Officers were called to the Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity house at 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, according to UR Security Investigator Dan Lafferty.

Initial reports given to the officers indicated that several individials had broken house windows in addition to assaulting a SAM brother outside of the house. The officers were given differing stories based on the witness’s house affiliation.

Members of SAM reported that that two people were found in the basement of the house during the evening and were asked by SAM brothers to leave. After being asked, the pair became problematic to the fraternity members, according to Lafferty.

Other witnesses that were in the house at the time of the disturbance told UR Security that the two people were drinking in the house’s basement immediately prior to their removal. When the pair began speaking to various female party guests, they were removed.

While the pair was being removed, one of the suspects was punched in the face after violently resisting their removal. After this action, threats were made to the SAM house and the two left campus.

The two suspects obtained additional help from friends off-campus and returned to the SAM house as a posse.

As the group approached the fraternity house, members attacked a SAM brother that had not been part of the initial altercation. This person was attacked simply because of his SAM affiliation, according to Lafferty.

Two people sustained injuries in this fight, but both refused medical treatment according to Lafferty.

Also damaged in this disturbance were three SAM house windows.

Immediately after the fight, which prompted a SAM brother to call 911, police and an ambulance arrived at the scene. Six non-affiliated people were warned to refrain from criminal activities, but no charges were filed, according to Lafferty.Individual trespasses in Carlson lobby An unauthorized individual was found trespassing in the lobby of the Carlson Science and Engineering Library at 1:40 a.m. last Wednesday, according to UR Security.The individual was found to be unaffiliated with the University, and was removed without incident.No charges are being filed against the tresspasser.Digital camera stolen from Susan B.A digital camera was stolen from a Susan B. Anthony Halls resident on Saturday between 2 and 6 a.m., according to Lafferty.

The ransacked dorm room was secured for most of the night, according to UR Security. The only time at which the room was left unlocked was around 4 a.m. when the victim’s roommate used the local restroom facility.

A police report is being filed.Information provided by UR Security.

Majarian can be reached at mmajarian@campustimes.org.



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