Bi-College Crime Blotter
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Bryn Mawr College

Monday, Feb. 7

3:27 p.m. Computer Services staff reported a student attempting to utilize the computers in Guild Hall over the weekend to create false identification. Matter referred to the Dean’s Office.

2:23 p.m. Report received of a visitor, previously prohibited from being on campus, seen in Radnor Hall. Investigation continuing.

Tuesday, Feb. 8

9:07 a.m. An unregistered vehicle, belonging to a resident student, was “BOOTED” while illegally parked in the Gateway Parking Lot. The “BOOT” was removed after payment of fines and the purchase of a parking permit.

2:23 p.m. A small while dog was turned over to the Lower Merion Police Animal Warden, after being found on New Gulph Road near the Merion Lot entrance by a student.

4:26 p.m. Officers responded to Helfarian on a fire alarm, and found it had been activated by a portable electric heater. Facilities Services staff removed the defective heater.

4:49 p.m. Four incidents of theft from a student’s room were reported by a resident of Pembroke East. Investigation continuing.

Wednesday, Feb. 9

8:50 a.m. Officers investigated a two-car accident between a member of college staff and a graduate student at the corner of Wyndon and North Roberts Roads. No injuries. Parties

exchanged insurance information.

1:41 p.m. Report was received that a large truck delivering food to Haffner Dining Hall struck and severely damaged a college light pole and drove off without stopping. Delivery company known and notified. Investigation continuing.

9:19 p.m. Officers investigated an accident when the Blue Bus struck a car, belonging to a commuter student, parked in Merion Parking Lot. Minor damage. No injuries.

Thursday, Feb. 10

5:10 p.m. Officer on patrol removed a bicycle that was chained and blocking an emergency exit door at Rockefeller Hall. Bike taken to Public Safety.

Friday, Feb. 11

6:24 a.m. Staff at the Health Center report receiving a suspicious call, supposedly from a Bell Telephone repairman. Investigation determined it was an attempt by the caller to fraudulently manipulate the phone so the college would be billed for long distance calls.

9:11 a.m. Officers investigated a minor motor vehicle accident when a member of staff drove into Erdman Lot, and struck a parked delivery truck. No damage to truck. Minor damage to car. No injuries.

4:19 p.m. A member of Wyndham staff reported a wallet and small amount of cash missing from a kitchen area. Investigation continuing.

4:38 p.m. Health Center staff report another fraudulent phone call similar to the one reported earlier. Reports forwarded to Lower Merion Police.

Saturday, Feb. 12

12:53 p.m. Officers responded to the front of Thomas Hall on a report that a member of faculty had slipped and fallen. The injured woman was transported to Bryn Mawr Hospital. An officer placed some salt on the area and notified Facilities Services.

Haverford College

Crime Blotter for Haverford College

Week of Monday, Feb. 7 to Sunday, Feb. 13

Officers from Safety & Security handled 390 incidents during this period, including 43 lockouts, 43 maintenance problems, 77 special building checks, and 11 alarms. Dorm doors were found unsecured 154 times.

There were no alcohol illness cases this week.

A reported theft of cash from Hilles on Feb. 2 proved to be unfounded. The money was not stolen.

Monday, Feb. 7

10:57 am. Theft - Ryan Gym Locker Room

A student’s cardholder was stolen from her jacket hanging in the Ryan women’s locker room on Feb. 2 between 4:30 and 6 p.m. Stolen were her ID, copy card, dorm key, and $36 in cash.

Wednesday, Feb. 9

8:06 a.m. Theft - Haverford Road

A door from a front end loader working on a cell phone tower construction site off Haverford Road was stolen overnight between 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8 and 7 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9. Its estimated value was $600. Haverford Police also filed a report.

Sunday, Feb.13 2:35 a.m.

Vandalism - HCA Trail

Two suspects were observed tipping over the south HCA Trail gate mechanism box, breaking it from its concrete base. The men, believed to be students, were last seen running north up the trail.

2:42 a.m. Vandalism - HCA Trail

The north gate arm was broken off, probably by the same two suspects noted above.

8:36 p.m. Motor Vehicle Theft - 800 Ardmore Ave. Lot

A BMC student’s car was stolen from the HCA parking lot adjacent to 800 Ardmore Ave. sometime between 6 p.m. on Feb. 12 and 8:30 p.m. on Feb. 13.

9:59 p.m. Fire - Outside 19 Hannum Drive

A fire was discovered in a trash can outside 19 HCA. It was extinguished quickly by Security.

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