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August 20, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log: April 11–17

April 11

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Fitness Center

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by mechanical failure of air handler. System reset. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Charlie Sherman.

Medical Assist

LOCATION: Textor Circle

SUMMARY: Caller reported person passed out and injured their lip. Person declined medical assistance. A report was taken. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Unlawful Possession

LOCATION: Landon Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. Officer judicially referred three persons for unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

 

April 12

Harassment

LOCATION: Farm Pond Rd.

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person followed them. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer John Tagliavento.

Change in Case Status

LOCATION: The Office of Public Safety

SUMMARY: Officer reported identifying the person responsible for leaving the scene of a property damage motor vehicle accident that was reported on 04/04/2016. Officer issued person uniform traffic ticket to the Ithaca Town Court for leaving the scene of a property damage motor vehicle accident. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Forcible Touching

LOCATION: Residence Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported third hand information of a sexual assault that occurred in earlier September 2015. Incident reported to Title IX. A report was taken. Sergeant Tom Dunn.

Medical Assist

LOCATION: Williams Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported person passed out. Person declined medical assistance with ambulance staff. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Charlie Sherman.

Unlawful Weapon

LOCATION: Job Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person left airsoft guns and clothing. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

V&T Leaving Scene

LOCATION: A-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown vehicle damaged parked vehicle and left the scene. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

SCC Acts of Dishonesty

LOCATION: Circle Lot 3

SUMMARY: Caller reported vehicle with fraudulent permit. Officer judicially referred one person for acts of dishonesty. Master Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

 

April 13

Off-Campus Incident

LOCATION: All other

SUMMARY: Ithaca Police Department reported two people were arrested for noise violations. A report was taken. Master Security Officer Wendy Lewis.

Motor Vehicle Accident

LOCATION: O-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported two car property damage motor vehicle accident. A report was taken. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

SCC Acts of Dishonesty

LOCATION: O-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported vehicle with fraudulent parking permit. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Waylon Degraw.  

Change in Case Status

LOCATION: O-Lot

SUMMARY: Officer interviewed victim and determined the damage reported to a vehicle was not new and leaving the scene of property damage motor vehicle accident reported in O-Lot on 04/07/15 was unfounded. Patrol Officer Waylon Degraw.

 

April 14

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Unknown cause for activation. System reset. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

Scheme to Defraud

LOCATION: Campus Center

SUMMARY: Complainant reported possible fraudulent checks. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Off-Campus Incident

LOCATION: Coddington Rd.

SUMMARY: Caller reported person had sexual contact with another without consent. Incident reported to Title IX. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Waylon Degraw.

Criminal Mischief

LOCATION: A-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person damaged vehicle. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Petit Larceny

LOCATION: Campus Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported person stole food. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Petit Larceny

LOCATION: Gannett Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole computer mouse. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Check on Welfare

LOCATION: Park School

SUMMARY: Caller reported person not in class for past week. Caller reported person located and officer confirmed person was okay. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

 

April 15

Motor Vehicle Accident

LOCATION: Visitor Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported a two car property damage motor vehicle accident. A report was taken. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Motor Vehicle Accident

LOCATION: J-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported a two car property damage motor vehicle accident. Officer warned one driver for improper turn. A report was taken. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

 

April 16

Harassment

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported two people arguing. Prior to officer’s arrival parties separated. Officer determined verbal argument only and issued warning. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

SCC Damaging Property

LOCATION: Landon Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person damaged window. Officer identified the person responsible and the damage was done accidentally. Officer judicially referred one person for damage to college property. Patrol Officer John Tagliavento.

SCC Excessive Noise

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported person having adverse effect to drugs, yelling and throwing items. Officer determined person not on drugs. Officer judicially referred the person for excessive noise. Patrol Officer John Tagliavento.

Criminal Mischief

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person damaged ceiling tiles. It is unknown where ceiling tiles came from. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon.

SCC Fire Safety

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported person throwing items, yelling and tampered with a fire extinguisher. Officer judicially referred person for tampering with fire safety equipment. Patrol Officer John Tagliavento.

Criminal Mischief

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Officer reported unknown person damaged floor number and wrote on wall and crossed it out. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon.

Off-Campus Incident

LOCATION: All other

SUMMARY: Officer reported unresponsive person locked inside vehicle. Person declined medical assistance with ambulance staff. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by steam from shower.  System reset. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Fire Alarm Accidental

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Medical Assist

LOCATION: Terraces Dining Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported person fainted. Person declined medical assistance with ambulance staff. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

Criminal Mischief

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person damaged exit signs. Investigation pending. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

Criminal Mischief

LOCATION: Clarke Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person damaged exit sign. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon.

 

April 17 

Forcible Touching no degree

LOCATION: Lower Quad

SUMMARY: Complainant reported unknown person had sexual contact with another person without consent. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon.

Criminal Mischief

LOCATION: Clarke Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person damaged signs from bulletin board and stole memo board. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon.