Oct. 13, 12:19 p.m. Officer, while checking Hales Gym, located damage to the northwest double doors. Two hinges were broken off and the door was standing open. A work order for repairs was filed.
Oct. 14, 4:14 a.m. Officer responded to a report of a female yelling on the east side of East Hall. A thorough check of the area was made and no one could be located.
Oct. 14, 4:50 p.m. Officer responded to a report of two suspicious subjects in the South Quad area the night before. One of the subjects, as walking by, made an obscene jesture, then continued walking. The subjects were described as a white male, 20Õs, no hair, white t-shirt and a black male, 30Õs, heavy set, beard, wearing shorts. Matter under investigation.
Oct. 14, 5:20 p.m. Officer responded to a report of damage to a vehicle while parked in either Lord parking lot or on the street in front of Noah. Damage to the vehicle consisted of scrapes to the left rear quarter panel.
Oct. 15, 11:00 a.m. Officer responded to the Grounds Department to inspect stored abandoned bikes. It was found that some bikes had been pulled from this storage area and stripped of parts. Incident under investigation.
Oct. 15, 9:55 p.m. Safety and security officer responded to a report of a fire inside a trash can outside of Burton. The smoldering fire was extinguished by officer; cause is unknown at this time.
Oct. 15, 10:09 p.m. Officer responded to report of a minor accident at Burton. Vehicle was damaged when the driver backed into a post along the walkway.
Oct. 15, 11:06 p.m. Officer responded to a fire alarm in South Hall. The cause of the alarm was steam from a hot bag of popcorn that was opened under a detector.
Oct. 16, 4:49 p.m. Officer responded to a report of insecure items at Hales Gym Bowling Lanes. Items were secured; Manager of Bowling Lanes to be notified.
Oct. 16, 10:50 p.m. Officers responded to a report of students participating in a demonstration verbalizing ÒPeople of Color Need Institutional SupportÓ on the entrance ramp to Mudd. The students continued their demonstration at several areas on campus during the afternoon.
Oct. 16, 1:21 p.m. Officer responded to a report of a missing bike from the north side of Dascomb. Bike is a Ross, 12 speed, pink in color and valued at $150. A short time later the owner notified the Safety and Security office that the bike had been located.
Oct. 16, 7:30 p.m. Officer responded to a report of a student having a reaction to food. First Aid was administered and the student was transported to her dorm.
Oct. 16, 2:45 p.m. Officer responded to a report of a missing key from the Conservatory. Matter under investigation.
Oct. 16, 11:15 p.m. Officer, along with Oberlin Fire Department, responded to a fire at Langston Hall. Cause for the alarm was determined to be a malfunction.
Oct. 17, 2:31 a.m. Officer responded to a report of a broken window on a bathroom door in Burton. Glass was cleaned up and the window boarded. A work order was filed for repairs.
Oct. 20, 5:25 p.m. Officer responded to a report of missing items from WOBC. Missing is a disc player, recording console, metal cabinet speakers, microphone, turntable, amplifier and a rack stereo system; total value $2000.00. Incident under investigation.
Oct. 20, 5:42 a.m. Officer responded to the report of a person entering their room, moving the furniture around and setting up her bed. Some damage to personal property was reported. Matter under investigation.
Oct. 20, 8:04 p.m. Officer responded to the report of a fire alarm sounding in Asia House. A check of the area was made and no fire or smoke could be located. A work order was placed to check a possible malfunctioning detector.
Oct. 27, 9:45 a.m. Officer responded to a bike theft report from the bike racks at Burton Hall. Bike was a Trek 1200, gray speckled in color, 12 speed, and valued at $900 new.
Oct. 27, 5:57 p.m. Officer and Oberlin Fire Department responded to an odor of gas in the apartment. The odor was from a pilot that had gone out in the stove.
Oct. 27, 7:05 p.m. Officer responded to a report of a student received disturbing mail. Matter under investigation.
Oct. 27, 9:29 p.m. Officer responded to the theft of a wallet from Mudd Library. Wallet was a brown leather bifold and contained drivers license, business cards, and approximately $35 cash.
Oct. 28, 3:59 p.m. Officer, while on routine rounds, found damage to a wooden bench location on the northwest side of Burton. The bench had been knocked of its foundation and was broken.
Oct. 28, 11:50 p.m. Officer responded to a report of compact disks missing from Fairchild. Matter under investigation.
Oct. 28, 12:15 p.m. Officer and Oberlin Fire Department responded to a fire alarm at Saunders. Cause of the alarm was smoke from burned popcorn.
Oct. 28, 1:20 p.m. Officer responded to a report of attempted entry into Hales Gym weight room. No entry was gained; nothing was reported missing. A work order was placed for repairs.
Oct. 28, 1:45 p.m. Officers responded to Dascomb to assist with an ill student. An ambulance was called and the student was transported to the hospital for treatment.
Oct. 28, 3:15 p.m. Officer responded to a report of two missing bikes. A Huffy, womenÕs, 1 speed, blue in color, valued at $50 was taken from an off campus address. A red, womenÕs 10 speed, make unknown, value $100 was taken from the south side of Langston.
Copyright © 1997, The Oberlin Review.
Volume 126, Number 7, October 31, 1997
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