Incident blotter: Men attempt stop sign theft, student stalked off-campus

Information provided by Public Safety Investigator Terrance Burns

Wednesday, October 21
Department of Public Safety
Harassment: A student living off-campus reported that another student was harassing them without any specific threats being made. The responding officer notified the Dean of Students Office and also notified the Lieutenant and Investigator for Public Safety.
Burdett Avenue Residence Hall
Fire Alarm: Student discharged a fire extinguisher and set off the fire alarm in the process. Everyone in the building was evacuated, and the alarm was reset by Troy Fire Department.
Cary Hall
Medical: TFD and RPI Ambulance responded to an EMS call for a person having difficulty breathing. The student was conscious and breathing when RPI Ambulance transported him to Samaritan Hospital for further examination.
Saturday, October 24
Sunset Terrace
Criminal Mischief: A group of men attempting to steal a stop sign was stopped by a Public Safety officer. Troy Police Department was notified and the stop sign was replaced.
Monday, October 26
Department of Public Safety
Medical: An employee complaining of chest pain was transported to Samaritan Hospital by TFD for further examination.
Tuesday, October 27
Nugent Hall
Tobacco: A Residence Life staff member caught a group of students smoking inside their room. The staff member warned them that smoking inside and right outside campus buildings is banned. Additionally, the students put plastic over their room smoke detector.
Barton Hall
Medical: A student was reported to have been breaking out into hives but was not reported to have difficulty breathing. The student was transported to Samaritan Hospital by RPI Ambulance for further investigation.

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