The Swatter: June 26 – July 3

Fire Alarm
Date: Monday, June 26, 2017
Time: 03:56 PM
Location: Parrish Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety and Facilities responded to a fire alarm within Parrish Hall. Upon arrival smoke was observed in the area. It was determined that the motor in a dehumidifier in a non-residence hall room on that floor had burned out and caught fire. The fire was extinguished and the room was ventilated. No damage to the area was found.
Status: Closed

Criminal Mischief
Date: Monday, June 26, 2017
Time: 05:50 PM
Location: Chester Road
Synopsis: Public Safety received a report from a College employee regarding a car window that was broken while parked on College-owned property. The matter is under investigation.
Status: Inactive

Medical Emergency
Date: Monday, June 26, 2017
Time: 06:55 PM
Location: Mary Lyon Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety officers responded to the report of a Swarthmore College student who was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Harvard and Yale. Swarthmore Police and EMS also responded to Mary Lyon Residence Hall and met with the student. The student sustained minor injuries and declined further treatment. The operator of the vehicle was identified; Swarthmore Borough Police will contact the individual.
Status: Closed


Robbery/Strong Arm, Hands, Fist, Feet
Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Time: 09:35 AM
Location: Off-campus
Synopsis: Information was received pertaining to a College employee who was the victim of a strong arm robbery where a computer and wallet were taken. The incident took place in Philadelphia. The computer was later recovered.
Status: Inactive

Investigation of Person(s)
Date: Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Time: 12:18 PM
Location: Mertz Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety received a report from a contractor regarding an unknown individual taking pictures of the contractors and their vehicles while they were working in front of Mertz Residence Hall. The information will remain on file for future reference.
Status: Closed

Fire Alarm
Date: Thursday, June 29, 2017
Time: 09:11 AM
Location: Palmer Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a fire alarm within Palmer Residence Hall. There was no smoke or fire. It was determined that contractors on site activated the alarm.
Status: Closed

Police Incident
Date: Thursday, June 29, 2017
Time: 02:24 PM
Location: College Avenue
Synopsis: Public Safety officers, along with multiple police jurisdictions, responded to a vehicle accident on campus. The two males who were involved in the accident were wanted for questioning pertaining to criminal activity. They fled the scene but were apprehended a short time later. An emergency notification was sent to the community.
Status: Closed

Investigation
Date: Sunday, July 02, 2017
Time: 10:17 AM
Location: Service Building
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the Service Building for the report of individuals within the building after hours. The building was searched with negative results.
Status: Inactive


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