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September 21, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log

FEBRUARY 17

Found property

LOCATION: Textor Hall

SUMMARY: Person found a cell phone and turned it over to the Office of Public Safety.

Assist Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office

LOCATION: State Route 96B/Danby Road

SUMMARY: Caller reported a dead deer in the roadway. Upon officer’s arrival, the deer was still alive. The deer was dispatched and removed from the road, Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office was notified. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

Case status change

LOCATION: Office of Public Safety

SUMMARY: Officer determined that the information provided could not be verified. Unlawful posting reported on Feb. 3 in Lyon Hall is unfounded. Master Patrol Officer Erik Merlin.

Case status change

LOCATION: Office of Public Safety

SUMMARY: Officer determined furniture had not been stolen but was moved. Larceny reported on Feb. 5 in Terrace 5 is unfounded. Master Patrol Officer Erik Merlin.

V&T Violation

LOCATION: Visitor Lot

SUMMARY: Officer reported an unknown vehicle damaged a parked vehicle and then left the scene. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Andrew Schneider.

Larceny of $50-$199

LOCATION: Z-Lot

SUMMARY: Complainant reported an unknown person stole an iPod and papers from a vehicle. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

FEBRUARY 18

Criminal tampering in the third degree

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Officer reported an unknown person tampered with a card reader. Investigation pending. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

Larceny more than $200

LOCATION: Alumni Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole a chair. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Erik Merlin.

Case status change

LOCATION: Office of Public Safety

SUMMARY: Officer reported an incident which occurred on Feb. 5 on Grant Egbert Blvd. was reclassified from ‘medical assist psychological’ to ‘disorderly conduct’ and one person was judicially referred for her actions: walking in traffic, screaming and causing public alarm and irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Medical assist/psychological

LOCATION: Towers Concourse

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person made threats to harm themselves. One person was transported to the counseling center. Master Patrol Officer Erik Merlin.

Medical assist

LOCATION: Athletic and Events Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported at 8:30 a.m. that a person stepped on a nail and sustained a foot injury. Person sought medical treatment on their own and a report was filed. Master Patrol Officer Erik Merlin.

Larceny more than $200

LOCATION: Campus Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person attempted to steal books. One person was judicially referred for attempted larceny. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

V&T Violation

LOCATION: S-Lot

SUMMARY: Complainant reported an unknown vehicle damaged a parked vehicle and then left the scene. Investigation pending. Sergeant Ron Hart.

MVA/Property damage

LOCATION: F-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported a vehicle rolled out of a parking space and struck another parked vehicle. Report was taken. Patrol Officer Andrew Schneider.

Unlawful poss. of marijuana

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Two people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Andrew Schneider.

Unlawful poss. of marijuana

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Medical assist

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported an item fell from a shelf and caused a head injury. One person was transported to CMC by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

Fire alarm

LOCATION: Dillingham center

SUMMARY: Fire alarm activation caused accidentally by theatrical smoke. system reset. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

FEBRUARY 19

DISORDERLY CONDUCT

LOCATION: College Circle Roadway.

SUMMARY: Officer reported a person yelling profanities. One person judicially referred for disorderly conduct, failure to comply and personal respect. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Conduct code violation

LOCATION: Hilliard Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported an intoxicated person might have taken pills. Person declined medical assistance from ambulance staff and one person was judicially referred for responsibility of guest. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

Disorderly conduct

LOCATION: Upper Quad

SUMMARY: Officer reported subjects yelling. one person judicially referred for noise, disorderly conduct and irresponsible use of alcohol. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

Criminal mischief

LOCATION: Hilliard Hall

SUMMARY: Officer reported an unknown person damaged a card reader. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

Falsely reporting incident

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Fire alarm activation caused by an unknown person maliciously activating a pull box. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

Unlawful poss. of marijuana

LOCATION: Garden Apartments

SUMMARY: One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana and two people judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer brad bates.

