Spring Street Blues

Monday 10-5-98

7:20 p.m. Heat complaint from Currier. Steamfitter paged.

9:55 p.m. Intrusion from Jesup. Caused by staff.

Tuesday 10-6-98

6:08 p.m. Leak from heat radiators in Chemistry. Steamfitter paged.

Wednesday 10-7-98

8:25 a.m. Fire alarm from Goodrich. Caused by dust from construction in basement.

12:54 a.m. Fire system trouble code from Susie Hopkins. Faulty detector indicated. Detector changed and system reset. Electricians notified.

5:20 p.m. Small fire smoldering in landscaping mulch on northeast corner of Baxter. Cause determined to be from a discarded cigarette. Extinguished and periodic checks made through evening. Fire Marshall advised.

Thursday 10-8-98

12:50 p.m. Door alarm ringing at Chandler Gym Squash Courts. Caused by contractor.

6:57 p.m. Fire system trouble alarm from Sage. Officers found someone had pulled down a detector in a student room. Detector replaced.

7:25 p.m. Water in basement of West College. No plumbing or heating problem determined to exist. Probable source is groundwater seeping into basement. B&G notified.

8:45 p.m. Power failure on campus and community-wide. Many buildings on campus were effected. Power failure protocol activated.

Friday 10-9-98

12:01 a.m. Dispatcher asked Officer to check a loud dragging sound in MP lot. Officers found a car stuck. Assisted in freeing vehicle.

12:15 a.m. Intrusion from Pool Office. No apparent cause.

12:31 a.m. Intrusion from Pool Office. No apparent cause.

12:41 a.m. Intrusion from Pool Office. Followed by a Low Battery alarm. Problem determined to be the low battery. Fire Safety electricians notified. 9:46 a.m. Fire alarm from Hardy. Caused by contractors.

10:00 a.m. Intrusion from Squash Ct. doors. Caused by contractors.

1:25 p.m. Call to check out an unidentified car parked at the building on corner of Latham and Water Streets. WPD on scene.

6:49 p.m. Call from WPD concerning a car jumping a curb, driving on grass, and reckless driving nearly hitting a pedestrian on campus. Incident under investigation.

Saturday 10-10-98

1:50 a.m. Fire alarm from Williams Hall. Cause was excessive cigar smoke.

2:08 a.m. Noise complaint from Bryant. Source was located and noise level was turned down.

1:52 p.m. Water leak in Chemistry Computer Lab reported. An apparent roof leak was determined to be cause. Carpenter on-call was paged. Computer Center staff called concerning computers and Electrician paged concerning possible electrical problems with water in ceiling and fixtures.

4:15 p.m. Heat complaint from off-campus faculty housing. Problem determined and Steamfitter paged.

7:32 p.m. Call to Williams concerning group of males harassing residents.

9:15 p.m. Stranger in West College reported. Person was identified and was confirmed as a guest of a student resident of West.

Sunday 10-11-98

12:30 a.m. Call to Tyler concerning parking violation endangering safe access and evacuation.

2:37 a.m. Fire alarm from Brooks. Cause determined to be from a discharged fire extinguisher.

2:37 a.m. Assist a student found outside B&G Service building to the Health Center.

2:53 a.m. Noise complaint from Greylock Quad. Source was determined to be music from Bryant 1st floor. Residents advised.

3:30 a.m. Bench outside Sage B was ripped up and placed on a motor vehicle.

3:30 a.m. Intoxicated non-Williams student found sitting on curb by Mission Park. Assisted individual to his student host.

3:55 a.m. Noise complaint from Bryant. Residents again advised and music was turned down.

11:55 a.m. Fire alarm from Chandler Gym. Detector activated. No apparent cause. System reset.

12:43 p.m. Plumbing problem in Greylock Dining Hall. Plumber paged.

5:50 p.m. Call to Bronfman Science Center concerning broken windows/possible vandalism.

7:50 p.m. No power complaint from Prospect. Breaker reset.

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