Subsequent review of security camera footage showed the items in question being taken by an unidentified woman accompanied by an unidentified man. Copies of still images from the video and descriptions of their appearance and clothing were distributed to patroling peace officers.
The next week, on Sept. 14, at 2:30 p.m., a Public Safety officer patrolling campus saw two individuals outside Gale House matching the descriptions.
After reviewing the photographs, officers verified the two were the two people from the video footage of the laptop and iPad theft.
The two were stopped and denied involvement, saying that they were cutting through the property on their way to a friend’s house.
After further investigation, officers discovered that the two had been arrested on Sept. 3 for stealing gas out of mail service vehicles at 1510 Mt. Hope Ave., at which time they were both banned from UR property.
Rochster Police officers were dispatched and arrested Neil Fahy, 29, of Rochester and Kelly Ann Sciarratta, 22, of Rochester, on charges of trespassing. Police also arrested Fahy for possession of burglary tools as he was carrying bolt cutters, wire cutters, and pliers.
After reviewing the video from Gleason Library of the laptop theft, police officers also arrested Sciarratta on grand larceny charges. Both individuals were taken into police custody.
Bicyclist crashes, taken to hospital
2. On Sept. 13, at 4:30 p.m., an undergraduate was taken by ambulance to Strong Memorial Hospital Emergency Department after losing control and falling off his bicycle while crossing the Rails to Trails pedestrian bridge.
The student sustained an ankle injury.
Remus is a member of the class of 2016.
Information provided by UR Public Safety.