The Swatter: September 2-September 9

Safety Hazard

Date:  Monday, September 2
Time:  12:45-12:56 p.m.
Location:  Crum Creek Waterfall Area
Synopsis:  Swarthmore Police Department requested Public Safety to rope off the area near the falls due to flood water conditions.
Status: Cleared

 

Medical Response

Date:  Monday, September 2
Time:  6:18-6:25 p.m.
Location: Sharples Dining Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the report of a male student in need of medical assistance in Sharples Dining Hall. Upon arrival, Public Safety evaluated the student and the student refused further treatment.
Status: Cleared

 

Medical Response

Date: Tuesday, September 3
Time: 10:18-10:20 a.m.
Location: College Post Office
Synopsis:  Public Safety responded to the College Post Office for a sick employee. Upon evaluation, the employee was transported to the hospital for further treatment.
Status: Cleared

 

Robbery

Date: Tuesday, September 3
Time: 9:18-9:25 p.m.
Location: Cunningham Field Sidewalks
Synopsis:  Springfield Police Department arrested a juvenile for retail theft.
Status: Cleared

 

Medical Response

Date:  Tuesday, September 3
Time:  4:47-4:52 p.m.
Location: Willets Residence Hall
Synopsis:  Public Safety responded to the report of a male resident student in need of medical assistance in Willets Residence Hall. Upon arrival, Public Safety evaluated the student and the student refused further treatment.
Status: Cleared

 

Investigation of Person(s)

Date:  Tuesday, September 3
Time:  4:26-4:34 p.m.
Location:  Morganwood Development
Synopsis:  Public Safety responded to the report from a resident of Morganwood Circle that there were individuals going house to house. The individuals were identified and were informed that there is no soliciting on college property. They left without incident.
Status: Cleared

 

Theft

Date: Tuesday, September 3
Time:  4:20-8:20 p.m.
Location: SEPTA Train Station
Synopsis:  Swarthmore Police reported that a secured bicycle was taken from the SEPTA train station. The value of the bicycle is $600. The matter is under investigation.
Status: Investigation

 

Intoxication

Date:  Friday, September 6
Time:  2:09-2:19 a.m.
Location:  Mertz Residence Hall
Synopsis:  Public Safety responded to the report of a disoriented student outside of Mertz Residence Hall. The student was identified and evaluated for intoxication. The matter was referred to the Deans’ Office.
Status: Dean’s referral

 

Disturbance

Date:  Friday, September 6
Time:  12:30-12:35 a.m.
Location:  Phi Si Fraternity House
Synopsis:  While on routine patrol, Public Safety observed an unauthorized group within Phi Si Fraternity House. Contact was made with the host and the individuals were dispersed.
Status: Closed

 

Theft/Intoxication

Date:  Friday, September 6
Time:  12:00 a.m.
Location:  Clothier Hall
Synopsis:  Public Safety responded to Essie Mae’s Snack Bar for the report of a theft of a backpack. 9/9 update: The student notified Public Safety that the backpack was found.
Status: Found by owner

 

Safety Hazard

Date:  Friday, September 6
Time:  1:46-2:40 p.m.
Location:  Clothier Hall
Synopsis:  A Swarthmore community member reported a safety hazard with the scaffolding around Clothier Hall. The contractors and facilities were notified.
Status: Cleared

 

Criminal Mischief

Date:  Friday, September 6
Time:  –
Location: Bond Lodges-Residential
Synopsis:  A staff member reported vandalism to the lower level of the Bond Lodges. This damage was reported to them by a Resident Advisor.
Status: Inactive

 

Intoxication/Medical Response/Alcohol Possession

Date:  Saturday, September 7
Time:  1:20-1:36 a.m.
Location:  Mertz Residence Hall
Synopsis:  Public Safety, Swarthmore Police Department and an ambulance responded to Mertz Residence Hall for an intoxicated Swarthmore resident student. The student was transported to the hospital and cited by the Swarthmore Police Department for underage drinking. Matter referred to the Deans’ Office.
Status: Cleared/arrest

 

Intoxication

Date: Saturday, September 7
Time:  12:56-1:23 a.m.
Location:  Clothier Hall
Synopsis:  Public Safety responded to the report of an intoxicated Swarthmore resident student within Paces. The matter has been referred to the Deans’ Office.
Status: Dean’s Referral

 

Intoxication

Date: Saturday, September 7
Time: 12:56-1:23 a.m.
Location:  Clothier Hall
Synopsis:  Public Safety responded to the report of an intoxicated Swarthmore resident student within Paces. The matter has been referred to the Deans’ Office.
Status: Dean’s Referral

 

Medical Response

Date:  Sunday, September 8
Time:  12:39-12:45 a.m.
Location:  Sharples Dining Hall
Synopsis:  Public Safety responded to the exterior of Sharples Dining Hall for an injured visiting student. The student was evaluated and treated.
Status: Cleared

 

Medical Response

Date:  Sunday, September 8
Time:  12:13-12:35 a.m.
Location:  Benjamin West House
Synopsis:  A Swarthmore female resident student came into Benjamin West Building requesting medical assistance. Officers responded. The student was treated and left without incident.
Status: Cleared

 

Intoxication

Date:  Sunday, September 8
Time:  2:55-2:58 a.m.
Location:  Willets Residence Hall
Synopsis:  Public Safety responded to the report of an intoxicated student within Willets Residence Hall. Matter referred to the Deans’ Office.
Status: Dean’s Referral

 

Terroristic Threats

Date:  Sunday, September 8
Time:  1:15-1:20 a.m.
Location:  Outdoor Area/ Fraternity Houses
Synopsis:  Public Safety received a report that a Swarthmore male resident student made terroristic threats toward another Swarthmore male resident student. The matter is under investigation and has been referred to the Deans’ Office.
Status: Investigation

 

Theft

Date: Monday, September 9
Time:  5:56-8:45 p.m.
Location:  SEPTA Train Station
Synopsis:  Public Safety received a report from a male student of the theft of a secured bicycle from the SEPTA train station. Swarthmore Police Department responded. The value of the bicycle is $350. The matter is under investigation.
Status: Investigation

 

Fire Alarm

Date:  Sunday, September 8
Time:  2:40-3:00 p.m.
Location:  Mertz Residence Hall
Synopsis:  Public Safety responded to a fire alarm within Mertz Residence Hall. There was no smoke or fire. A short time later, the alarm sounded again and it was determined that there was a faulty detector. Facilities was notified and responded.
Status: Cleared

 

Simple Assault/Not Aggravated

Date:  Sunday, September 8
Time:  1:15-1:20 a.m.
Location:  Outdoor Area/ Fraternity Houses
Synopsis:  Public Safety received a report that a Swarthmore male resident student assaulted another male resident student. The matter is under investigation and has been referred to the Deans’ Office.
Status: Investigation


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