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September 25, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log

November 10

Conduct Code Violation                          

LOCATION: Circle Lot 6

SUMMARY: Caller reported an intoxicated person ran into the woods, possibly with a knife.  Person transported to CMC for a mental health evaluation and referred judicially for danger to self and irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Bruce Thomas.

 

 

Case Status Change    

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Officer reported criminal mischief reported in the east Tower on Oct. 14 was not done intentionally. Criminal mischief unfounded. Patrol Officer Jeremiah McMurray.

 

 

Off Campus Incident

LOCATION: Cornell University

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole a bassoon. Investigation pending by Sergeant Tom Dunn.

 

 

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Three people referred judicially for unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

 

 

Fire Alarm Accidental

LOCATION: Terraces

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

 

 

November 11

Fire Alarm Accidental

LOCATION: Terraces

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

 

Medical Assist/ Injury Related  

LOCATION: Peggy Ryan Williams Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported a finger caught on a door, causing a laceration to the finger. Report taken. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

 

 

Suspicious Person

LOCATION: Peggy Ryan Williams Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person might cause a disturbance. Investigation pending. Sergeant Tom Dunn.

 

 

Larceny Credit Card    

LOCATION: Gannett Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole a wallet on 11/10/11. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

 

 

Medical Assist/ Illness Related

LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person feeling dizzy. Person was transported to CMC by ambulance. Fire Protection Specialist Mark Swhanhart.

 

 

V&T Violation Leaving Scene    

LOCATION: L-Lot

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

 

 

Making Graffiti 

LOCATION: Rowland Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person wrote graffiti on a poster attached to a bulletin board. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Robert Hightchew.

 

 

Larceny

LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music

SUMMARY: Person reported an unknown person stole a guitar. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

 

 

Medical Assist/ Illness Related  

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Officers reported an intoxicated person was transported to CMC by ambulance. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

Conduct Code Violation 

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Officer found two intoxicated people: one transported to CMC by ambulance and one turned over to a sober friend. One person referred judicially for irresponsibility of guest and irresponsible use of alcohol. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

 

 

November 12

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana 

LOCATION: Hood Hall

SUMMARY: Two persons referred judicially for unlawful possession of marijuana and underage possession of alcohol. Patrol Officer Jeremiah McMurray.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Caller reported an intoxicated person passed out. Person declined medical assistance with ambulance staff, and one person was referred judicially for responsibility of guest. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation 

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported an intoxicated disoriented person. One person was transported to CMC by ambulance, and one person was referred judicially for responsibility of guest. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Caller reported people fighting. One person referred judicially for responsibility of guest and failure to comply. Sergeant Ron Hart.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation 

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported an intoxicated person passed out.  Person was transported to CMC by ambulance and one person was referred judicially for responsibility of guest. Master Security Officer Wendy Lewis.

 

 

Medical Assist/ Illness Related

LOCATION: Bogart Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person having difficulty breathing due to a medical issue. One person transported to CMC by ambulance. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

 

 

Fire Alarm Malicious False Alarm

LOCATION: Emerson hall

SUMMARY: Fire alarm activation caused by an unknown person maliciously discharging a fire extinguisher.  System reset. Master Security Officer Wendy Lewis.

 

 

Criminal Tampering

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Officer reported an unknown person maliciously discharged a fire extinguisher. Investigation pending. Sergeant Ron Hart.

 

 

Medical Assist/ Illness Related 

LOCATION: Boothroyd Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person having a panic attack. One person transported to CMC by ambulance. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

 

 

Criminal Mischief

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Officer reported an unknown person damaged a card reader. Investigation pending. Sergeant Ron Hart.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation        

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Officer reported two people did not leave the building during an active fire alarm. Two people were referred judicially. Master Security Officer Wendy Lewis.

 

 

Menacing     

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported an item was thrown at their head during an altercation. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jeremiah McMurray.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: L-Lot

SUMMARY: Officer reported subjects in possession of a beer keg. One person referred judicially for possession of multiple quarts of alcohol. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation       

LOCATION: Lyon Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person feeling faint and nauseous. Officer reported the subjected admitted to smoking marijuana. One person referred judicially for violation of drug policy. Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinburg.

