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September 22, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log

Ithaca College Public Safety Log

August 30 – September 5

 

August 30

FIRE ALARM ACCIDENTAL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. The activation was caused by burnt food. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

DRUG VIOLATIONS

LOCATION: Terrace

SUMMARY: One person referred judicially for drug policy violation and college regulations. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

LARCENY

LOCATION: Unknown Location

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

 

FIRE ALARM ACCIDENTAL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

 

FIRE ALARM ACCIDENTAL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. The activation was caused by burnt food. System reset. Master Security Officer George Whitmore.

 

LARCENY

LOCATION: Holmes Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole textbooks on Aug. 26.  Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Matthew O’Loughlin.

 

FIRE ALARM ACCIDENTAL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. The activation was caused by burnt food. System reset. Master Security Officer George Whitmore.

 

August 31

CRIMINAL TAMPERING

LOCATION: Circle Lot 3

SUMMARY: Officer reported a person urinating in public and the person was referred judicially for indecent Conduct. Subsequently, the officer reported this person and a second person tampered with windshield wipers on a vehicle, resulting in a second judicial referral. Patrol Officer Patrick Johnson.

 

TRESPASS

LOCATION: Campus Center

SUMMARY: Officer reported three people climbing the wall toward the roof of Phillips Hall. Officer issued the people a criminal trespass restriction from the campus. Patrol Officer Patrick Johnson.

 

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person damaged an exit sign. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

 

FOUND PROPERTY

LOCATION: Textor Hall

SUMMARY: Person found keys and turned them over to the office of public safety. Unknown owner.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARD

LOCATION: Hill Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported the odor of natural gas. Environmental Health and Safety found high levels of carbon monoxide and the building was evacuated. IFD ventilated the area and the problem was identified. Once air quality was restored the building was re-occupied. Environmental Health and Safety officer ad Tim Ryan.

 

MEDICAL ASSIST

LOCATION: G-lot

SUMMARY: Officer reported a person fell on a sidewalk and sustained an elbow injury.  Person treated at the health center. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

 

FIRE ALARM ACCIDENTAL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. Activation caused by cooking. System reset. Environmental Health and Safety officer Tim Ryan.

 

UNLAWFUL POSS. MARIJUANA

LOCATION: Holmes Hall

SUMMARY: Two persons referred judicially unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

 

 

September 1

UNDERAGE POSS. ALCOHOL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: One person referred judicially for underage possession of alcohol and failure to comply with directions. Patrol Officer Bruce Thomas.

 

GRAFITTI

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person wrote graffiti on a door. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

 

FOUND PROPERTY

LOCATION: Lower quad

SUMMARY: Eyeglasses were found and turned over to public safety. Unknown owner.

 

FIRE ALARM ACCIDENTAL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

SUMMARY: Caller reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. Area ventilated and system reset. Master Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

 

FIRE ALARM ACCIDENTAL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. The activation was caused by burnt food. Area ventilated and system reset. Master Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

 

MEDICAL ASSIST

LOCATION: Terrace Dining Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person having an asthma attack with difficulty breathing. Person declined medical assistance from ambulance staff and was transported to a residence by the officer. Patrol Officer Jeremiah McMurray.

 

UNLAWFUL POSS. ALCOHOL

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Three people were referred judicially for underage possession of alcohol and one person was referred judicially for underage possession of alcohol, unlawful possession of marijuana and possession of a fictitious license. Patrol Officer Matthew O’Loughlin.

 

IRRESPONSIBLE USE ALCOHOL

LOCATION: Substation road

SUMMARY: Officer reported an intoxicated person having difficulty standing. Person declined medical assistance and was referred judicially for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Bruce Thomas.

 

 

September 2

UNDERAGE POSS. ALCOHOL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

SUMMARY: Two persons were referred judicially for underage possession of alcohol and noise. Patrol Officer Bruce Thomas.

 

ALCOHOL IN PUBLIC AREA

LOCATION: Circle Lot 4

SUMMARY: One person was judicially referred for having an open container of alcohol, failure to comply, and indecent behavior. Patrol Officer Patrick Johnson.

 

UNLAWFUL POSS. MARIJUANA

LOCATION: Z-lot

SUMMARY: Five persons were referred judicially for unlawful possession of marijuana and one was referred judicially for underage possession of alcohol. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

UNDERAGE POSS. ALCOHOL

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Five persons were referred judicially for underage possession of alcohol and one was also referred for possessing a false ID. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

IRRESPONSIBLE USE ALCOHOL

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Person declined medical attention with ambulance staff and was referred judicially for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Robert Jones.

