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Security Report


Thursday, March 2

1:32 p.m. Staff reported that unknown people made unauthorized access to the roof of Mudd library to hang a banner on the east side of Mudd. The banner was non-offensive in nature and was removed from the roof.

2:24 p.m. Safety and Security officers and Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at Mudd library from the first floor restroom. The alarm was set off by aerosol being sprayed. The alarm was silenced and reset.

Friday, March 3

5:04 a.m. Officers assisted a staff member who fell on the ice in Mudd parking lot. The individual was transported to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment.

12:27 p.m. Officers assisted a staff member who was feeling ill in the Professional Services Building. The individual was transported to Mercy Allen Hospital.

Saturday, March 4

3:40 a.m. A Dascomb Hall resident reported an individual had entered their room uninvited. The individual was found to also be a resident of Dascomb who was under the influence of alcohol and mistakenly entered the wrong room.

7:55 a.m. Officers responded to the report of a person sleeping in the foyer at Firelands Apartments. After being awakened, the individual said they came in by bus to visit their sister. The person was transported to the Oberlin Police Department until contact could be made with the sister.

1:15 p.m. Officers responded to a report of a strong sulphur odor in Longman hallway at Stevenson Dining Hall. The Oberlin Fire Department also responded to check the area. The odor was believed to be coming from two dried traps in the basement. Maintenance personnel were also at the scene.

Sunday, March 5

12:05 a.m. Officers responded to a loud music complaint at a Goldsmith apartment unit. Contact was made with residents of the apartment, and the music was turned off.

4:41 a.m. Officers assisted a student ill from alcohol consumption at Kahn Hall. The student was aware of their surroundings and able to answer all questions asked. The student was able to stay in their room for the night.

Monday, March 6

5:45 p.m. Officers were requested at Philips gym as several unauthorized juveniles had entered without IDs. The individuals were located in the gym area and asked to leave.

Tuesday, March 7

12:54 p.m. Officers assisted a staff member who passed out in the women’s restroom at Stevenson Dining Hall. The individual was transported to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment.

6:40 p.m. Officers and the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at an Elm Street Village Housing Unit. The cause of the alarm was smoke from burnt bacon. The area was cleared and alarm reset.

10:34 p.m. Officers and Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at a Union Street apartment. The cause of the alarm was smoke from burnt popcorn. The area was cleared.

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Established 1874.
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