 

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: L-Lot

SUMMARY: Officer reported subjects with an open-flame fire. Officer reported the fire was extinguished and a warning was issued. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: E-Lot

SUMMARY: Person transported to CMC by ambulance and referred judicially for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinburg.

 

 

Criminal Mischief 

LOCATION: Job Hall

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

 

 

Medical Assist/ Injury Related

LOCATION: Butterfield Stadium

SUMMARY: Officer reported a person sustained an ankle injury while walking. Person declined medical assistance and was transported to a vehicle. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

 

Trespass

LOCATION: Butterfield Stadium

SUMMARY: Officer reported a person was referred judicially for trespass. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: Butterfield Stadium

SUMMARY: Person transported to CMC by ambulance and referred judicially for irresponsible use of alcohol. Security Officer Christopher Lemore.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation        

LOCATION: Butterfield Stadium

SUMMARY: Officer reported an intoxicated person threatening others. The person was removed from the stadium. At center for health sciences person made suicidal comments toward officers. Person was taken into custody under mental hygiene law, transported to CMC by ambulance and referred judicially for endangering self. Invest Laura Durling.

 

 

Disorderly Conduct   

LOCATION: Butterfield Stadium

SUMMARY: Person declined assistance from ambulance staff and was released to a third party. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: Butterfield Stadium

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

 

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music

SUMMARY: Caller reported an intoxicated person passed out. Person transported to CMC by ambulance. Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinberg.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation     

LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person vomiting in a bathroom. Person declined medical assistance and was referred judicially for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinburg.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation       

LOCATION: Butterfield Stadium

SUMMARY: Person declined medical assistance with ambulance staff, was referred judicially for irresponsible use of alcohol and was turned over to a third party. Sergeant Tom Dunn.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation     

LOCATION: Park Center for Business

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unconscious intoxicated person. Person declined medical assistance from ambulance staff. Person referred judicially for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinburg.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: Butterfield Stadium

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

 

 

Criminal Mischief

LOCATION: Textor Hall

SUMMARY: Officer reported an unknown person removed a roof tile and threw it from the building. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: Hilliard Hall

SUMMARY: One person referred judicially for underage possession of alcohol and violation of drug policy. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation   

LOCATION: F-Lot

SUMMARY: Officer reported receiving information regarding an intoxicated person possibly urinating on vehicles. One person referred judicially for irresponsible use of alcohol. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

 

 

Found Property

LOCATION: All Other

SUMMARY: Person found a set of keys and turned them over to ops.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: Butterfield Stadium

SUMMARY: Officer reported too many people in a camera booth and requested the subjects leave the area. One person referred judicially for failure to comply. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

 

Medical Assist/ Illness Related

LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person passed out due to a general illness. Person remained unconscious and was transported to CMC by ambulance. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

 

 

Disorderly Conduct

LOCATION: Z-Lot

SUMMARY: person ran from officers. Officer restricted the person from the campus. Sergeant Ron Hart.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: Clarke Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person having suicidal thoughts and taking an unknown amount of medication. Person transported to CMC by ambulance for mental health evaluation and referred judicially for danger to self. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: Lyon Hall

SUMMARY: One person referred judicially for underage possession of alcohol and noise. Sergeant Ron Hart.

 

 

November 13

Criminal Tampering

LOCATION: Upper Quad

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown persons pulled a stop sign out of the ground. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: R-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported an intoxicated person passed out in a taxi. Person transported to CMC by ambulance and referred judicially for irresponsible use of alcohol. Sergeant Ron Hart.

 

 

Criminal Trespass

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person attempting to climb onto the balcony. Person was attempting to gain access into a friend’s apartment. One person referred judicially for responsibility of guest. Patrol Officer Jeremiah McMurray.

 

 

Trespass

LOCATION: Hill P.E. Center Ben Light Gymnasium.

SUMMARY: Caller reported two persons in a closed building. One person referred judicially for trespass and responsibility of guest Master Security Officer Wendy Lewis.

