On Saturday morning, a man entered a second floor office of the Eastman School of Music. Upon finding a professor in the office, the suspect excused himself and left the area.

Officers located the individual and identified him. He was found to have no University affiliation. The suspect was warned and advised not to return to the property. The suspect was then escorted from the facility.

According to UR Security Investigator Dan Lafferty, investigators are working to establish whether there is a connection between the suspect and recently reported thefts at Eastman.

Unregistered party shut down

According to Lafferty, officers on patrol shut down an unregistered party in the Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity house early Sunday morning.

President of the fraternity and senior Joseph Price met with officers to discuss whether or not the party was registered.

Price admitted the party had not been registered. He was reminded of University policy about registering parties.

Eventually, people attending the party left the fraternity house.

Natural gas odor detected on Mt. Hope

On Wednesday morning, Security Officers, facilities staff, Rochester Gas and Electric crews and the Rochester Fire Department arrived at 575 Mt. Hope Ave. in response to an alert of a natural gas odor.

There was an odor of natural gas in the area with no location of an immediate cause.

A follow-up on the scene identified the cause for the odor to be a power vent connection in the hot water tank in the basement. Facilities staff initiated repairs and adjustments to correct the problem.

All others were cleared from the scene. There were no injuries and no damages.

Cooking pot catches fire in University Apartment

A pot of cooking oil caught fire on a stove in a University Park Apartment around 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

The resident moved the burning pot from the stove to the sink and doused it with water.

Security and the Rochester Fire Department responded to the activated fire alarm. Officers verified the fire was out and the area was safe. Other than smoke stains on the wall and ceiling area, there were no damages.

No one was injured in the incident and officers left the scene.

Sick student sent to hospital

Security Officers and the Medical Emergency Response Team were summoned to Susan B. Anthony Hall to respond to an ill student. The student was experiencing a light- headed sensation and was feeling dizzy.

The student was transported by ambulance to the Strong Memorial Hospital Emergency Department. At Strong, the student was evaluated and given further care.

Information provided by UR Security. Schneier is a member of the class of 2011.



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