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Thursday, April 5, 2018

1:30 p.m. A student reported the theft of their bicycle from the west end of Bibbins Hall. The bicycle is a dark blue Trek mountain bike and was secured to itself at the time of theft.

Friday, April 6, 2018

2:47 p.m. Staff reported vandalism in the Robertson Hall section of the Conservatory. Unknown person(s) poked holes in the ceiling with what appeared to be a broomstick. A smiley face image was also burned into another area of the ceiling. The damage is under investigation.

Saturday, April 7, 2018

3:21 a.m. Safety and Security officers assisted a student, ill from alcohol consumption, on the first floor of Burton Hall. The student was able to answer questions and walk on their own. The student was escorted to their room for the night.

3:58 p.m. Officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm on the third floor of Langston Hall. Smoke from cooking activated the alarm, which was reset after the area was cleared.

7:17 p.m. Officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm in the Dascomb Hall third-floor kitchen. Smoke from cooking activated the a alarm, which was reset after the area was cleared.

8:56 p.m. Officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm on the first floor of Bailey Hall. Smoke from cooking activated the alarm. The area was cleared and the alarm was reset.

9:00 p.m. Officers responded to a report of an older man acting inappropriately at an event in Hales Gymasium. The man became belligerent after officers asked him to leave. Members of the Oberlin Police Department also responded, and the individual was escorted from the event.

Sunday, April 8, 2018

9:30 a.m. A student reported a strong odor of gas on the front porch of a Village Housing Unit on West Lorain Street. An officer responded and confirmed the odor. Members of the Oberlin Fire Department, Columbia Gas Company, and Oberlin College HVAC staff responded to repair the furnace igniter that caused the odor.

3:51 p.m. Facilities maintenance staff reported that unknown person(s) went into an elevator shaft, cut the lock, and went on top of the elevator. The lock was replaced to prevent access.

Monday, April 9, 2018

11:16 a.m. Members of Pyle Co-op reported an uninvited individual eating at the co-op. Officers advised the co-op members to contact Safety and Security the next time the individual comes into the co-op.

6:17 p.m. Officers assisted an unresponsive student in Stevenson Dining Hall. Upon arrival, the officers learned the student had consumed alcohol with a medication. The student was transported by ambulance to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

9:45 a.m. Officers on patrol in South Hall detected an odor of marijuana outside a room on the first floor. The officers made contact with occupant of the room, who admitted to using marijuana. A clear plastic bag containing a green leafy substance consistent with marijuana was in plain view. The marijuana was confiscated and turned over to the Oberlin Police Department.

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