The Swatter: September 9-16

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.

Community Concern

Date:  Monday, September 9
Time:  10:45 a.m.
Location:  Wharton Residence Hall
Synopsis:  While on patrol, a college employee reported a fire hazard, students have left empty moving boxes in the hallways, within Wharton Residence Hall, during student move in.
Status: Cleared

 

Criminal Mischief

Date:  Monday, September 9
Time:  7:17-7:35 p.m.
Location:  Beardsley Hall
Synopsis:  Public Safety responded to the report of unknown individuals within Beardsley Hall. Upon arrival, the building was checked. The individuals were gone and there was a discharged fire extinguisher. The fire extinguisher was replaced. The matter is under investigation.
Status: Investigation

 

Medical Emergency

Date:  Tuesday, September 10
Time: 10:03-10:20 a.m.
Location:  Wharton Residence Hall
Synopsis:  Public Safety, Swarthmore Police Department and Ambulance responded to the report of an unconscious and injured student within Wharton Residence Hall.
Status: Cleared

 

Medical Response

Date:  Tuesday, September 10
Time:  11:03-11:18 a.m.
Location:  Parrish Hall
Synopsis:  Public Safety responded to the report of a male resident student in need of medical assistance and was observed to be unconscious in Parrish Hall. The student was transported to Worth Health Center.
Status: Cleared

 

Medical Emergency

Date:  Wednesday, September 11
Time:  10:09-10:38 a.m
Location:  Alice Paul Residence Hall
Synopsis:  Public Safety, Swarthmore Police Department and Ambulance responded to the report for medical assistance for a female resident student within Alice Paul Residence Hall. The student was transported to the hospital.
Status: Cleared

 

Medical Response

Date:  Wednesday, September 11
Time:  1:21-1:40 p.m.
Location:  Kohlberg Hall
Synopsis:  Public Safety responded to the report of a male resident student in need of medical assistance and was observed to be unconscious in Kohlberg Hall. The student was transported to Worth Health Center.
Status: Cleared

 

Fire Hazard

Date:  Wednesday, September 11
Time: 4:51 p.m.
Location:  Hallowell Residence Hall
Synopsis:  While on patrol, Public Safety reported that a smoke detector and sprinkler head within a Hallowell Residence Hall room were covered with plastic bags and duct tape. Facilities was notified.
Status: Cleared

 

Crime Prevention

Date:  Wednesday, September 11
Time:  5:00-6:00 p.m.
Location:  Bond Memorial-Academic
Synopsis:  Director Hill and Associate Director Gallagher met with the SMART and DART teams to discuss crime prevention and Clery CSA Information at Bond Hall.
Status: Cleared

 

Crime Prevention

Date:  Wednesday, September 11
Time:  6:00-7:00 p.m.
Location:  Science Center
Synopsis:  Director Hill, Associate Director Gallagher and Cpl. Forgacic attended a meeting at the Science Center with PA’s to discuss Clery CSA information.
Status: Cleared

 

Sexual Harassment 

Date:  Thursday, September 12
Time:  11:19 a.m.
Location:  Swarthmore College Campus
Synopsis:  A staff member reported receiving information from a female resident student that she was being sexually harassed by a known male resident student.
Status: Investigation

 

Safety Hazard

Date:  Thursday, September 12
Time:  1:59-2:18 p.m.
Location:  Trotter Hall
Synopsis:  Public Safety responded to the report of a bicycle locked to a stairwell within Trotter Hall creating a safety hazard. The owner of the bicycle could not be located. The bicycle was repositioned to prevent the safety hazard.
Status: Cleared

 

Investigation of Person(s)

Date:  Thursday, September 12
Time:  10:49-11:02 p.m.
Location:  Crum Meadow
Synopsis:  Public Safety and Swarthmore Police Department responded to an unknown individual at the Crum Meadow. The individual was identified and left campus without incident.
Status: Cleared

 

Fire Hazard

Date:  Friday, September 13
Time:  9:57 a.m.
Location:  Pittenger Residence Hall
Synopsis:  While on patrol, Public Safety observed fire safety hazards within Pittenger Residence Hall basement. The matter was referred to Residential Life and Environmental Health and Safety.
Status: Cleared

 

Crime Prevention

Date:  Friday, September 13
Time:  12:30-1:30 p.m.
Location:  Lang Center for Social Responsibility
Synopsis:  Director Hill attended a meeting at the Lang Center for Social Responsibility with SAM and DART members to discuss Clery CSA information.
Status: Cleared

 

Simple Assault (Not Aggravated)/Intoxication

Date:  Saturday, September 14-Sunday, September 15
Time:  11:54 p.m-12:29 a.m.
Location:  Magill Walk
Synopsis:  Public Safety responded to the report of an intoxicated student and a possible assault. Upon arrival, it was determined that the resident male student was assaulted. The matter is under investigation.
Status: Dean’s Refferal

 

Medical Response

Date:  Saturday, September 14
Time:  10:33-10:50 p.m.
Location:  Parrish East Circle
Synopsis:  Public Safety responded to Parrish East Circle for the report of a sick resident female student. Upon evaluation, the student was escorted by her friends back to her dorm.
Status: Closed

 

Simple Assault (Not Aggravated)

Date:  Sunday, September 15
Time:  12:10-12:26 a.m.
Location:  Worth Health Center
Synopsis:  A student reported being in a physical altercation with known male resident student. Matter referred to Dean’s Office.
Status: Dean’s Referral

 

Community Concern

Date:  Sunday, September 15
Time:  12:00-1:06 a.m.
Location:  Phi Psi Fraternity House
Synopsis:  While on patrol, Public Safety was notified of an unauthorized Swarthmore male resident student attending a Phi Psi party. The matter is under investigation.
Status: Investigation

 

Investigation Person(s)/Community Concern

Date:  Saturday, September 14-Sunday, September 15
Time:  11:59 p.m.-1:06 a.m.
Location:  Delta Upsilon Fraternity House
Synopsis:  A female student spoke with Public Safety concerning the activity of a male student she observed outside of the Delta Upsilon Fraternity House. The matter is under investigation.
Status: Investigation

 

Medical Response

Date:  Sunday, September 15
Time:  9:03-9:16 p.m.
Location:  Black Cultural Center
Synopsis:  Public Safety responded to the report of a male resident student in need of medical assistance and was observed to be unconscious in the Black Cultural Center.
Status: Cleared

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