A contracted employee working in the Common Connection in Rush Rhees Library reported being approached at work by her ex-boyfriend on Wednesday evening.
The employee was conversing briefly with her ex-boyfriend when he suddenly poured a drink over her head.
The suspect then tried taking money the employee had in her pocket. She was able to keep her money, but the suspect managed to grab her cell phone off her belt. He then proceeded to leave the area with the stolen phone.
The suspect returned the following day. However, the Connections staff alerted the victim before he arrived and she was able to avoid the him.
According to UR Security Investigator Daniel Lafferty, in both incidents, the suspect fled before officers arrived on scene.
A police report was filed on Saturday. UR Security was notified by police that Jermaine Lloyd, 25, of Rochester had been arrested on charges of robbery and grand larceny in connection with this case.
Spring showers arrive early at UR
Early Sunday morning, a student in Kendrick House awoke to find an individual in the room urinating on the student’s desk and personal items.
The suspect was identified as another student and was escorted from the area by residents of the suite. The suspect later returned and cleaned up the affected areas.
The suspect has agreed to repay the student for personal items damaged. According to Lafferty, the matter has been referred to the Dean of Students Office for further review.
Furniture stolen from Gleason Library
Library staff reported that on Monday afternoon, two metal stools and an ottoman were stolen from Gleason Library.
Three suspects were observed departing with the objects and heading toward Susan B. Anthony Halls.
The three suspects were later identified as undergraduate students.
The students contended they were borrowing the items for use in a project and had intended to return them.
According to Lafferty, the items were returned to the library after the suspects were identified. The three were warned, advised and released.
Envelope of money stolen from drawer
According to Lafferty, a staff member in Hutchison Hall reported an envelope containing a substantial amount of cash was stolen from a desk drawer in a second-floor office.
The envelope was stolen between Thursday at 5 p.m. and Friday at 9:30 a.m. The office had been secured. The envelope had been one of several banded together and placed in the desk drawer.
There were no signs of forced entry into the office suite itself. No police report was filed.
Information provided by UR Security. Schneier is a member of the class of 2011.