The Swatter: September 3 – September 10

Bias Incident

Date: Monday, September 3, 2018

Time: 8:30 AM

Location: Worth Residence Hall

Synopsis: Information received pertaining to the report of an image that was posted on the room door of a resident student. Matter referred to the Bias Response Team

Status: Closed

Fire Alarm

Date: Monday, September 3, 2018

Time: 11:19 AM

Location: Trotter Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety and Facilities responded to Trotter Hall for a fire alarm. There was no smoke or fire. The cause for the alarm could not be determined.

Status: Inactive

Public Safety Assistance

Date: Monday, September 3, 2018

Time: 10:52 PM

Location: Yale Avenue

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the report of two Swarthmore students being harassed by an individual not associated with the College while they were walking on Chester Road. Swarthmore Police were notifìed and information on file for future reference.

Status: Inactive

Public Safety Assistance

Date: Monday, September 3, 2018

Time: 10:45 PM

Location: Parrish East Circle

Synopsis: While on patrol, Public Safety observed a vehicle lost on campus on the pathway at Parrish East Circle. The individuals were identified and given directions.

Status: Closed

Investigation of Condition(s)

Date: Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Time: 6:26 AM

Location: Mary Lyon

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the report of an unknown individual entering a Swarthmore student’s room in Mary Lyon. It was determined that an employee had entered the room mistakenly.

Status: Closed

Fire Alarm

Date: Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Time: 8:54 PM

Location: Mary Lyon

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a fire alarm at Mary Lyon Residence Hall. There was no smoke or fire. The cause for the alarm could not be determined. Facilities notified.

Status: Inactive

Investigation

Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2018

Time: 6:08 PM

Location: Phi Psi Fraternity House

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the report of missing mini-refrigerators from Phi Psi Fraternity House. The matter is under investigation.

Status: Investigation

Fire Alarm

Fire Hazard

Date: Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Time: 11:35 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 the alarm had been activated due to a candle in a room.

Status: Dean’s Referral

Public Safety Assistance

Date: Thursday, September 6, 2018

Time: 2:32 PM

Location: Trotter Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety and Facilities responded to the report of an individual locked in a bathroom in Trotter Hall. The door was removed and individual was extricated without further incident.

Status: Closed

Theft/Bicycles

Date: Thursday, September 6, 2018

Time: 4:12 PM

Location: Pearson Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety received the report of a stolen bike from the exterior of Trotter Hall. The value of the bike was $1 ,000. Matter under investigation.

Status: Investigation

Investigation

Date: Friday, September 7, 2018

Time: 1:24 PM

Location: Parrish Hall

Synopsis: Information received from a college employee in reference to an interaction between two students that caused concern. Matter referred to Title lX.

Status: Title IX Referral

Public Safety Assistance

Date: Friday, September 7, 2018

Time: 12:44 PM

Location: Parrish West Circle

Synopsis: Public Safety and Facilities responded to help a Swarthmore student with a flat tire.

Status: Closed

Identity Theft

Date: Friday, September 7, 2018

Time: 12:08 PM

Location: Trotter Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety Officers responded to the report of an individual who was the victim of identity theft. Swarthmore Police notified. Matter under investigation.

Status: Law Enforcement Referral

Accident

Date: Saturday, September 8, 2018

Time: 1:16 PM

Location: Fieldhouse Lane

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the report of a vehicle accident involving a college owned vehicle. There were no injuries.

Status: Closed

Unauthorized Activity

Date: Saturday, September 8, 2018

Time: 9:59 PM

Location: Scott Outdoor Amphitheater

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the report of unauthorized activity in the Amphitheater. A Swarthmore student was identified and given permission to finish a film project. Matter referred to the Dean’s office.

Status: Dean’s Referral

Noise Complaint

Date: Saturday, September 8, 2018

Time: 9:48 PM

Location: PPR Apartments

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the report of a noise complaint in PPR Apartments. The room and students were identified and complied with turning down the music. Matter referred to the Dean’s offìce.

Status: Dean’s Referral

Controlled Substance – Marijuana Possession

Date: Saturday, September 8, 2018

Time: 11:12 PM

Location: Wharton Residence Hall – Courtyard

Synopsis: While on patrol, Public Safety discovered Swarthmore students smoking marijuana in the Wharton Courtyard. Matter referred to the Dean’s office.

Status: Dean’s Referral

Elevator/Lift Problem

Date: Sunday, September 9, 2018

Time: 12:31 AM

Location: Danawell Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the report of the elevator in Danawell Residence Hall malfunctioning. Facilities notified.

Status: Inactive

Pur., Con., Poss., Trans., Liq., Malt Brew

Medical Emergency

Date: Sunday, September 9, 2018

Time: 12:18 AM

Location: Palmer Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety Officers responded to the report of an ill Swarthmore student. Investigation determined the individual was suffering from over consumption of alcohol. Swarthmore Police and EMS were notified and the student was transported to the hospital for further treatment and evaluation. The student was cited for under age drinking.

Status: Cleared/Arrest

Pur., Con., Poss., Trans., Liq., Malt Brew

Date: Sunday, September 9, 2018

Time: 2:38 AM

Location: Danawell Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the report of an intoxicated Swarthmore student in Danawell Residence Hall. The student was identified and evaluated but did not require further medical assistance. Matter referred to the Dean’s office.

Status: Dean’s Referral

Vehicle Accident

Date: Monday, September 10, 2018

Time: 7:38 AM

Location: Danawell Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a vehicle accident at the exterior of Danawell Residence Hall. There were no injuries.

Status: Closed

Laura Wagner

Laura '20 is from Dover, Delaware. She is in the honors program studying political science and economics. Outside of the classroom and the newsroom, her interests include running, politics, and really good books.

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