The Swatter: October 12 – October 19

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.

Fire Alarm

Date: Monday, October 12, 2015
Time: 09:32 AM
Location: Willets Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Willets Residence Hall for a fire alarm. It was determined that the alarm was activated due to burned food.
Status: Closed

Fire Alarm

Date: Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Time: 09:24 AM
Location: Worth Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Worth Residence Hall for a fire alarm. There was no sign of smoke or fire. It was determined that steam from the shower activated the alarm.
Status: Closed

Medical Response

Date: Thursday, October 15, 2015
Time: 12:31 PM
Location: Fieldhouse Lane
Synopsis: Public Safety, Swarthmore Police & Ambulance responded to Fieldhouse Lane for the report of an injured individual. The individual was transported to the hospital.
Status: Closed

Accident – Crash

Date: Thursday, October 15, 2015
Time: 3:17 PM
Location: Sharples Dining Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the exterior of Sharples Dining Hall for the report of a vehicle accident. There were no injuries. Matter under investigation.
Status: Investigation

Investigation of Person(s)

Date: Friday, October 16, 2015
Time: 12:03 AM
Location: Wharton Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Wharton Residence Hall for a disturbance. A Swarthmore student was ill and was transported to the hospital.
Status: Dean’s referral

Fire Alarm

Date: Friday, October 16, 2015
Time: 01:48 PM
Location: Hallowell Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a fire alarm within Hallowell Residence Hall. It was determined that the alarm was activated due to burned food.
Status: Closed

Fire Alarm

Date: Saturday, October 17, 2015
Time: 06:18 PM
Location: Mary Lyons 4
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Mary Lyon for a fire alarm. There was smoke but no fire. It was determined that burned food activated the alarm.
Status: Closed

Noise Complaint

Date: Saturday, October 17, 2015
Time: 11:23 PM
Location: Clothier Fields
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Clothier Fields for the report of unauthorized individuals on the field. The individuals were identified as Swarthmore students and left the field without incident.
Status: Closed

Fire Alarm

Date: Sunday, October 18, 2015
Time: 03:26 PM
Location: Delta Upsilon Fraternity House
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a fire alarm within Delta Upsilon Fraternity House. There was no sign of smoke or fire. It was determined that the steam from a shower activated the alarm.
Status: Closed

Suspicious Odor

Date: Sunday, October 18, 2015
Time: 10:53 PM
Location: Alice Paul Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Alice Paul Residence Hall for the report of the odor of marijuana. The source of the odor could not be found. Matter referred to Dean’s office.
Status: Dean’s referral

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