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September 24, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log

MARCH 4

V&T violation

LOCATION:

SUMMARY: During a traffic stop, officer issued the operator a campus summons  for through stop and uniform traffic ticket for the Ithaca Town Court for aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

Conduct code

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: One person was transported to CMC by ambulance and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Jeffrey Austin.

Found property

LOCATION: All other

SUMMARY: A cell phone was found on Feb. 28 and was turned over to Public Safety on March 14.

Conduct code violation

LOCATION:  L-Lot

SUMMARY:  One person judicially referred for underage possession of alcohol. Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

Conduct code violation

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Four people judicially referred for noise violation. Patrol Officer Jeffrey Austin.

Unlawful poss. of marijuana

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Four people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana and one person also referred for underage possession of alcohol. Patrol Officer Andrew Schneider.

Criminal mischief

LOCATION:  Terraces

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown people are damaging items on a bulletin board. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Criminal tampering

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Officer reported an unknown person maliciously discharged a fire extinguisher. Investigation pending.  Sergeant Ron Hart.

Conduct code violation

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: One person judicially referred for underage possession of alcohol. Sergeant Ron Hart.

Conduct code violation

LOCATION:  Circle Lot 8

SUMMARY: One person judicially referred for underage possession of alcohol. Patrol Officer Jeffrey Austin.

MARCH 5

Conduct code violation

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Two people judicially referred for underage possession of alcohol. Patrol Officer Jeffrey Austin.

Medical assist

LOCATION:  Emerson Hall

SUMMARY:  Caller reported a person sustained a knee injury climbing into bed. one person transported to CMC by ambulance.  Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Criminal mischief

LOCATION:  Ben Light Gymnasium

SUMMARY: Officer reported an unknown person cracked a window and damaged a door. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

Harassment

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY:  Person reported being verbally threatened/intimidated by another person. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Larceny

LOCATION:  Phillips Hall

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

Criminal intelligence info

LOCATION: Bogart Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person in possession of marijuana. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

Harassment

LOCATION:  Holmes Hall

SUMMARY:  Complainant reported a verbal argument with another person. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

Larceny

LOCATION:  Terraces

SUMMARY:  Caller reported an unknown person stole bike tires and brake calipers.  Investigation pending.  Sergeant James Landon.

Fire alarm

LOCATION:  S-Lot

SUMMARY:  Caller reported a fire in the parking lot.  Officers reported that it appears to have been a small pile of papers and the fire burned itself out.  Investigation pending.  Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

Conduct code violation

LOCATION:  Garden Apartments

SUMMARY:  Two people were judicially referred for underage possession of alcohol.  Sergeant James Landon.

MARCH 6

Criminal tampering

LOCATION:  Terraces

SUMMARY:  Caller reported an unknown person removed the pin from a fire extinguisher.  Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Conduct code violation

LOCATION:  Clarke Hall

SUMMARY:  Caller reported a vomiting, intoxicated person.  Person declined medical assistance and was judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Sergeant Ron Hart.

Unlawful poss. of marijuana

LOCATION:  Circle Apartments

SUMMARY:  Caller reported a loud argument and possible physical altercation.  Officers determined the noise was from a verbal argument and four people were judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Two also referred for noise violation. Patrol Officer Andrew Schneider.

Conduct code viol.

LOCATION:  Clarke Hall

SUMMARY:  One person was transported to CMC by ambulance and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. This is the same person as previously reported in Clarke at 1:37 am. Only one report number was issued, case #110276.  Sergeant Ron Hart.

Making graffiti

LOCATION:  East Tower

SUMMARY:  Officer reported an unknown person wrote graffiti in the elevator. Investigation pending.  Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Criminal mischief

LOCATION:  Lyon Hall

SUMMARY:  Caller reported an unknown person broke a window.  Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Robert Hightchew.

Criminal mischief

LOCATION:  Lyon Hall

SUMMARY:  Caller reported an unknown person damaged a light cover. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Robert Hightchew.

Criminal tampering

LOCATION:  Eastman Hall

SUMMARY:  Caller reported an unknown person put gum inside a lock. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Robert Hightchew.

