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September 25, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log

September 26

 

Criminal Mischief

Location: Emerson Hall

Summary: Caller reported an unknown person damaged a hand sanitizer dispenser. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

Medical Assist

Location: Academic Quad

Summary: Caller reported a person fell on stairs, twisting an ankle. Person was transported to CMC by ambulance. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

 

Safety Hazard

Location: Circle Apartments

Summary: Officer reported a warning was issued for a bicycle chained to a handrail. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Ron Clark.

 

Safety Hazard

Location: Baker Bridge

Summary: Officer reported a warning was issued for a bicycle chained to a bench. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Ron Clark.

 

Fire Alarm

Location: Fitness Center

Summary: Fire alarm activation with undetermined cause. System reset. Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

 

Fire Alarm

Location: Fitness Center

Summary: Fire alarm activation with undetermined cause. Zone disabled and Environmental Health and Safety Officer notified. Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

 

Criminal Mischief

Location: Circle lot 7

Summary: Caller reported an unknown person damaged a vehicle. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

 

Fire Alarm Accidental

Location: Terraces

Summary: Fire alarm activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

 

 

September 27

 

Off Campus Incident

Location: All Other

Summary: Caller reported falling off campus on 09/26/11 at about 7 pm and is now experiencing back pain. person declined medical assistance and was transported to CMC via taxi. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

Property Damage

Location: Park Center for Business

Summary: Caller reported a broken wall clock was found on the floor. Officer determined that it was accidental property damage. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

Medical Assist

Location: Center for Natural Sciences

Summary: Caller reported a verbal dispute between 2 people and one person made reference to suicide. One person transported to counseling center. Master Patrol Officer Robert Hightchew.

 

Larceny

Location: Emerson Hall

Summary: Caller reported an unknown person stole a pair of jeans. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

 

Trespass

Location: East Tower

Summary: Caller reported unauthorized people had been found inside the area. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

 

Disorderly Conduct

Location: Grant Egbert Blvd

Summary: Officer reported a person obstructing traffic in the crosswalk. Warning issued. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

 

Trespass

Location: East Tower

Summary: Caller reported an unknown person entered the area without authorization and consumed soda and a candy bar. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

 

Fire Alarm Accidental

Location: Terraces

Summary: Fire alarm activation caused by air freshener being sprayed to close to a detector. Residents warned and system reset. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

 

 

September 28

 

Safety Hazard

Location: Williams Hall

Summary: Caller reported a strong odor of gas. Officer reported odor to be sewer odor. Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

 

Medical Assist

Location: U-Lot

Summary: Caller reported falling and twisting an ankle. Medical assistance declined. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

Reckless Endangerment

Location: Terraces

Summary: Caller reported a bottle exploded and damaged the ceiling. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

 

Case Status Change

Location: Terraces

Summary: officer identified the person responsibly for the bottle explosion on this date in the terraces. Person arrested and issued appearance tickets for reckless endangerment for Ithaca Town Court. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

 

Burglary/Unlawful Entry

Location: East Tower

Summary: Caller reported an unknown person entered and stole books and medication. Investigation pending.

Making Graffiti

Location: Campus Center

Summary: Caller reported an unknown person wrote graffiti. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

 

 

September 29

 

Medical Assist

Location: West Tower

Summary: Caller reported a person stated that they wanted to cause harm to themselves. Person taken into custody under mental hygiene law and transported to CMC by ambulance. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

Criminal Mischief

Location: O-lot

Summary: Complainant reported an unknown person scratched a word into a vehicle. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinburg.

 

Medical Assist

Location: Phillips Hall

Summary: Caller reported a person fell. Person sustained arm and head injuries but declined medical assistance. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

 

Forgery

Location: Peggy Ryan Williams Center

Summary: Caller reported an unauthorized person cashed a check. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

 

Conduct Code Violation

Location: Lyon Hall

Summary: Caller reported subjects smoking marijuana. Residential life to make a referral for drug policy violation. Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinberg.

