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September 24, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log

September 19

 

Making Graffiti

Location: Emerson Hall

Summary: Caller reported unknown person wrote graffiti on building. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Property Damage

Location: O-lot

Summary: Person reported a person opening a car door into another, possibly caused damage. Investigation pending. Sergeant Ron Hart.

Property Damage

Location: Facilities Garage Building

Summary: Caller reported vehicle was damaged while on the lift. Report taken. Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

Safety Hazard

Location: J-lot

Summary: Officer reported issuing a warning for bike not being in designated area. Fire Protection Specialist Mark Swanhart.

Criminal Tampering

Location: Freeman Baseball Field

Summary: Caller reported unknown person had tampered with an electrical outlet. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

Trespass

Location: East Tower

Summary: Caller reported unknown person entered an office and posted a paper flower on the wall. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Robert Hightchew.

Medical Assist

Location: J-lot

Summary: Caller reported person injured an ankle when attempting to jump down two steps at once. Person transported to the Health Center. Master Patrol Officer Robert Hightchew.

Fire Alarm

Location: Terraces

Summary: Fire alarm activation caused by individual cooking in area. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Robert Hightchew.

 

Medical Assist

Location: Tower Skyline Drive

Summary: Caller reported a person had fallen off a bicycle and sustained a wrist injury. Person declined medical assistance from ambulance staff. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

Criminal Tampering

Location: West Tower

Summary: Officer reported an unknown person had tampered with the cover of a card reader. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Robert Hightchew.

 

September 20

Harassment

Location: Rowland Hall

Summary: Caller reported receiving unwanted phone calls from an unknown person. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

Suspicious Circumstance

Location: All Other

Summary: Caller reported receiving an unusual e-mail. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Robert Hightchew.

Found Property

Location: Terrace Dining Hall

Summary: Person found a set of keys and turned it over to Office of Public Safety.

Medical Assist

Location: Terraces

Summary: Caller reported sustaining a head laceration as a result of striking the corner of a shelf. Person declined medical assistance and was transported to CMC by a friend. Sergeant terry o’pray.

 

September 21

 

Medical Assist

Location: Terraces

Summary: Caller reported having hit his head on a couch and feeling dizzy and nauseous. Person transported by ambulance to CMC. Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

Case Status Change

Location: O-lot

Summary: Officer reported locating a second vehicle involved in an incident originally reported on Sept. 19. Officer determined vehicle did not cause damage. Accidental property damage unfounded. Sergeant Ron Hart.

 

Case Status Change

Location: Terraces

Summary: Officer reported follow-up investigation into incident originally reported on Sept. 16. One person referred judicially for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

Burglary

Location: Clarke Hall

Summary: Caller reported unknown person had entered and stolen laptop computer. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jeremiah McMurray.

 

September 22

 

Medical Assist

Location: Danby Road

Summary: Tompkin’s County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance at the scene of a fatal motor vehicle accident. Assistance provided. Sergeant James Landon.

 

Fire Alarm

Location: Garden Apartments

Summary: Fire alarm activated by person placing plastic tea kettle on stovetop burner, causing the kettle to melt. Damaged burner replaced and system reset. Sergeant Ron Hart.

 

Motor Vehicle Accident

Location: Grant Egbert Blvd

Summary: Officer reported vehicle struck a curb, causing damage to the tire. Vehicle towed and report taken. Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinburg.

 

Found Property

Location: Whalen Center for Music

Summary: Person found a cell phone and turned it over to Public Safety.

 

September 23

 

Stolen Property

Location: Terraces

Summary: Caller reported a person had attempted to use key fob that had been reported lost. Investigation pending. Sergeant Ron Hart.

 

Safety Hazard

Location: Terraces

Summary: Officer issued a warning for a bike being chained to a handrail. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Ron Clark.

 

Check on Welfare

Location: Clarke hall

Summary: Responding to a call regarding a person possibly cutting themself, the officer determined no cutting was involved. There had been a misunderstanding over the process for ordering medication. Master Patrol Officer Robert Hightchew

 

 

Change in Case Status

Location: Public Safety

Summary: Officer identified the person responsible for attempting to use a key fob reported lost on 09/23/11 at the terraces. One person judicially referred for criminal possession of stolen property Master Patrol Officer Robert Hightchew.

 

Unlawful Poss. Marijuana

Location: Bogart Hall

Summary: One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

 

September 24

 

Conduct Code Violation

Location: Circle Lot 1

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

 

Unlawful Poss. Marijuana

Location: Terraces

Summary: Two people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

 

Fire Alarm

Location: Terraces

Summary: Fire alarm activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Ron Clark.

 

Criminal Tampering

Location: Circle Lot 9

Summary: Caller reported a person had vomited on a vehicle. Officer reported person used water to remove vomit and no damage had been done to the vehicle. Criminal tampering unfounded. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

Liquor Law Violation

Location: Circle Apartments

Summary: Officer issued appearance tickets to four people for Ithaca Town Court for underage possession of alcohol. The four were also judicially referred. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

September 25

Conduct Code Violation

Location: Circle Lot 9

Summary: One person judicially referred for underage possession of alcohol. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

Criminal Mischief

Location: J-lot

Summary: Officer reported a person striking a cement wall with a fire hydrant indicator post. One person judicially referred for criminal mischief. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

Conduct Code Violation

Location: Circle Apartments

Summary: Caller reported an intoxicated person had fallen and struck their head. Person declined medical assistance with ambulance and was judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Sergeant James Landon.

 

Criminal Tampering

Location: College Circle Roadway

Summary: Caller reported unknown persons had thrown sandbags into the roadway, causing a driving hazard. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

Criminal Mischief

Location: Circle Apartments

Summary: Caller reported an unknown person had damaged a window screen. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

 

Vehicle and Traffic Violation

Location: All Other

Summary: During a vehicle traffic stop, the driver was found to be operating the vehicle with a suspended license. Officer issued uniform traffic ticket for Ithaca Town Court for aggravated unlicensed operation 3rd and inadequate tail lamps. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

 

Medical Assist

Location: Rowland Hall

Summary: Caller reported that a person with back pain was vomiting. Person transported to CMC by ambulance. Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinberg.

 

 

 

Fire Alarm

Location: Terraces

Summary: Fire alarm activation caused by burnt popcorn. System reset. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

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