The Swatter: September 30 – October 7

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.

Crime Prevention

Date: Tuesday, October 1
Time: 1:32 p.m.
Location: Bond Memorial Hall
Synopsis: The Director and Associate Director of Public Safety conducted a presentation for the New Employee orientation.
Status: Closed

 

Investigation Person(s)

Date: Tuesday, October 1
Time: 1:51 p.m.
Location: Science Center
Synopsis: Public Safety received a report from a College employee of an unidentified male walking into an office in the Science Center. The area was checked with negative results.
Status: Investigation

 

Community Concern

Date: Tuesday, October 1
Time: 3:57 p.m.
Location: Dupont Lot
Synopsis: A College employee contacted Public Safety and the Grounds Department via email regarding a possible safety hazard of tree limbs over parked cars in Dupont Lot.
Status: Closed

 

Assist To Other Police Department

Date: Tuesday, October 1
Time: 4:51 p.m.
Location: Benjamin West House
Synopsis: Public Safety received information in reference to a mailed package that was confiscated from the Philadelphia Federal Express building. Matter under investigation.
Status: Investigation

 

Medical Response

Date: Tuesday, October 1
Time: 7:02 p.m.
Location: Wharton Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Wharton Residence Hall for the report of a male resident student in need of medical assistance. After evaluation, the student refused medical treatment at this time.
Status: Closed

 

Fire Alarm

Date: Wednesday, October 2
Time: 1:33 p.m.
Location: Palmer Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a fire alarm within Palmer Residence Hall. There was no sign of smoke or fire. Public Safety was notified that the cause of the alarm was due to a water leak above a smoke detector. Facilities was notified and the problem corrected.
Status: Closed

 

Investigation of Privacy

Date: Wednesday, October 2
Time: 2:02 p.m.
Location: McCabe Library
Synopsis: Library staff notified Public Safety of a report of a contractor seeing an older male video-taping a female non student. Public Safety and Swarthmore Police Department responded and the individual was escorted out of the building and arrested.
Status: Cleared/Arrested

 

Investigation

Date: Thursday, October 3
Time: 5:06 a.m.
Location: Science Center
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the Science Center for a male resident student reporting a theft of an athletic jacket. The value of the jacket is $80. The matter is under investigation.
Status: Investigation

 

Medical Response

Date: Thursday, October 3
Time: 1:23 p.m.
Location: Parrish Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Parrish Hall for a report of an unconscious male resident student. Upon arrival the individual was alert and escorted to Worth Health Center for evaluation.
Status: Closed

 

Investigation

Date: Friday, October 4
Time: 12:32 a.m.
Location: Wharton Lot
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Wharton Lot for a report of two individuals acting in a disorderly manner. The individuals were identified as two male resident students. The students were advised to relocate to the soccer fields.
Status: Closed

 

Investigation Person(s)

Date: Friday, October 4
Time: 10:37 p.m.
Location: Crum Meadow
Synopsis: While on patrol, Public Safety encountered an unknown individual within the Crum Meadow. The individual left without incident.
Status: Closed

 

Medical Response

Date: Friday, October 4
Time: 3:52 p.m.
Location: Clothier Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Clothier Hall for a report of an unconscious male resident student. The student was conscious upon arrival and refused medical treatment.
Status: Closed

 

Purchase, Consumption, Possession, Transportation of Liquid Malt Brew

Date: Sunday, October 6
Time: 1:38 a.m.
Location: Dana Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Dana Residence Hall for the transport of an intoxicated female resident student to Worth Health Center.
Status: Dean’s Referral

 

Purchase, Consumption, Possession, Transportation of Liquid Malt Brew

Date: Sunday, October 6
Time: 5:11 a.m.
Location: Dana Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a report of an unconscious individual within Dana Residence Hall. Upon arrival, the individual was conscious and identified as a female resident student. Upon evaluation, it was determined that the student could return to her room.
Status: Dean’s Referral

 

Medical Emergency

Date: Monday, October 7
Time: 11:37 a.m.
Location: Worth Health Center
Synopsis: Public Safety and Swarthmore Police and Ambulance responded to Worth Health Center to transport a female resident student to Springfield Hospital.
Status: Closed

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