1. On Thursday, Feb. 27 at 2:17 pm, staff in the Frederick Douglass Bookstore reported the theft of two books. Staff stated that a man walked into the bookstore and asked for two textbooks.
A staff member gave the man the books as he believed the man was a student. The man walked around the store for a couple of minutes and then exited the store without paying for the textbooks. Staff followed the man outside and stopped him to ask about paying for the textbooks. After refusing to pay, the man gave the two textbooks back to the staff member and left the area.

Student missing backpack

2. On Friday, Feb. 28, a student reported that her backpack was taken from an open lounge area in Hoeing between 6:00 pm and 9:00 pm. The student stated that she accidentally left the backpack in the lounge when she went to an event in another building. The backpack contained a laptop, headphones, and a calculator. The student checked around the building with negative results. A police report was filed for the theft.

Aggressive solicitor picked up by RPD

3. On Saturday, March 1, at 12:30 pm, Public Safety Officers were alerted to a man trespassing in Java’s. The officers learned that the man was aggressively soliciting passerby for money. Rochester Police in the surrounding area were contacted, as the man had been previously banned from the location. Staff from Java’s advised the man to leave, but the man refused. The man was taken into custody by Rochester Police and charged with trespassing.

Undergraduates trigger alarm in Rush Rhees

4. On Friday, Feb. 28, at 3:32 am, Public Safety Officers responded to a triggered intrusion alarm inside Rush Rhees Library. Responding officers began to check the building and located an undergraduate student coming out of the library. The student stated that he must have fallen asleep inside and triggered the alarm on his way towards the building’s exit. The student was warned about being in the library after operating hours and sent on his way.

Ramos is a member of the class of 2015.

Information provided by UR Public Safety.

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