The Swatter: September 21-28

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, September 21, 2015
Time: 12:51 a.m.
Location: Parrish Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety received a report about a theft of $100 from the Science Fiction Library within Parrish Hall. Matter under investigation.
Status: Investigation

Fire Alarm

Date: Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Time: 07:10 p.m.
Location: Willets Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a fire alarm within Willets Residence Hall. There was no sign of smoke or fire. Maintenance was notified.
Status: Inactive

Investigation of Condition(s)

Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Time: 07:45 a.m.
Location: Cunningham Fields
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Cunningham Fields for damage to landscaping equipment. The value of the equipment is $800. Matter under investigation.
Status: Investigation

Theft/Exterior

Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Time: 09:47 a.m.
Location: Scott Arboretum
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the Scott Arboretum for the theft of plants taken from the exterior of Scott Arboretum between 9/18 and 9/23. The value of the plants are $150. Matter under investigation.
Status: Investigation

Careless Driving

Date: Friday, September 25, 2015
Time: 10:10 a.m.
Location: Fieldhouse Lane
Synopsis: Public Safety received a report about a near collision with a Swarthmore owned van. Matter under investigation.
Status: Investigation

Suspicious Odor

Date: Friday, September 25, 2015
Time: 01:39 p.m.
Location: David Kemp Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to David Kemp Residence Hall for the report of a gasoline smell. The area was checked and no odor was detected. Matter referred to Facilities.
Status: Inactive

Fire Alarm

Date: Saturday, September 26, 2015
Time: 06:48 p.m.
Location: Clothier Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a fire alarm within Clothier Hall. There was no sign of smoke or fire. There was a smell of burned food.
Status: Inactive

Investigation of Person(s)

Date: Sunday, September 27, 2015
Time: 01:00 a.m.
Location: Sharples Dining Hall
Synopsis: A Public Safety Officer, on routine patrol, observed an individual attempting to gain entrance into the unattended Public Safety patrol vehicle. Investigation determined the Swarthmore student(s) had attempted to access the vehicle. When confronted, the students provided false information. Officers ultimately identified the individuals. Matter referred to the Dean’s office.
Status: Dean’s referral

Purchase/Consumption/Possession/Transportation of Liquid Malt Brew

Date: Sunday, September 27, 2015
Time: 01:21 a.m.
Location: Alice Paul Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Alice Paul Residence Hall for the report of an ill Swarthmore student. It was determined that the student was intoxicated. Matter referred to the Dean’s office.
Status: Dean’s referral

Investigation of Person(s)

Date: Sunday, September 27, 2015
Time: 01:27 a.m.
Location: Delta Upsilon Fraternity House
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a report of students engaged in consensual activities in an inappropriate campus location. Students were uncooperative with requests for identification. Matter referred to the Dean’s office.
Status: Dean’s referral

Theft/Exterior

Date: Sunday, September 27, 2015
Time: 09:35 p.m.
Location: Worth Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the exterior of Worth Residence Hall for the report of a theft of games that belong to the Office of Student Engagement. The value of the items is unknown at this time. Matter under investigation.
Status: Investigation

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