The Swatter: February 9-15

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.

Suspicious Odor

Date: February 9, 2015

Time: 3:32 pm

Location: Woolman Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety received information about the theft of an A-frame sign from Bond Lot between Worth Health Center and Benjamin West Building. The value of the sign is $300. Matter under investigation.

Status: Investigation

 

Controlled Substance – Marijuana Possession/Suspicious Odor

Date: February 9, 2015

Time: 10:37 pm

Location: Willets Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Willets Residence Hall for the report of students smoking marijuana within a residence room. This matter has been referred to the Dean’s Office.

Status: Dean’s Referral

 

Fire Alarm

Date: February 10, 2015

Time: 5:20 am

Location: Cornell Library Addition

Synopsis: Public Safety and Facilities responded to a fire alarm within Cornell Library. Upon arrival, it was determined that a pipe had ruptured, causing, steam, which triggered the alarm.

Status: Inactive

 

Forcible Fondling

Date: January 31, 2015

Time: 4:55 pm

Location: Unknown Location

Synopsis: Public Safety received a report that a non-Swarthmore student was forcibly fooled by a s Swarthmore student on campus on 1/31/15. This matter is under investigation.

Status: Investigation

 

Controlled Substances – Opium, Cocaine, Sale and Manufacturing

Date: February 10, 2015

Time: 4:54 pm

Location: Swarthmore College Campus

Synopsis: Public Safety received a report about possible drug distribution on campus on 1/24/15 and 2/7/15. The matter is under investigation.

Status: Investigation

 

Disturbance

Date: February 10, 2015

Time: 3:41 pm

Location: Whittier Place

Synopsis: Public Safety received a report from a non-Swarthmore student regarding a verbal altercation with an unknown male. This information will remain on file for future reference.

Status: Closed

 

Fire Alarm

Date: February 11, 2015

Time: 12:03 pm

Location: Worth Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a fire alarm within Worth Residence Hall. It was determined the alarm was activated due to steam from the bathroom.

Status: Closed

 

Controlled Substances – Marijuana Possession

Date: February 12, 2015

Time: 1:33 am

Location: Parrish Hall

Synopsis: While on patrol within Parrish Hall, Public Safety discovered two Swarthmore residents smoking marijuana. The matter has been referred to the Dean’s Office

Status: Dean’s Referral

 

 

Investigation Person(s)

Date: February 14, 2015

Time: 11:45 am

Location: Mertz Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Mertz Residence Hall for the report of an unknown individual. The individual was identified and left campus without incident.

Status: Closed

 

Investigation Person(s)

Date: February 15, 2015

Time: 7:08 pm

Location: Dana Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Dana Residence Hall for the report of an unknown individual. Upon arrival, the individual was identified as a Swarthmore resident student.

Status: Closed

 

Investigation Conditions(s)

Date: February 15, 2015

Time: 7:49 pm

Location: Willets Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Willets Residence Hall for the report of a suspicious odor. Upon arrival, officers were unable to identify the location of the odor.

Status: Closed

 

Theft/Interior/Building

Date: February 15, 2015

Time: 8:44 pm

Location: Roberts Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Roberts Residence Hall for the theft of a keyboard and mouse from the lounge computer. The value of the items is unknown at this time. Matter under investigation.

Status: Investigation

Kyungchan Min

Kyungchan is a prospective double major in Anthropology and Film & Media Studies. He also works with a podcast series pcast1 while pursuing photography. He proudly calls Memphis, TN his hometown and preaches the excellence of Memphis barbecue, the best barbecue in the world.

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