Security Notebook

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Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019

8:40 p.m. Campus Safety officers were requested to assist a student who had injured their ankle at Philips gym. The student was transported to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment.

Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019

2:20 a.m. Officers discovered two students inside the Heisman Club Field House. The students were identified and warned about being inside College buildings after hours.

4:10 p.m. Officers were called to Stevenson Dining Hall kitchen regarding the theft of a set of cooking knives. The knives were eventually located in a locker.

9:03 p.m. Officers were called to the Conservatory to assist a student who had injured their thumb. The student was transported to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment.

Friday, Oct. 4, 2019

1:29 p.m. Officers from Campus Safety and the Oberlin Police Department responded to a non-injury traffic crash on North Professor Street near the Wright Laboratory of Physics. A College-owned vehicle made contact with a vehicle that had stopped on the street outside the building. A police report was filed, and both vehicles were able to drive away from the scene.

5:57 p.m. Campus Safety received a call from a parent reporting they had received an emergency message from their student’s phone. Officers located the student, who advised they were okay and had been having issues with their phone. Those issues caused the emergency message to be sent to the parent.

Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019

2:59 a.m. Officers responded to Barrows Hall to check on a possibly intoxicated student. The student was able to return to their room without the need for further medical attention.

11:23 p.m. Officers discovered plywood resting on the “Giant Three-Way Plug” sculpture outside of the Art Building. Officers believed that it may have been used as a ramp for bikes or skateboards. The wood was removed, and the sculpture was checked for damage.

Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019

1:11 a.m. Officers responded to a noise complaint at a Union Street Housing Complex. Responding officers discovered an unauthorized party. Attendees inside and outside the house dispersed, and the music was turned off.

Monday, Oct. 7, 2019

4:04 p.m. Officers were requested to transport an ill student to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment.

9:25 p.m. Officers responded to a complaint of smoking outside of Burton Hall. Officers noticed that the residence hall smelled strongly of smoke and identified four students violating the campus no-smoking policy. While speaking with the students, officers confiscated contraband items. These items were later turned over to the Oberlin Police Department.

Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019

9:30 a.m. Officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm on the second floor of Old Barrows. The cause of the alarm appeared to be steam from the showers. The alarm was reset.

12:36 p.m. Officers were requested to transport an injured student from Mercy Allen Hospital back to their residence hall.

Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019

12:35 a.m. Officers discovered individuals on the roof of Severance Hall. The subjects were identified as students. They were warned of the dangers of being on the roof as well as rules against being on the roof of College buildings. The students left the area.

3:15 a.m. Campus Safety received a complaint about a subject who had entered someone’s room at East Hall who did not belong there. Responding officers found the person in the complainant’s bed. This person was later identified as a student who also resided in East Hall but had gone into the wrong room. This student was assisted back to the proper room.

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