Medical assist

LOCATION: Lyon Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported flu like symptoms and a migraine. One person transported to CMC by ambulance. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Larceny fourth degree

LOCATION: Circle Lot 4

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole a vehicle. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

Larceny of $50-$199

LOCATION: Circle Lot 2

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole a GPS unit from a vehicle. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

Criminal tampering

LOCATION: Circle Lot 1

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person entered a vehicle and went through personal belongings. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Erik Merlin.

Assist Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office

LOCATION: State route 96b/Danby Road

SUMMARY: Caller reported a one-car motor vehicle accident. Report taken. Master Patrol Officer Erik Merlin.

Assist Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office

LOCATION: State route 96b/Danby Road

SUMMARY: Officer reported a one-car motor vehicle accident. Report taken. Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

Assist Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office

LOCATION: State route 96b/Danby Road

SUMMARY: Officer reported a two-car motor vehicle accident. Report taken. Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

Larceny of $50-$199

LOCATION: Circle Lot 11

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole a GPS unit from a vehicle. Investigation pending. Sergeant Ron Hart.

Criminal tampering

LOCATION: Circle Lot 11

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person entered a vehicle. Investigation pending. Sergeant Ron Hart.

Unlawful poss. of marijuana

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Two people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana and one person judicially referred for responsibility of guest. Sergeant Ron Hart.

Fire alarm

LOCATION: Campus Center

SUMMARY: Fire alarm was activated with unknown cause of smoke detector activation. System reset. Sergeant Ron Hart.

MVA/Property damage

LOCATION: Grant Egbert Blvd.

SUMMARY: Officer reported one-car motor vehicle accident. Report taken. Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

Conduct code violation

LOCATION: Terrace 7

SUMMARY: One person judicially referred for noise, underage possession of alcohol and violation of drug policy. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

FEBRUARY 20

Larceny less than $50

LOCATION: Circle Lot 11

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole a tool from a vehicle. Investigation pending. Sergeant Ron Hart.

Conduct code violation

LOCATION: Campus Center

SUMMARY: One person judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Security Officer Michael Corp.

Conduct code violation

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported noise complaint with alcohol and resident failing to comply. One person judicially referred for failure to comply and residential life will handle additional referrals. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Larceny more than $50

LOCATION: S-Lot

SUMMARY: Officer reported an unknown person removed temporary stop sign. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Falsely reporting incident

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Fire alarm activation caused by an unknown person maliciously activating a pull box. Investigation pending. Sergeant Ron Hart.

MVA/Property damage

LOCATION: J-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported a two-car motor vehicle accident. Report taken. Patrol Officer Andrew Schneider.

Fire alarm

LOCATION: Dillingham center

SUMMARY: Fire alarm activation was accidentally caused by theatrical smoke. System reset. Sergeant Ron Hart.

Case status change

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Officer followed up on unlawful possession of marijuana reported on Feb. 19 and one person was judicially referred for possession of a hazardous item — a road flare. Sergeant Ron Hart.

Case status change

LOCATION: Office of Public Safety

SUMMARY: Officer followed up on unlawful possession of marijuana incident reported on Feb. 19 in East Tower and one person was advised that he would be judicially referred for responsibility of guest. Sergeant Ron Hart.

Found property

LOCATION: All other

SUMMARY: Individual found a laptop and turned it over to Public Safety.

Medical assist

LOCATION: Lower quad

SUMMARY: Caller reported falling on snow-covered stairs and sustaining a leg injury. Report filed. Sergeant Ron Hart.

FEBRUARY 21

Case status change

LOCATION: Office of Public Safety

SUMMARY: Officer investigated ‘leaving the scene’ incident reported on state route 96b from Feb. 20 and issued a uniform traffic ticket for Ithaca Town Court for failure to yield the right of way and for leaving the scene of an accident. Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

Fire alarm

LOCATION: Campus Center

SUMMARY: Fire alarm activation with unknown cause for smoke detector activation. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Robert Hightchew.

Larceny more than $200

LOCATION: Circle Lot 2

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole an iPod from a vehicle. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Fire alarm

LOCATION: Dillingham center

SUMMARY: ire alarm activation accidentally caused by theatrical smoke. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Robert Hightchew.

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