Erik Tillotson, a former Brunswick resident currently banned from all Bowdoin property, was barred from the University of Southern Maine on March 7 after odd and alarming behavior.
Tillotson, who was first seen wandering through the Portland campus?s library with a guitar slung over his shoulder, allegedly entered a staff meeting of the college?s student paper, The Free Press, and attempted to ?serenade? the staff and its advisers before being asked to leave. He was later seen in other parts of the library and in the campus center, at which point the police became involved and issued him criminal trespass papers.
According to a Bowdoin College Safety and Security Alert on the College?s Web site, Tillotson has not been seen in Brunswick during the past year. However, Director of Safety and Security Randy Nichols said that the College may move to renew a trespass order with the Brunswick Police Department if necessary.
Tillotson was first barred from the Bowdoin campus in November 2004, after being arrested for using ?unknown debilitating substances? on a female student. At the time of his arrest, he was in possession of fliers advertising free foot massages for female students at his Union Street apartment. In September 2005, the trespass warning was expanded to ban Tillotson from off-campus student residences as well, after he approached students at their residence on Maine Street.