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September 19, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log

October 7

TRESPASS

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person entered a residence, walked around and then left. Officer identified the person, who was intoxicated, responsible. Person was judicially referred for unlawful entry and irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

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

ACCIDENTAL PROPERTY DAMAGE

LOCATION: R-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported causing damage to a vehicle while unloading traffic cones. Report taken. Master Patrol Officer Erik Merlin.

October 8

LARCENY

LOCATION: Campus Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole cash. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

FIRE ALARM

LOCATION: Center for Natural Sciences

SUMMARY: Fire alarm was activated by a fire from an electrical outlet and gas line. Ithaca Fire Department extinguished the fire and ventilated the area. Assistant Director Tim Ryan.

CHEMICAL SPILLS

LOCATION: Roy H. Park School of Communications

SUMMARY: Caller reported a small chemical leak. Spill contained. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

October 9

CCV/IRRESPONSIBLE USE OF ALCOHOL

LOCATION: Garden Apartments

SUMMARY: One person transported to CMC by ambulance and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Andrew Schneider.

EXPOSURE OF PERSON

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Officer reported a person urinating in public. One person judicially referred for indecent conduct. Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

CCV/UNDERAGE POSS. OF ALCOHOL

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: One person judicially referred for underage possession of alcohol. Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

October 10

LARCENY

LOCATION: Circle Community Building

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole a fire extinguisher. Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

FIRE ALARM

LOCATION: D-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported a fire in a dumpster. Ithaca Fire Department extinguished fire. Sergeant Ron Hart.

October 11

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

LOCATION: Terrace-Circle Walkway

SUMMARY: Officer reported an unknown person damaged a junction box. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

VANDALISM

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Officer reported an unknown person wrote graffiti. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

FIRE ALARM

LOCATION: Lyon Hall

SUMMARY: Fire alarm was activated by unknown cause. Smoke detector reset. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Ron Clark.

LARCENY

LOCATION: Center for Health Sciences

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole a laptop computer. Master Patrol Officer Jeffrey Austin.

October 12

CHECK ON THE WELFARE

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person sent an alarming message via Facebook. Individual located and indicated everything was fine. Master Patrol Officer Jeffrey Austin.

CASE STATUS CHANGE

LOCATION: Center for Health Sciences

SUMMARY: Caller reported laptop originally reported stolen was picked up by a friend and not stolen. Patrol Officer
Mark Denicola.

FOUND PROPERTY

LOCATION: Friends Hall

SUMMARY: Cell phone found and turned over to Public Safety.

MEDICAL ASSISTANCE/INJURY RELATED

LOCATION: Hill Center

SUMMARY: Officer reported a person sustained a head injury. Person transported to CMC by ambulance. Patrol Officer Steven Yaple.

LARCENY

LOCATION: Circle Lot 4

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person stole headlights from a vehicle. Officer determined that the directional signal was stolen. Master Patrol Officer Jeffrey Austin.

FOUND PROPERTY

LOCATION: G-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller found a bow and turned it over to Public Safety.

OFF CAMPUS INCIDENT

LOCATION: All Other

SUMMARY: Caller reported Tompkins County Sheriff units issued a warning for noise. Report filed. Sergeant Tom Dunn.

ENVIRONMENTAL SAFETY HAZARD

LOCATION: Grant Egbert Boulevard

SUMMARY: Person reported accidentally spilling gasoline on the pavement while attempting to fuel a vehicle. Spill cleaned. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

CCV/COMPLY WITH ID/DIRECTIONS

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported excessive noise and people not complying with directions. Five people were judicially referred for failure to comply and noise violation. Patrol Officer
Steven Yaple.

October 13

CCV/IRRESPONSIBLE USE OF ALCOHOL

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Caller reported person stumbling in hallway trying to open doors. Person was judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Safety Officer Kenneth Field.

FIRE ALARM

LOCATION: Compost Facility

SUMMARY: Fire alarm was activated by a person welding. System reset. Fire Protection Specialist Mark Swanhart.

UNLAWFUL POSS. OF MARIJUANA

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Six people were judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

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