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Thursday, April 11, 2019

12:15 p.m. A student reported the theft of money from their wallet on two separate occasions. The student did not know where the thefts took place.

5:18 p.m. Officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm on the second floor of Allencroft House. Smoke from cooking activated the alarm. The alarm was reset.

Friday, April 12, 2019

1:34 p.m. A staff member reported a bagged smoke detector in a room on the first floor of Lord House. An officer responded and removed the bag. A glass pipe, observed in plain view, was confiscated and turned over to the Oberlin Police Department.

Saturday, April 13, 2019

9:23 a.m. Officers responded to a report that a student was either sleeping or passed out in a stairwell of Asia House. When the student was awakened, they were incoherent and unaware of their surroundings. The student was transported to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment.

7:55 p.m. Officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm on the second floor of the Firelands Apartment building. A slight haze was observed coming from under a door. Two jars and several bags containing a substance consistent with marijuana, glass smoking paraphernalia, and other similar items were found in plain view. All items were confiscated and turned over to the Oberlin Police Department.

11:13 p.m. Members of the Oberlin Police Department were advised that there were several complaints of yelling, fireworks, and noise coming from the Arboretum. Campus Safety officers responded and located approximately 70 students dancing, drinking, and singing loudly. All were advised to leave the area. A keg of hard cider was confiscated.

11:53 p.m. Officers responded to the report of a vandalized exit sign on the third floor of Kahn Hall. The sign appeared to have been dismantled and was in pieces. A work order was filed.

Sunday, April 14, 2019

1:06 a.m. Officers responded to a strong odor of burnt marijuana and loud music on the third floor of East Hall. Contact was made with occupants, and there were no smoking devices in plain view. The students were asked to turn down their music and were reminded of the no-smoking policy on campus.

Monday, April 15, 2019

12:28 p.m. Officers received a report of non-offensive graffiti on the exterior of Kahn Hall. A work order was filed for clean up.

3:08 p.m. Facilities staff reported three exit signs vandalized at South Hall. Officers responded. A work order was filed for repair.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

9:51 a.m. Officers and members of the Oberlin Police Department responded to an emergency call for assistance from an elevator in the Mudd Center. After investigating, it was determined that either someone pressed the emergency button and left the area, or there had been a malfunction. A work order was filed.

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