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“Justice for Meech” offers alternative narrative on death of Wardel “Meech” Davis

“Justice for Meech” offers alternative narrative on death of Wardel “Meech” Davis

Dan Almasi, Executive Editor
May 4, 2017
Filed under City, Crime, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

When Tito Ruiz was 13 years old, he was slammed against the hood of a Buffalo Police squad car while running home to meet curfew because he “fit the description” of a suspect the police were seeking. When Ruiz got word that a “friendly” and “well-liked” kid he knew from his neighborhood...

Three football players charged in Rees Street window smashing

Three football players charged in Rees Street window smashing

Staff
December 8, 2016
Filed under Crime, Front Page, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

Three SUNY Buffalo State football players have been charged with criminal mischief stemming from vandalism that happened to a house on Rees Street last weekend. Police charged Ryan Bauer, 20; Stephen Smaldone, 20; and Jordan Rychcik, 18. At least four windows at a home on Rees Street were damanged...

Buffalo police investigating alleged window smashing involving football players

Buffalo police investigating alleged window smashing involving football players

Staff
December 5, 2016
Filed under Crime, NEWS

Buffalo police are investigating a criminal mischief case involving SUNY Buffalo State football players, according to multiple reports. At least four windows at a home on Rees Street were damanged by a golf club and more than a half-dozen players are believed to be in involved, according to The Buffalo...

Suspect in campus stalking, off-campus burglary attempt named

Suspect in campus stalking, off-campus burglary attempt named

Patrick Koster, News Editor
September 13, 2016
Filed under Crime, NEWS

On Sept. 7, SUNY Buffalo State students received an email alert regarding suspicious person activity on and off campus. University Police and City of Buffalo Police departments are looking for a suspect in an attempted burglary that occurred the morning of Sept. 7 at the off-campus apartment of a...

Former student pleads guilty to staff threats

Reuben Wolf, Reporter
September 13, 2016
Filed under Crime, NEWS

On Sept. 6, former SUNY Buffalo State student Benjamin Bolton, 32, plead guilty to charges regarding threats of assault against several Buffalo State faculty, administrators and police officers. Originally from Glendale, CO, Bolton was admitted to Buffalo State’s criminal justice graduate program...

String of crimes reported involving Buffalo State students

Staff Reports
April 13, 2016
Filed under Campus, Crime, NEWS, Recent Stories

A slew of crimes involving SUNY Buffalo State students has happened in the previous week. Three Buffalo State students have been arrested in connection to what Buffalo Police have said to be a scheme to steal identities and create forged credit and debit cards. The arrests were made on Tuesday,...

Packing a punch into a tiny device in the name of campus safety

Packing a punch into a tiny device in the name of campus safety

Maris Lambie, Staff Writer
April 6, 2016
Filed under Campus, Crime, NEWS, Recent Stories

California based company ROBOCOPP first launched their Sound Grenade in July 2015. This personal safety device is used by some students on campus. It’s the size of a flash drive and can be used easily when users are in a dangerous situation. Users can pull the top off, which will activate an alarm...

Alleged sexual assault occurs in STAC Sunday night

Staff Reports
April 5, 2016
Filed under Crime, NEWS, Recent Stories, Uncategorized

University Police are investigating an alleged sexual assault that occurred in the Student Apartment Complex Sunday night, UPD said in e-mail to enrolled students. The alleged assault happened around 11 p.m. Sunday when the female victim visited the male suspect's room. The investigation is ongoing,...

REMEMBERING ONE OF OUR OWN: Beloved student commemorated by community

REMEMBERING ONE OF OUR OWN: Beloved student commemorated by community

Patrick Koster & Dave DeLuca, Record Editors
February 24, 2016
Filed under Campus, Crime, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

Bradley Doyley, a senior at SUNY Buffalo State, died Thursday night at Buffalo General Hospital, college officials announced Friday. Doyley, a 21-year-old from Brooklyn, was a business student and a former player on the men’s basketball team. He was set to graduate this spring. Buffalo Police...

Police investigating alleged hazing by fraternity

Police investigating alleged hazing by fraternity

Dave DeLuca, Executive Editor
February 24, 2016
Filed under Campus, Crime, NEWS, Recent Stories, Showcase

The City of Buffalo Police Department is investigating an alleged hazing incident involving the fraternity Alpha Phi Alpha and Bradley Doyley, the 21-year-old SUNY Buffalo State senior who died Thursday night at Buffalo General Hospital. Buffalo State President Katherine Conway-Turner released a statement...

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