Swatter (February 15—February 21): Loud Noises from Mertz, Parrish, and More

Fire Alarm

Date: Monday, February 15, 2016
Time: 09:32 AM
Location: Mertz Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a fire alarm within Mertz Residence Hall. There was smoke but no fire. It was determined that burned food activated the alarm.
Status: Cleared

Purchase/Consumption/Possession/Transportation of Liquor or Malt or Brewed Beverages

Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Time: 04:36 AM
Location: Roberts Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety, Swarthmore Police and Ambulance responded to Roberts Residence Hall for the report of an ill Swarthmore student. It was determined that the student was intoxicated and was transported to the hospital. The student will be cited for under age drinking.
Status: Cleared/arrest

Theft/Interior/Buildings

Date: Friday, February 19, 2016
Time: 12:30 PM
Location: Alice Paul Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety received a report from EVS about the theft of a college-owned radio. The value of the radio is unknown at this time. Matter under investigation.
Status: Investigation

Fire Alarm

Date: Friday, February 19, 2016
Time: 05:06 PM
Location: Courtney Smith House
Synopsis: Public Safety and Facilities responded to a fire alarm within a college-owned residence on Cedar Lane. There was no smoke or fire. It has not yet been determined what activated the alarm.
Status: Inactive

Vehicle Accident

Date: Friday, February 19, 2016
Time: 07:17 PM
Location: Off-campus location
Synopsis: Public Safety received a report from a Swarthmore student about a vehicle accident off-campus involving a college-owned vehicle. There were no injuries. A police report was filed.
Status: Closed

Public Safety Assistance

Date: Saturday, February 20, 2016
Time: 06:30 AM
Location: Fieldhouse Lane
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a college-owned residence for medical assistance. Medical attention was declined at this time.
Status: Closed

Investigation of Condition(s)

Date: Saturday, February 20, 2016
Time: 10:40 PM
Location: Willets Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety received a report that an authorized event had served liquor, which is in violation of College policy. The alcohol was confiscated. Matter referred to the Dean’s Office.
Status: Dean’s referral

Noise Complaint

Date: Saturday, February 20, 2016
Time: 11:07 PM
Location: Parrish Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Parrish Hall for the report of loud music. The music was turned down without incident.
Status: Closed

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

Date: Sunday, February 21, 2016
Time: 12:21 AM
Location: Delta Upsilon Fraternity House
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the exterior of Delta Upsilon fraternity house for an ill student. It was determined that the student was intoxicated. Matter referred to the Dean’s Office.
Status: Dean’s referral

Harassment by Communication

Date: Sunday, February 21, 2016
Time: 01:33 PM
Location: Parrish Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety received a report from a Swarthmore student about a disturbing message that was left on their cell phone from an unknown number. The matter is under investigation.
Status: Investigation


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