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September 24, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log

March 29
OFF-CAMPUS INCIDENT
LOCATION: all other
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole an ID card and keys. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Andrew Schneider.

MVA
LOCATION: Lower Campus
SUMMARY: Complainant reported a one-car MVA. A report was taken. Patrol Officer Andrew Schneider.

LARCENY
LOCATION: Fitness Center
SUMMARY: Complainant reported an unknown person stole cash. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jeffrey Austin.

CASE STATUS CHANGE
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Officer identified the person responsible for maliciously activating the fire alarm system in the Terraces on Feb. 19. One person judicially referred for tampering with fire alarm equipment and criminal conduct. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

CONDUCT CODE VIOLATION
LOCATION: East Tower
SUMMARY: Two people judicially referred for violation of drug policy and failure to comply. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

MEDICAL ASSIST
LOCATION: All other
SUMMARY: Officer reported a finger injury while at training. Person declined medical assistance. Report taken. Master Patrol Officer Robert Hightchew.

ASSAULT
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Complainant reported an argument and physical altercation had occurred on March 26. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

CASE STATUS CHANGE
LOCATION: Office of Public Safety
SUMMARY: Officer identified the person responsible for maliciously activating fire alarm system in the Terraces on March 26. One person judicially referred for tampering with fire alarm equipment and criminal conduct. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

March 30
CONDUCT CODE VIOLATION
LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Caller reported person intoxicated, combative with a possible rib injury. Person declined medical assistance with ambulance staff and one person judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Master Patrol Officer Erik Merlin.

MAKING GRAFFITI
LOCATION: Roy H. Park School of Communications
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person wrote graffiti. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Andrew Schneider.

CASE STATUS CHANGE
LOCATION: Office of Public Safety
SUMMARY: Officer reported a person was interviewed and was judicially referred for criminal possession of stolen property in reference to an incident reported on March 22 in Boothroyd Hall. Patrol Officer Andrew Bates.

MVA
LOCATION: Lyceum Drive
SUMMARY: Caller reported a one-car MVA had occurred on March 25 at 7:30 p.m. when a vehicle tire struck debris in the roadway. Report taken. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

MVA
LOCATION: K-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported a one-car MVA when a vehicle backed into a fence post. Report taken. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

CASE STATUS CHANGE
LOCATION: Office of Public Safety
SUMMARY: Officer reported a person was interviewed and found in possession of stolen property from an incident reported on March 16 in Boothroyd Hall. The incident was reclassified from suspicious circumstance to criminal possession of stolen property and one person was judicially referred for criminal conduct. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

MEDICAL ASSIST
LOCATION: U-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported a person fell and sustained a knee injury. Person declined medical assistance with ambulance staff. Report taken. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

CASE STATUS CHANGE
LOCATION: Office of Public Safety
SUMMARY: Officer interviewed a person regarding the larceny reported on March 24 from the West Tower. Person reported that the property was returned and accounted for. Case status of larceny changed to unfounded. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

CONDUCT CODE VIOLATION
LOCATION: Circle Lot 5
SUMMARY: Caller reported people using fire while practicing a circus trick. Subjects advised of college policy and warned for their actions. Patrol Officer Jay Vanvolkinburg.

HARASSMENT
LOCATION: Grant Egbert Boulevard East
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person shot water from a squirt gun from a moving vehicle and struck a person. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person tore posters from a wall and damaged a light fixture. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

March 31
CRIMINAL TAMPERING
LOCATION: W-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported two unknown people stole a parking lot sign. Officer recovered the sign. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

CRIMINAL TAMPERING
LOCATION: G-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported three unknown people stole two signs and then discarded them. Signs recovered. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

V&T VIOLATION
LOCATION: Tower Skyline Drive
SUMMARY: During a traffic stop, one person was arrested for driving while intoxicated. Officer issued the operator uniform traffic tickets for the Ithaca Town Court for DWI, a blood alcohol content more than .08 percent, and a campus summons was issued for disobeying a stop sign. This person was restricted from campus. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

TRESPASS
LOCATION: F-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported an intoxicated person was found inside a vehicle without permission. Person transported to CMC by ambulance and was restricted from campus. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

SAFETY HAZARD
LOCATION: Academic Quad
SUMMARY: Caller reported loose steps. Officer inspected steps and facilities was advised. Fire Protection Specialist Mark Swanhart.

