A suspect who identified himself by various names was arrested for trespassing around 2:30 a.m. on April 4.

The suspect was found trying to stop traffic on Wilson Blvd. near Hill Court, according to UR Security Investigator Dan Lafferty.

At the time of his arrest, he was in possession of a vest which had a student’s ID card in it, and a plastic bag containing several pieces of electronic equipment.

Security notified the student whose ID was found, and the student said that both the ID and the vest were his, according to UR Security.

The Rochester Police officers responding to the incident took all the electronic equipment into custody for safekeeping and the vest was returned to the student.

The electric equipment was similar to previously stolen property from Hill Court.

Investigators are presently trying to establish if the equipment is the same as those stolen, according to security.

Additional charges may be filed against the suspect if the equipment turns out to be the items stolen from Hill Court, according to Lafferty.

Three students taken to Strong Hospital

In separate incidents, three intoxicated underage students were taken to Strong Memorial Hospital’s emergency department by ambulance for evaluation and treatment, according to Lafferty.

Two were transported from Hoeing on April 6 and a third from Susan B. Anthony Residence Halls. All three cases have been referred to the Offices Residential Life and the Dean of Students’ Office for further review, according to security.

Credit card, cash

stolen from student

An unidentified suspect stole $140 in cash and a credit card from a student’s wallet while the student was sleeping in Fairchild between 4 a.m. and 9 a.m. on April 5, according to Lafferty.

The room was unlocked, and the wallet had been left on the student’s dresser.

The student was did not know his credit card was stolen until the credit card company called him regarding charges recently made on his card, according to UR Security.

The victim was to file a report with the RPD at a later time, according to Lafferty.

VCR and DVD players stolen from Chambers

An unidentified suspect stole a VCR and a DVD player from a suite in Chambers between April 3 at 11 p.m. and April 4 at 3 a.m., according to UR Security.

The suite was reported to have been secured and the rooms where the items taken from were unoccupied.

The VCR was valued at $50 and the DVD player was worth $65 and both students were advised to file police reports, according to Lafferty.

Information provided by UR Security.

Schnee can be reached at cschnee@campustimes.org.



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