Police Blotter: 3/26 - 4/7

All information according to University Police



1:42 a.m. – Patrol reported the traffic signal at Rensch Road and the Audubon Parkway was malfunctioning. The signal was on flash and facilities were notified.

10:40 a.m. – UPD received a report that the traffic signal at the Audubon Parkway and Rensch Road was still on flash. A patrol was dispatched and customer service was notified. Patrols monitored traffic until the signal was repaired.


4:21 p.m. – A student reported the larceny of her backpack from Harriman Hall on South Campus. UPD filed a report. A student later reported finding her backpack.


7:10 a.m. – Patrol reported a person sleeping on the ground floor of Harriman Hall on South Campus. The subject gave patrol a pay stub that did not belong to him. Patrol gave the individual an appearance ticket for Buffalo City Court and the pay stub was confiscated.

11:29 p.m. – TwoUB students were issued Student Wide Judiciary (SWJ) for possession of marijuana in Goodyear Hall.

11:44 p.m. – A UB staff member reported a college-age male running nude through Richmond Building 2. Hall staff reported residents may have taken video and are requesting UPD assistance in obtaining video from residents to identify the unknown male. Patrol spoke to residents with negative results. UPD advised hall staff to contact them if further information became available.


9:37 p.m. – A complainant reported three males smoking marijuana in the bottom of the south stairwell in Goodyear Hall. Patrol checked the area and an odor of marijuana was present. The subjects were gone on arrival.


12:09 p.m. – Passerby reported a brown Rottweiler loose in the area of Flint Road and the Audubon Parkway. Patrol reported the dog was gone on arrival.

12:28 p.m. – A Parking and Transportation employee reported a strong odor of marijuana coming from Spaulding. Patrol reported the stairwell was unoccupied.

3:08 p.m. – An employee reported two males smoking marijuana near the back door of Goodyear Hall. Patrol was dispatched but the subjects were gone upon arrival.


1:56 p.m. – A Wilkeson Resident Adviser reported a resident was smoking marijuana. Patrol issued SWJ to the student, who has a prior history with UPD.

2:10 p.m. – A UB student reported to have slipping on ice on the sidewalk in front of The Commons. She reported falling and had pain in her back and knee but did not request an ambulance. Customer service was notified.

3:15 p.m. – A UB student reported his vehicle was struck in the Diefendorf lot on South Campus between 11:45 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. by an unknown vehicle. Damage was done to the passenger side rear bumper of the vehicle and a report was filed.


4:27 p.m. – A student reported the larceny of his bicycle from the Michael Farber bike racks between 11:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. A report was filed.


1:01 a.m. – Student reported that a bicycle thief was in the area of Greiner Hall near Lake LaSalle heading towards Wilkeson Quad. The individual was described as a white male wearing black and a mask. Patrol reported the suspect no longer had a bike and information was filed by UPD.

1:25 a.m. – A caller stated that he witnessed a resident of Flickinger Court throw a bag of food at a taxi driver. Patrols were dispatched and the suspect was issued SWJ paperwork. A report was filed.

4:58 p.m. – A UB staff member reported there was a male student in the Triple Gym in Alumni Arena who caused a disturbance after losing a game. A staff member asked the subject to leave but he refused so she requested UPD assistance. UPD issued him SWJ paperwork.


12:32 a.m. – A Community Adviser reported a noise complaint and an odor of marijuana coming from an apartment in South Lake Village. Occupants refused to open the door and patrols were dispatched. Patrol identified a resident who was playing video games and the subject was advised to keep the noise level down, but there was no marijuana odor.