SAFETY HAZARD
LOCATION: O-Lot
SUMMARY: Officer reported an engine coolant leak from a vehicle. The vehicle departed from campus and the spill was cleaned up by Environmental Health and Safety Officer Mark Ross.

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

UNLAWFUL/POST ADVERTISING
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Caller reported a person distributing advertising. A warning was issued. Patrol Officer Andrew Schneider.

ASSIST OTHER AGENCY
LOCATION: All other
SUMMARY: Officer reported a person was arrested for unlawful possession of marijuana. Sergeant James Landon..

ASSIST OTHER AGENCY
LOCATION: All other
SUMMARY: Officer reported a person was arrested for criminal possession of marijuana and aggravated unlicensed operation. Sergeant James Landon.

FIRE ALARM
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Fire alarm activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

MAKING GRAFFITI
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person wrote graffiti on a door. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

MAKING GRAFFITI
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person wrote graffiti on doors. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF
LOCATION: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person damaged a card reader. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

April 1
FOUND PROPERTY
LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music
SUMMARY: Camera found and turned over to Public Safety.

CRIMINAL TAMPERING
LOCATION: U-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported people placing barricades in the roadway. Two people were judicially referred for tampering with property. Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

CONDUCT CODE VIOLATION
LOCATION: L-Lot
SUMMARY: Officer reported a person in possession of another’s ID card. One person was judicially referred for violation of college policy. Master Security Officer Wendy Lewis.

TRESSPASS
LOCATION: Circle lot 8
SUMMARY: Caller reported persons going through recycling. officer issued a warning and two people were restricted from campus. po christopher teribury.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF
LOCATION: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: Person reported an unknown person damaged an exit sign. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

CRIMINAL TAMPERING
LOCATION: Circle lot 8
SUMMARY: caller reported an unknown person threw two glass jars in an area. Investigation pending. sgt james landon.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF
LOCATION: west Tower
SUMMARY: caller reported an unknown person damaged a soap dispenser. Investigation pending. po Mark Denicola.

April 2
FIRE ALARM
LOCATION: West Tower
SUMMARY: Fire alarm activation caused by an unknown person maliciously discharging a fire extinguisher in a stairwell. system reset. Fire Protection Specialist enoch perkins.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF
LOCATION: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: Person reported an unknown person damaged an exit sign. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF
LOCATION: West Tower
SUMMARY: caller reported unknown persons damaged a card reader. Investigation pending. po Mark Denicola.

CRIMINAL TAMPERING
LOCATION: West Tower
SUMMARY: Officer reported an unknown person maliciously discharged a fire extinguisher in the stairwells. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

RESISTING ARREST
LOCATION: West Tower
SUMMARY: Officer reported a person refused to provide identification. one person was arrested for disorderly conduct, resisting arrest and harassment 2nd degree. officer arraigned the person in town of dryden court and this person was remanded to tompkins county public safety building. Master Patrol Officer erik merlin.

CONDUCT CODE VIOLATION
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: One person transported to CMC by ambulance and one person was judicially referred for responsibility of guest. Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

V&T VIOLATION DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED
LOCATION: Grant Egbert Blvd
SUMMARY: caller reported a vehicle, ‘roll-over,’ accident. operator declined medical assistance from ambulance staff. officer arrested the operator for dwi and issued uniform traffic ticket for Ithaca Town Court for dwi, bac greater than .08% and leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident. this person was ALSO judicially referred for criminal conduct. vehicle leaked engine fluid and eh&s cleaned up spill. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

LARCENY
LOCATION: Campus Center
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person may have stolen cash. investigation determined larceny is unfounded. Master Patrol Officer erik merlin.

