On Friday, Oct. 5, security officers were called to the Field Hockey game at Fauver Stadium to deal with unruly persons who were using profanity and refusing to leave, according to UR Security Investigator Dan Lafferty.
Security arrived at 5:29 p.m. Fauver Stadium staff advised Security that the three suspects were being disruptive and had been told several times to stop using profane language. Also, the suspects had refused to leave when ordered to by staff.
The suspects were identified as undergraduate students and members of the Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity.
Security officers detected the scent of alcohol upon approaching the suspects; indeed, none of the suspects denied alcohol involvement.
The matter has been referred to the Dean of Students Office for further review and action.
Prop pistols provide no palpable problem
Security officers were called to the exterior of Valentine Tower shortly after 9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 4 for the report of a person with a gun, according to Lafferty.
Rochester police were also notified and four police officers responded to the area in addition to Security.
A follow-up identified the weapon in question as a toy gun. It was apparently being used as a prop for a project that was being worked on by a group of four students and one visitor.
The gun was confiscated. All parties were warned and advised against the further utilization of such props.
Fog fumigator feigns fire on Valentine floor
Security officers responded to a fire alarm activation in Valentine Tower on Sunday, Oct. 14 at 12:31 a.m., according to Lafferty.
Upon entering the room that showed an active smoke detector, the officers found a box for a fog machine as well as a bottle of “fog juice.”
The room in question was filled with a thick haze, but no occupants.
Responding fire department personnel gave students the all clear and the fire alarm system was reset.
The matter has been referred to the Dean of Students and Residential Life Offices for further review and action.
Students suggested to stop superfluous studies
An intrusion alarm was received for Rush Rhees Library at 1:37 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14, according to Lafferty.
Responding officers identified the cause of the alarm to be two undergraduate students. They had apparently been studying in the library and lost track of time.
The students were warned and advised against further such incidents.
Information provided by UR Security.Wrobel is a member of the class of 2010.