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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

September 25, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log – April 5 to April 11

APRIL 5

FOUND PROPERTY

LOCATION: M-Lot

SUMMARY: A fire extinguisher was found and turned over to Public Safety.

CASE STATUS CHANGE

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Officer reported a person was issued an appearance ticket for the Town of Ithaca Court for second-degree menacing in an incident that occurred March 26 in Emerson Hall. Master Patrol Officer Erik Merlin.

CASE STAUS CHANGE

LOCATION: Office of Public Safety

SUMMARY: Officer reported a person that was identified for verbally harassing another person March 23 in the Circle Apartments. This person was judicially referred. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

AGGRAVATED HARRASSMENT

LOCATION: Hilliard Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person sent unwanted messages by computer and phone. Investigation pending. Sergeant Bill Kerry.

SAFETY HAZARD

LOCATION: Smiddy Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported cleaning an acid spill. Area cleaned. Master Patrol Officer Erik Merlin.

PLACING FALSE BOMB

LOCATION: L-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported people set off multiple plastic bottle bombs. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

APRIL 6

MVA/PROPERTY DAMAGE

LOCATION: U-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported a two-vehicle MVA. Minor damage found to vehicle and owner declined to file a report. Officer assisted parties in exchanging information. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

HARASSMENT

LOCATION: R-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported being verbally harassed by unknown subjects on April 5. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Dirk Hightchew.

V&T VIOLATION

LOCATION: Circle Lot 6

SUMMARY: During a vehicle traffic stop, the driver was issued uniform traffic tickets for Town of Ithaca Court for aggravated unlicensed operation and no seatbelt. Campus summons issued for speeding in zone. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

APRIL 7

LARCENY

LOCATION: Circle Lot 5

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole a bicycle. Complainant later reported the larceny was unfounded. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

FOUND PROPERTY

LOCATION: Unknown Location

SUMMARY: Set of keys found and turned over to Public Safety.

MVA/PROPERTY DAMAGE

LOCATION: N-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported a two-vehicle MVA. Report taken. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

MEDICAL ASSIST/ILLNESS RELATED

LOCATION: E-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person possibly having a seizure. Person transported to CMC by ambulance. Patrol Officer James Landon.

UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF ALCOHOL

LOCATION: Rowland Hall

SUMMARY: One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer James Landon.

APRIL 8

SAFETY HAZARD

LOCATION: Grant Egbert Boulevard

SUMMARY: Caller reported a vehicle leaking hydraulic fluid. A small amount of fluid was cleaned from the pavement. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Ronald Clark.

BURGLARY

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person entered and stole a backpack and jewelry. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

FOUND PROPERTY

LOCATION: Visitor Lot

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

CCV /UNAUTHORIZED POSSESSION

LOCATION: Farm Pond Road

SUMMARY: Officer reported a vehicle with a fraudulent parking permit. One person judicially referred for fraudulent use of a parking permit. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

APRIL 9

UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA

LOCATION: Rowland Hall

SUMMARY: Two people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Jeffrey Austin.

APRIL 10

ASSAULT

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Caller reported receiving a third-party report of a person who may have been injured by a known male. Person had facial injuries and was transported to CMC by ambulance. Investigation pending. Sergeant Ronald Hart.

HARASSMENT

LOCATION: Williams Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person made unwanted comments. Investigation pending. Sergeant Ronald Hart.

CCV/IRRESPONSIBLE USE OF ALCOHOL

LOCATION: Hilliard Hall

SUMMARY: Person transported to CMC by ambulance and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer James Landon.

APRIL 11

CRIMINAL TAMPERING

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person removed the cover off a door card reader. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer James Landon.

CCV/IRRESPONSIBLE USE OF ALCOHOL

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person passed out. Person was found to be intoxicated, declined medical attention and was judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Sergeant Ronald Hart.

CCV/IRRESPONSIBLE USE OF ALCOHOL

LOCATION: Grant Egbert Boulevard

SUMMARY: Officer reported intoxicated person. Person declined medical assistance from IFD and was judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer James Landon.

CRIMINAL TAMPERING

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person maliciously discharged a fire extinguisher. Investigation pending. Sergeant Ronald Hart.

UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Officers found people in verbal argument and in possession of marijuana. One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Dirk Hightchew.

FOUND PROPERTY

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Keys found and turned over to Public Safety.

CRIMINAL MISCHEIF

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person removed the cover from a card reader. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer James Landon.

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