The Swatter: October 29 – November 5

Fire Alarm

Date: Monday, October 29, 2018

Time: 8:09 AM

Location: Whittier Place

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a fire alarm at Whittier Place. There was no smoke or fire. It was determined that the heat has been turned on in the building and this may have affected the alarms. Facilities notified.

Status: Inactive

Public Safety Assistance

Date: Monday, October 29, 2018

Time: 8:35 P.M

Location: Swarthmore Inn

Synopsis: Public Safety and Swarthmore Police responded to the Inn at Swarthmore regarding an individual exhibiting concerning behavior. The individual was identified and left the area without incident.

Status: Closed

PUR.,CON.,POSS.,TRANS.,LIQ. MALT BREW

Date: Saturday, October 27, 2018

Time: 11:45 PM

Location: Clothier Hall

Synopsis: While on patrol, Public Safety discovered a Swarthmore student intoxicated at the Halloween party at Clothier Hall. The student was evaluated and no further treatment was necessary. Matter referred to the Dean’s office.

Status: Dean’s Referral

Dorm Room Smoke Detector Alarm

Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Time: 6:19 AM

Location: Wharton Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a smoke detector alarm in Wharton Residence Hall. There was no smoke or fire. lt could not be determined what had activated the alarm. Facilities notified.

Status: Inactive

Dorm Room Smoke Detector Alarm

Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Time: 7:24 AM

Location: Wharton Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a smoke detector alarm in Wharton Residence Hall. There was no smoke or fire. lt could not be determined what had activated the alarm. Facilities notified.

Status: Inactive

Fire Alarm

Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Time: 9:36 PM

Location: Wharton Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a smoke detector alarm in Wharton Residence Hall. There was smoke but no fire. lt was determined that the alarm was activated due to cooking.

Status: Closed

Investigation of Persons

Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Time: 10:22 PM

Location: Intercultural Center

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the report of an unknown group of individuals throwing eggs at the Intercultural Center. One Swarthmore student was hit with an egg but not injured. Matter under investigation.

Status: Investigation

Intrusion Alarm

Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018

Time: 2:22 AM

Location: Snack Bar in Clothier

Synopsis: While on patrol, Public Safety discovered an intrusion alarm sounding in Essie Mae’s Snack Bar. It was determined that the alarm was activated by Swarthmore employee.

Status: Closed

Suspicious Odor

Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018

Time: 1:02 PM

Location: Science Center

Synopsis: Public Safety and Facilities responded to the Science Center for the report of a suspicious odor investigation determined that a plastic trash container was the source of the odor.

Status: Closed

Community Information Session

Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018

Time: 10:30 AM

Location: Lang Music Building

Synopsis: Public Safety gave a LiveSafe presentation at the All Staff Meeting.

Status: Closed

PUR.,CON.,POSS.,TRANS.,LIQ. MALT BREW

Unauthorized Activity

Date: Thursday, November 1. 2018

Time: 11:27 PM

Location: Roberts Residence Hall

Synopsis: During a routine building check, officers discovered an unauthorized party in progress within Roberts Residence Hall. The matter has been referred to the Dean’s Office.

Status: Dean’s Referral

Investigation of Persons

Date: Friday, November 2, 2018

Time: 12:26 AM

Location: Swarthmore College Campus

Synopsis: Public Safety received a report regarding a group of students in the area of the BEP construction site. Officers responded and advised the students they were not permitted to be there. The students left without incident.

Status: Closed

Fire Alarm

Date: Friday, November 2, 2018

Time: 7:52 AM

Location: McCabe Library

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a fire alarm in McCabe Library. There was no smoke or fire. It was determined that dust from construction activated the alarm.

Status: Closed

Water, Fuel, Oil, Gas/Other

Date: Saturday, November 3, 2018

Time: 1:56 AM

Location: Mary Lyons

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the report of a water leak in a residence room in Mary Lyon Residence Hall. Facilities and Office of Student Engagement were notified.

Status: Closed

Fire Alarm

Date: Saturday, November 1, 2018

Time: 8:11 AM

Location: Science Center Chiller Plant

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a fire alarm in the Chiller Plant. There was no smoke or fire. It was determined that the alarm was activated due to construction in the building.

Status: Closed

PUR.,CON.,POSS.,TRANS.,LIQ. MALT BREW

Date: Sunday, November 4, 2018

Time: 12:23 AM

Location: Wharton Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the report of an ill Swarthmore student in Wharton Residence Hall. It was determined that the student was intoxicated and after evaluation was transported to the hospital for further treatment. Matter referred to the Dean’s office.

Status: Dean’s Referral

Public Drunkenness

Medical Response

Date: Sunday, November 4, 2018

Time: 1:34 AM

Location PPR Apartments

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the report of an ill Swarthmore student at PPR Apartments. It was determined that the student was intoxicated. Matter referred to the Dean’s office.

Status: Dean’s Referral

Medical Response

Date: Sunday, November 4, 2018

Time: 2:06 AM

Location PPR Apartments

Synopsis: Public Safety, Swarthmore Ambulance and staff from the Office of Student Engagement responded to PPR Apartments to reevaluate a student who was intoxicated After evaluation, it was determined that the student should be transported to the hospital for further treatment.

Status: Closed

Noise Complaint

Date: Monday, November 5, 2018

Time: 12:03 AM

Location: Roberts Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the report of loud noise in Roberts Residence Hall. The area was checked with negative results.

Status: Closed

Assist to Other Police Department

Date: Monday, November 5, 2018

Time: 5:18 AM

Location: Chester Road

Synopsis: Public Safety assisted Swarthmore and Nether Providence Police with the arrest of an individual not associated with the College on Chester Road.

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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