was taken into custody by Rochester police near deKiewiet Tower on Tuesday, according to UR Security Investigator Dan Lafferty.

Willie Clark, 42, was first observed acting strangely near a bike rack and UR Security was notified, prompting officers to stop the man for questioning.

After being stopped by security, Clark was discovered to be riding a stolen bicycle. At that point, Clark resisted the officers and injured two of them while being handcuffed for safety.

Clark was found to be carrying a large kitchen knife concealed in his clothing. The knife was confiscated along with a pair of pliers upon the arrival of the Rochester Police Department.

The man was placed under arrest for harassment and petit larceny, according to Lafferty.TVs tossed from frat house windowsTwo 50-inch televisions were thrown from fraternity house windows in two separate incidents last week, according to Lafferty.

Brothers from the Psi Upsilon and Delta Kappa Epsilon houses reported that the TVs, which were already broken, were thrown from upper-story windows by alumni.

No one was injured in the incidents, according to Lafferty. The pieces of the TVs were picked up by brothers from both houses.Students sling soda from Phase bridgeAn anonymous caller reported a group of people throwing soda cans off of the Phase pedestrian bridge on Sunday morning at 3:30 a.m., according to Lafferty.

After checking closed-circuit TV, UR Security responded to the scene. Four students were identified, and one was observed throwing cans at the cars below.

All members of the group were identified as being undergraduate students.

The student who was observed throwing the cans informed UR Security officers that he was trying to hit a friend’s car, according to Lafferty.

No damage was found on any of the cars in the area, and the students were warned against such activity.Visiting partygoer assaultedA person visiting the DKE house on Saturday reported that he was physically assaulted without provocation, according to Lafferty.

The victim stated that he was approached by a group of males while he was in the house who began to push him and tell him to leave the building.

One of the members of the group then punched the victim in the face.

The victim was able to leave the house and sought medical treatment for what was later described as facial fractures and a possible broken jaw.

A police report was filed and additional investigative follow-up is being conducted, according to Lafferty.Information provided by UR Security.

Majarian can be reached at mmajarian@campustimes.org.



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