The Swatter: January 29, 2018 – February 4, 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

Date: Monday, January 29, 2018

Time: 1:19 PM

Location: Bond Parking Lot

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Bond Lot for the report of protest activity. The information is on file for future reference.

Status: Closed

Medical Response

Date: Monday, January 29, 2018

Time: 11:00 PM

Location: Essie Mae’s

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the snack bar in Clothier Hall for the report of an ill Swarthmore student. The student was transported to the hospital for further medical evaluation and treatment.

Status: Closed

Criminal Mischief

Date: Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Time: 10:47 AM

Location: Clothier Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Clothier Hall for the report of damage to an interior door. The matter is under investigation

Status: Investigation

GARNET Notification Test

Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Time: 03:00 PM

Location: Swarthmore College campus

Synopsis: Public Safety conducted a test of the GARNET system. Notifications were sent via email, text message, phone, and public address systems throughout campus. The results will be reviewed and shared with the appropriate offices.

Status: Closed

Elevator/Lift Problem

Date: Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Time: 05:33 PM

Location: Danawell Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Danawell Residence Hall for a report that the elevator was malfunctioning. The elevator was reset and Facilities was notified.

Status: Inactive

Collision

Date: Thursday, February 01, 2018

Time: 11:20 AM

Location: 500 College Avenue

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to the Facilities parking lot for the report of a vehicle collision. There were no injuries.

Status: Closed

Fire Alarm

Date: Thursday, February 01, 2018

Time: 09:41 PM

Location: Roberts Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Roberts Residence Hall for an activated fire alarm. There was no smoke or fire. The cause of the alarm could not be determined, and Facilities was notified.

Status: Inactive

Controlled Substance – Marijuana Possession

Fire Hazard

Noise Complaint

Date: Friday, February 02, 2018

Time: 12:30 AM

Location: Willets Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Willets Residence Hall for the report of loud music. Upon arrival, Public Safety found Swarthmore students and guests smoking marijuana. The matter was referred to the Dean’s Office.

Status: Dean’s referral

Fire Alarm

Date: Friday, February 02, 2018

Time: 10:06 PM

Location: Mertz Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Mertz Residence Hall for an activated fire alarm. Upon arrival, there was smoke but no fire. It was determined that the alarm was activated by cooking.

Status: Closed

Unauthorized Activity

Date: Friday, February 02, 2018

Time: 10:57 PM

Location: Lang Performing Arts Center

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Lang Performing Arts Center for the report of Swarthmore students using a room without authorization. The students were identified and left the area without incident.

Status: Closed

Fire Alarm

Date: Saturday, February 03, 2018

Time: 04:19 AM

Location: Wharton Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Wharton Residence Hall for an activated fire alarm. Upon arrival, the reason for activation could not be determined and Facilities was notified.

Status: Inactive

Fire Alarm

Date: Saturday, February 03, 2018

Time: 10:06 AM

Location: Wharton Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Wharton Residence Hall for an activated fire alarm. Upon arrival, the reason for activation could not be determined and Facilities was notified.

Status: Inactive

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

Date: Sunday, February 04, 2018

Time: 12:51 AM

Location: Phi Psi Fraternity House

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Phi Psi Fraternity House for the report of an intoxicated Swarthmore student. The matter was referred to the Dean’s Office.

Status: Dean’s referral

Public Safety Assistance

Date: Sunday, February 04, 2018

Time: 10:32 AM

Location: Parrish Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Parrish Hall for the report of individuals inside a malfunctioning elevator. The individuals were extricated and Facilities was notified.

Status: Inactive

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