The Swatter: March 5, 2018 – March 11, 2018

Investigation

Date: Monday, March 05, 2018

Time: 12:42 PM

Location: David Kemp Residence Hall

Synopsis: A Swarthmore College student contacted Public Safety about a troubling message left on his residence door’s whiteboard. The matter is under investigation.

Status: Investigation

Investigation of Condition(s)

Date: Monday, March 05, 2018

Time: 02:40 PM

Location: Delmont Laboratories

Synopsis: Public Safety and Facilities responded to Delmont Labs for the reported odor of fire. The area was checked with negative results.

Status: Closed

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

Date: Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Time: 02:00 AM

Location: Dana Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Dana Residence Hall for the report of an ill individual. It was determined that the Swarthmore student was intoxicated but not in need of further treatment. The matter was referred to the Dean’s Office.

Status: Dean’s referral

Emergency Response Drill

Date: Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Time: 09:54 AM

Location: Swarthmore Friends Nursery School

Synopsis: Public Safety officers conducted a shelter drill at the Swarthmore Friends Nursery School. The information was shared with the appropriate departments and remains on file.

Status: Closed

Institutional Vandalism

Investigation

Date: Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Time: 11:21 AM

Location: Kohlberg Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the Scheuer Room for the reported vandalism of a camera. The value of the damage is $500.00. The matter is under investigation.

Status: Investigation

Investigation

Date: Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Time: 06:10 PM

Location: Lang Performing Arts Center

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the Lang Performing Arts Center for the reported odor of natural gas. The area was checked with negative results. Facilities was notified.

Status: Closed

Disorderly Conduct

Date: Thursday, March 08, 2018

Time: 10:59 AM

Location: Sharples Dining Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Sharples Dining Hall for the report of an unauthorized individual causing a disturbance. Upon arrival, the individual had left campus but had been identified. The information is on file for future reference.

Status: Inactive

Medical Response

Date: Friday, March 09, 2018

Time: 12:11 PM

Location: Pearson Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety, Swarthmore Police, and an ambulance responded to Pearson Hall for the report of an ill individual. The individual was transported to the hospital for further evaluation and treatment.

Status: Closed

Assist to Other Police Department

Date: Friday, March 09, 2018

Time: 08:17 PM

Location: Cedar Lane and Ogden Avenue

Synopsis: Public Safety and Swarthmore Police Department responded to Cedar Lane and Ogden Avenue for a parked vehicle that had been damaged. The owner of the vehicle was identified, and the matter is being handled by the Swarthmore Police Department.

Status: Closed

Fire Hazard

Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018

Time: 12:29 AM

Location: Danawell Residence Hall

Synopsis: While on patrol, Public Safety discovered tissue paper covering light fixtures in Danawell Residence Hall. Facilities removed the paper. The matter was referred to the Dean’s Office.

Status: Dean’s referral

Investigation

Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018

Time: 12:51 AM

Location: Willets Residence Hall

Synopsis: While on patrol, Public Safety found the door to a residence in Willets Residence Hall open. While securing the door, alcohol was observed and confiscated. The matter was referred to the Dean’s Office.

Status: Dean’s referral

Noise Complaint

Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018

Time: 02:26 AM

Location: Mary Lyon Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Mary Lyon Residence Hall for a noise complaint. The room was found and the individual complied with a request to turn down their television’s volume.

Status: Closed

Investigation

Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018

Time: 08:50 AM

Location: Chester Road

Synopsis: While on patrol, Public Safety discovered a crosswalk sign on Chester Road was damaged. Swarthmore Police responded and will notify the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT). Facilities was also notified.

Status: Inactive

Investigation

Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018

Time: 11:00 AM

Location: Science Center

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the Science Center for the report of smoke. It was determined that the “smoke” was dust from construction around the water fountain.

Status: Closed

Medical Response

Date: Saturday, March 10, 2018

Time: 04:59 PM

Location: Clothier Fields

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Clothier Fields for the report of an injured individual. The individual was treated by the medical team at the event.

Status: Closed

Controlled Substance – Marijuana Possession

Date: Sunday, March 11, 2018

Time: 03:27 PM

Location: Alice Paul Residence Hall

Synopsis: While on patrol, Public Safety discovered Swarthmore students in an unauthorized space in Alice Paul Residence Hall. It was determined that the students were smoking marijuana. The matter was referred to the Dean’s Office.

Status: Dean’s referral

Fire Alarm

Date: Sunday, March 11, 2018

Time: 09:37 PM

Location: Black Cultural Center

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the Black Cultural Center for an activated fire alarm. There was smoke but no fire. It was determined that cooking had activated the alarm.

Status: Closed

Fire Alarm

Date: Sunday, March 11, 2018

Time: 11:45 PM

Location: Mary Lyon Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Mary Lyon Residence Hall for an activated fire alarm. There was smoke but no fire. It was determined that cooking had activated the alarm.

Status: Closed

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