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September 25, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log

SEPTEMBER 12

Criminal Mischief   

LOCATION:  Emerson Hall

SUMMARY:  Officer reported an unknown person damaged a bulletin board. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

 

Safety Hazard

LOCATION: Baker Bridge

SUMMARY:  officer issued a warning notice for a bicycle chained to a bench. Fire Protection Specialist Mark Swanhart.

 

 

Safety Hazard

LOCATION:  Upper Quad

SUMMARY:  Officer issued a warning notice to four bicycles chained to handrail. Fire Protection Specialist Mark Swanhart.

 

 

Safety Hazard

LOCATION:  J-Lot

SUMMARY:  Officer issued warning noticed for bicycles chained to a bench. Fire Protection Specialist Mark Swanhart.

 

 

Sexual Misconduct 

LOCATION:  Circle Apartments

SUMMARY:  Caller reported that a sexual assault had occurred by a known person on 09/04/11.  Report taken by Assistant Director Laura Durling.

 

 

Criminal Possesion of Drugs  

LOCATION:  West Tower

SUMMARY:  One person arrested and issued an appearance ticket for Ithaca Town Court for criminal possession of a controlled substance 7th degree. This person was also judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Robert Hightchew.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION:  Upper Quad

SUMMARY:  One person transported to CMC by ambulance and was judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

 

 

Medical Assist/ Injury Related

LOCATION:  Higgins Field Turf

SUMMARY:  Caller reported a person sustained a head laceration during a flag football game.  Person declined Medical Assistance and was transported to CMC by a friend. Master Patrol Officer Robert Hightchew.

 

 

Larceny 4th degree over $1000 dollars

LOCATION:  Fitness Center

SUMMARY:  Caller reported an unknown person stole a backpack. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

 

SEPTEMBER 13

Fire Alarm Accidental  

LOCATION:  Terraces

SUMMARY:  Fire alarm activation caused by burnt food.  System reset. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

 

Trespass

LOCATION:  Gannett Center

SUMMARY:  Caller reported a person on the roof of a building.  Officers were unable to locate the person. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

 

Medical Assist/ Injury Related

LOCATION:  Landon Hall

SUMMARY:  Caller reported spilling boiling water on a foot. person was transported to the health center. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION:  Terraces

SUMMARY:  Three people judicially referred for drug violations. Patrol Officer Jeremiah Mcmurray.

 

 

SEPTEMBER 14

Fire Alarm Accidental 

LOCATION: Park School of Communications

SUMMARY:  Fire alarm activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

Medical Assist/ Injury Related  

LOCATION:  M-Lot

SUMMARY:  Caller reported falling and breaking an arm on 09/13/11. Report taken. Sergeant Ron Hart.

 

 

Safety Hazard 

LOCATION:  Garden Apartments

SUMMARY:  Officer issued a warning for a bicycle chained to a stairway railing.  f&bcs Ron Clark.

 

 

Medical Assist/ Injury Related 

LOCATION:  Ceracche Athletic Center

SUMMARY:  Caller reported a metal Hood unit came down on a person’s wrist, causing injury. Person was transported to CMC by ambulance. Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinburg.

 

 

Criminal Tampering

LOCATION:  S-Lot

SUMMARY:  Caller reported finding a discharged fire extinguisher. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinburg.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION:  Emerson Hall

SUMMARY:  Two people judicially referred for violation of drug policy. Master Patrol Officer Robert Hightchew.

 

 

Reclassification of Crime  

LOCATION:  S-Lot

SUMMARY:  Officer reported an incident originally listed as criminal tampering on 09/14/11 was reclassified as found property. Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinburg.

SEPTEMBER 15

Found Property

LOCATION:  Park School of Communications

SUMMARY: A wallet was found and turned over to Office of Public Safety.

 

 

Found Property     

LOCATION:  Garden Apartments

SUMMARY:  Person reported finding a cell phone and turned it over to Public Safety.

 

 

Unlawful Possesion of Marijuana   

LOCATION:  J-Lot

SUMMARY:  Two people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

 

 

SEPTEMBER 16

Disorderly Conduct

LOCATION:  Flora Brown Drive

SUMMARY:  Officer reported two people pushing each other.  Two people referred for disorderly conduct and irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation   

LOCATION:  West Tower

SUMMARY:  Caller reported four persons refused to give identification and smelled of marijuana. Two persons judicially referred for drug violation and failure to comply with a college official. Sergeant James Landon.

 

 

Medical Assist/ Injury Related 

LOCATION:  Towers Concourse

SUMMARY:  Caller reported a person fell down the stairs and injured an ankle. Person was transported to CMC by ambulance. Sergeant Ron Hart.

