Security Notebook

Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020

11:35 a.m. Campus Safety Officers responded to an alarm sounding at a Village Housing Unit on East Lorain Street. An electrician responded to replace the smoke detector, and there were no further problems.

Friday, Sept. 11, 2020

12:51 a.m.  A resident of Langston Hall reported hitting their head on a dresser. They requested a transport to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment and were transported.

6:02 p.m. Officers and Oberlin Fire Department members responded to a fire alarm at Noah Hall. Upon arrival, a burning odor was detected near the elevator on the fourth floor, and a slight haze of smoke was observed inside. An electrician also responded and the elevator was shut down until repairs could be made.

8:32 p.m. Officers were requested to assist a student in a Village Housing Unit on North Professor Street who was unresponsive due to alcohol consumption. An ambulance was requested, and the student was transported to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment.

Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020

7:54 p.m. Officers responded to the report of a bat inside Talcott Hall on the second floor. The bat was located and taken outside where it was released. 

Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020

5:31 p.m. Officers responded to a complaint of three individuals in South Hall who were physically distanced from one another but not wearing masks. The individuals were located, identified, and reminded of the mask requirements.

Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020

9:25 a.m. Officers responded to an audible alarm sounding in a room on the third floor of Firelands Apartments. The alarm was caused by a malfunctioning smoke detector. An electrician responded and the detector was changed. No further problems arose.

10:05 a.m. A resident of East Hall reported an odor they described as something sweet being burned. Officers located the room in question and made contact with the occupant, who was burning incense. The incense was disposed of, and the occupant was advised of College policy against burning incense in rooms.

10:05 a.m. Officers responded to the report of skateboarders in the dock area of the Allen Memorial Art Museum and one individual attempting to climb onto the bridge area. The individuals were located, identified, and advised that skateboarding and climbing buildings is prohibited on Oberlin College campus. These individuals left the area.