The Swatter: October 1 – October 8

Theft/Interior/Buildings

Date: Monday, October 1, 2018

Time: 11:40 AM

Location: Parrish Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the report of a missing laptop charger from Parrish Hall. The value of the charger is $50. Matter under investigation.

Status: Investigation

Investigation of Condition(s)

Date: Monday, October 1, 2018

Time: 2:31 PM

Location: Olde Club

Synopsis: While doing an admit for Olde Club, Public Safety discovered trash and beer cans throughout Olde Club interior and exterior from a registered social event over the weekend. Matter referred to the Dean’s office.

Status: Inactive

Controlled Substance – Marijuana Possession

Date: Monday, October 1, 2018

Time: 11:52 PM

Location: Wharton Residence Hall – Courtyard

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

Status: Dean’s Referral

Community Information Session

Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Time: 10:26 AM

Location: Bond Memorial Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety hosted a community information session for the 2018 Annual Fire Safety and Security Report. Editor’s Note: You can read the news article about the 2018 Annual Fire Safety and Security Report here.

Status: Closed

Safety Hazard

Date: Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Time: 12:17 PM

Location: Science Center

Synopsis: While on patrol, Public Safety discovered a facilities storage area in the Science Center blocked by construction signage. The contractors were notified and responded to area to remove the items.

Status: Closed

Intrusion Alarm

Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2018

Time: 12:03 AM

Location: Whittier Place

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to an intrusion alarm in Parrish Hall. The area was checked and it was determined that a Swarthmore employee was in the area and accidentally activated the alarm.

Status: Closed

Investigation of Person(s)

Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Time: 7:29 PM

Location: Wharton Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the report of an unknown individual in Wharton Residence Hall. It was determined that the individual was a Swarthmore student who resided in the residence.

Status: Closed

Vehicle Accident

Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Time: 2:43 PM

Location: 101 South Chester Road

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the report of a vehicle accident in the 101 S. Chester Road parking lot. There were no injuries.

Status: Closed

Investigation of Condition(s)

Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Time: 4:19 PM

Location: Crum Woods

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the report of disturbing activity involving three juveniles in the Crum Woods. The area was checked with negative results. Information on file for future reference.

Status: Inactive

Harassment – Comm/Repeated

Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Time: 4:38 PM

Location: Swarthmore College Campus

Synopsis: Public Safety received a report that a College employee sent inappropriate material electronically off campus. Matter under investigation.

Status: Investigation

Medical Response

Date: Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Time: 11:41 PM

Location: Mary Lyon

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the report of an ill Swarthmore student at Mary Lyon Residence Hall. After evaluation, the student declined further medical treatment.

Status: Closed

Medical Emergency

Date: Thursday, October 4, 2018

Time: 4:07 PM

Location: Cunningham Fields

Synopsis: Public Safety, Swarthmore Police and Ambulance responded to Cunningham Fields for the report of an injured Swarthmore student. The student was evaluated and transported to the hospital for further treatment.

Status: Closed

Criminal Mischief

Date: Friday, October 5, 2018

Time: 12:28 AM

Location: 302 Avondale Road

Synopsis: While on patrol, Public Safety discovered a broken window at a College owned property on Avondale Road. Nether Providence Police were contacted and responded. Matter under investigation.

Status: Investigation

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

Date: Saturday, October 6, 2018

Time: 9:24 PM

Location; Worth Residence Hall

Synopsis: While on patrol, Public Safety discovered underaged Swarthmore students engaged in an unauthorized drinking game. Matter referred to the Dean’s office.

Status: Dean’s Referral

Controlled Substance – Marijuana, Sale, MFG

Date: Saturday, October 6, 2018

Time: 11:26 PM

Location: Worth Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety Officers on routine patrol investigated loud music emanating from a resident student room and discovered illegal substances and paraphernalia. Appropriate College personnel were notifìed and the matter was referred to Swarthmore Police Department.

Status: Law Enforcement Referral

Investigation of Condition(s)

Date: Sunday, October 7, 2018

Time: 8:17 AM

Location: 302 Avondale Road

Synopsis: While on patrol, Public Safety discovered open doors and safety hazards within [a college-owned property on Avondale Road

Status: Inactive

Fire Alarm

Date: Monday, October 8, 2018

Time: 1:00 AM

Location: Wharton Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a fìre alarm in Wharton Residence Hall. There was no smoke or fire. It was determined that cooking had activated the alarm.

Status: Closed

Investigation of Person(s)

Date: Saturday, October 6, 2018

Time: 9:34 PM

Location: Fieldhouse Lane – Baseball Field

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the report of an unknown individual on the baseball field. The individual was identified and left the area without incident.

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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