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September 25, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log

MARCH 11
Criminal Tampering
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person discharged a fire extinguisher for no apparent reason. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Andrew Schneider.

Fire alarm
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Fire alarm activation was caused by facilities cleaning the residue from a discharged fire extinguisher. System reset.

Making graffiti
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Officer reported an unknown person wrote graffiti on a building. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Andrew Schneider.

Making graffiti

LOCATION: East Tower
SUMMARY: Officer reported an unknown person wrote graffiti in an elevator. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

Criminal tampering
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person maliciously discharged fire extinguisher. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Andrew Schneider.

Criminal tampering
LOCATION: East Tower
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person maliciously discharged a fire extinguisher in the stairwell. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

Criminal Mischief
LOCATION: L-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person damaged a vehicle. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

Harassment
LOCATION: Park School of Communications
SUMMARY: Caller reported receiving harassing messages from a known person. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Robert Hightchew.

Found property
LOCATION: Academic Quad
SUMMARY: Glasses found and turned over to the Office of Public Safety. Unknown owner.

Criminal Mischief
LOCATION: Office Public Safety parking lot
SUMMARY: Unknown person damaged a vehicle. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

Suspicious circumstances
LOCATION: Holmes Hall
SUMMARY: Drug paraphernalia found during health and safety checks. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

Unlawful poss. of marijuana
LOCATION: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

MARCH 12
Falsely reporting incident
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Officer reported fire alarm activation was caused by an unknown person maliciously activating a pull station. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Andrew Schneider.

Falsely reporting incident
LOCATION: Gannett Center
SUMMARY: Officer reported fire alarm activation was caused by an unknown person maliciously activating a pull station. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Andrew Schneider.

Unlawful poss. of marijuana
LOCATION: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

Suspicious circumstance
LOCATION: Landon Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported finding what appeared to be drug paraphernalia during a health and safety inspection. Investigation pending. Master Security Officer Wendy Lewis.

Larceny
LOCATION: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole an iPod Touch from a room. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

MARCH 14
Criminal mischief
LOCATION: Circle Lot 2
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person caused damage to the right side mirror. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

MARCH 15
Assist N.Y. state police
LOCATION: State Route 96B/Danby Road
SUMMARY: Caller reported a one-car MVA with a deer. Officer dispatched the injured deer and maintained the scene until state police arrived. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

Suspicious circumstance
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Caller reported that on March 12 during a room inspection possible marijuana paraphernalia was observed. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

MARCH 16
Fire alarm
LOCATION: Gannett Center
SUMMARY: Fire alarm activation caused accidentally by contractors working in the area. Zones silenced until work completed. System reset. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

Fire alarm
LOCATION: Campus Center
SUMMARY: Fire alarm activation caused accidentally by burnt food. System reset. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

Criminal possession of stolen property
LOCATION: Boothroyd Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported finding a stolen sign during a room inspection. Sign confiscated. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Suspicious circumstance
LOCATION: Boothroyd Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported finding a possibly stolen sign during room inspections. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

MARCH 17
V&T violation
LOCATION: U-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown vehicle damaged a parked car and then left the scene. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

MARCH 18
Found property
LOCATION: O-Lot
SUMMARY: Set of keys found and turned over to public safety. Unknown owner.

MARCH 20
Chemical spills
LOCATION: Park Center for Business
SUMMARY: Officer reported an antifreeze spill. Area was cleaned and report taken. Master Patrol Officer Robert Hightchew.

Burglary unlawful entry/No force
LOCATION: Rowland Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person entered a room and stole a laptop between March 12 and March 20. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

Criminal mischief
LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person damaged a door jam. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

MARCH 21
Arson
LOCATION: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person burned a small portion of a piece of paper. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Andrew Schneider.

Change in the case status
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Interview conducted and three persons judicially referred for possession of drugs for incident on March 15 in the Terraces.

V&T violation
LOCATION: U-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown vehicle damaged a parked vehicle and then left the scene. Investigation pending.

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