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September 19, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log

JANUARY 31

Found property

LOCATION: J-Lot

SUMMARY: Cell phone found and turned over to public safety. Unknown owner.

Making graffiti

LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music

SUMMARY: caller reported an unknown person drew an image on a piano. investigation pending. sgt. thomas dunn.

Identity theft

LOCATION: All other

SUMMARY: Complainant reported an unknown person made unauthorized purchases with a debit card. Investigation pending. Sergeant Ronald Hart.

FEBRUARY 1

Medical assist

LOCATION: Phillips Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person having a seizure. Person transported to CMC. Fire Protection Specialist Mark Swanhart.

Found property

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Caller reported finding a phone. Item was turned over to Public Safety.

Medical assist

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person having a seizure. Person transported by ambulance to CMC. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

Unlawful poss. of marijuana

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Two persons judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

Unlawful poss. of marijuana

LOCATION: Hilliard Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana and a pipe was found in a bathroom. Pipe contained residue and was turned over to the officer. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Dirk Hightchew.

FEBRUARY 2

Trespass

LOCATION: Recreation Trails

SUMMARY: Caller reported a vehicle stuck after sliding off a restricted use roadway. One person was judicially referred for violation of college regulations. Master Patrol Officer Dirk Hightchew.

Conduct  code violation

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person attempted unwanted physical contact. Investigation pending. Sergeant James Landon.

Case status change

LOCATION: Office of Public Safety

SUMMARY: Officer determined that an item was mistakenly added to a package at a USPS mail processing facility. The suspicious package sent from Ithaca College, reported on Jan. 23 was unfounded. Sergeant Ronald Hart.

Larceny

LOCATION: Towers Dining Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported disorderly person refusing to leave. Prior to officer’s arrival, person fled. One person judicially referred for larceny and disorderly conduct. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

FEBRUARY 3

Medical assist

LOCATION: Upper Quads

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person sustained a laceration to head when he bumped into another person’s head and is unable to control bleeding. The bleeding was eventually controlled and person declined medical assistance from ambulance staff. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

Medical assist

LOCATION: S-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported person fell and sustained an ankle injury. Person transported to CMC by ambulance. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

Reclassification of crime

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Officer reported that a paintball gun was recovered during a marijuana investigation. One person was judicially referred for unlawful possession of a weapon on school grounds, in reference to an incident reported on Jan. 27. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Unlawful posting/advertising

LOCATION: Lyon Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person put a menu under a door. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Erik Merlin.

V&T violation

LOCATION: F-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported a two-car motor vehicle accident. Officer issued one of the drivers a uniform traffic ticket for the Ithaca Town Court for failure to yield right of way. Master Patrol Officer Erik Merlin.

Reclassification of crime

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Officer reported the case originally reported on Jan. 30 as ‘unlawful possession of marijuana’ was reclassified as ‘criminal possession of a controlled substance 7th’. One person was judicially referred. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

V&T violation

LOCATION: S-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported a two-car motor vehicle accident. Officer issued one of the drivers a uniform traffic ticket for the Ithaca Town Court for failure to yield right of way. Patrol Officer Jeffrey Austin.

Conduct code violation

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Two people judicially referred for drug violations and violation of college regulations. Patrol Officer Andrew Schneider.

FEBRUARY 4

Criminal mischief

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person damaged an emergency phone.  Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

Found property

LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music

SUMMARY: iPod found and turned over to Public Safety.

Fire alarm

LOCATION: Academic Quad

SUMMARY: Caller reported the contents of cigarette container smoldering. Upon arrival, a little smoke was showing and water was put on the container.

Found property

LOCATION: E-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported finding a bag of an unknown substance in the parking lot. Item turned over to Public Safety.

Medical assist

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person having stroke-like symptoms. Person was transported by ambulance to CMC. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

Conduct code violation

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person sent an instant message threatening to take too much medication. One person judicially referred. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Open container of alcohol

LOCATION: Circle Lot 8

SUMMARY: One person judicially referred for having an open container of alcohol. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

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