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September 19, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log

AUGUST 1

Criminal Trespassing

LOCATION: Athletic and Events Center

SUMMARY: Officer reported unknown people entered the building. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Dirk Hightchew.

Case Status Change

LOCATION: Office of Public Safety

SUMMARY: Officer reported the incident reported as criminal tampering of computer equipment on 07/30/11 was determined to be accidental. Criminal tampering was unfounded.  Patrol Officer Jay Mcmurray.

Larceny

LOCATION: Gannett Center

SUMMARY: Complaint reported an unknown person stole books. Investigation pending. Mater Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

AUGUST 2

Criminal Trespassing

LOCATION: Garden Apartments

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

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Park School of Communications

SUMMARY: Fire alarm activation caused by a dirty smoke detector.  System was reset. Fire Protection Specialist Mark Swanhart.

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Circle Community Building

SUMMARY: Fire alarm activation caused by dust. System was reset.  Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

AUGUST 3

Larceny

LOCATION: Upper Campus

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole scaffolding planks. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Larceny

LOCATION: Upper Campus

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole wooden boards. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

AUGUST 4

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Fire alarm activation was caused by an unknown reason. System was reset. Sergeant Jim Landon.

AUGUST 10

Found Property

LOCATION: F-lot

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

AUGUST 11

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music

SUMMARY: Fire alarm caused by vacuuming.  System was reset. Sergeant Jim Landon.

Criminal Trespass

LOCATION: Whalen Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person kicked a screen, causing damage to the screen and pictures inside the room. Investigation pending. patrol officer brad bates.

AUGUST 12

Larceny

LOCATION: Athletic and Events Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person stole DVD players. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jeremiah Mcmurray.

Reclassification of crime

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY:  incident originally reportedon 7/28/11 as trespass was reclassified to criminal trespass. sgt jim landon.

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Officer reported two people were judicially referred for noise and hosting a party with underage drinking. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

AUGUST 13


Trespass

LOCATION:  Textor Hall

SUMMARY:  Officer reported two people were found in the building. One person judicially referred for trespass and responsibility of guest. Sergeant Terry O’pray.

AUGUST 15

Medical Assist

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person sustained a back injury while jumping on furniture at 1:00 a.m. Person was transported to CMC by ambulance. Patrol Officer Jay Vanvolkinburg.

Accidental Property Damage

LOCATION: Park Center for Business

SUMMARY: Caller reported a lawnmower threw a rock and broke a window.  Report taken. Sergeant James Landon.

AUGUST 16

Larceny

LOCATION: Gannett Center

SUMMARY: Person reported an unknown person stole books.  Investigation pending.  Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

AUGUST 17

Larceny

LOCATION: Terrace Dining Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole two signs.  Investigation pending. Sergeant Ron Hart.

Criminal Intelligence

LOCATION: Office of Public Safety

SUMMARY: Caller reported information about an active order of protection. Report was taken. Sergeant Terry O’pray.

AUGUST 18

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Hilliard Hall

SUMMARY: Fire alarm activation was caused accidentally by cooking food. System was reset. Sergeant Terry O’pray.

Criminal Possession Stolen Property

LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music

SUMMARY: Caller reported recovering books stolen from the library.  Investigation pending. Sergeant James Landon.

AUGUST 19

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Peggy Ryan Williams Center

SUMMARY:  Fire alarm activation accidentally caused by a person working in the area. System reset. Sergeant Terry O’pray.

Larceny

LOCATION: unknown location

SUMMARY:  Caller reported an unknown person had stolen a laptop computer from a vehicle either on campus or in the city of Ithaca sometime on Aug. 17. Investigation pending.  Patrol Officer Jay Vanvolkinburg.

Larceny

LOCATION: Butterfield Stadium

SUMMARY: Officer reported an unknown person stole a padlock from a gate.  Investigation pending.  Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

AUGUST 20

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Fire alarm activation of carbon monoxide gas with unknown cause for activation.  System was reset. Master Patrol Officer Dirk Hightchew.

AUGUST 22

Medical Assist

LOCATION: Upper Quad

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person tripped and sustained a toe laceration.  Person declined medical assistance and was transported to the health center. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Found property

LOCATION: Academic Quad

SUMMARY: A cell phone was found and turned over to public safety.

Larceny

LOCATION: Terrace quad

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole a purse.  Purse was located.   Larceny unfounded.  Patrol Officer brad bates.

AUGUST 23

Found Property

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: A camera was found and turned over to public safety.

Larceny

LOCATION:  Campus Center Quad

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

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