Security Notebook

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Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019

12:38 p.m. Campus Safety officers responded to a report of someone smoking marijuana on the second floor of Langston Hall. Officers made contact with the occupant, who denied smoking marijuana in the room. In plain view, officers observed a glass pipe with marijuana residue, an ashtray with marijuana stems and residue, a glass tube grinder with marijuana residue, and a bag of tobacco. Items were confiscated and turned over to the Oberlin Police Department for disposal.

Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019

4:37 p.m. A student reported being approached by the same unknown individual on two separate occasions. The first contact occurred on Thursday, Nov. 29 in the downtown area. The individual said something about a child and needing medication. The next day, the individual again asked for something near the Conservatory. The area was checked, but the individual was not located. Information was shared with the Oberlin Police Department.

5:20 p.m. An officer locking Mudd Center observed vandalism in the second-floor lounge area. A jar of glitter was spread on the couch and all over the floor. A plant in the area was also damaged. It is unknown at this time who is responsible.

Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019

12:03 p.m. Officers and the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at a Goldsmith Village Housing Unit. Smoke and steam from cooking activated the alarm. A maintenance technician responded to install a filter in the exhaust fan, as there wasn’t one. An electrician responded to make repairs to a smoke detector.

Monday, Dec. 2, 2019

6:43 p.m. Officers and the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at a Goldsmith Village Housing Unit. The cause of the alarm was cooking without the exhaust fan turned on. The area was cleared and the alarm was reset.

9:14 p.m. Officers and the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm in the basement of Talcott Hall. There was no smoke or flame observed. An electrician was contacted to replace the smoke detector in the laundry room, and the alarm was reset.

Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019

11:29 a.m. A student requested transport from an off-campus address to Mercy Allen Hospital because they were feeling ill. An officer responded, and the transport was completed.

11:54 a.m. A student requested transport from Langston Hall to Mercy Allen Hospital for flu-like symptoms. An officer responded, and the transport was completed.