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The Oberlin Review

Security Report


Friday, Feb. 3

12:58 p.m. Safety and Security officers and members of the Oberlin Police Department responded to a motor vehicle accident in the Stevenson Dining Hall parking lot. There were no injuries. Insurance information was exchanged between drivers.

9:31 p.m. Officers responded to a complaint of an odor of marijuana on the second floor of Burton Hall. Upon entering, officers found a bag containing a substance consistent with marijuana and that the smoke detector was covered. The bag was removed from the detector; the baggie was confiscated and turned over to the Oberlin Police Department.

11:16 p.m. Officers responded to a report of an odor of burnt marijuana on the first floor of Kahn Hall. The smoke detector was bagged, and contraband was observed in plain sight on a table. A substance consistent with marijuana, a scale, a glass bong, a glass pipe and two grinders were confiscated and turned over to the Oberlin Police Department.

Saturday, Feb. 4


12:48 a.m. An officer on routine patrol observed a large, unauthorized party at a Village Housing Unit on Woodland Street. Contact was made with the residents, and the party was dispersed.

9:01 a.m. Officers responded to the report of a water leak in the second floor bathroom of the King Building. The water supply line to a toilet was shut off. Facilities Operations staff responded to repair the toilet.

3:15 p.m. Staff reported the theft of $250 from a wallet in an unlocked locker in the men’s locker room at Philips gym.

11:56 a.m. Officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at Goldsmith apartments. Tobacco and marijuana smoke in the room set off the alarm. The area was cleared and the alarm reset.

Sunday, Feb. 5

2:13 a.m. Officers assisted an intoxicated student sleeping in a bathroom on the second floor of Burton Hall. The student was awakened, was able to answer questions asked and walked to their room for the night.

6:00 p.m. Officers responded to a fire alarm on the first floor of Talcott Hall. Smoke from the hot oil set off the alarm. After officers were unable to turn off the alarm, an electrician responded for repairs.

11:20 p.m. A student reported the theft of their bicycle from the Science Center sometime between Friday, Feb. 3 and Saturday, Feb. 4. The registered bicycle is a black Urban AdvenTours.

Monday, Feb. 6

8:30 a.m. An officer on routine patrol of the Science Center observed damage to the beverage cart; sections of the cart were broken.

Tuesday, Feb. 7

4:55 p.m. Staff conducting a room check in Dascomb Hall discovered a smoke detector covered with a clear plastic bag. The bag was removed. There was no evidence of anything being burned.

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