The Swatter: April 9, 2018 – April 16, 2018

Investigation of Condition(s)

Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Time: 11:15 AM

Location: Hicks Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety received a report about concerning writings on an office whiteboard in Hicks Hall. The matter is under investigation.

Status: Investigation

Medical Response

Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Time: 11:37 AM

Location: McCabe Library

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to McCabe Library for the report of an ill Swarthmore student. The student was transported to Worth Health Center and later to the hospital for further evaluation and treatment.

Status: Closed

Medical Emergency

Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Time: 11:49 AM

Location: Scott Arboretum

Synopsis: Public Safety, Swarthmore Police, and an ambulance responded to the Scott Arboretum office for the report of an ill individual. The individual declined medical treatment.

Status: Closed

Medical Response

Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Time: 10:00 PM

Location: Clothier Fields

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the report of an injured Swarthmore student. The student was transported to the hospital for further evaluation and treatment.

Status: Closed

Assist to Other Police Department

Public Safety Assistance

Date: Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Time: 04:12 PM

Location: Off-campus location

Synopsis: Public Safety received the report of a suspect fleeing from a bank robbery in Springfield and moving in the direction of Swarthmore’s campus. The suspect was apprehended and an Awareness Bulletin was issued.

Status: Closed

Community Information Session

Date: Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Time: 07:00 PM

Location: Kohlberg Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety conducted a safety presentation for the Off-Campus Study program.

Status: Closed

Controlled Substance – Marijuana Possession

Suspicious Odor

Date: Thursday, April 12, 2018

Time: 12:15 AM

Location: Willets Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Willets Residence Hall for the reported odor of marijuana. Two Swarthmore students were identified smoking marijuana. The matter was referred to the Dean’s Office.

Status: Dean’s referral

Fire Alarm

Date: Thursday, April 12, 2018

Time: 05:19 PM

Location: Beardsley Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Beardsley Hall for an activated fire alarm. There was no smoke or fire, and the cause for the alarm could not be determined. Facilities was notified.

Status: Inactive

Collision

Public Safety Assistance

Date: Thursday, April 12, 2018

Time: 05:51 PM

Location: Elm Avenue

Synopsis: Public Safety and Swarthmore Police responded to the corner of Elm and Cedar Avenues for a vehicle collision involving a Swarthmore-owned vehicle. There were no injuries.

Status: Closed

Institutional Vandalism

Date: Friday, April 13, 2018

Time: 11:57 AM

Location: Crum Woods

Synopsis: While on routine patrol, a Public Safety officer observed graffiti on a sign in the Crum Woods. Facilities was notified.

Status: Closed

Fire Alarm

Date: Friday, April 13, 2018

Time: 06:38 PM

Location: Bond Lodges

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the Bond Lodges for an activated fire alarm. There was smoke but no fire. It was determined that the alarm was activated by cooking.

Status: Closed

Investigation of Condition(s)

Date: Friday, April 13, 2018

Time: 08:16 PM

Location: Crum Woods

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the Crum Woods for the report of an unknown group of individuals. The area was searched with negative results.

Status: Inactive

Noise Complaint

Date: Friday, April 13, 2018

Time: 11:06 PM

Location: PPR Apartments

Synopsis: Public Safety responded twice to noise complaints at PPR Apartments. A registered event had exceeded permitted time. The matter was referred to Swarthmore residential staff.

Status: Dean’s referral

Medical Emergency

Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018

Time: 07:57 AM

Location: Sharples Dining Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety, Swarthmore Police, and an ambulance responded to Sharples Dining Hall for the report of an ill Swarthmore employee. The employee declined further treatment.

Status: Closed

Fire Alarm

Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018

Time: 11:41 AM

Location: Woolman Residence Hall

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

Status: Closed

Fire Alarm

Date: Saturday, April 14

Time: 04:41 PM

Location: Bond Lodges

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the Bond Lodges for an activated fire alarm. There was smoke but no fire. It was determined that the alarm was activated by cooking.

Status: Closed

Investigation of Person(s)

Date: Saturday, April 14, 2018

Time: 11:11 PM

Location: Worth Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety and Swarthmore Police responded to the report of an unauthorized individual attempting to gain entrance to College events on campus. The individual was identified and the Swarthmore Police issued a trespass warning. The individual left campus without incident and the information is on file for future reference.

Status: Closed

Elevator/Lift Problem

Date: Sunday, April 15, 2018

Time: 12:06 AM

Location: Parrish Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Parrish Hall for the report of individuals inside a malfunctioning elevator. The individuals were extricated without incident and Facilities was notified.

Status: Closed

Investigation of Person(s)

Date: Sunday, April 15, 2018

Time: 12:31 AM

Location: Clothier Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety and Swarthmore Police responded to the report of an unauthorized individual attempting to gain entrance to College events on campus. The individual was identified as the same person at Worth Residence Hall and Swarthmore Police issued a trespass warning. The individual left campus without incident and the information is on file for future reference.

Status: Closed

Investigation of Person(s)

Date: Sunday, April 15, 2018

Time: 01:05 AM

Location: Delta Upsilon (DU) Fraternity House

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the report of non-Swarthmore College students refusing to leave the exterior of DU Fraternity House. Upon arrival, the officers checked the area with negative results. The information is on file and was forwarded to the appropriate offices.

Status: Dean’s referral

Investigation of Condition(s)

Date: Sunday, April 15, 2018

Time: 01:13 AM

Location: Mertz Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Mertz Residence Hall for the report of a disturbance. Upon arrival, the officers spoke with several Swarthmore students. The matter was referred to the Dean’s Office.

Status: Dean’s referral

Noise Complaint

Date: Sunday, April 15, 2018

Time: 04:33 AM

Location: Palmer Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Palmer Residence Hall for a noise complaint. The Swarthmore student was identified.

Status: Closed

Investigation of Vehicle(s)

Date: Sunday, April 15, 2018

Time: 09:25 PM

Location: Lamb-Miller Field House

Synopsis: Public Safety and Swarthmore Police responded to an unauthorized vehicle on campus. The driver of the vehicle was identified. The individual left campus without incident.

Status: Closed

Fire Alarm

Date: Monday, April 16, 2018

Time: 06:56 AM

Location: Clothier Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety and Facilities responded to Clothier Hall for an activated fire alarm. There was no smoke or fire. It was determined that the alarm was activated by water leaking through the ceiling.

Status: Closed

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