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April 10, 2021
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Public Safety Logs March 22–28

March 22

Criminal Mischief 4th Degree

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Environmental Health and Safety reported an unknown person damaged a ceiling tile. Patrol Officer Kevin McClain responded

 

Medical Assist/Psychological

LOCATION: Tallcott hall

SUMMARY: A caller reported third-hand information that a known person made threats to harm themselves. The officer reported the person was located and was not a threat to themself or others. Master Patrol Officer John Elmore responded.

 

Motor Vehicle Accident/Property Damage

LOCATION: O-Lot

SUMMARY: A caller reported a two-car property damage motor vehicle accident. Patrol Officer Kevin McClain responded.

 

V&T Leaving Scene of An Accident

LOCATION: Circle Lot 6

SUMMARY: A caller reported an unknown vehicle damaged a parked vehicle and left the scene. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones responded.

 

Fire Alarm Accidental

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. The officer reported the alarm activation was caused by burnt food. Sergeant Don Lyke responded.

 

March 23

SCC harassment/Intimidation/Endangering

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: A caller reported an odor of natural gas. The officer determined the odor was from a person spray painting. The person declined medical attention. The officer referred one person for creating a safety hazard to student conduct. Master Patrol Officer Bryan Verzosa responded.

 

Criminal Mischief 4th Degree

LOCATION: J-Lot

SUMMARY: A caller reported an unknown person damaged a parked vehicle. Patrol Officer Joe Opper responded.

March 24

 

Suspicious Circumstance

LOCATION: C-Lot

SUMMARY: A caller reported people sitting inside of a running vehicle. The officer reported people sitting inside the vehicle, no violations observed. Master Patrol Officer John Elmore responded.

 

Suspicious Circumstance

LOCATION: All Other

SUMMARY: A caller reported an unknown person called attempting to solicit information. Master Patrol Officer John Elmore responded.

 

Fire Alarm Undetermined Cause for Alarm

LOCATION: Hammond Health Center

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. The officer reported an unknown cause for alarm activation. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones responded.

 

Larceny 4th Degree Via Extortion

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: A caller reported thirdhand information that a person was attempting to extort money from another person. Patrol Officer John Norman responded.

 

March 25

Suspicious Letter/Email/Correspondence

LOCATION: Unknown Location

SUMMARY: A caller reported an unknown person sent an email requesting money be sent to a third party. Patrol Officer Kevin McClain responded.

 

Harassment 2nd Degree

LOCATION: Lyon Hall

SUMMARY: A caller reported being harassed through social media by an unknown person. Patrol Officer John Norman responded.

 

Petit Larceny Between $50–$199

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: A caller reported an unknown person stole multiple signs. Master Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw responded.

 

March 26

Criminal Mischief 4th Degree

LOCATION: Lyon Hall

SUMMARY: A caller reported two unknown individuals damaged dan exit door. The officer reported the damage was to a card reader. Patrol Officer Sophia Dimkos responded.

 

V&T License Violations (All)

LOCATION: Office of Public Safety

SUMMARY: A person reported finding a wallet and turned it over to Public Safety. The officer determined the wallet contained fictitious licenses. Patrol Officer Shawn Lansing responded.

 

Change in the Case Status

LOCATION: Office of Public Safety

SUMMARY: The officer reported a person was interviewed regarding the possession of a fictitious license and was referred to Student Conduct. Patrol Officer Shawn Lansing responded.

 

Check on the Welfare

LOCATION: All Other

SUMMARY: A caller reported seeing a person with an injury and requesting a welfare check. Public Safety shared information with TCSO to conduct check. Master Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw responded.

 

Medical Assist/Injury Related

LOCATION: Campus Center

SUMMARY: A caller reported falling onto their back. Medical assistance was declined. Patrol Officer John Norman responded.

 

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana

LOCATION: Hilliard Hall

SUMMARY: A caller reported a person with marijuana paraphernalia. The officer referred two people to Student Conduct for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer John Norman responded.

 

Suspicious Circumstance

LOCATION: Garden Apartments

SUMMARY: A caller reported two people near the building card readers for no perceived purpose. The officer determined people were SASP members checking the buildings. Master Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw responded.

 

March 27

Suspicious Circumstance

LOCATION: Academic Quad

SUMMARY: A caller reported thirdhand information that a person observed a homeless person with a sign. The officer determined what the person had observed was a life-sized sculpture of a person on display to bring awareness to homelessness. Master Patrol Officer John Elmore responded.

Petit Larceny Under $50

LOCATION: Unknown Location

SUMMARY: A caller reported a license plate was missing from a vehicle and possibly stolen by an unknown person. Patrol Officer Joe Opper responded.

 

Exposure of Person No Degree

LOCATION: Visitor Lot

SUMMARY: An officer reported a person urinating in public. The officer issued a warning and the person departed campus. Master Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw responded.

 

March 28

Trespass No Degree

LOCATION: Recreation Trails

SUMMARY: An officer reported a group of people. The officer issued a warning to four people for being in the area after it closed. Master Patrol Officer Bryan Verzosa responded.

 

Criminal Mischief 4th Degree

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: A caller reported an unknown person damaged ceiling tiles. Patrol Officer John Norman responded.

 

Fire Alarm Accidental

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. The activation was caused by burnt food. Master Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw responded.

 

Medical Assist/Psychological

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: A caller reported having suicidal thoughts. The officer reported one person taken into custody under mental hygiene law and transported to hospital by ambulance. Patrol Officer John Norman responded.

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