Security Notebook

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Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019

8:51 p.m. Campus Safety officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at a Village Housing Unit. Smoke from cooking caused the alarm. The area was cleared and the alarm was reset.

Friday, Feb. 15, 2019

7:43 p.m. Officers were requested to assist an ill student in East Hall. The student advised officers that they were feeling better and declined transport to the hospital.

Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019

8:38 a.m. Officers were requested to assist a student who had missed a step and fallen in the second-floor hallway of the Allen Memorial Art Museum. The student reported they were OK and left the area.

9:08 a.m. A student reported that their backpack was missing from the Allen Memorial Art Museum. The backpack was later located by museum security staff and returned to the owner.

Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019

1:12 a.m. Officers responded to a noise complaint at a Village House on South Professor Street, where officers observed a live band and approximately 100 students in attendance at an unauthorized party. The attendees were asked to leave, and the area was cleared without complication.

2:55 a.m. Officers were requested to assist a student who was ill from alcohol consumption in Kahn Hall. They determined that the student was able to stay in their room for the night.

9:39 a.m. An officer on patrol noticed the bike rack outside the southeast door of Burton Hall had been vandalized. The outer portions were hanging, and the bottom center post was broken into two pieces. A work order was filed for repair.

11:02 a.m. Staff reported that an unknown person had broken the exit sign in the first-floor lobby of Kahn Hall. Several ceiling tiles were also broken. An electrician responded for repairs.

2:28 p.m. A student reported the theft of a keyboard from a Village House on North Main Street. Members of the Oberlin Police also responded and filed a report.

2:55 p.m. A student reported that they were involved in a minor car accident on North Professor Street. The driver had attempted to make a right turn into the parking lot behind Kahn Hall, but slid on ice and hit a nearby sign. There was no damage to the vehicle and no injuries.

7:27 p.m. Officers were requested to assist a student who was experiencing shortness of breath at the Conservatory Library. The student said that they had smoked marijuana, then ran across campus to the library. An ambulance responded to check on the student, who declined transport to the hospital.

7:38 p.m. Campus Safety officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at Allencroft House. Water had dripped into the smoke detector on the first floor and triggered the alarm. An electrician responded for repair, and custodial staff responded for cleanup.

Monday, Feb. 18, 2019

11:38 p.m. Officers were requested to assist a student at Kahn Hall who accidentally cut their hand with a knife. The student was transported to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment.

Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019

8:35 p.m. A student reported observing an unknown male going through their bag in a practice room in Robertson Hall. Campus Safety and the members of the Oberlin Police Department responded to search the interior and exterior of the building. The incident remains under investigation.

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