The Swatter: February 12, 2018 – February 19, 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.

Suspicious Odor

Date: Monday, February 12, 2018

Time: 01:26 PM

Location: Hicks Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety and Facilities responded to Hicks Hall for the reported odor of gas. The area was checked with negative results.

Status: Closed

Fire Alarm

Date: Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Time: 11:36 AM

Location: PPR Apartments

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to PPR Apartments for an activated fire alarm. There was no smoke or fire; it was determined that cooking activated the alarm.

Status: Closed

Investigation

Date: Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Time: 07:48 PM

Location: Matchbox Fitness Center

Synopsis: Public Safety received a report of the theft of headphones from a Swarthmore student in the Matchbox. The headphones were located in the lost-and-found at the Matchbox.

Status: Inactive

Dorm Room Smoke Detector Alarm

Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018

Time: 12:24 AM

Location: Roberts Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Roberts Residence Hall for an activated smoke detector alarm. There was no smoke or fire. It was determined that cooking activated the alarm.

Status: Closed

Unauthorized Activity

Date: Thursday, February 15, 2018

Time: 10:17 PM

Location: Clothier Hall

Synopsis: While on patrol, Public Safety and the OSE/RCC observed unauthorized drinking games in Paces. The matter was referred to the Dean’s Office.

Status: Dean’s referral

Investigation

Date: Friday, February 16, 2018

Time: 12:34 PM

Location: McCabe Library

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to McCabe Library for the report of an unknown item. It was determined that the item was a discarded backpack.

Status: Closed

Fire Alarm

Date: Friday, February 16, 2018

Time: 05:47 PM

Location: Bond Memorial Hall

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

Status: Closed

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

Date: Friday, February 16, 2018

Time: 09:05 PM

Location: Bond Parking Lot

Synopsis: While on patrol, Public Safety observed a Swarthmore College student in possession of alcohol and a false identification card. The matter was referred to the Dean’s Office.

Status: Dean’s referral

Medical Response

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

Date: Saturday, February 17, 2018

Time: 09:46 PM

Location: Danawell Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety, Swarthmore Police, and an ambulance responded to the report of an ill student in Danawell Residence Hall. It was determined that the student was intoxicated; they were transported to the hospital for further evaluation and treatment. The student was cited for underage drinking.

Status: Cleared/arrest

Investigation

Noise Complaint

Date: Saturday, February 17, 2018

Time: 10:13 PM

Location: Worth Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Worth Residence Hall for a noise complaint. The Swarthmore students complied with a request to turn their music down.

Status: Dean’s referral

Noise Complaint

Date: Saturday, February 17, 2018

Time: 10:32 PM

Location: Wharton Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to a noise complaint in Wharton Residence Hall. The Swarthmore students complied with the request to turn their music down.

Status: Dean’s referral

Medical Emergency

Date: Saturday, February 17, 2018

Time: 11:16 PM

Location: Dana Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety, Swarthmore Police, and an ambulance responded to the report of an ill Swarthmore student. It was determined that the student needed further evaluation and treatment. The student was transported to the hospital.

Status: Closed

Public Safety Assistance

Date: Sunday, February 18, 2018

Time: 12:28 AM

Location: Phi Psi Fraternity House

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Phi Psi Fraternity House to help with crowd control at a registered social event.

Status: Closed

Noise Complaint

Time: Sunday, February 18, 2018

Location: 03:00 AM

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Worth Residence Hall for the report of unknown noises coming from a Swarthmore student’s residence. The cause was identified and officers cleared. No further action was needed.

Status: Closed

Medical Emergency

Date: Sunday, February 18, 2018

Time: 08:05 AM

Location: Lamb-Miller Field House

Synopsis: Public Safety, Swarthmore Police, and ambulance responded to the Lamb-Miller Field House for the report of an injured student. The student was transported to the hospital for further evaluation and treatment.

Status: Closed

Medical Response

Date: Sunday, February 18, 2018

Time: 08:32 PM

Location: Lamb-Miller Field House

Synopsis: Public Safety, Swarthmore Police, and ambulance responded to the Lamb-Miller Field House for the report of an injured student. The student was evaluated and it was determined that no further treatment was needed.

Status: Closed

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