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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

September 22, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log: Aug. 12 – Aug. 24

AUGUST 12

V&T violation
LOCATION: Unknown
SUMMARY: Officer reported unknown person or vehicle damaged vehicle. Unknown how damage occurred. Investigation pending. Sergeant Tom Dunn.

AUGUST13

Safety hazard
LOCATION: U-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown vehicle left fluid in parking lot. Spill area cleaned. Officers determined the fluid was power-steering fluid and identified the vehicle responsible. Asst. Director Tim Ryan.

Medical assist/injury related
LOCATION: Phillips Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported person injured hand while attempting to catch his fall downstairs. Person declined medical assistance. Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

AUGUST 15

Lost property
LOCATION: Unknown
SUMMARY: Caller reported a person lost his key. Investigation pending. Sergeant Ron Hart.

AUGUST 16

Fire alarm
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Unknown reason for activation. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Fire alarm accidental
LOCATION: Center for Natural Sciences
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by contractors. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Medical assist/illness related
LOCATION: State Route 96B
SUMMARY: Motorist reported person was having chest pains. This person was transported to hospital by ambulance. Patrol Officer Jonathan Shingledecker.

Larceny
LOCATION: Fitness Center
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole wallet and cellphone. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jonathan Shingledecker.

AUGUST 18

Larceny
LOCATION: Farm Pond Road
SUMMARY: Person reported wallet lost then found and when found an unknown person had stolen cash from wallet. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Lost property
LOCATION: All Other
SUMMARY: Person reported driver’s license lost. Person later reported driver’s license found. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

AUGUST 19

Larceny
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole wallet. Investigation pending. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

Case status change
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Caller reported wallet that had been reported stolen earlier today was recovered and not stolen. Larceny unfounded. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

Unlawful possession of marijuana
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: While conducting follow up investigation, officer reported people with marijuana. Three people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

Harassment 2nd degree
LOCATION: East Tower
SUMMARY: Caller reported person sent unwanted text messages and social media contact. Pending investigations. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

AUGUST 21

Motor vehicle accident
LOCATION: All Other
SUMMARY: Person reported hitting parked vehicle when pulling into parking space. Patrol Officer Jonathan Elmore.

Student conduct danger to self
LOCATION: Williams Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported person on rooftop. Person was taken into custody under mental hygiene law transported to CMC and judicially referred for danger to self. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

AUGUST 23

Fire alarm accidental
LOCATION: Center for Natural Sciences
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by contractors working in wiring. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Fire alarm accidental
LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

AUGUST 24

Unlawful possession marijuana
LOCATION: Public Safety parking lot
SUMMARY: Officer reported unknown person left marijuana pipe inside vehicle. Pending investigation. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Case status change
LOCATION: Clarke Hall
SUMMARY: Officer reported person responsible for harassment reported Aug. 20 in the East Tower was referred judicially for harassment. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

Medical assist/injury related
LOCATION: Campus Center
SUMMARY: Caller reported person walked into glass door, injured nose  and felt dizzy. Person declined medical assistance from ambulance staff. Patrol Officer Waylon Degraw.