LARCENY
LOCATION: Campus Center
SUMMARY: Caller reported a person sent an email reporting a lost necklace. unknown if the item was stolen. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

MEDICAL ASSIST
LOCATION: Tallcott Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported a person feeling faint after having hives and taking medication the night before. person declined medical assistance with ambulance staff and will seek assistance at the health center. Master Patrol Officer Jeffrey Austin.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person damaged an exit sign. Investigation pending. po Andrew Schneider.

MAKING GRAFFITI
LOCATION: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: Officer reported an unknown person wrote graffiti on a bulletin board. Investigation pending. po Andrew Schneider.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF
LOCATION: Unknown location
SUMMARY: Officer reported an unknown person caused two dents in the driver’s side door of a vehicle. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer bruce holmstock.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF
LOCATION: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person damaged the window of a door. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

HARASSMENT
LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person has been randomly ringing door bells and leaving the area. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

OFF CAMPUS INCIDENT
LOCATION: All other
SUMMARY: Officer reported three people were arrested for noise violations that occurred on 03/26/11 and 04/01/11 in the city of ithaca. report taken. Master Security Officer Amy Chi Life Safety Officer.

APRIL 3
CRIMINAL MISCHIEF
LOCATION: Phillips Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person damaged a window. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Erik Merlin.

LARCENY
LOCATION: E-lot
SUMMARY: officer reported a person stole a banner. one person was arrested for petit larceny and restricted from the campus. officer arraigned the person in Ithaca Town Court and this person was released on his own recognizance. Master Patrol Officer erik merlin

FOUND PROPERTY
LOCATION: J-lot
SUMMARY: Officer found a chair and turned it over to public safety.

FIRE ALARM
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Fire alarm activation was caused by an unknown person maliciously activating the fire alarm system. system reset. Safety Officer Michael Corp.

FALSELY REPORTING AN ACCIDENT
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Officer reported an unknown person maliciously activated the fire alarm system. Investigation pending. Sergeant James Landon.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF
LOCATION: O-lot
SUMMARY: Officer reported an unknown person damaged a tent, table and sign. Investigation pending. Sergeant James Landon.

CONDUCT CODE VIOLATION DANGER TO SELF
LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Caller reported a person took several Tylenol pills and alcohol. One person was transported to CMC by ambulance and was judicially referred for danger to self and irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Officer reported an unknown person damaged the face plate to a card reader. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jeffrey Austin.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF
LOCATION: East Tower
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person damaged a card reader. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jeffrey Austin.

OFF CAMPUS INCIDENT
LOCATION: All other
SUMMARY: Complainant reported being harassed by a person off campus. Person referred to the IPD. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Person reported an unknown person damaged an exterior light. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

APRIL 4
FOUND PROPERTY
LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music
SUMMARY: Cell phone found and turned over to Public Safety.

BURGLARY
LOCATION: Tallcott Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person entered and stole iPods and an iPhone between 10 p.m. on April 2 and 1 a.m. on April 3. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Jeffrey Austin.

WELFARE CHECK
LOCATION: Dillingham Center
SUMMARY: Caller reported a person wrote unusual statements and was concerned for this person’s welfare. officer determined there was no danger to themselves or others, as person was writing down notes. Master Patrol Officer Robert Hightchew.

Larceny
LOCATION: East Tower
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole clothing. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

MEDICAL ASSIST
LOCATION: Hammond Health Center
SUMMARY: Caller reported a person with heart palpitations. one person transported to CMC by ambulance. Patrok Officer Jay Vanvolkinburg.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF
LOCATION: L-lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person scratched words into the paint of a vehicle. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jay Vanvolkinburg.

FIRE ALARM
LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Caller reported a fire in a pan on the Stovetop. person put the fire out with fire extinguisher. officer confirmed fire was out, no injuries and no damage. report taken. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

MEDICAL ASSIST
LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Caller reported a person feeling sick. person declined medical assistance with ambulance staff and had a third party transport them to CMC. Patrol Officer Andrew Schneider.

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