Swatter (March 14—March 21): Three Intoxications, Two Thefts, and a Power Failure

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.

Criminal Mischief

Date: Monday, March 14, 2016
Time: 11:22 AM
Location: Tunnel Area
Synopsis: Public Safety received a report from a Swarthmore employee about graffiti within the tunnel. The matter is under investigation.
Status: Investigation

Investigation

Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Time: 07:14 AM
Location: Sharples Dining Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Sharples Dining Hall for the report of a window screen that may have been pushed in. The area was checked, but there was no sign of entry. Matter under investigation.
Status: Open

Criminal Mischief and Theft

Date: Tuesday, March 15, 2016
Time: 10:53 AM
Location: Service Building
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the Service Building for the report of a theft of an iPhone charger, as well as personal property that had been defaced with a marker.
Status: Open

Noise Complaint

Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Time: 12:41 AM
Location: Worth Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Worth Residence Hall for a noise complaint. Officers made contact with the students involved; students were compliant. No further action required.
Status: ClosedIn

Power Failure

Date: Thursday, March 17, 2016
Time: 03:22 PM
Location: Swarthmore College campus
Synopsis: Swarthmore College campus experienced a power outage for approximately twenty minutes. No incidents reported due to outage.
Status: Closed

Public Safety Assistance

Date: Friday, March 18, 2016
Time: 10:50 AM
Location: Chester Road
Synopsis: Public Safety and Swarthmore Police responded to Chester Road across from Bond Lot to assist an individual with a disabled vehicle. The vehicle was moved.
Status: Closed

Purchase/Consumption/Possession/Transportation of Liquor or Malt or Brewed Beverages

Date: Friday, March 18, 2016
Time: 11:40 PM
Location: Willets Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety, Swarthmore Police, and Ambulance responded to the exterior of Willets Residence Hall for an injured Swarthmore student. It was determined that the student was intoxicated and was transported to the hospital. The student was cited for underage drinking.
Status: Cleared/arrest

Noise Complaint

Date: Saturday, March 19, 2016
Time: 02:01 AM
Location: Wharton Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Wharton Residence Hall for a noise complaint. The Swarthmore student was identified and turned off the music.
Status: Closed

Public Drunkenness

Date: Saturday, March 19, 2016
Time: 11:55 PM
Location: Outdoor area/fraternity houses
Synopsis: Public Safety, Swarthmore Police, and Ambulance responded to the exterior of the fraternities for an injured Swarthmore student. It was determined that the student was intoxicated and was transported to the hospital. The student was cited for public drunkenness.
Status: Cleared/arrest

Fire Alarm

Date: Sunday, March 20, 2016
Time: 12:02 AM
Location: Willets Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Willets Residence Hall for a fire alarm. There was no sign of smoke or fire. It was determined that the alarm was activated intentionally.
Status: Closed

Purchase/Consumption/Possession/Transportation of Liquor or Malt or Brewed Beverages

Date: Sunday, March 20, 2016
Time: 01:18 AM
Location: Clothier Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety, Swarthmore Police, and Swarthmore Ambulance responded to Clothier Hall for an intoxicated student. The student was transported to Springfield Hospital for treatment. The student will be cited for underage drinking.
Status: Cleared/arrest

Theft from Motor Vehicle

Date: Sunday, March 20, 2016
Time: 10:46 AM
Location: Morganwood Development
Synopsis: Public Safety and Swarthmore Police responded to a residence within Morganwood Development for the theft of a Garmin GPS from a vehicle. The value of the item is $150.00. Matter being investigated by Swarthmore Police Department.
Status: Investigation

Fire Alarm

Date: Sunday, March 20, 2016
Time: 12:38 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. It was determined that the alarm was activated due to steam from a shower.
Status: Closed

Fire Alarm

Date: Sunday, March 20, 2016
Time: 10:11 PM
Location: Alice Paul Residence Hall
Synopsis: Public Safety and Facilities responded to a fire alarm within Alice Paul Residence Hall. There was no sign of smoke or fire. It was determined that the alarm was due to water in the elevator pit.
Status: Inactive

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