Thursday, Jan. 26
2:40 p.m. A staff member reported cutting their finger while working in the shop at the Allen Memorial Art Museum. A security officer provided first aid.
Friday, Jan. 27
2:06 p.m. Custodial staff reported that a substance resembling oatmeal was on the floor in several areas of the Science Center. Clean up was completed.
4:41 p.m. Safety and Security officers responded to a complaint of an odor consistent with burnt marijuana on the rst floor of Afrikan Heritage House. Contact
was made with the occupant of the room in question, who said they were burning incense outside the window. e occupant was advised of the College’s policies regarding smoking and burning incense in dorm rooms.
8:18 p.m. Officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a re alarm at a Village Housing Unit on Union Street. Smoke from cooking activated the alarm, which was reset.
Saturday, Jan. 28
11:47 p.m. Officers responded to an odor of smoke near a second floor room of Burton Hall. They made contact with the occupants of the room in question, who denied smoking. Both were advised of the College’s policies on smoking in dorm rooms.
Sunday, Jan. 29
7:54 p.m. Officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at a Village House Unit on Elm Street. Smoke from burnt cookies activated the alarm, which was reset. An emergency work order was filed for repair of the oven.
Monday, Jan. 30
1:41 a.m. Officers responded to a noise complaint on the first floor of Kade House. After detecting a strong odor of something burning and making several attempts to contact an occupant, entry was made. Several candles were found burning in the room and a student, sleeping, was awakened. The candles were extinguished, and the occupant was advised of the College’s policy on burning candles in dorms.
Tuesday, Jan. 31
6:49 a.m. Staff reported a suspicious individual, in their forties, in the area of Woodland Street and Union Street by Langston Hall. The individual was last seen riding a bicycle. The area was checked with negative results. A second call was received that the individual was outside Langston Hall again. A Safety and Security officer made contact with the individual, whom the officers knew, and they were advised to stay off College property.