Security Notebook

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

12:30 a.m. A Campus Safety officer on patrol observed an individual struggling to walk near Wilder Hall. The officer approached the student, and detected a strong odor of alcohol. The individual was identified as a student, answered all questions asked, and was assisted to their room for the night.

1:20 a.m. Officers were requested to assist with a student who was ill from alcohol consumption in the bathroom of Price House. The student was located and was coherent. The student answered all questions asked and was able to walk on their own. Officers assisted the student to their room for the night.

3:58 a.m. Campus Safety officers responded to a report of a person sleeping in a lounge at Barrows Hall. Officers located the individual who was identified as a student who had fallen asleep. The officers left with no further issues.

7:52 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 food. The area was cleared and the alarm reset.

Friday, November 1, 2019

3:36 a.m. A student requested a transport from an office campus address to the emergency room due to a possible allergic reaction. Officers responded and the transport was completed.

11:36 a.m. Officers and the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at a Union Street Housing Unit. The cause of the alarm was steam from the shower. The alarm was silenced and reset with no further problems.

4:03 p.m. Officers and a College electrician responded to assist a student stuck in the elevator at Bibbins Hall. The student was removed from the elevator safely. The electrician reset the elevator, which was determined to be in working condition after several tests.

Saturday, November 2, 2019

1:01 a.m. Officers were requested to assist a student, who was ill from alcohol consumption, in the first-floor bathroom at Harvey House. The student was unable to stand; an ambulance was requested, and the student was transported to the emergency room for treatment.

1:37 a.m. A student reported being followed by a suspicious person in Tappan Square. Officers responded to the area and located an individual fitting the description. The individual said they were working out by walking. A short time later, the individual was observed leaving the area.

2:50 p.m. A student reported the theft of their bicycle from the bicycle rack on the south side of Talcott Hall. The bicycle is a men’s Trek 820, blue and black in color, 21-speed, and valued at approximately $400. A lock had been cut off the bike.

3:56 p.m. Officers and Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm in the kitchen on the second floor of Burton Hall. The cause of the alarm was smoke from burnt food. The area was cleared and alarm reset.

Sunday, November 3, 2019

12:37 a.m. An officer securing Kohl Building observed several papers scattered throughout the third-floor hallway. The papers were collected and left with a note in a nearby office.

1:28 a.m. Officers were requested to assist with a student who was ill from alcohol consumption at an off-campus party on North Main Street. An ambulance was requested and the student was transported to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment.

12:09 p.m. A student reported that their vehicle was damaged while it was parked in the Gray Gables lot. The damage consisted of a few scratches and a vertical puncture mark about an inch in length to the driver’s side front bumper. The source of the damage is unknown.

11:49 p.m. An officer conducting routine rounds at Williams Field House observed the exit sign broken at the southeast door. A work order was filed for repair of the sign.

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

1:44 p.m. Staff working in Harkness House reported a bagged smoke detector in a room on the third floor. An officer responded and the bag was removed from the detector.

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