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September 21, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log

 September 24

 

Medical Assist/ Injury Related

Location:  Dillingham Center

Summary:  Caller reported a person twisted their ankle while dancing.  One person transported to the Health Center. Master Patrol  Bruce Holmstock.

 

Fire Alarm Accidental

Location:  Circle Apartments

Summary:  Simplex reported a fire alarm.  The activation was caused by burnt food.  System reset. Master Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

 

September 25

 

Fire Alarm Accidental

Location:  Circle Apartments

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

 

Safety Hazard

Location:  O-Lot

Summary:  Caller reported a vehicle leaked antifreeze on the pavement. Officer reported the spill and the area was cleaned. Fire Protection Specialist Mark Swanhart.

 

Fire Alarm Accidental

Location:  Circle Apartments

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

 

Medical Assist/ Injury Related

Location:  Fitness Center

Summary:  Caller reported injuring a knee while playing basketball.  The individual transported to the health center. Master Patrol Officer James Landon.

 

September 26

 

Fire Alarm Accidental

Location:  Circle Apartments

Summary:  Simplex reported a fire alarm.  The activation was caused by marijuana smoke.  System reset. Master Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

 

Unlawful Possession Marijuana

Location:  Circle Apartments

Summary:  One person was judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana, underage possession of alcohol, and tampering with physical evidence. One person was judicially referred for violation of college drug policy and underage possession of alcohol. One person judicially referred for underage possession of alcohol. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

Unlawful Possession Marijuana

Location:  Circle Apartments

Summary:  During a safety inspection, caller reported finding drug paraphernalia. One person was judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana and violation of the drug policy. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

 

Off Campus Incident

Location:  All Other

Summary:  The Ithaca Police Department reported eight people were arrested for various noise, alcohol and littering violations. Master Security Officer Wendy Lewis.

 

Case Status Change

Location:  Circle Apartments

Summary:  Officer reported one person was issued an appearance ticket for the Town of Ithaca Court for unlawful possession of marijuana for an incident that occurred on Sept. 26 in the Circle Apartments. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

Fire Alarm Accidental

Location:  Circle Apartments

Summary:  Simplex reported a fire alarm.  The activation caused by steam from a shower.  System reset. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

Larceny

Location:  Fitness Center

Summary:  Caller reported an unknown person stole a bag. Investigation pending.  Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

October 1

Fire Alarm Accidental

Location:  Circle Apartments

Summary:  Simplex reported a fire alarm.  The activation was caused by steam from the shower.  System reset. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Ron Clark.

 

 October 2

Conduct code viol. Danger to self

Location:  Garden Apartments

Summary:  Caller reported a person had taken pills and alcohol around 5pm Oct. 1 to harm themselves.  Officer took person into custody under mental hygiene law 9.41.  The person was transported to CMC by ambulance and judicially referred for danger to self.  Master Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

 

Off Campus Incident

Location:  All Other

Summary:  Caller left a voice mail with administrative services reporting a vehicle driving erratically at 4 pm. Oct. 1. Investigation pending.  Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

 

Criminal Trespass

Location:  West Tower

Summary:  Caller reported a person swore, yelled and refused to leave the caller’s room at about 10 pm. Oct. 1. Investigation pending.  Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

Assist Ithaca Police Department

Location:  All Other

Summary:  Caller reported a person filed a physical and sexual assault complaint with the City of Ithaca Police Department.  IPD investigation pending.  Sergeant  Investigator Tom Dunn.

Change in the Case Status

Location:  Gannett Center

Summary:  Officer interviewed a person regarding the criminal trespass/harassment incident reported on Oct. 2 in the West Tower.  One person was judicially referred for conduct.  Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

October 3

Assist Ithaca Police Department

Location:  All Other

Summary: IPD reported nine people were arrested and issued appearance tickets for alcohol and other offenses.  Communications Specialist Brad Fisher.

 

Welfare Check

Location:  Terraces

Summary:  Caller reported a person has expressed suicidal thoughts for months.  Officer reported there was no imminent threat and the person is getting assistance.  Master Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

Fire Alarm Accidental

Location:  Circle Apartments

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

Medical assist/ Injury Related

Location:  Athletic and Events Center

Summary:  Caller reported a person dove into the pool and sustained back and head injuries.  Person transported to Robert Packer Trauma Center by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

Conduct Code Viol. Danger to Self

Location:  Terraces

Summary:  Caller reported a person took pills to harm themselves.  Officer took person into custody under mental hygiene law 9.41.   The person was transported to CMC by ambulance and was referred judicially for danger to self.   Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

Medical Assist/ Injury Related

Location:  Hill Center

Summary:  Caller reported a person injured an ankle during cheerleading practice.  Person declined medical assistance with ambulance. Patrol Officer Robert Jones.

 

Fire Alarm Accidental

Location:  Circle Apartments

Summary:  Simplex reported a fire alarm.  The activation was caused by burnt food.  System reset.  Patrol Officer Patrick Johnson.

 

 

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