The Swatter: March 8-15

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.

Theft/Interior/Buildings

Date: Monday, March 9th

Time: 3:27pm

Location: Lamb Miller Field House

Synopsis: Public Safety received a theft report from a Swarthmore student regarding unreturned team equipment. The value of the equipment is $1,000.00. The matter is under investigation.

Status: Investigation

 

Fire Alarm

Date: Monday, March 9th

Time: 9:04pm

Location: Parrish Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a fire alarm within Parrish Hall. Upon arrival, it was determined that the alarm was activated due to burned food.

Status: Closed

 

Marijuana Possession

Date: Tuesday, March 10th

Time: 1:37pm

Location: Willets Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded for the report from a college employee in reference to Swarthmore students smoking marijuana outside Willets Residence Hall. The students were identified. Matter referred to the Dean’s office.

Status: Dean’s Referral

 

Investigation

Date: Tuesday, March 10th

Time: 2:13pm

Location: McCabe Library

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a community concern about writing within a stall inside the McCabe Library. Information on file for future reference.

Status: Investigation

 

Power Failure

Date: Thursday, March 12th

Time: 2:43pm

Location: 101 South Chester Road

Synopsis: Public Safety, Facilities, Swarthmore Police and Fire Departments and PECO responded to 101 S. Chester Road for downed electric wires along the exterior that had caused a fire. The building evacuated and there were no injuries. Power was shut off to the building and PECO was working to restore power.

Status: Closed

 

Criminal Mischief

Date: Tuesday, March 10th

Time: 8:24pm

Location: Harvard Ave

Synopsis: Public Safety and Swarthmore Police responded to a Swarthmore staff member’s residence on Harvard Avenue for the report of vandalism done to their home. Matter under investigation.

Status: Investigation

 

Theft/Interior/Buildings

Date: Friday, March 13th

Time: 11:31am

Location: Sproul Observatory

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Sproul Observatory for the theft of hand lotion. The value of the lotion is $5. Matter under investigation.

Status: Investigation

 

Fire Alarm

Date: Saturday, March 14th

Time: 8:37pm

Location: Woolman Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a fire alarm within Woodman Residence Hall. Upon arrival, it was determined that burned food had activated the alarm.

Status: Closed

 

Fire Alarm

Date: Sunday, March 15th

Time: 4:10pm

Location: LPAC

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a fire alarm within the Lang Performing Arts Center. Upon arrival, it was determined that cooking had activated the alarm.

Status: Closed

 

Vehicle Accident

Date: Sunday, March 15th

Time: 6:41pm

Location: Benjamin West House

Synopsis: Public Safety took a report from a Swarthmore student who was involved in an accident off campus with a rental vehicle.

Status: Inactive

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