The Swatter: April 2nd, 2018 – April 9th, 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.

Accident

Date: Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Time: 11:09 AM

Location: Mary Lyon parking lot

Synopsis: Public Safety received a report of damage to a College-owned vehicle. There were no injuries.

Status: Closed

Noise Complaint

Date: Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Time: 01:37 AM

Location: Worth Courtyard

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Worth Courtyard for a noise complaint. Swarthmore students were found talking in the courtyard and were asked to move to another location. They cooperated and no further action was required.

Status: Closed

Intrusion Alarm

Date: Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Time: 05:08 PM

Location: The Inn at Swarthmore

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Swarthmore Campus & Community Store for the report of an activated alarm. It was determined that the alarm was malfunctioning due to work being performed on the alarm system.

Status: Closed

Noise Complaint

Date: Thursday, April 05, 2018

Time: 01:02 AM

Location: Wharton parking lot

Synopsis: Public Safety and Swarthmore Police responded to a noise complaint about a vehicle alarm. The vehicle’s owner was identified as a Swarthmore student and the alarm was turned off.

Status: Closed

Sexual Assault

Date: Friday, April 06, 2018

Time: 10:54 AM

Location: Residence hall on campus

Synopsis: Public Safety received a report of sexual assault of a Swarthmore student by another Swarthmore student. The matter has been referred to the Title IX Office.

Status: Title IX referral

Fire Alarm

Date: Friday, April 06, 2018

Time: 01:50 PM

Location: Palmer Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Pittenger Residence Hall for an activated fire alarm. There was no smoke or fire. It was determined that the alarm was activated by cleaning in the area.

Status: Closed

Elevator/Lift Problem

Date: Friday, April 06, 2018

Time: 08:54 PM

Location: McCabe Library

Synopsis: Public Safety and Facilities responded to McCabe Library for the report of an individual inside a malfunctioning elevator. The individual was extricated without incident.

Status: Closed

Noise Complaint

Date: Saturday, April 07, 2018

Time: 01:27 AM

Location: Worth Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Worth Residence Hall for a noise complaint. The room was identified and the student complied with a request to turn down the music.

Status: Closed

Intrusion Alarm

Date: Saturday, April 07, 2018

Time: 09:57 AM

Location: Worth Health Center

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Worth Health Center for an activated intrusion alarm. The area was checked with negative results.

Status: Inactive

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

Date: Saturday, April 07, 2018

Time: 10:34 PM

Location: Dana Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Dana Residence Hall for the report of an unauthorized party. It was determined that there were several underage students drinking alcohol in a residence. Alcohol was confiscated and the matter referred to the Dean’s Office.

Status: Dean’s referral

Noise Complaint

Date: Saturday, April 07, 2018

Time: 11:15 PM

Location: Willets Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Willets Residence Hall for the report of an unauthorized party. The students left the area without incident.

Status: Closed

Suspicious Odor

Date: Saturday, April 07, 2018

Time: 11:21 PM

Location: Hallowell Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety responded to Hallowell Residence Hall for the reported odor of marijuana. The area was searched with negative results.

Status: Closed

Controlled Substance – Marijuana Possession

Date: Saturday, April 07, 2018

Time: 11:29 PM

Location: Willets Residence Hall

Synopsis: While on patrol, Public Safety found Swarthmore students smoking marijuana. The marijuana was confiscated and the matter referred to the Dean’s Office.

Status: Dean’s referral

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

Date: Sunday, April 08, 2018

Time: 12:29 AM

Location: Science Center

Synopsis: While on routine patrol, Public Safety found underage Swarthmore students in a classroom drinking alcohol. The alcohol was confiscated and the matter referred to the Dean’s Office.

Status: Dean’s referral

Investigation

Date: Sunday, April 08, 2018

Time: 08:23 AM

Location: Parrish Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety and Facilities responded to Parrish Hall for the report of a broken glass door. The matter is under investigation.

Status: Investigation

Dating Violence

Date: Sunday, April 08, 2018

Time: 05:37 PM

Location: Danawell Residence Hall

Synopsis: Public Safety received a report of a possible incident of dating violence between two Swarthmore students. The matter was referred to the Title IX Office.

Status: Title IX referral

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