The Swatter: April 23, 2018 – April 30, 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 Hazard

Possession with Intent to Use Drug Paraphernalia

Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Time: 10:24 AM

Location: Delta Upsilon (DU) Fraternity House

Synopsis: A Public Safety officer on routine patrol in DU Fraternity House observed fire safety hazards. The officer advised the resident and the matter was addressed. Facilities and the Dean’s Office were advised.

Status: Dean’s referral

Vehicle Collision

Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Time: 03:15 PM

Location: Field House parking lot

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the report of a Swarthmore employee’s vehicle that had been damaged while parked. There were no injuries. The matter is under investigation.

Status: Investigation

Harassment – Communication/Repeated

Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Time: 11:10 AM

Location: Beardsley Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety officers responded to the report of a College employee who has received a harassing voicemail. The matter is under investigation.

Status: Investigation

Vehicle Stop

Date: Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Time: 09:12 PM

Location: Fieldhouse Lane

Synopsis: While on patrol, Public Safety observed a vehicle going too fast and failing to observe a stop sign. The vehicle was stopped and the driver identified as a Swarthmore student. The matter was referred to the Dean’s Office.

Status: Dean’s referral

Noise Complaint

Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018

Time: 12:09 AM

Location: Swarthmore SEPTA Station

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the exterior of Alice Paul and David Kemp for a noise complaint. It was determined that three Swarthmore students were shouting and throwing bottles in the SEPTA train station parking lot. The matter was referred to the Dean’s Office.

Status: Dean’s referral

Criminal Mischief

Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018

Time: 10:40 AM

Location: Crum Woods

Synopsis: A Public Safety officer on routine patrol in Crum Woods observed graffiti. Facilities and Grounds departments were notified.

Status: Inactive

Investigation of Condition(s)

Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018

Time: 11:00 AM

Location: Whittier Meeting House

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Whittier Meeting House for the report of unusual activity. The matter is under investigation.

Status: Investigation

Controlled Substance – Opium, Cocaine Possession

Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018

Time: 05:52 PM

Location: Residence hall on campus

Synopsis: Public Safety received information that student is engaged in the use and abuse of controlled substances. The matter is under investigation.

Status: Investigation

Fire Alarm

Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018

Time: 08:06 PM

Location: Alice Paul Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Alice Paul Residence Hall for an activated fire alarm. It was determined that the alarm was malfunctioning. Facilities was notified.

Status: Inactive

Controlled Substance – Marijuana Possession

Date: Thursday, April 26, 2018

Time: 10:37 PM

Location: Wharton Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Wharton Residence Hall for the report of an unknown odor. It was determined that a Swarthmore student was smoking marijuana. The matter was referred to the Dean’s Office.

Status: Dean’s referral

Dorm Room Smoke Detector Alarm

Date: Friday, April 27, 2018

Time: 01:06 AM

Location: Alice Paul Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Alice Paul Residence Hall for an activated smoke detector alarm. It was determined that the detector was malfunctioning. Facilities was notified.

Status: Inactive

Disturbance

Date: Saturday, April 28, 2018

Time: 12:05 AM

Location: Worth Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the report of a non-Swarthmore student who would not a leave a Swarthmore student’s room in Worth Residence Hall. The individual was identified and left campus without incident. The matter was referred to the Dean’s Office and Title IX Office.

Status: Title IX referral

Public Safety Assistance

Date: Saturday, April 28, 2018

Time: 06:51 PM

Location: Bond parking lot

Synopsis: Public Safety assisted a visitor to campus with a vehicle that had broken down in Bond Lot.

Status: Closed

Fire Alarm

Date: Saturday, April 28, 2018

Time: 09:01 PM

Location: Parrish Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Parrish Hall for an activated fire alarm. There was smoke but no fire. It was determined that cooking had activated the alarm.

Status: Closed

Controlled Substance – Marijuana Possession

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

Date: Saturday, April 28, 2018

Time: 11:28 PM

Location: Willets Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Willets Residence Hall for the report of an ill Swarthmore student. It was determined that the student had consumed alcohol and edible marijuana. The matter was referred to the Dean’s Office.

Status: Dean’s referral

Fire Alarm

Date: Sunday, April 29, 2018

Time: 10:19 PM

Location: Worth Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a fire alarm in Worth Residence Hall. There was no smoke or fire. It was determined that smoking activated the alarm. During the alarm, Swarthmore students were not evacuating the building. The matter was referred to the Dean’s Office.

Status: Dean’s referral

Investigation of Vehicle(s)

Date: Sunday, April 29, 2018

Time: 11:30 PM

Location: Wharton parking lot

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Wharton Lot for the report of unknown individuals inside of a parked vehicle. The individuals were identified as a Swarthmore student and their guest.

Status: Closed

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