The Swatter: Nov 5 – Nov 12

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Editor’s note: This article was initially published in The Daily Gazette, Swarthmore’s online, daily newspaper founded in Fall 1996. As of Fall 2018, the DG has merged with The Phoenix. See the about page to read more about the DG.

Sexual Assault

Date: During the weekend of the 26th
Location: Unknown location on campus
Synopsis: A report of a sexual assault was received via the online Clery reporting system on 11/8/2012 at 1:26 am. The victim is unknown.
Status: Inactive


Laptop Stolen

Date: Monday, November 5
Time: Between 5:40 pm and 6:20 pm
Location: McCabe Library
Synopsis: A male resident student reported a laptop stolen from a study room within McCabe Library. The value of the item is approximately $1500.
Status: Under Investigation


Another Laptop Stolen

Date: Saturday, November 10
Time: Between 3:00 pm and 4:20 pm
Location: McCabe Library
Synopsis: A male student reported the theft of his MacBook from the lower level of McCabe. Public Safety responded to the investigation with negative results. The value of the laptop is approximately $1500.
Status: Under Investigation


Missing Friend Found Asleep

Date: Saturday, November 10
Time: Between 5:30 am and 7:30 am
Location: Pittenger Residence Hall
Synopsis: A male resident student reported a female friend missing. He stated that she went to the bathroom and that he currently could not find her. Public Safety responded to Pittenger, conducted a search of the building, and found the female resident asleep in a vacant room.
Status: Case Cleared


Soccer Player Down

Date: Saturday, November 10
Time: Between 9:59 pm and 10:19 pm
Location: Clothier Field
Synopsis: A visiting soccer player was injured on Clothier Field. Paramedics and an Ambulance were called. The player was treated for a possible concussion and transported to the hospital for further evaluation and treatment.
Status: Case Closed


Traffic Sign Vandalized

Date: Tuesday, November 6
Time: Between 12:59 pm and 3:05 pm
Location: The intersection of College Avenue and Cedar Lane
Synopsis: A “no parking anytime” sign was vandalized. No additional information is available at this time.
Status: Case Closed


LPAC Fire Alarm

Date: Tuesday, November 6
Time: Between 1:24 pm and 1:32 pm
Location: Lang Performing Arts Center, 1st-floor scene shop
Synopsis: A fire alarm was activated within LPAC. The alarm was caused by a dirty duct detector within the scene shop. Public Safety, maintenance, and the electricians responded. The detectors was reparied and the alarm was reset.
Status: Case Closed


DK Fire Alarm

Date: Saturday, November 10
Time: Between 8:25 pm and 8:33 pm
Location: David Kemp Residence Hall, second-floor kitchen
Synopsis: A fire alarm was received from within the second-floor kitchen of David Kemp. The cause of the alarm was burnt food. There was smoke present but no sign of a fire. Public Safety responded and reset the alarm.
Status: Case Closed

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