The Swatter: November 2 – November 9

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.

Vehicle Accident

Date: Monday, November 2, 2015
Time: 11:10 AM
Location: Bond Visitors/Faculty and Staff Lot
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the Bond parking lot for the report of a vehicle accident involving two college vehicles. There were no injuries.
Status: Closed

Medical Emergency

Date: Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Time: 05:29 AM
Location: Willets Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Willets Residence Hall for the report of an ill Swarthmore student. The student was transported by Public Safety to the hospital for treatment.
Status: Closed

Medical Emergency

Date: Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Time: 06:49 AM
Location: Worth Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Worth Residence Hall for the report of an injured Swarthmore student. The student declined medical attention at this time.
Status: Closed

Criminal Mischief

Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Time: 10:33 AM
Location: Science Center
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Eldridge Commons for the report of vandalism. It was determined that flagstone in the area was damaged. Matter under investigation.
Status: Investigation

Fire Alarm

Date: Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Time: 06:03 PM
Location: David Kemp Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a fire alarm within a residence hall. There was light smoke and no fire. It was determined that the alarm was activated due to burned food.
Status: Closed

Stalking

Date: Thursday, November 5, 2015
Time: 12:06 PM
Location: Mary Lyons 4
Synopsis: Public Safety received a report of a possible stalking of a Swarthmore student by another Swarthmore student. Matter has been referred to the Title IX office.
Status: Title IX referral

Medical Response

Date: Friday, November 6, 2015
Time: 07:44 AM
Location: Ware Pool
Synopsis: Public Safety, Swarthmore Police, and Springfield Ambulance responded to Ware Pool for an injured Swarthmore staff member. The individual was transported to the hospital.
Status: Inactive

Accident – Crash

Date: Friday, November 6, 2015
Time: 01:22 PM
Location: Clothier Lot
Synopsis: Public Safety and Swarthmore Police responded to a vehicle accident within Clothier Lot. There were no injuries.
Status: Closed

Controlled Substance

Date: Saturday, November 7, 2015
Time: 01:34 AM
Location: Parrish Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the report of a suspicious odor within Parrish Hall. It was determined that Swarthmore students were smoking an illegal substance. Matter referred to the Dean’s office.
Status: Dean’s referral

Investigation of Condition(s); Noise Complaint

Date: Saturday, November 7, 2015
Time: 09:49 PM
Location: Wharton Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Wharton Residence Hall for the report of a suspicious odor. The area was checked with negative results. A student was asked to turn down the radio.
Status: Closed

Fire Alarm

Date: Saturday, November 7, 2015
Time: 11:35 PM
Location: Worth Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Worth Residence Hall for a fire alarm. There was no sign of smoke or fire.
Status: Cleared

Theft from Motor Vehicle

Date: Sunday, November 8, 2015
Time: 12:38 PM
Location: Elm Avenue
Synopsis: Public Safety and Swarthmore Police responded to the exterior of Cedar Lane for the report of a theft from a motor vehicle. Matter under investigation.
Status: Investigation

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