 

 

Criminal Mischief 

LOCATION:  West Tower

SUMMARY:  Caller reported an unknown person damaged pipe and wiring.  Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

 

 

 

Making Graffiti 

LOCATION:  Emerson Hall

SUMMARY:  Caller reported an unknown person wrote graffiti on the wall.  Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

 

 

Off Campus Incident  

LOCATION:  All Other

SUMMARY:  The Ithaca police department reported 42 persons were arrested off campus for various violations between the dates of 08/20/11 and 09/11/11.  Investigator Tom Dunn.

 

 

Unlawful Possesion of Marijuana   

LOCATION:  Terraces

SUMMARY:  During health and safety inspections, caller reported finding marijuana paraphernalia and prescription pills. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

 

 

Criminal Possesion of Stolen Property     

LOCATION:  Terraces

SUMMARY:  During a health and safety inspection, caller reported a person possibly in possession of stolen signs.  Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinburg.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION:  State Route 96b/Danby Road

SUMMARY:  During a vehicle stop, officer reported a person in possession of an alcoholic beverage. Two persons were judicially referred for having an open container of an alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle and one person was referred for underage possession of alcohol. Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

 

 

Medical Assist/ Injury Related 

LOCATION:  East Tower

SUMMARY:  Caller reported a person was hit in the face with a door and sustained a cut over the eye.  Person declined Medical Assistance with Ithaca Fire department. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation   

LOCATION:  Flora Brown Drive

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

 

 

SEPTEMBER 17

Conduct Code Violation 

LOCATION:  College circle roadway

SUMMARY:  One person judicially referred for underage possession of alcohol and having an open container of alcohol. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

 

Disorderly Conduct   

LOCATION:  Circle Apartments entire area.

SUMMARY:  Officer reported a person attempting to break a blue light. One person judicially referred for disorderly conduct and irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

 

Criminal Possession of Stolen Property

LOCATION:  Lower Quad

SUMMARY:  Officer reported a person with a stolen chair. One person judicially referred for unauthorized possession of college property. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

 

Disorderly Conduct

LOCATION:  Flora Brown Drive

SUMMARY:  Officer reported a person breaking a cement bucket in the roadway.  Person arrested and given an appearance ticket for Ithaca Town Court for disorderly conduct and possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation 

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: One person declined Medical Assistance with Ithaca fire dept and was judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

 

Larceny < $50 

LOCATION:  Emerson Hall

SUMMARY:  Caller reported an unknown person damaged an exit sign.  Officer reported no damage but front face plate of the sign was stolen. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION:  West Tower

SUMMARY:  Person transported to CMC by ambulance and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

 

Criminal Mischief 4th degree  

LOCATION:  Emerson Hall

SUMMARY:  Caller reported an unknown person damaged an exit sign. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinburg.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation  

LOCATION:  Circle Apartments

SUMMARY:  Two people judicially referred for underage possession of alcohol, noise and having an underage drinking party. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

 

 

SEPTEMBER 18

Assist Park Police  

LOCATION:  Office of Public Safety

SUMMARY:  Officer conducted a breathalyzer test for a person under arrest for DWI by the park police.  assistance provided. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

 

 

Criminal Mischief 4th degree

LOCATION:  Emerson Hall

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

 

 

Exposure of Person

LOCATION:  Terraces

SUMMARY:  Caller reported two persons urinating in public, then refusing to give identification. One person fled. One person judicially referred for public urination and failure to comply with college official. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation 

LOCATION:  Circle Apartments

SUMMARY:  One person judicially referred for underage possession of alcohol.  SASP.

 

 

Criminal Mischief 

LOCATION:  Bogart Hall

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

 

 

Criminal Mischief  

LOCATION:  Towers Concourse

SUMMARY:  Caller reported an unknown person damaged a window.  Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

 

 

Fire Alarm

LOCATION:  Terraces

SUMMARY: Fire alarm activation – carbon monoxide detector alarm. ifd reported findings were negative. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

 

 

V&T Violation leaving scene of p/i and p/d acc. 

LOCATION:  R-Lot

SUMMARY:  Caller reported an unknown vehicle damaged a parked car and then left the scene. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

 

 

Fire Alarm Accidental 

LOCATION:  Terraces

SUMMARY:  Fire alarm activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

 

Larceny Credit Card  

LOCATION:  Whalen Center

SUMMARY:  Caller reported an unknown person stole a wallet. Investigation pending. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

 

 

Medical Assist/ Injury Related        

LOCATION:  Yavits field, Field Hockey.

SUMMARY:  Caller reported a person sustained a minor nose laceration when they collided with another player during an intramural soccer game. Person declined Medical Assistance from ambulance staff. Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinburg.

 

 

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana  

LOCATION:  Terraces

SUMMARY:  One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinburg.

 

 

Criminal Mischief

LOCATION:  East Tower

SUMMARY:  Caller reported an unknown person broke a window. Damage had already been reported. Criminal mischief unfounded. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

 

 

Case Status Change

LOCATION:  Whalen Center

SUMMARY:  Caller reported a wallet reported stolen from the Whalen Center on 09/18/11 was located.  Larceny unfounded. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

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