Spring Street Blues

Campus Safety

Monday 4-15-19

11:52 a.m. Williams Hall: College staff member asked that an officer meet him on the fourth floor of Williams Hall concerning damage. A ceiling EXIT sign was ripped from the ceiling (exposing the wires) and is now missing.  When the sign was ripped down it also caused damage to the ceiling.  The bathroom in this hallway also had large amounts of dried vomit on the floor as well as in the sink and toilet.  

Tuesday 4-16-19

10:57 p.m. Paresky Center: An officer was dispatched to Paresky for an Emergency Phone activation located on the southwest corner crosswalk. There was no one within 100 yards of the phone and dispatch reset the phone.  

Wednesday 4-17-19

12:49 a.m. Paresky Lawn: On the way to secure Shapiro Hall, an officer observed a small group of students (approximately 6-8) congregated in a circle. Upon checking this out, the group broke up and left the area.  A circular hole approximately 12 to 15 feet in diameter cut into the lawn with pieces of sod removed. 

9:42 a.m. Sawyer Library: An officer was dispatched to Sawyer Library third floor to meet a staff member reporting new stickers on the stair leading to the fifth floor mezzanine.  They also found stickers on the third floor book stacks and on the concrete support. 

Thursday 4-18-19

8:15 p.m.: An officer met with a student regarding a phone scam from someone claiming to be with the Social Security Administration in which his private information may be compromised. A report and statement were taken. The report was shared with the Williamstown Police Department. 

11:00 p.m. Thompson Chapel: An intrusion alarm from the bell tower door sounded. The officer found the door locked, and the alarm panel was not sounding. The officer submitted a work order. 

Friday 4-19-19

12:01 a.m. West: Officers responded to West due to a report of a female screaming from somewhere outside between West and Clark Hall. Upon arrival, they were able to track the screaming to a room in West College. Officers requested 911 be activated.

3:56 a.m. WCMA: Officers responded to WCMA for an AC alarm. They found that a communications room was quite hot. Officers called the mechanical trades person.

10:33 a.m. Cole Field: Dispatch received a call from a grounds crew member regarding a vehicle parked at Lower Cole Field with the engine on for a long time with what appeared to be someone in the vehicle either sleeping or passed out. 

10:54 a.m. Paresky Center: Officers responded to the Paresky penthouse for a burglar alarm.

2:14 p.m. Paresky Center: Student reported vandalism to a sign that was hanging off of Paresky balcony.   This was previously reported as wind damage.

Saturday 4-20-19

2:59 a.m. Sage Hall: Officers responded to Sage concerning a student who may have been in crisis. The student was asking to go to the hospital. Northern Berkshire Emergency Medical Services arrived and transported the student. 

10:31 a.m. Cole Field: Officers responded to Cole Field for the report of an injured rugby player. Northern Berkshire EMS was also called and transported the player the Berkshire Medical Center.

10:54 a.m. Perry House: Dispatch received a call from Perry concerning water running down the egress door near the bathroom on the first floor. The water was running down the inside of the door and onto the rug.  The officer called the architectural tradesperson for the clogged catcher pipe.  Dispatch also contacted the on campus custodian to clean up the water.  

Sunday 4-21-19

12:21 a.m. Dodd House: An anonymous report of a noise complaint was received.  Upon arrival, there were no loud noises coming from the room. Officers spoke to the students in the room and advised them to be mindful of their noise levels.  

2:06 a.m. Paresky Center: Officers were dispatched to the south side of Paresky for a report of an intoxicated student. After arrival and speaking to the student and attending friends, the officers requested an ambulance to respond. Northern Berkshire EMS transported the student to the BMC North Emergency Room. 

11:44 a.m. The Log: An intrusion alarm from The Log was triggered.  Officers went through the building and no one was inside and none of the Ramunto’s  staff were on-duty.  Officer reset the intrusion system.

8:45 p.m. WCMA: Dispatch received an environmental alarm from the Williams College Museum of Art and contacted the on call mechanical tradesman to respond.