1. Security officers responded to Riverview Building D on Friday, Nov. 18 at 1:08 a.m. after a natural gas odor was reported in a third floor suite, according to UR Security Investigator Roger Keirsbilck.
The suite’s occupants claimed that they had first noticed the smell when they turned the heat on and felt dizzy earlier that day, but both declined medical attention.
The area was checked by the Rochester Fire Department, Rochester Gas & Electric and Somerset Management, and the source of the odor was eventually found to be a vent near the gas meter.
Although the odor could return, it does not pose any threat to occupants.
Driver disobeys traffic laws
2. A vehicle was spotted driving at unsafe speeds and not pausing at several stop signs on campus by a Security officer on Wednesday, Nov. 23 at 12 p.m.
Despite observing the vehicle on two separate occasions, the officer failed to make contact with the driver due to other calls of service. The vehicle was eventually located in River Lot, according to Keirsbilck.
The owner of the vehicle was contacted and apologized for his actions.
Undergraduate found injured, bleeding from nose
3. An injured 21-year-old undergraduate student was found outside the Sigma Chi Fraternity House by a brother of the fraternity on Nov. 18, according to Keirsbilck. Security officers responded at 3:04 a.m.
The student, who had been drinking at a bar downtown from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., fell off of his bike at an undetermined location. Officers observed that he was bleeding from the bridge of his nose. The Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT) examined the student, but as he could not clearly explain what had happened to him he was put in a neck collar, laid on a backboard and taken to the Strong Memorial Hospital Emergency Department.
Student found vomiting in Riverview
4. After responding to a noise complaint on the fourth floor of Riverview Building D on Saturday, Nov. 19 at 2:47 a.m., Security officers found a 22-year-old undergraduate female on the floor vomiting.
According to Keirsbilck, officers could not determine what or how much the student had been drinking and she was sent to the Strong Memorial Hospital Emergency Department.
Roving female causes concern
5. While working in Hutchison Hall on Thursday, Nov. 24 at 6:51 p.m., a graduate student noticed a female in the area who seemed suspicious, according to Kerisbilck.
When the graduate student asked if he could help her, she said she was in search of the Strong Emergency Department.
The graduate student pointed the woman in the right direction, but as she walked away she began to yell at the graduate student. He then contacted Security, saying that she appeared confused and disoriented.
Officers located the woman at Hutchison Road and Wilson Boulevard, but she yelled at them and refused to stop. She proceeded to walk to the Emergency Department and checked herself in to be seen.
The graduate student stated that he had not felt threatened and did not submit a police report.
Goldin is a member of the class of 2013.
Information provided by UR Security.