Security Report

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Thursday, Nov. 13

1:18 p.m. A student reported the theft of a laptop from the lobby of South Hall. The laptop, valued at $1,000, was in a silver case with pink, black and white stickers.

Friday, Nov. 14
8:02 a.m. An officer on patrol in the basement of Burton Hall observed a table with a broken leg in the TV lounge. A work order was filed for repair.

12:29 p.m. An officer assisted a student who injured her ankle walking down steps at Asia House. The student was transported to Student Health for treatment.

3:12 p.m. Officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at Williams Field House. A contractor disconnected an instrument attached to the fire alarm system and activated the alarm. Officers also detected a strong odor of gas. The gas was shut off until the source could be located and repaired. The alarm was reset.

Saturday, Nov. 15
12:21 a.m. Officers were requested to assist a student ill from alcohol consumption on the second floor of Dascomb Hall. The student said they felt better and were assisted to their room for the night.

1 p.m. A student reported that an individual had walked out of their unlocked room in South Hall on Wednesday, Nov. 12. The student was advised to contact security immediately if the individual was seen again.

4:15 p.m. A student reported the theft of an unlocked bicycle from the south side of Dascomb Hall. The bicycle, valued at $200, is a blue Trek mountain bike with white, light green and purple flowers, a gray seat and a black wire basket on the front handle bars.

4:21 p.m. A student staff member reported a strong odor consistent with burnt marijuana coming from a practice room in Robertson Hall. Upon entry, the odor was stronger and the room was hazy, but no one was present. A student who later entered denied smoking in the room.

9:30 p.m. A student reported the theft of a bicycle on Nov. 8 from Noah Hall. The bike is a registered men’s 21-speed gray Bianchi.

Sunday, Nov. 16

12:20 a.m. Members of the Oberlin Police Department responded to a noise complaint at a village house on South Professor Street. Approximately 50 students dispersed from the residence.

12:52 a.m. Officers responded to a noise complaint and an unauthorized party at a Goldsmith apartment. Approximately 75 students in attendance were asked to leave.

2:16 a.m. Staff reported hearing unknown individuals walking on top of Hales Gymnasium. Officers responded and checked the exterior and interior of the building but did not locate anyone. A work order was filed to replace a padlock on a door that leads to the roof.

11:23 a.m. A student staff member reported that unknown individuals threw hot sauce on the walls of the third floor of Fairchild House. A weekend custodian responded for cleanup.

6:54 p.m. Officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at Bailey House. Smoke from cooking activated the alarm. The area was cleared, and the alarm was reset.

9:12 p.m. Officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at Daub House. It was extremely hot inside, activating the alarm. The doors and windows were opened for cooling, and HVAC and electrician staff responded for repairs.

Monday, Nov. 17
12:48 a.m. A student reported the theft of their cellphone from their coat, which was hanging in the employee hallway in the kitchen of Dascomb. The cellphone is a black iPhone 5 in a black case and is password-protected.

11 a.m. A student reported the theft of a bicycle from the north bike rack at King Building, which went missing sometime after November 14. The bicycle, valued at $150, is a 26-inch men’s blue metallic Trek mountain bike with a black plastic pump holder and a silver water bottle holder. The bike may not have been locked properly.

11:03 a.m. An officer responded to a report of an individual stuck in the elevator at Mudd library. Members of the Oberlin Fire Department and an electrician also responded. The individual was unharmed and assisted out of the elevator. The elevator was placed out of service until repairs are made.

Tuesday, Nov. 18
6:25 a.m. Custodial staff reported graffiti in several areas on campus including the Wilder Hall porch, the southeast concourse of the Science Center and the southeast corner and the east and north sides of Mudd library. The graffiti was written with black paint. A work order was filed for removal.

Wednesday, Nov. 19

4:44 p.m. A student reported the theft of a laptop from an unknown area. The laptop, valued at approximately $1,200, is a MacBook Pro with a black cover.

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