Flaming trash ignites water sprinklers

Courtesy of absofire.com

1. The fire alarm and sprinkler system were activated in Valentine Tower on Sunday, Feb. 19 at 2:30 a.m, after a student threw a burnt paper towel down the trash shoot.

The student believed that the flames on the towel had been extinguished, however, the towel ignited some of the items in the dumpster.

According to Lafferty, the Rochester Fire Department responded to the scene, and gave the go ahead to reenter the building.

Laptop lurker on the prowl

2. A laptop was stolen from the office of a faculty member at the Eastman School of Music on Wednesday, Feb. 15th between 1 and 1:10 p.m.

According to Lafferty, the staff member left the office momentarily and came back to find the laptop missing. A police report has been filed.

Unwanted emails taken to the authorities

3. Officers met with an undergraduate student on Monday, Feb. 20, at 12 p.m. after the student reported two unsolicited emails from an unknown sender. These emails were nonthreatening, but were reported by the student as “annoying,” Lafferty said.

Sickness in Spurrier

4.  Officers responded to a report of a student feeling suddenly ill in Spurrier Dance Studio on Sunday, Feb. 19 at 6:24 p.m.
According to Lafferty, the individual had hit her head earlier that day and was helped to the ground by other students after becoming faint and temporarily losing consciousness. The Rural/Metro Medical Services staff determined that no additional care was needed.

Unconscious man in alley

5. Officers responded to a  report of a man lying in Barret Alley near the Eastman School of Music on Sunday, Feb. 19 at 3:24 p.m.

The male appeared unconscious, and did not wake up until an ambulance arrived and he was then taken to the Strong Memorial Hospital  Emergency Department.

Alcohol may have contributed to this incident, Lafferty said.

Student should sleep with one eye open

6. Security officers responded to a report of an individual sleeping in the vicinity of the third floor of Carlson Library on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 5:35 a.m.

According to UR Security Investigator Daniel Lafferty, the individual was identified as a graduate student, advised against  such behavior in the future and escorted from the area.

Intruder in Gleason

7. An unauthorized individual was found near Gleason Library on Thursday, Feb. 16 at 7:32 a.m.
Officers located and identified the individual, who was found to have no affiliation to the University.
According to Lafferty, he was escorted from the facility and warned against such an action in the future.

Cozen is a member of the class of 2015.
Information provided by UR Security.



You can contact Karli at kcozen@u.rochester.edu.

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