1. Three suspects were found throwing rocks at the Riverview Apartment buildings at 6:07 p.m. on Sunday, March 28.
UR Security officers were called to the scene, and after they arrived the suspects left the area. The Rochester Police Department was also called to assist at the scene.
According to UR Security Senior Investigator Daniel Lafferty, the suspects were later found to be throwing rocks a second time, but this time they fled to the back of the apartment complex.
The RPD was able to locate the suspects, ages 10 and 11. Two of the three suspects admitted to throwing the rocks at the building.
The officers advised the kids to cease throwing rocks and they were released to their parents and/or guardians. The officers noticed minor rock damage to a few of the building shingles.
Graduate student involved in a serious accident
2. A UR graduate student operating a motor vehicle on Sunday, March 28 was involved in an accident on Elmwood Ave. The student sustained critical injuries and is currently in Strong Memorial Hospital according to Lafferty.
Cooking grease sets off smoke alarm
3. UR Security officers responded to a call from Tiernan Hall about an activated smoke alarm at 2:55 p.m. on Monday, March 29.
According to Lafferty, upon arrival the officers determined that the smoke alarm was activated by a pot of hot cooking grease, which had been discarded in a plastic trash can in the fourth floor kitchen.
The Rochester Fire Department arrived and declared the area to be safe; the alarm and fire systems were then reset. The identity of the individual who discarded the grease is unknown.
Cell phone stolen from sleeping student in Carlson
4. A student reported that his cell phone was stolen between the hours of 5:30-6:10 p.m. on Friday, March 26 from the lower level of Carlson Library; the student had fallen asleep with his cell phone right next to him. According to Lafferty, when the student awoke he found that his cell phone was missing. After checking the immediate area, the student called Security. The student plans to file a police report at a later time.
Student causes trouble
on Wilson Blvd.
5. UR Security was notified that an individual was requesting money from people on Wilson Boulevard. near Inter Campus Drive at 1:23 a.m. on Saturday, March 27.
Officers located the suspect at Meliora Lot on Intercampus Drive, which was when the student denied accusations that he was asking for money. The suspect had no identification and the police were called to respond to the site.
An ambulance and Medical Emergency Response Team were also notified to come to the site due to the suspect reporting that he was having chest pain; his vital signs were assessed and found to be normal.
The suspect was then transported to Strong Memorial Hospital via ambulance and was advised by Security and the police not to return to the property.
According to Lafferty, the name of the suspect was obtained by Security.