Security Report

Thursday, March 6

7:55 a.m. A facilities staff member reported vandalism to his truck parked in the west lot of the Service Building. One front tire and one rear tire were slashed. Members of the Oberlin Police Department also responded.

9:29 p.m. A student reported observing a suspicious person in the hallway outside the dance studio in South Hall. When the individual noticed the student, they walked in the dance studio and ran out the south doors. Three students reported cash missing from their belongings, which were located in the hallway.


Friday, March 7

7:58 a.m. Safety and Security received a report that two students were approached outside Philips gym by a suspicious male in his late 20s, who offered to pick them up in a party bus.


Saturday, March 8

12:23 a.m. Officers responded to a noise complaint at a Village house on North Pleasant Street. Individuals were seen in the backyard and an officer heard three loud banging noises. Contact was made and approximately 15 visitors were asked to leave.


Sunday, March 9
2:38 p.m. A staff member at  Philips gym reported the theft of her wallet from her purse while in the aerobic machine room. The wallet is red with peach-colored flowers and contained approximately $200 in cash, credit cards, health insurance and library cards.


Monday, March 10

9:51 a.m. An officer responded to a report of damage found to roof drain strainers, PVC drain pipes and wooden outdoor seating on the north side of Dascomb Hall.

 7:52 p.m. An officer responded to a report of two students studying on the roof of Dascomb Hall. The students were asked to return to the building and warned that access to College roofs is prohibited.


Tuesday, March 11

8:10 a.m. An officer found writing scrawled in black marker on the east sidewalls and objects around Fairchild House. Walls, signs and a dumpster were all marked. A work order was filed for cleanup.

5:23 p.m. Officers responded to reports by ResEd staff of suspected contraband or violations of housing regulations during Life Safety Inspections. A small marijuana plant, a Daisy Red Ryder BB Gun and a 10” chef ’s knife were confiscated in Afrikan Heritage House. The owners were contacted and a report was filed for judicial review.

9 p.m. A student reported that his credit card had been compromised while making a transaction in town. He believes that his card was used to make unauthorized purchases in other locations, and that the cards of several other students may have been copied by a device that reads information on the magnetic strip.