Security Report

Thursday, March 10, 2022

12:35 p.m. A student reported that they received an iPhone notification that an Apple Airtag device had tracked their phone. The Oberlin Police Department was contacted and reported that they have received several complaints regarding the tracking messages. Apple was contacted and advised there was a glitch that occurs when an iPhone has Bluetooth activated. Apple advised it is an ongoing issue with such devices.

Friday, March 11, 2022

2:37 a.m. A resident of Talcott Hall reported a broken mirror in the second-floor men’s bathroom. Campus Safety officers responded and found mirror fragments on top of the sink, counter, and floor. Fragments were cleaned up and disposed of; the remaining mirror was taped to prevent injury from the sharp edges. A work order was filed.

2:34 p.m. Officers responded to a report of a student stuck in their room on the second floor of Fairchild House. A USB cord was found stuck in the top of the door.  Once removed, the door was opened. A second call was received at 7:47 p.m. from a student reporting they were stuck in the same room. A maintenance technician responded and opened the door. The door was propped open by a magnet which apparently got stuck inside the door jamb.

Saturday, March 12, 2022

3:28 p.m. A non-College individual reported a vehicle stuck in the grass at a College-owned property on Woodhaven Place. A tow truck responded and moved the vehicle.

8:09 p.m. Officers and Oberlin Fire Department members responded to a fire alarm on the second floor of Langston Hall. Smoke from burnt food in the microwave caused the alarm. The area was cleared of smoke and the alarm was reset.

Sunday, March 13, 2022

11:05 p.m. An officer responded to Talcott Hall upon receiving a student’s request for transport to the emergency room. The student reported their hand had hurt since the day before, when they were out in the cold all day. The transport to Mercy Allen Hospital was completed.

Monday, March 14, 2022

9:50 a.m. DeCafé staff reported the theft of an item from the store by an individual. Management’s attempts to speak with the individual before they left the area were met with negative results.

10:58 a.m. Facilities staff reported the catalytic converter from a College-owned box truck was cut and removed while parked in the Willard Court lot.  The Oberlin Police Department was notified and also responded.

3:46 p.m. Student Health staff requested transport to the emergency room for a student who was not feeling well. An officer responded and transported the student to Mercy Allen Hospital.

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

12:20 p.m. Facilities staff reported a bagged smoke detector in an unoccupied room on the second floor of Firelands Apartments. An officer responded and the bag was removed.