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December 12, 2015
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Friday, Dec. 4 6:19 a.m. Safety and Security officers responded to a report of vandalism in the restroom on the third floor of Wilder Hall. Nail polish was thrown on several walls and doors and graffiti was written on the walls. A work order was filed for clean up. 10:22 a.m. Staff reported non-offe... Read more »

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December 4, 2015
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SECURITY ADVISORY Abusua, Oberlin’s Black student union, sent an email to Afrikan Heritage House residents Tuesday regarding a verbal assault that allegedly took place in the Saunders Lounge around 1 p.m. on Monday. Students reported a middle-aged man with a southern accent shouting racial epithe... Read more »

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November 20, 2015
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Friday, Nov. 13 2:09 a.m. Safety and Security officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at Warner Center. The detector sounded because it was dirty and an electrician replaced it. 8:22 a.m. Safety and Security officers responded to assist an injured student wh... Read more »

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November 13, 2015
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Thursday, Nov. 5 1:35 a.m. Officers responded to an activated roof alarm at Mudd library, where they found the main stairwell door ajar and the roof hatch open. No one was observed in the area. The officers secured the roof hatch and stairwell door. 12:51 p.m. Officers and members of the Oberlin ... Read more »

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November 6, 2015
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Friday, Oct. 30
 6:10 p.m. Staff at Philips gym reported the theft of an iPad Air and cell phone from a locked office. Safety and Security and members of the Oberlin Police Department responded to the scene. The theft is under investigation. 10:50 p.m. Safety and Security officers and members ... Read more »

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October 30, 2015
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Thursday, Oct. 22 8:27 p.m. Student staff requested that officers pick up three bottles of wine found in the second floor kitchenette of Asia House. The wine was transported to the Security Office, where it was disposed. Friday, Oct. 23 4:32 a.m. Custodial staff reported water in the basement of t... Read more »

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October 9, 2015
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Thursday, Oct. 1 5:53 p.m. Facilities staff reported the theft of copper piping from a College-owned house on East Lorain Street. Members of the Oberlin Police Department also responded. 8:15 p.m. Officers were requested to assist with a safety inspection at Saunders House. A plastic shopping b... Read more »

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October 2, 2015
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Friday, Sept. 25 5:45 p.m. Officers and the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at the Union Street Housing Complex. An electric pan cooking muffins activated the alarm, which was silenced and reset. 10:34 p.m. Officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire... Read more »

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September 25, 2015
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Thursday, Sept. 17 12:16 a.m. Officers responded to a loud noise complaint at a Village Housing unit on South Professor Street. Students agreed to leave the area. A second complaint was filed at 2:16 a.m. Officers contacted the students and told them the music would have to be taken inside. The stud... Read more »

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September 11, 2015
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Thursday, Sept. 3 – Wednesday, Sept. 9 Thursday, Sept. 3 1:08 a.m. Officers were requested to assist a student ill from alcohol consumption at Talcott Hall. The officers responded and spoke to the individual who was able to answer all questions asked. The individual went to their room for th... Read more »

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September 4, 2015
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Monday, Aug. 31 10:48 a.m. A student reported a suspicious person near her practice room in Robertson Hall, along with $50 missing from her purse. Officers and members of the Oberlin Police Department responded and checked the interior and exterior of the building but the individual was not locate... Read more »

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May 8, 2015
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Thursday, April 30 6:41 a.m. A custodial staff member reported vandalism to the Langston Hall sign north of the dorm. At the time of the report, the sign had only one vertical post with the address. While investigating, officers found an unregistered bicycle in the dumpster behind Union Street apar... Read more »