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September 20, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log

December 19

 

Criminal Mischief

LOCATION: z-lot

SUMMARY: Officer reported an unknown person damaged a sign and post. Criminal mischief unfounded. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

MVA

LOCATION: Circle Lot 3

SUMMARY: Caller reported a two-car MVA. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

Larceny

LOCATION: Gannett Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole a textbook. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Dirk Hightchew.

 

December 20

 

Larceny

LOCATION: Williams Hall

SUMMARY: Complainant reported an unknown person stole a laptop. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jeremiah McMurray.

 

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Terrace 7

SUMMARY: Fire alarm activation was accidentally caused by burnt food. System reset.

 

December 21

 

V&T Violation

LOCATION: Grant Egbert Blvd

SUMMARY: Caller reported a two-car MVA. Officer issued one operator a uniform traffic ticket for Ithaca Town Court for failure to yield. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

Medical Assist

LOCATION: Smiddy Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person passed out. One person transported to CMC. Sergeant Ronald Hart.

 

Harassment

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person threatened to punch another. One person judicially referred for harassment. Patrol Officer Daniel Austic.

 

 

Unlawful Poss. of Marijuana

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person with intent to harm his/her self. Officer determined the person was not a danger to his/her self and found marijuana. One person was judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

 

Medical Assist

LOCATION: Terrace Dining Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person having chest pain. Person transported to CMC by ambulance. Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinberg.

 

 

December 22

 

Found Property

LOCATION: U-Lot

SUMMARY: Keys found and turned over to Public Safety. Unknown Owner.

 

Larceny

LOCATION: Athletics and Events Center

SUMMARY: Person reported an unknown person stole an iPod. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

 

 

Case Status Change

LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music

SUMMARY: Caller reported the guitar originally reported stolen on Dec. 14 was recovered and not stolen. Larceny unfounded. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

 

Medical Assist

LOCATION: All Other

SUMMARY: Officer reported a person sustained a hand injury during physical training. Medical assistance declined. Report taken. Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinberg.

 

Found Property

LOCATION: Williams Hall

SUMMARY: CD found and turned over to Public Safety. Unknown Owner.

 

December 23

 

Unlawful Poss. of Marijuana

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: During a health and safety inspection, caller reported finding marijuana. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

 

 

December 24

 

Suspicious Circumstance

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported finding a key in an apartment door. Officers found the door unlatched. Area checked and secured. Patrol Officer Jeremiah McMurray.

 

 

December 26

 

Criminal Mischief

LOCATION: Boothroyd Hall

SUMMARY: Officer reported an unknown person damaged a window screen. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Dirk Hightchew.

 

 

December 27

 

Accidental Property Damage

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported a bat accidentally broke a window while attempting to escape from the apartment. Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinburg.

 

 

December 28

 

Medical Assist

LOCATION: Athletics and Events Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person with severe abdominal pain. One person transported to CMC by ambulance. Patrol Officer Bruce Thomas.

 

Criminal Mischief

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

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

 

 

December 29

 

Off-campus Incident

LOCATION: Coddington Road

SUMMARY: Officer reported three properties were burglarized. Pending New York State Police investigation. Sergent Ronald Hart.

 

 

December 30

 

Safety Hazard

LOCATION: R-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported a water main break. Officer reported a substantial amount of water coming from the break on the west side of apartment 28 and running down Grant Egbert east. Facilities notified. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

 

January 6

 

MVA

LOCATION: L-lot

SUMMARY: Officer reported a one-car MVA. Report taken. Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinburg.

 

January 7

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: Garden Apartments

SUMMARY: While investigating a fire alarm, officer reported an odor of marijuana. One person judicially referred for drug violation and tampering with fire equipment. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

 

January 8

 

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Gannett Center

SUMMARY: Fire alarm activation caused by a large amount of smoke coming from a compressor. Maintenance and Environmental Health and Safety fixed the problem with a filter and the system was reset. Patrol Officer Robert Jones.

 

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