Spring Street Blues 11-20-19

Campus Safety


4:46 p.m. Electrician shop: An electrical tradesman informed campus safety and security (CSS) that there was a white vehicle parked across from the electricians shop with no plates on it. CSS contacted the Williamstown Police Department (WPD) to see if they could identify the vehicle. The owner was identified.


3:00 p.m. Clip Shop (on Spring Street): Officers responded to a report of an gas odor. Safety and environmental compliance, mechanical trades and the Williamstown Fire Department also responded. There was a dryer vent in the basement that had come off the dryer, which created the odor. The dryer vent was fixed and all units were cleared. 

11:33 p.m. ’82 Grill: Officers responded to an intoxicated student who was vomiting on the table and floor. The officers activated 911, and Northern Berkshire EMS arrived and evaluated the student. EMS determined that the student was intoxicated and needed to go to the hospital. While being evaluated, the student became unconscious and had to be carried on a stretcher. 


1:50 a.m. Tyler Drive: Officers responded to a report of a group of loud and intoxicated students throwing a fence railing around. The officers did not find anyone in the area, but one section of fence railing was strewn by the Pratt House driveway. A work order was submitted to have the fence repaired. 

2:06 p.m. Goodrich Hall: A facilities grounds person found a wallet near the coffee bar. The wallet was inventoried, and it contained two fake IDs. The student was emailed to come in and pick up the wallet and to meet with an officer regarding the fake IDs. 

2:37 p.m. Williams College Museum of Art (WCMA): An officer met with a WCMA security guard regarding the theft of a banner on the north side of WCMA. A stolen article report was completed and shared with the WPD.  


2:33 a.m. Mission Park: A student reported a possible bio-hazard cleanup on the 2nd floor. Officers responded and located vomit above the dining hall in front of the gate. Custodial services was contacted and cleaned up the vomit.  

9:00 a.m. An officer was patrolling for parking compliance and noticed a faculty/staff decal. Upon closer inspection, they noticed the numbers on the decal were slightly different than normal. The officer retrieved a faculty/staff decal from the CSS office and compared it to the decal in question, and determined that the decal was a counterfeit. The vehicle was booted and a ticket was issued along with paperwork stating the vehicle had been immobilized, and to report to the CSS office for further details. 

10:06 p.m. Parsons House: Officers responded to a report of an odor in a room. The caller stated that there was a chemical-like smell in the room. Upon arriving, the officers noticed that there was the odor of a skunk outside the house. As the officers entered the house, the odor grew stronger. The officers determined that a skunk must have sprayed just outside the room.