 

 

Criminal Mischief

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person damaged three exit signs. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jeremiah McMurray.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: One person referred judicially for underage possession of alcohol and having an open container. Master Security Officer Wendy Lewis.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: Lower Quad

SUMMARY: Officer reported persons possibly smoking marijuana. One person referred judicially for responsibility of guest. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

 

 

V&T Violation

LOCATION: Flora Brown Drive

SUMMARY: During a traffic stop, one person was arrested for driving while intoxicated. Officer issued uniform traffic ticket for Ithaca Town Court for driving while intoxicated, and BAC more than .08%. campus summons issued for speed in zone. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

 

 

Medical Assist/ Illness Related

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported person having a seizure. Subject transported to CMC by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

 

November 14

Larceny

LOCATION: Hood Hall

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

 

 

Harassment

LOCATION: All Other

SUMMARY: Caller reported receiving harassing phone calls in reference to a verbal argument which occurred on Nov.12 at Butterfield Stadium. pending multiple agency investigation. Sergeant Investigator Tom Dunn.

 

 

Harassment

LOCATION: Alumni Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported receiving harassing phone calls in reference to a verbal argument which occurred on Nov. 12 at Butterfield Stadium. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinburg.

 

 

Case Status Change

LOCATION: All Other

SUMMARY: Officer reported a stolen bassoon originally reported stolen from Cornell University on Nov.10 was recovered and not stolen. Larceny unfounded. Sergeant Investigator Tom Dunn.

 

 

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: During a residential life health and safety inspection, caller reported finding a stolen sign and marijuana. One person referred judicially for unlawful possession of marijuana. Sergeant James Landon.

 

 

Motor Vehicle Accident / Property Damage

LOCATION: O-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported a two-car motor vehicle accident. Report taken. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Two people referred judicially for violation of college drug policy and for failure to comply. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

 

Reclassification of Crime

LOCATION: Unknown Location

SUMMARY: Officer reported the IPod originally reported stolen on Nov. 14 from hood Hall was lost, not stolen. Unknown location. Sergeant James Landon.

 

 

November 15

Medical Assist/ Injury Related

LOCATION: Center for Natural Sciences

SUMMARY: Officer reported a person tripped on a raincoat, fell and sustained an elbow injury on the steps. Person declined medical assistance. Report taken. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

 

 

Larceny of $50-$199

LOCATION: W-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole a license plate from a vehicle. Investigation pending. Sergeant James Landon.

 

 

Harassment

LOCATION: Hammond Health Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported receiving a harassing phone call and email from a person. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinburg.

 

 

Found Property

LOCATION: G-Lot

SUMMARY: bracelet was found and turned over to public safety.

 

 

Found Property

LOCATION: Lower Quad

SUMMARY: Electronic game console found and turned over to public safety.

 

 

November 16

Safety Hazard

LOCATION: Campus Center Quad

SUMMARY: Officer reported a bicycle causing safety hazard was issued a warning notice for removal. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Ron Clark.

 

 

Safety Hazard

LOCATION: Center for Natural Sciences

SUMMARY: Officer reported a bicycle causing a safety hazard was issued a warning notice for removal. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Ron Clark.

 

 

safety hazard

LOCATION: College Circle Roadway.

SUMMARY: Officer reported a gas line ruptured at the construction site. Area was evacuated, and officers controlled access to the site until the gas was shut off and the situation corrected.  Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Ron Clark.

 

 

Making Graffiti

LOCATION: Substation Road

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person drew graffiti on the road with chalk.  Investigation pending. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

 

 

Medical Assist/ Injury Related

LOCATION: Ceracche Athletic Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person accidentally sustained a hand injury. person transported to the health center. Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

 

 

Safety Hazard

LOCATION: Center for Natural Sciences

SUMMARY: Officer reported a bicycle causing a safety hazard was issued a warning notice for removal. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Ron Clark.

 

 

Criminal Trespass

LOCATION: Garden Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person keeping people out of the laundry room was threatening others and acting strangely. Subject was taken into custody under mental hygiene law and had lacerations to the head. Subject transported to CMC by ambulance and was restricted from the campus. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

 

Medical Assist/ Psychological

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person screaming. Person made a statement that they would harm themselves.  Person transported to CMC by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

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