V&T violation

LOCATION:  Alumni Circle

SUMMARY:  Caller reported a two car motor vehicle accident. officer issued a uniform traffic ticket for Ithaca Town Court for failure to yield the right of way at an intersection. One vehicle was towed from the scene.  Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

MARCH 7

Suspicious circumstance

LOCATION:  Lower campus

SUMMARY:  Caller reported a bike rack was up rooted from the ground with a bike attached to it. Investigation pending.  Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Medical assist

LOCATION:  East Tower

SUMMARY:  Caller reported feeling ill and having throat pain. Person declined medical assistance and waited until the health center opened to seek care. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

MVA

LOCATION:  F-Lot

SUMMARY:  Caller reported a vehicle struck a dumpster. Report taken. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

Making graffiti

LOCATION:  Athletic and Events Center

SUMMARY:  Caller reported an unknown person wrote graffiti on interior walls.  Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

Criminal mischief

LOCATION:  Unknown location

SUMMARY:  Officer reported a crack to the windshield of a vehicle that was caused by unknown means.  Investigation pending. Sergeant Tom Dunn.

Criminal mischief

LOCATION:  Unknown location

SUMMARY:  Officer reported an unknown person damaged a rear driver’s side tail light lens. Unknown means.  Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

Medical assist

LOCATION:  Academic Quad

SUMMARY:  Caller reported falling on March 6 and sustaining back, shoulder and elbow injuries. Medical assistance declined. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

V&T violation

LOCATION:  J-Lot

SUMMARY:  Caller reported an unknown vehicle damaged the rear bumper of a vehicle and then left the scene.  Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

MARCH 8

MVA

LOCATION:  J-Lot

SUMMARY:  Caller reported one vehicle damaged a park vehicle. A report was taken. Patrol Officer Jeffrey Austin.

Medical assist

LOCATION:  Textor Hall

SUMMARY:  Caller reported a person fell down the stairs and sustained an ankle injury.  Person was transported to health center.  Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Larceny

LOCATION:  Center for Natural Sciences

SUMMARY:  Caller reported an unknown person stole a white board. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Criminal mischief

LOCATION:  Unknown location

SUMMARY:  Caller reported an unknown person damaged the hood of a vehicle.  Investigation pending.  Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

Medical assist

LOCATION:  Park School of Communications

SUMMARY:  Caller reported a person fell from the risers, sustaining head injuries. Person was transported to CMC by ambulance. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Medical assist

LOCATION:  U-Lot

SUMMARY:  Caller reported that on March 7, at about 7:30 pm, she fell down on steps and sustained arm injuries. Report taken. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

Larceny

LOCATION:  Whalen Center for Music

SUMMARY:  Caller reported an unknown person stole a backpack containing a laptop.  Investigation pending.  Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Unlawful poss. of marijuana

LOCATION:  Terraces

SUMMARY:  Three people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana.  Patrol Officer Jeffrey Austin.

Conduct code violations

LOCATION:  Eastman Hall

SUMMARY:  Two people were judicially referred for drug policy violation. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

MARCH 9

Case status change

LOCATION:  Office of Public Safety

SUMMARY:  Officer reported a backpack that had been reported stolen on March 8 from the Whalen Center was returned to the owner with the contents intact. Larceny unfounded. Master Security Officer Amy Chilson.

Case status change

LOCATION:  Terraces

SUMMARY:  Officer reported one person was judicially referred for the harassment originally reported on March 5 in Holmes Hall.  Patrol Officer Andrew Schneider.

V&T violation

LOCATION:  P-Lot

SUMMARY:  Caller reported an unknown tractor trailer drove over the traffic circle, causing damage to the lawn and some small trees.  Investigation pending.  Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

Case status change

LOCATION:  Tallcott Hall

SUMMARY:  Officer determined the person responsible for the identity theft originally reported on Feb. 11. One person judicially referred. Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

Unlawful poss. of marijuana

LOCATION:  Emerson Hall

SUMMARY:  Two people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana.  Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

MARCH 10

Criminal tampering

LOCATION:  East Tower

SUMMARY:  Officer reported an unknown person maliciously discharged a fire extinguisher. Investigation pending.  Master Patrol Officer Robert Hightchew.

Making graffiti

LOCATION:  East Tower

SUMMARY:  Officer reported an unknown person wrote graffiti.  Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Robert Hightchew.

Case status change

LOCATION:  Circle Apartments

SUMMARY:  Officer reported one person was judicially referred for harassment for an incident that was originally reported on March 4. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Found property

LOCATION:  Alumni Hall parking lot

SUMMARY:  Person found a set of keys and turned them over to Public Safety.

V&T violation

LOCATION:  Circle Lot 11

SUMMARY:  Caller reported unknown vehicle damaged a parked vehicle and left the scene.  Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Reclassification of crime

LOCATION:  East Tower

SUMMARY:  Officer reported a stereo reported stolen during what originally was reported as a burglary on Feb. 11 was not stolen. Incident was reclassified to a trespass.  Sergeant Tom Dunn.

Unlawful poss. of marijuana

LOCATION:  West Tower

SUMMARY:  One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana.  Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

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