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Security Report

December 8, 2017

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Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017 4:33 a.m. Safety and Security Officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at Lord-Saunders House. A malfunctioning detector caused the alarm, which was repaired and reset. Friday, Dec. 1, 2017 2:27 p.m. A resident reported an individual building on fire in the Arboretum, west of the amphitheater. Officers responded and located a small fire, which was extinguished. Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 12:15 a.m. Officers working an event at Hales Gym guided an intoxicated student to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment. 10:45 a.m. A student reported vandalism to a mural in the lounge of Price House. A work order was filed for repair. 11:26 a.m. A resident r...

Security Notebook

December 1, 2017

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Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 12:30 p.m. Safety and Security Officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at a Goldsmith Village Housing Unit. Smoke from cooking caused the alarm, which was reset. 1:50 p.m. A resident of South Hall reported water seeping into their room from the bathroom next door. An emergency work order was filed. Friday, Nov. 17, 2017 9:58 p.m. Officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm in the third floor kitchen of Dascomb Hall. Smoke from burnt popcorn caused the alarm, which was reset. Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017 4:59 p.m. Officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm in the second floor kitchen of Lan...

Security Notebook

November 17, 2017

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Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017  1:11 a.m. Safety and Security Officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at a Goldsmith Village Housing Unit. The residents of the apartment had just arrived when the alarm was activated. An electrician changed the detector head, and the alarm was reset. 12:20 p.m. Staff members of the Science Center reported graffiti in the women’s restroom on the first floor. A work order was filed, and the graffiti was removed. 1:20 p.m. A bagged smoke detector was reported by facilities staff members on the third floor of Langston Hall. A photo was taken, and the bag was removed. Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 2:29 a.m. College visitors reported the theft of a bag cont...

Security Notebook

November 10, 2017

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Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 4:00 a.m. Safety and Security officers assisted a student, ill from alcohol consumption, in Langston Hall. The student was conscious, answered all questions, and said they would stay with a friend for the night. 12:37 p.m. Student Union staff turned in a coat left in Wilder Hall. The coat contained a wallet with cash and a bottle with a green, leafy substance consistent with marijuana. The bottle was turned over to the Oberlin Police Department and the coat and wallet were released to the student owner. 2:33 p.m. Officers assisted an ill student in the Science Center. The student was transported to Student Health, then to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment. 3:54 p.m. Two students reported bei...

Security Report

November 3, 2017

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Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 1:31 a.m. A student reported a confrontation with a man taking his bike from the Wright Laboratory of Physics at approximately 1 a.m. When the student approached the individual, he returned the bicycle and left the area. Officers of the Oberlin Police Department also checked the area for the individual, but he was not located. 2:29 p.m. A student reported the theft of their bicycle sometime during spring semester from the bike rack outside of Zechiel House. The bicycle was first noticed missing in April 2017 but was not reported at the time. The bicycle was not locked at the time of theft. 8:18 p.m. Officers assisted with a Life Safety inspection violation on the first floor of South...

Security Report

October 27, 2017

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Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 1:36 p.m. An Oberlin resident reported an apparent garage break-in at a Woodland Street Village Housing Unit. A window on the north side of the building was broken, and a door on the second floor was open. Safety and Security officers responded and a work order was filed for repair. Friday, Oct. 20, 2017 No reports. Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017 No reports. Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 7:15 a.m. A groundskeeper reported damage to a wooden bollard in the parking lot adjacent to Williams Field House. The bollard was most likely hit by a vehicle, which knocked it out of the ground. A work order was filed for repair. 7:29 p.m. Students at a Main Street Village Housing Unit reported that they suspected that ...

Security Report

October 6, 2017

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Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 1:44 p.m. While conducting a Village Housing inspection on Woodland Street, a staff member found a sign from the athletics department on a wall inside the house. A follow-up will be conducted. Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 12:08 a.m. Safety and Security Officers were requested to investigate a strong burning odor on the second floor of Dascomb Hall. The building was evacuated as members of the Oberlin Fire Department arrived. A smoldering towel had been thrown into the trashcan, which then ignited. The fire was extinguished, the area was cleared of smoke, and the alarms were reset. Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 8:18 a.m. Catering staff reported the theft of a food carrier valued at $900. The cart was first not...

Security Report

September 29, 2017

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Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 2:42 a.m. A staff member reported graffiti in the women’s and single-use restrooms in the Wilder Hall basement. A work order was filed for cleanup. 10:53 a.m. A bicycle and motor vehicle accident at the intersection of South Professor and West College Streets was reported. Safety and Security officers, members of the Oberlin Police and Fire Departments, and an ambulance responded. The bicyclist, a student, was transported to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment. 11:38 a.m. A resident of Dascomb Hall reported non-offensive graffiti in a third-floor restroom stall, a wheelchair-accessible stall, and in the hallway. A work order was filed for cleanup. 12:20 p.m. A staff member requested assist...

Security Report

September 22, 2017

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Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017 12:35 p.m. A student reported the theft of their bicycle from the front yard of their North Professor Village Housing Unit sometime during the night. The bicycle was registered. 6:55 p.m. Safety and Security officers assisted a student who fell off a skateboard and injured their knee in front of Bosworth Hall. The student was transported to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment. Friday, Sept. 15, 2017 12:11 a.m. Officers responded to a report of a strong odor of smoke, consistent with burnt marijuana, on the first floor of Langston Hall. Occupants of the room admitted to smoking marijuana. The smoke detector was found covered with a plastic bag and a hanger. The students were advise...

Security Notebook

September 15, 2017

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Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 12:19 p.m. A student reported the theft of their bicycle July 10 from an unknown location on campus. The bicycle is registered, and valued at $200. 6:37 p.m. Safety and Security officers assisted a student who fell off their bike in front of the King Building. The student was transported to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment. 7:52 p.m. Officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at a Goldsmith Village Housing Unit. The residents said they were burning a candle, which activated the alarm. However, officers checking the building located a bagged detector in one room, along with a glass pipe, a metal grinder containing a substance consistent with marijuana, and ...

Security Notebook

September 8, 2017

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Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 8:20 a.m. Staff reported a mirror torn off the wall in Wilder Hall’s basement men’s restroom. Photos were taken and a work order filed for repair. 10:21 a.m. A student reported the theft of their bicycle from the east side of Wilder Hall. The bike is a blue, 21-speed Giant with a back rack. The bicycle is registered and was locked at the time of theft. 1:23 p.m. Safety and Security officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at Peters Hall. The alarm was activated by contractors vacuuming in the basement. 8:08 p.m. Staff reported vandalism to their work truck. Unknown person(s) wrote non-offensive words on the back of the truck with a black marker. Friday, ...

Security Notebook

September 1, 2017

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Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017 8:28 a.m. Staff reported non-offensive graffiti on the southeast corner of the exterior sandstone wall of the Science Center. A work order was led for removal. 2:24 p.m. Grounds staff reported a student on the roof of South Hall. Safety and Security officers located the student. The student came down from the roof and was advised of the safety hazards. A work order was filed for repair of a screen and window. Friday, Aug. 25, 2017 10:46 a.m. A student reported that they lost their brown snakeskin wallet sometime Thursday, Aug. 24 in an unknown area. The wallet contained cash, an ID, and a credit card. 3:43 p.m. Safety and Security officers and members of the Oberlin Fir...

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