Police Blotter: 4/7–4/13

All information according to University Police



10:51 a.m. – A UB student reported a goose attacked her and her mother while outside of Flint Village. The goose jumped on the student’s mother and knocked her to the ground. The student reported that the goose would not let her mother near her vehicle and requested assistance. UPD and Facilities provided assistance to the student and her mother.

2:56 p.m. – A caller reported her vehicle was struck in the Arena lot by an unknown vehicle between the hours of 5:50 and 7:45 a.m. The vehicle suffered damage to the passenger side front bumper and a report was filed with UPD.


9:20 p.m. – A Greiner Hall staff member reported an odor of natural gas coming from the area between Greiner and Fargo Quadrangle. A patrol was dispatched and reported the odor of natural gas was near the swipe card entry door at Fargo Building 1. The source of the odor was located in a ventilation system and the system was shut down by Facilities. National Fuel was notified and reported on scene to fix the issue.


2:59 p.m. – A car fire was reported in the Fronczak A lot. The car was described to be a green Volkswagen Jetta. The Amherst Fire Department was notified and UPD reported the fire was put out.


3:53 p.m. – A UB student reported a hit and run in the Slee A lot. The vehicle was spotted closest to Pole No. 2 and was struck in the passenger side rear door. The incident occurred between the hours of 9 and 11 a.m.

7:19 p.m. – A report was filed that two males were smoking marijuana outside of Governors Residence Hall at the underpass to Clinton and Lehman Halls. The UB students were reported as cooperative and were issued Student Wide Judiciary (SWJ) paperwork by UPD.

7:25 p.m. – A patrol reported that an individual dropped off at Harriman Hall on South Campus by a Liberty cab did not pay the fare. The subject ran from the cab and was last seen heading toward the Main Circle. The subject was reported to be a male wearing a grey security T-shirt and khaki pants. Patrols checked the inner campus, Main Circle and Main Street but were not able to find the individual.

11:19 p.m. – A Fargo Hall resident adviser requested UPD assistance with an alcohol complaint involving a large group of subjects at the Fargo Quadrangle. UPD identified the UB students and they were advised. The incident was turned over to Campus Living.


4:12 a.m. – A caller reported that three males dressed in black were running through the Creekside Village Lots banging on his window and possibly tipping over the clothing donation bin. The subjects were last seen on foot heading toward Skinnersville Road. Patrols were unable to locate the subjects and went back to Creekside to take additional information from the complainant.


2:01 a.m. – A caller reported that a brown/red four-door car pulled up behind her car and blocked her in while she was trying to exit a parking spot in the Michael Farber lot on South Campus at approximately 11:08 p.m. She then reported she was able to exit the parking spot. The caller could not identify the license plate or operator of the other vehicle.

4:26 p.m. – Patrol reported two individuals at Baird Point on North Campus were consuming alcohol. Both of the subjects were under the legal drinking age and were UB students. They were given SWJ paperwork.


1:47 a.m. – The Amherst Police Department reported shots being fired at Sweet Home Road and Chestnut Ridge Road. Patrol reported fireworks were going off and relayed the information to the Amherst Police Department.

1:50 a.m. – A resident adviser in Clement Hall reported an odor of marijuana. A patrol was dispatched and issued SWJ to two residents.

9:45 a.m. – A student reported that his 2015 Audi 4D was damaged while parked in the Cooke A lot between 9 and 11:10 a.m. on April 10. Another car’s door was opened into the complainant’s vehicle, causing the damage.

11:45 a.m. – The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA) advised patrols that there was an ongoing fight at the bottom entrance to the University Station on South Campus. Patrol requested an ambulance for a middle-aged male with lacerations on his head. An ambulance arrived on location and transported the patient to Erie County Medical Center.