The Swatter: February 20, 2018 – February 27, 2018

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: Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Time: 05:47 AM

Location: Roberts Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Roberts Residence Hall for an activated fire alarm. There was no smoke or fire. The cause for the alarm was undetermined; Facilities was notified.

Status: Inactive

Fire Alarm

Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Time: 06:34 AM

Location: Roberts Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Roberts Residence Hall for an activated fire alarm. There was no smoke or fire. It was determined that the smoke detector was malfunctioning; Facilities was notified.

Status: Inactive

Investigation

Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Time: 08:50 AM

Location: Swarthmore Friends Meetinghouse

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the meetinghouse for the report of an unknown item on the playground. It was determined that the item was a board game; it was placed in lost-and-found.

Status: Closed

Investigation of Condition(s)

Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Time: 07:40 PM

Location: Cornell Library

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Cornell Library for reported heating issues. Facilities was notified.

Status: Inactive

Dorm Room Smoke Detector Alarm

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Time: 08:02 AM

Location: Wharton Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Wharton Residence Hall for an activated smoke detector. There was no smoke or fire. The cause for the alarm is undetermined; Facilities was notified.

Status: Inactive

Theft/Interior/Buildings

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Time: 01:16 PM

Location: Beardsley Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety received a report about the theft of a camera from Beardsley Hall. The value of the camera is $347.00. The matter is under investigation.

Status: Investigation

Medical Response

Date: Thursday, February 22, 2018

Time: 10:59 AM

Location: Trotter Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Trotter Hall for the report of an injured Swarthmore employee. The individual was transported to the hospital for further evaluation and treatment.

Status: Closed

Fire Alarm

Date: Thursday, February 22, 2018

Time: 10:01 PM

Location: Worth Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Worth Residence Hall for an activated fire alarm. There was no smoke or fire. The cause of the alarm could not be determined; Facilities was notified.

Status: Inactive

Fire Alarm

Date: Thursday, February 22, 2018

Time: 10:58 PM

Location: Danawell Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Danawell Residence Hall for an activated fire alarm. There was no smoke or fire. While investigating the alarm, officers detected an odor of marijuana but were unable to locate the source.

Status: Inactive

Fire Alarm

Date: Thursday, February 22, 2018

Time: 11:02 PM

Location: Worth Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Worth Residence Hall for an activated fire alarm. There was no smoke or fire. The cause of the alarm could not be determined; Facilities was notified.

Status: Inactive

Possession with Intent to Use Drug Paraphernalia

Suspicious Odor

Date: Thursday, February 22, 2018

Time: 11:12 PM

Location: Worth Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Worth Residence Hall for an activated fire alarm. There was no smoke or fire. While investigating the alarm, drug paraphernalia was found in a residence. The items were confiscated.

Status: Dean’s referral

Collision

Date: Friday, February 23, 2018

Time: 07:04 PM

Location: Parrish East Circle

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Parrish East Circle for the report of a vehicle collision involving a College-owned vehicle. There were no injuries.

Status: Closed

Intrusion Alarm

Date: Saturday, February 24, 2018

Time: 12:06 AM

Location: Clothier Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to an intrusion alarm in Essie Mae’s snack bar. The area was searched with negative results. Facilities was notified.

Status: Inactive

Noise Complaint

Date: Saturday, February 24, 2018

Time: 02:43 AM

Location: PPR Apartments

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to PPR Apartments for a noise complaint. The area was searched with negative results.

Status: Inactive

Assist to Other Police Department

Date: Saturday, February 24, 2018

Time: 09:24 AM

Location: Chester Road

Synopsis: Public Safety assisted Swarthmore Police Department with an ill individual on Chester Road. The individual was transported to the hospital for further evaluation and treatment.

Status: Closed

Investigation of Vehicle(s)

Date: Saturday, February 24, 2018

Time: 05:15 PM

Location: Parrish Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the report of an unknown vehicle parked at Parrish Hall. The vehicle and its occupants were identified and left campus without incident.

Status: Closed

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

Date: Sunday, February 25, 2018

Time: 12:32 AM

Location: Parrish Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Parrish Hall for the report of an intoxicated Swarthmore student. The individual did not require further medical attention. The matter was referred to the Dean’s Office.

Status: Dean’s referral

Noise Complaint

Date: Sunday, February 25, 2018

Time: 02:40 AM

Location: Willets Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a noise complaint in the driveway of Willets Residence Hall, at the rear of Mephistos Lounge. The area was searched with negative results.

Status: Closed

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