The Swatter: Campus Power Outage, Phi Psi, Hot Chocolate (February 1—February 7)

Power Failure

Date: Monday, February 1, 2016
Time: 05:17 PM
Location: Swarthmore College Campus
Synopsis: A campus-wide power failure occurred at 5:17 PM. Emergency generators were activated throughout campus while Maintenance staff sought to determine the problem. The outage was from PECO Energy. Power was fully restored to campus by 6:05 PM.
Status: Closed

Sexual Assault

Date: Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Time: 04:10 PM
Location: Swarthmore College Campus
Synopsis: Public Safety received a report about a Swarthmore student who was sexually assaulted by a Swarthmore student in the fall of 2015. The matter is currently being handled by the Title IX office.
Status: Title IX referral

Medical Response

Date: Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Time: 01:51 AM
Location: Alice Paul Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety, Swarthmore Police, and Ambulance responded to the Alice Paul Residence Hall for an ill Swarthmore student. The student was transported to Springfield Hospital for treatment.
Status: Closed

Medical Response

Date: Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Time: 03:54 AM
Location: David Kemp Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety transported an ill Swarthmore student to Springfield Hospital.
Status: Closed

Dating Violence

Date: Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Time: 09:59 AM
Location: Swarthmore College Campus
Synopsis: Public Safety received information that a Swarthmore student was harassed by an individual not associated with the College. Matter is under investigation.
Status: Investigation

Safety Hazard

Date: Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Time: 01:33 PM
Location: Off-campus location
Synopsis: While on patrol, Public Safety observed an individual on the roof of a Swarthmore owned property. The individual was identified and authorized to be at the property.
Status: Closed

Harassment

Date: Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Time: 03:48 PM
Location: Swarthmore College Campus
Synopsis: Public Safety received a report that a Swarthmore student is being stalked by another Swarthmore student. Matter is under investigation.
Status: Investigation

Sexual Assault

Date: Thursday, February 4, 2016
Time: 09:39 AM
Location: Study Abroad
Synopsis: Public Safety received a report that a student was inappropriately touched during a study abroad stay by a member of the host’s household. The student was relocated and the matter is being addressed through the Title IX office.
Status: Title IX referral

Investigation of Person(s)

Date: Thursday, February 4, 2016
Time: 10:55 AM
Location: Sharples Dining Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a report by a Swarthmore staff member of an unknown individual in the vicinity of Sharples Dining Hall. The area was checked with negative results. Information on file for future reference.
Status: Inactive

Vehicle Accident/Leaving the Scene of an Accident

Date: Thursday, February 4, 2016
Time: 02:15 PM
Location: 101 South Chester Road
Synopsis: Public Safety was informed of a hit and run accident within the parking lot of 101 S. Chester Road. There were no injuries and the Swarthmore Police have identified the striking vehicle.
Status: Closed

Investigation

Date: Thursday, February 4, 2016
Time: 10:36 PM
Location: Mary Lyons Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Mary Lyons Residence Hall for the report of a substance thrown on the front door of the building. It was determined that the substance was hot chocolate.
Status: Closed

Emergency Message Test

Date: Friday, February 5, 2016
Time: 12:16 PM
Location: Benjamin West House
Synopsis: Public Safety conducted a test of the GARNET notification system.
Status: Closed

Investigation

Date: Saturday, February 6, 2016
Time: 01:23 PM
Location: Mertz Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Mertz Residence Hall for the report of an individual handing out business flyers. The business was identified and directed to cease entering residence halls to distribute flyers.
Status: Closed

Investigation

Date: Saturday, February 6, 2016
Time: 03:29 PM
Location: Mary Lyons Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Mary Lyons Residence Hall for a report of an odor of marijuana. The area was searched with negative results and information on file for future reference.
Status: Inactive

Fire Alarm

Date: Saturday, February 6, 2016
Time: 04:27 PM
Location: Hallowell Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Hallowell Residence Hall for a fire alarm. There was smoke but no fire. It was determined that the alarm was activated due to burned food.
Status: Closed

Public Safety Assistance

Date: Saturday, February 6, 2016
Time: 06:10 PM
Location: David Kemp Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety, Swarthmore Police, and Ambulance responded to the exterior of David Kemp Residence Hall for an ill individual. The individual was not affiliated with Swarthmore College. The individual was transported by Swarthmore Police.
Status: Closed

Harassment

Date: Saturday, February 6, 2016
Time: 11:48 PM
Location: Phi Psi Fraternity House
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Phi Psi Fraternity House for the report of a Swarthmore student harassing another Swarthmore student. The matter is under investigation.
Status: Investigation

Medical Emergency and Purchase/Consumption/Possession/Transportation of Liquor or Malt or Brewed Beverages

Date: Sunday, February 7, 2016
Time: 12:44 AM
Location: Parrish Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety, Swarthmore Police, and Springfield Ambulance responded to Parrish Hall for an intoxicated student. The student was transported to Springfield Hospital for treatment and will be cited for under age drinking.
Status: Cleared/arrest

Medical Emergency and Purchase/Consumption/Possession/Transportation of Liquor or Malt or Brewed Beverages

Date: Sunday, February 7, 2016
Time: 12:57 AM
Location: Phi Psi Fraternity House
Synopsis: Public Safety, Swarthmore Police, and Swarthmore Ambulance responded to Phi Psi Fraternity House for an intoxicated student. The student was transported to the hospital and will be cited for under age drinking.
Status: Cleared/arrest

Disorderly Conduct/Public Drunkenness

Date: Sunday, February 7, 2016
Time: 01:26 AM
Location: Outdoor area/fraternity houses
Synopsis: Nether Providence Police cited a Swarthmore student for public drunkenness at the exterior of the fraternity houses.
Status: Cleared/arrest

Noise Complaint

Date: Sunday, February 7, 2016
Time: 02:41 AM
Location: Wharton Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Wharton Residence Hall for the report of loud noise. The Swarthmore student turned the music down.
Status: Closed

Investigation

Date: Sunday, February 7, 2016
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Off-campus location
Synopsis: Public Safety received a report from a Swarthmore student about an individual who was in the area and who has been prohibited from campus. Matter under investigation.
Status: Investigation

Investigation

Date: Sunday, February 7, 2016
Time: 03:40 PM
Location: Mary Lyons Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Mary Lyons Residence Hall for the report of an individual smoking marijuana. There was an odor detected. The area was searched with negative results. Information on file for future reference.
Status: Inactive

Medical Response

Date: Sunday, February 7, 2016
Time: 11:47 PM
Location: Hallowell Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Hallowell Residence Hall for an ill Swarthmore student. The student declined medical attention.
Status: Closed


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