Public Safety Takes On Vandals (Swatter: November 22 – November 27)

Dorm Room Smoke Detector Alarm
Date: Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Time: 11:46 AM
Location: Pittenger Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety officers responded to a smoke detector alarm within Pittenger Residence Hall. There was no smoke or fire. The cause of the alarm is unknown.
Status: Inactive

Hate – Race/Class/Gender/Religion/Sexual Orientation/Disability
Institutional Vandalism
Date: Tuesday, November 22, 2016
Time: 09:15 PM
Location: McCabe Library
Synopsis: Public Safety officers responded to McCabe Library to investigate the report of vandalism found in the gender-neutral bathroom. The officers observed a swastika drawn on the wall inside the stall. The stall was secured and Environmental Services notified to remove the paint. Swarthmore Borough Police were notified and this matter referred to the Bias Response Team.
Status: Investigation

Fire Alarm
Date: Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Time: 01:23 PM
Location: Mary Lyon Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety and Facilities responded to a fire alarm within Mary Lyon Residence Hall. There was no smoke or fire. It was determined that the alarm was activated due to a malfunctioning smoke detector.
Status: Closed

Investigation of Condition(s)
Date: Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Time: 06:35 PM
Location: Elm Avenue
Synopsis: Public Safety and Swarthmore Police responded to the report of a college-owned property left open. The homeowner was notified.
Status: Inactive

Criminal Mischief
Date: Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Time: 06:50 PM
Location: Sharples Dining Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety officers responded to a report of several juveniles at the Sharples Dining Hall patio taking parts from a bike. Swarthmore Police Department was notified.
Status: Law enforcement referral

Criminal Mischief
Date: Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Time: 07:15 PM
Location: Sharples Dining Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety received a report of damaged items in the area of Sharples Dining Hall. The matter is under investigation.
Status: Investigation

Criminal Mischief
Date: Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Time: 07:21 PM
Location: Wharton Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety received the report of vandalism to several bicycles at the exterior of Wharton Residence Hall. The matter is under investigation; see the previous reports for more information.
Status: Investigation

Criminal Mischief
Date: Saturday, November 26, 2016
Time: 12:52 PM
Location: Wharton Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety received the report of vandalism to a bicycle at the exterior of Wharton Residence Hall. The matter is under investigation.
Status: Investigation

Criminal Mischief
Date: Sunday, November 27, 2016
Time: 02:20 PM
Location: Wharton Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety received the report of vandalism to a bicycle at the exterior of Wharton Residence Hall. The matter is under investigation.
Status: Investigation


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