Security Report

Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022

6:42 p.m. A student reported their vehicle was stuck in the grass and mud between Burton Hall and Langston Hall. Campus Safety officers contacted a tow truck to remove the vehicle. 

Friday, Feb. 18, 2022

7:16 p.m. A student requested transport from Langston Hall to Mercy Allen Hospital to have an injury checked. Officers completed the transport. 

Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022 

3:38 p.m. Officers and Oberlin Fire Department members responded to a fire alarm at a Union Street Housing Unit. Contact between steam from running water and a hot frying pan caused the alarm. Officers reset the alarm with no further issue.

Sunday, Feb. 20, 2022

4:38 p.m. Officers were requested to assist an ill student at South Hall. Officers requested an ambulance, which transported the student to the Mercy Allen Hospital emergency room. 

Monday, Feb. 21, 2022

8:50 a.m. A student requested an officer’s assistance after falling outside of a South Main Street business and injuring their ankle. An officer responded and transported the student to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment.

10:33 a.m. Groundskeeping staff reported vandalism to several areas in Tappan Square. Staff found spray-painted tags located on the bandstand, trees, two light posts, a trash can, and the sidewalk. Groundskeeping staff made requests for paint removal.

12:17 p.m. Officers and Oberlin Fire Department members responded to a fire alarm on the first floor of Lord-Saunders Dining Hall. Smoke from overcooked meat caused the alarm. The area was cleared of smoke and the alarm was reset.

6:13 p.m. Officers and Oberlin Fire Department members responded to the report of a gas smell outside of Tank Hall on the southwest end of the porch. OFD members checked the area and did not find any evidence of a gas leak.

Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022

2:30 p.m. Staff at the Science Center reported that the handicap button and interior components were missing from the south entrance of the George R. and Ruth Schoeni Bent Corridor. A work order was filed for repair.

6:19 p.m. Officers, a maintenance technician, and Oberlin Fire Department members responded to a report of smoke coming from the second-floor women’s restroom in Carnegie Building. A burnt odor was detected and the building was evacuated. A burned-out light ballast was located and an electrician removed the burnt components. An alarm reset was completed with no further problems.

Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022

9:31 a.m. Officers and Oberlin Fire Department members responded to a fire alarm on the fourth floor of Peters Hall. Burning incense caused the alarm. The individual responsible for the burning incense was advised to follow Oberlin College policies. The alarm was reset.

1:33 p.m.  Officers were requested to assist with a life safety inspection on the third floor of Dascomb Hall. Located in plain view was a prescription bottle containing a green leafy substance consistent with marijuana, a glass water pipe with residue consistent with marijuana, a baggie, and a grinder, both containing the green leafy substance. The items were confiscated and turned over to the Oberlin Police Department.