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September 21, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log – Aug. 10 to 23

AUGUST 10

SAFETY HAZARD

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported gasoline can found inside a residence. Officer reported items belong to facilities and will be stored for pick up. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

AUGUST 11

OFF-CAMPUS INCIDENT

LOCATION: All Other

SUMMARY: Caller reported receiving a disturbing message on the Internet. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

FOUND PROPERTY

LOCATION: Friends Hall

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

FOUND PROPERTY

LOCATION: Friends Hall

SUMMARY: Single key found and turned over to Public Safety.

FOUND PROPERTY

LOCATION: F-Lot

SUMMARY: Vehicle key fob found and turned over to Public Safety.

AUGUST 12

LARCENY

LOCATION: Central Services Building Warehouse

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole an iPod. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Dirk Hightchew.

TRESPASS

LOCATION: J-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person living in a tent. The person was restricted from the campus. Patrol Officer Dirk Hightchew.

AUGUST 13

CRIMINAL TAMPERING

LOCATION: Center for Health Sciences

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown subject tampered with a desk. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

AUGUST 14

V&T VIOLATION/DWI

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: During a traffic stop, one person was arrested for DWI. Officer issued uniform traffic tickets for Ithaca Town Court for DWI, BAC more than 0.08 percent and aggravated unlicensed operation. Campus summons were also issued for failure to use turn signal and failure to stop at stop sign. This person was also judicially referred. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

AUGUST 17

FIRE ALARM

LOCATION: Eastman Hall

SUMMARY: Fire alarm activation caused by a spider in a smoke detector. System reset. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

FOUND PROPERTY

LOCATION: Terraces

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

AUGUST 19

MVA/PERSONAL INJURY

LOCATION: Butterfield Stadium

SUMMARY: Caller reported an MVA with an injury. Damage to an all-terrain vehicle and a structure were reported. The operator sustained a finger injury. The person declined medical attention. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

AUGUST 20

CCV/HAZING

LOCATION: Williams Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported a third-party complaint of people watching an explicit video, being exposed to naked subjects and consuming unidentified food. Four people were judicially referred for hazing. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

AUGUST 22

MEDICAL ASSIST/INJURY RELATED

LOCATION: Hilliard Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported an intoxicated person. Additionally, officer reported person had minor facial abrasions. Person was transported to CMC by ambulance and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

FIRE ALARM

LOCATION: J-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported a vehicle engine smoldering. The owner discharged a fire extinguisher and disconnected the horn wire to stop the smoldering. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Ronald Clark.

MEDICAL ASSIST/ILLNESS RELATED

LOCATION: Hood Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person having an allergic reaction. Person declined medical assistance from ambulance staff. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

MVA/PROPERTY DAMAGE

LOCATION: Lower Quad

SUMMARY: Caller reported a vehicle struck a building. Master Patrol Officer Erik Merlin.

FOUND PROPERTY

LOCATION: H-Lot

SUMMARY: Single key found and turned over to Public Safety.

UNLAWFUL POSS. OF MARIJUANA

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Five people were judicially referred for the unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Erik Merlin.

AUGUST 23

LARCENY

LOCATION: Terrace Dining Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole a backpack. Investigation pending. Sergeant James Landon.

CCV/COLLEGE REGULATIONS

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: One person judicially referred for violation of the drug policy. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

CCV/UNDERAGE POSS. OF ALCOHOL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Officer reported excessive noise from a large number of people. Three people were judicially referred for underage alcohol possession. Patrol Officer Jeffrey Austin.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT

LOCATION: J-Lot

SUMMARY: Officer reported a person spit on a vehicle. One person judicially referred for disorderly conduct. Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

UNLAWFUL POSS. OF MARIJUANA

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Eight people were judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana and underage possession of alcohol. Patrol Officer Jeffrey Austin.

MVA/PROPERTY DAMAGE

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Officer reported a two-car MVA. One of the drivers was issued a uniform traffic ticket for Ithaca Town Court for unsafe backing. Sergeant Ronald Hart.

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