1. Security officers saw a vehicle circling the Riverview Apartments parking lot on Sunday, Nov. 25, at 3:34 a.m. The car then pulled into a parking space and struck the fence in front of the space repeatedly, at which time officers approached the vehicle and determined that the driver was unaffiliated with the University. Officers told the him to shut off the car and turn over the keys, and he complied, Keirsbilck said.
The driver told officers that he was “having a bad night” due to problems involving his girlfriend, and that he was trying to find a different girl in Riverview. He also noted that he had been drinking. The Rochester Police Department responded and the driver was taken to the Strong Memorial Hospital Emergency Department for evaluation. The fence sustained minor damage.
Car hits cyclist in crosswalk collision
2. A bicyclist was struck by a car on Fraternity Road on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 3 p.m. Responding Security officers found a vehicle parked in the road near the crosswalk. The driver, an undergraduate student, said that she was driving down Fraternity Road when a bicyclist, who was unaffiliated with the University, struck the passenger side of her car, according to Keirsbilck.
The driver stated that she did not see the bicyclist approaching because a pickup truck parked along the curb had obstructed her view of the entire crosswalk.
The bicyclist, who was transported to the Strong Memorial Hospital Emergency Department, also said that he did not see the car because of the pickup truck. Rural/Metro Medical Service and the Rochester Police Department responded. The driver of the car sustained no injuries and the vehicle sustained minor damage.
Parking shortcut a no-go
3. Security officers responded to the report of a suspicious vehicle parked on the foot path in front of deKiewiet Tower on Sunday, Dec. 2, at 4:27 a.m. The owner was located and identified as an undergraduate student, who told officers that he was taking friends back to deKiewiet and did not want to make them walk back to the building, Keirsbilck said. The student explained that he had driven onto the bike path next to Intercampus Drive and then up to the foot path to deKiewiet. The student was told that the path is for foot traffic only and the vehicle was removed.
Student’s bag nabbed
4. An undergraduate student reported his bag stolen from Rush Rhees Library on Sunday, Dec. 2. The student said that he was working in the old stacks at the 200M level when he left his bag unattended for about an hour and a half to get food, Keirsbilck said. The bag contained his UR ID and keys, as well as textbooks and other personal items. No police report was filed.
Buletti is a member of the class of 2013.
Information provided by UR Security.