 

V&T VIOLATION

LOCATION: Upper Quad

SUMMARY: During a traffic stop, the officer issued the operator uniform traffic ticket for town of Ithaca court for driving on a sidewalk. The officer also issued the person a criminal trespass restriction from campus. Patrol Officer Bruce Thomas.

 

DANGER TO SELF

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

SUMMARY: Caller reported an intoxicated person who had taken over the counter medications and was being combative. Officer took the person into custody under the mental hygiene law, transported them to CMC and referred them judicially for danger to self. Patrol Officer Robert Jones.

 

MEDICAL ASSIST

LOCATION: Fitness Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported person sustained an ankle injury while playing basketball. Person transported to CMC by ambulance. Sergeant Ron          Hart.

 

HARASSMENT

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person struck him in the face during an argument. Both parties sustained minor injuries during the incident. Medical assistance was declined and two people were referred judicially for harassment. Patrol Officer Jeremiah McMurray.

 

IRESPONSIBLE USE OF ALCOHOL

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Person declined medical assistance and was referred judicially for irresponsible use of alcohol. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

UNDERAGE POSS. ALCOHOL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

SUMMARY: Four persons referred judicially for underage possession of alcohol, possession of a beer keg and tap, and excessive noise. Patrol Officer Bruce Thomas.

 

 

September 3

UNDERAGE POSS. ALCOHOL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

SUMMARY: Three persons were referred judicially for underage possession of alcohol and noise. Patrol Officer Patrick Johnson.

 

UNDERAGE POSS. ALCOHOL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

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

 

ALCOHOL IN PUBLIC AREA

LOCATION: Terrace

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

 

DISORDERLY CONDUCT

LOCATION: Terrace

SUMMARY: One person was referred judicially for disorderly Conduct, underage possession of alcohol, and indecent noise. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

UNDERAGE POSS. OF ALCOHOL

LOCATION: Terrace

SUMMARY: Two persons referred judicially for having open containers of alcohol and underage possession of alcohol. Patrol Officer Patrick Johnson.

 

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

LOCATION: Terrace

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person had burned Marks into the ceiling. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Patrick Johnson.

 

MEDICAL ASSIST

LOCATION: Holmes Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person having an allergic reaction to an unknown substance having difficulty breathing. Person transported to CMC by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

FIRE ALARM ACCIDENTAL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. The activation was caused by burnt food. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

 

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

LOCATION: Circle Lot 3

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person damaged a vehicle. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

 

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

LOCATION: Circle Lot 3

SUMMARY: Officer reported an unknown person damaged a vehicle. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

 

LARCENY

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole patio chairs. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

 

 

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

LOCATION: Circle Lot 3

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person damaged a vehicle. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

 

FIRE ALARM ACCIDENTAL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. The activation was caused by burnt food. System reset. Master Patrol Officer James Landon.

 

FIRE ALARM ACCIDENTAL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. The activation was caused by burnt food. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

 

September 4

MEDICAL ASSIST

LOCATION: Lower Quad

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person fell from a skateboard, became disoriented and threw up. Person was transported to CMC by ambulance. Patrol Officer Bruce Thomas.

 

PROPERTY DAMAGE

LOCATION: J-lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported a two-car motor vehicle accident. Report taken. Patrol Officer Matthew O’Louglin.

 

GRAFITTI

LOCATION: Terrace

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person wrote graffiti. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Matthew O’Loughlin.

 

LARCENY

LOCATION: Campus Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person attempted to steal plates. One person was referred judicially for unauthorized possession of college property. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

MEDICAL ASSIST

LOCATION: Tallcott Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported an individual stepped on an unknown object and cut a foot. One person transported to the health center. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

UNAUTHORIZED USE OF COMPUTER

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person used a computer account to post items on Facebook. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Matthew O’Loughlin.

 

September 5

UNDERAGE POSS. ALCOHOL

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: One person judicially referred for underage possession of alcohol. Patrol Officer Bruce Thomas.

 

FIRE ALARM ACCIDENTAL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

SUMMARY: officer reported a fire alarm. The activation was caused by burnt food. System reset. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

 

FIRE ALARM ACCIDENTAL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. The activation was caused by cooking food. System reset. Master Patrol Officer James Landon.

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