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February 19, 2016

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Sunday, Feb. 7 12:56 a.m. Staff reported an unauthorized party taking place at a village house on South Professor Street. Loud music was heard from outside. The party was closed down and approximately 150 party attendees were dispersed. 11:02 a.m. Officers and Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at a Union Street apartment. Smoke from cooking was the cause of the alarm. Alarm was reset with no problems. 9:04 p.m. A student reported an activated smoke detector at a village house on Woodland Street. Officers and Oberlin Fire Department responded. The alarm was activated by smoke from cooking. The smoke was cleared and the alarm reset. Tuesday, Feb. 9
 8:37 p.m. Officers and Oberlin Fire...

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February 12, 2016

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Thursday, Feb. 4 1:24 a.m. Officers were requested to assist an ill student on the third floor of Langston Hall. An ambulance was requested, and the student was transported to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment. Friday, Feb. 5 7:49 a.m. Staff reported graffiti in the Rice/King Building elevator. A “Priority One” mailing label with writing on it was stuck to the ceiling of the elevator. A work order was filed for removal. 8:19 a.m. Staff at the Science Center reported a small tear in the metal spire outside the southwest commons. It is currently unknown when the damage occurred. A work order was filed for repair. 8:15 p.m. Officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at the Un...

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December 12, 2015

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Friday, Dec. 4 6:19 a.m. Safety and Security officers responded to a report of vandalism in the restroom on the third floor of Wilder Hall. Nail polish was thrown on several walls and doors and graffiti was written on the walls. A work order was filed for clean up. 10:22 a.m. Staff reported non-offensive graffiti on the walls inside the student elevator at Mudd library. Custodial staff was called to remove the drawing. Saturday, Dec. 5 2:01 a.m. Safety and Security officers assisted a student ill from alcohol consumption at Zechiel House. An officer spoke with the student, who was able to answer questions and said they would be staying with a friend for the night. 2:53 a.m. Safety and Security officers assisted a...

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December 4, 2015

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SECURITY ADVISORY Abusua, Oberlin’s Black student union, sent an email to Afrikan Heritage House residents Tuesday regarding a verbal assault that allegedly took place in the Saunders Lounge around 1 p.m. on Monday. Students reported a middle-aged man with a southern accent shouting racial epithets and death threats. The witnesses called Safety and Security, but no perpetrator was identified and a security log showed only students swiping into the building. Saturday, Nov. 28 8:34 a.m. Safety and Security was notified of a break in the city water main on West College Street. A drinking water boil advisory was posted for affected areas. 6:59 p.m. Safety and Security officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Departmen...

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November 20, 2015

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Friday, Nov. 13 2:09 a.m. Safety and Security officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at Warner Center. The detector sounded because it was dirty and an electrician replaced it. 8:22 a.m. Safety and Security officers responded to assist an injured student who fell off their bike at Philips gym. The student was transported to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment. 5:55 p.m. Safety and Security officers responded to a motor vehicle-bicycle accident on South Professor Street. The bicyclist was transported by ambulance to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment. Saturday, Nov. 14
 12:56 a.m. Safety and Security officers responded to help a student ill from alcohol consumption a...

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November 13, 2015

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Thursday, Nov. 5 1:35 a.m. Officers responded to an activated roof alarm at Mudd library, where they found the main stairwell door ajar and the roof hatch open. No one was observed in the area. The officers secured the roof hatch and stairwell door. 12:51 p.m. Officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm on the first floor of Tank Hall. Steam from a shower had activated the alarm. The detector was checked, and the alarm was reset. 1:17 p.m. Facilities staff said a boom on their vehicle struck the overhead door of a storage room, causing damage. There were no injuries, and the vehicle did not appear to be damaged. Friday, Nov. 6 12:42 p.m. Officers were requested to ass...

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November 6, 2015

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Friday, Oct. 30
 6:10 p.m. Staff at Philips gym reported the theft of an iPad Air and cell phone from a locked office. Safety and Security and members of the Oberlin Police Department responded to the scene. The theft is under investigation. 10:50 p.m. Safety and Security officers and members of the Oberlin Police Department responded to an accident involving a motor vehicle and a bicycle on Professor Street near Kade House. The bicyclist was transported to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment. Saturday, Oct. 31
 12:25 a.m. Officers responded to a report of an unauthorized party on South Professor Street. While breaking up the party, officers located an intoxicated student. The student was assisted to a...

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October 30, 2015

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Thursday, Oct. 22 8:27 p.m. Student staff requested that officers pick up three bottles of wine found in the second floor kitchenette of Asia House. The wine was transported to the Security Office, where it was disposed. Friday, Oct. 23 4:32 a.m. Custodial staff reported water in the basement of the biology section of the Science Center. Officers responded and observed water leaking from the ceiling heating unit into the coils. The facilities manager on call was notified and maitenance staff responded. Sunday, Oct. 25 12:25 a.m. Officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at Lord-Saunders. Smoke from cooking caused the alarm. The area was cleared of smoke with fans and the alarm w...

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October 9, 2015

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Thursday, Oct. 1 5:53 p.m. Facilities staff reported the theft of copper piping from a College-owned house on East Lorain Street. Members of the Oberlin Police Department also responded. 8:15 p.m. Officers were requested to assist with a safety inspection at Saunders House. A plastic shopping bag was covering a smoke detector in a room on the second floor. The officers removed the bag and checked the detector, which was in working condition. Saturday, Oct. 3
 12:14 a.m. Officers were requested to assist with a student ill from alcohol consumption at South Hall. An ambulance was requested and the student was transported to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment. 9:22 a.m. Officers and members of the Ober...

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October 2, 2015

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Friday, Sept. 25 5:45 p.m. Officers and the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at the Union Street Housing Complex. An electric pan cooking muffins activated the alarm, which was silenced and reset. 10:34 p.m. Officers and members of the Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm in the basement level of Asia House. Smoke from burnt food activated the alarm, which was cleared and reset. Saturday, Sept 26 12:58 a.m. Officers were requested to assist a student ill from alcohol consumption on Vine Street. An ambulance was requested, and the student was transported to Mercy Allen Hospital for treatment. 11:52 a.m. A student reported that an unknown person or persons smashed the front windshield of he...

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September 25, 2015

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Thursday, Sept. 17 12:16 a.m. Officers responded to a loud noise complaint at a Village Housing unit on South Professor Street. Students agreed to leave the area. A second complaint was filed at 2:16 a.m. Officers contacted the students and told them the music would have to be taken inside. The students complied. 11:46 p.m. An officer on routine building checks observed students on the roof of Severance Hall. Two students and a visitor were called down from the roof and advised of the dangers. The individuals left the area. Saturday, Sept. 19 1:29 a.m. Officers responded to assist an intoxicated student in Finney Chapel and found the unresponsive student in the balcony. An ambulance was requested and the student w...

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September 11, 2015

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Thursday, Sept. 3 – Wednesday, Sept. 9 Thursday, Sept. 3 1:08 a.m. Officers were requested to assist a student ill from alcohol consumption at Talcott Hall. The officers responded and spoke to the individual who was able to answer all questions asked. The individual went to their room for the night. 9 a.m. A student reported the theft of a yellow purse from the ‘Sco. The purse contained identification, gas and medical cards and approximately $100. 6:22 p.m. A student reported damage to their 2004 Lexus. Two long black and red scratches were observed along the driver’s side door. Members of the Oberlin Police Department also responded for a report. Friday, Sept. 4 11:02 a.m. Facilities staff rep...

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