 

Fire Alarm

Location: Terraces

Summary: Fire alarm activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

 

Fire Alarm

Location: Terraces

Summary: Fire alarm activation caused by burnt food. Zone temporarily silenced and system reset. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

 

Medical Assist

Location: Substation Road

Summary: Caller reported a person fainted and having difficulty breathing. Person transported by ambulance to CMC. Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinberg.

 

Unlawful Poss. of Marijuana

Location: Z-lot

Summary: two people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

 

Unlawful Poss. of Marijuana

Location: Upper quad

Summary: Caller reported a subject found in possession of drug paraphernalia. Two people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

 

Found Property

Location: Office of Public Safety

Summary: Earring found and turned over to Public Safety.

 

 

September 30

 

Conduct Code Violation

Location: Z-lot

Summary: Person transported to CMC by ambulance and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Master Security Officer Wendy Lewis.

 

Conduct Code Violation

Location: Upper Quad

Summary: Four persons judicially referred for trespass and one for underage possession of alcohol. Patrol Officer Jeremiah McMurray.

 

Criminal Possession

Location: Grant Egbert Blvd

Summary: Officer reported a person with a stolen sign. One person judicially referred. Patrol Officer brad bates.

 

Larceny

Location: Emerson Hall

Summary: Officer reported an unknown person stole face plates from an exit sign. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jeremiah McMurray.

 

Conduct Code Violation

Location: Rowland Hall

Summary: two people judicially referred for violation of drug policy. Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinburg.

 

Conduct Code Violation

Location: Landon Hall

Summary: One person judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinburg.

 

Criminal Mischief

Location: Emerson Hall

Summary: Caller reported an unknown person stole an exit sign. Already reported. Criminal mischief unfounded. Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

 

 

October 1

 

Conduct Code Violation

Location: terraces

Summary: caller reported an intoxicated person vomiting. Person declined medical assistance with ambulance staff and was judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Security Officer Christopher Lemore.

 

Disorderly Conduct

Location: Grant Egbert blvd.

Summary: officer reported a person struck a car and yelled profanity. One person was arrested for disorderly conduct. Subject arraigned at the town of Ulysses court and remanded to the Tompkins County Public Safety Building. Subject judicially referred for disorderly conduct, fighting and several alcohol violations. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

Theft of Services

Location: Grant Egbert Blvd

Summary: Taxi driver reported a person refusing to pay fare. Found to be a misunderstanding and person paid fare. Theft of services unfounded. Sergeant James Landon.

 

Unlawful Poss. of Marijuana

Location: east Tower

Summary: two persons judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Sergeant James Landon.

 

Fire Alarm

Location: Terraces

Summary: Fire alarm activation with undetermined cause. System Reset. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

 

 

October 2

 

Criminal Possession

Location: Lower Campus

Summary: Officer reported a person with a stolen torch and sign. One person judicially referred for criminal possession of stolen property and underage possession of alcohol. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

Conduct Code Violation

Location: East Tower

Summary: Caller reported a naked person sleeping in a lounge. One person transported to CMC by ambulance and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

Off Campus Incident

Location: all other

Summary: The Ithaca Police Department reported six persons were arrested off campus for various violations. Master Security Officer Amy Chilson.

 

Medical Assist

Location: Towers concourse

Summary: caller reported a person sustained a hand injury while working and had been transported to the health center for treatment. Report filed. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

Trespass

Location: East Tower

Summary: Caller reported people inside ‘closed’ area. Two people were found inside but area was not secure. People advised the area was closed and the area was secured. Trespassing unfounded. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

 

Medical Assist

Location: Terraces

Summary: Caller reported a person accidentally cut their hand on glassware. Person declined medical assistance and stated they would seek medical attention on their own. Report filed. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

Medical Assist

Location: Campus Center

Summary: Caller reported a person had fallen on steps and struck the back of their head. Person declined medical assistance with ambulance. Report filed. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

Found property

Location: U-lot

Summary: Necklace found and turned over to public safety.

 

Fire Alarm

Location: Terraces

Summary: Fire alarm activation from heat detector. The Ithaca Fire Department checked the area and found no hazard. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

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