The Swatter: April 16, 2018 – April 23, 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.

Investigation of Vehicle(s)

Date: Monday, April 16, 2018

Time: 11:03 AM

Location: Cunningham parking lot

Synopsis: A Swarthmore employee found an unauthorized item in a Swarthmore College van. The matter was referred to the Dean’s Office.

Status: Dean’s referral

Investigation of Condition(s)

Date: Monday, April 16, 2018

Time: 03:40 PM

Location: Willets Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Mephistos Lounge for the report of a rope hanging from the exterior of the chimney. Facilities was notified, and the matter is under investigation.

Status: Investigation

Elevator/Lift Problem

Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Time: 08:34 PM

Location: McCabe Library

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to McCabe Library for the report of an individual inside a malfunctioning elevator. The individual was extricated without incident.

Status: Inactive

Theft from Motor Vehicle

Date: Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Time: 07:45 AM

Location: Wharton parking lot

Synopsis: Public Safety received a report from a contractor on campus about the theft of tools from his truck on campus. The value of the items is $300.00. The matter is under investigation.

Status: Investigation

Medical Response

Date: Thursday, April 19, 2018

Time: 07:22 AM

Location: Alice Paul Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Alice Paul Residence Hall for the report of an ill Swarthmore student. The student was transported to the hospital for further evaluation and treatment.

Status: Closed

Institutional Vandalism

Date: Friday, April 20, 2018

Time: 12:01 AM

Location: Institutional Vandalism

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Parrish Hall for the report of vandalism. The matter is under investigation.

Status: Investigation

Controlled Substance – Marijuana Possession

Date: Friday, April 20, 2018

Time: 12:59 AM

Location: Worth Residence Hall

Synopsis: While investigating an individual climbing the side of Worth Residence Hall, who was later identified as a Swarthmore student, Public Safety observed marijuana in a Swarthmore student’s room. The matter was referred to the Dean’s Office.

Status: Dean’s referral

Vehicle Collision

Date: Friday, April 20, 2018

Time: 11:00 AM

Location: Service Building

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the report of a vehicle collision involving two College-owned vehicles. There were no injuries.

Status: Closed

Suspicious Odor

Date: Friday, April 20, 2018

Time: 11:35 AM

Location: Parrish Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Parrish Hall for the report of an unknown odor. It was determined that the odor was from the dryers in the basement.

Status: Closed

Medical Response

Date: Friday, April 20, 2018

Time: 07:09 PM

Location: Wharton Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Wharton Residence Hall for the report of an injured Swarthmore student. The student was transported to the hospital for further evaluation and treatment.

Status: Closed

Medical Emergency

Date: Friday, April 20, 2018

Time: 07:24 PM

Location: Mary Lyon Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Mary Lyon Residence Hall for the report of an ill Swarthmore student. The student was transported to the hospital for further evaluation and treatment.

Status: Closed

Investigation of Person(s)

Date: Friday, April 20, 2018

Time: 08:55 PM

Location: Magill Walk

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the area of Magill Walk for the report of a group of juveniles. The juveniles were identified and left campus without incident.

Status: Closed

Noise Complaint

Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018

Time: 11:21 PM

Location: Wharton Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a noise complaint at Wharton Courtyard. The party hosts complied with the request to turn down their music.

Status: Dean’s referral

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

Date: Sunday, April 22, 2018

Time: 12:47 AM

Location: Worth Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Worth Residence Hall for the report of an ill Swarthmore student. It was determined that the student was intoxicated but not in need of further treatment. The matter was referred to the Dean’s Office.

Status: Dean’s referral

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

Date: Sunday, April 22, 2018

Time: 01:45 AM

Location: Phi Psi Fraternity House

Synopsis: While on routine patrol, Public Safety observed an intoxicated Swarthmore student. It was determined that the student was not in need of further medical treatment. The matter was referred to the Dean’s Office.

Status: Dean’s referral

Investigation of Condition(s)

Date: Sunday, April 22, 2018

Time: 02:16 AM

Location: Phi Psi Fraternity House

Synopsis: While on patrol, Public Safety observed that a registered social event at Phi Psi Fraternity House had gone over its allotted time. The students complied with a request to end the party. The matter was referred to the Dean’s Office.

Status: Dean’s referral

Medical Response

Date: Sunday, April 22, 2018

Time: 11:18 AM

Location: Mertz Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Mertz Residence Hall for the report of an injured Swarthmore student. The student was transported to the hospital for further evaluation and treatment.

Status: Closed

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