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September 25, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log: Aug. 24 – Aug. 30

Monday, August 24

V&T driving while intoxicated                    

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Officer reported vehicle stopped for failing to stop at stop sign. Officer determined operator was intoxicated and was arrested for DWI. Officer issued uniform traffic ticket for Town of Ithaca court for DWI, blood alcohol greater than .08 percent, failure to keep right and a campus summons for failure to stop at stop sign. This person was also referred judicially. Mater Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

SCC irresponsible use of alcohol    

LOCATION: Landon Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported person passed out and unresponsive. Person declined medical assistance with ambulance staff and was referred judicially for irresponsible use of alcohol. Master Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

SCC irresponsible use of alcohol

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported person yelling and banging on door. Officer determined person was intoxicated and disoriented. Person was transported to hospital by ambulance and referred judicially for irresponsible use of alcohol. Sergeant Dirk Hightchew.

Arson fifth degree    

LOCATION: College Garden Apartments

SUMMARY: Officer reported unknown person attempted to set a bulletin board on fire. Officer determined old damage. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Criminal tampering third degree  

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Officer reported odor of marijuana. One person referred judicially for unlawful possession of marijuana and for tampering with fire safety equipment. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Fire alarm accidental

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. Area ventilated and system reset. Fire Protection Services Enoch Perkins.

Motor vehicle accident & property damage

LOCATION: W-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported two car property damage motor vehicle accident. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Grand larceny

LOCATION: Campus Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole money. Pending investigation. Sergeant Tom Dunn.

Motor vehicle accident & personal injury

LOCATION: J-lot

SUMMARY: 911 center reported a motor vehicle accident with injuries, vehicle struck stone wall. one person injured leg, one person injured neck and jaw and one person injured arm. Three people were transported to hospital by ambulance. Pending investigation. Patrol Officer Steve Ward.

Petit larceny over $200

LOCATION: Towers Dining Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole cell phone and charger.  Pending investigation. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Fire alarm accidental

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

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

Unlawful possession of marijuana

LOCATION: Holmes Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported person in possession of marijuana. One person referred judicially for unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Criminal possession & stolen property fifth degree

LOCATION: Campus Center Quad

SUMMARY: Caller reported people stole chairs. Two persons referred judicially for criminal possession of stolen property. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Tuesday, August 25                                                                                                                       

Injury-related medical assist  

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported tripping over heater and injuring foot. Person declined medical assistance. Master Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

Trespass no degree

LOCATION: Dillingham Fountains

SUMMARY: Caller reported persons swimming in area. Unable to locate persons responsible. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Injury-related medical assist

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported dropping item on foot causing injury earlier at 10 a.m. and it is now swollen. Person declined medical assistance. Master Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

Fire alarm accidental

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

Off-campus incident  

LOCATION: All other

SUMMARY: Ithaca Police Department reported 13 people were issued appearance tickets for various violations in the City of Ithaca. Communications Specialist Brad Fisher.

Menacing third degree

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported person made threatening comment towards another person. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Scheme to defraud second degree

LOCATION: All other

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person threatened to release personal information unless money was paid. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

Wednesday, August 26                                                         

Motor vehicle accident & property damage

LOCATION: Facilities parking lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported one car property damage accident, vehicle struck utility pole. Sergeant Dirk Hightchew.

Fire alarm accidental

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation was caused by overheated hair dryer. System reset. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Charlie Sherman.

Off-campus incident  

LOCATION: All other

SUMMARY: Caller reported a possibly stolen parking sign at a private residence. Officer determined sign was not stolen but was recycled property. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones.

Criminal mischief fourth degree

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person possibly damaged exit sign. Officer reported no damage to exit sign and it was reattached to ceiling bracket. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Thursday, August 27

Fire alarm accidental

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food.  System reset. Fire Protection Services Enoch Perkins.

Harassment second degree

LOCATION: Unknown

SUMMARY: Caller reported person sent harassing text message. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Suspicious circumstance  

LOCATION: General Services

SUMMARY: Complainant reported unknown person using college’s address in a possible mail fraud scheme. Master Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Petit larceny between $50–$199      

LOCATION: Campus Center Quad

SUMMARY: Caller reported person stealing table.  Pending investigation. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones.

Petit larceny between $50–$199

LOCATION: Campus Center Quad

SUMMARY: Caller reported people stealing chairs and a table. Patrol Officer Steve Ward.

Friday, August 28                                                                      

Injury-related medical assist

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported person having a seizure. One person transported to the hospital by ambulance. Fire Protection Services Enoch Perkins.

Unlawful possession of marijuana  

LOCATION: Substation Road

SUMMARY: Officer reported people smoking marijuana. Two people referred judicially for unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones.

Fire      

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported oven fire. Fire was contained to cooking pan and was extinguished prior to officers arrival. Fire Protection Services Max Noble.

SCC drug violations

LOCATION: Substation Road

SUMMARY: Officer reported person smoking marijuana. One person referred judicially for violation of drug policy. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

SCC firearm, firework, dangerous substance or weapon

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. One person referred judicially for possession of hazardous substance inside room. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Unlawful possession of marijuana  

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. Two people referred judicially for unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Fire alarm accidental    

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Fire Protection Services Max Noble.

Unlawful possession of marijuana

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Officer reported person in possession of marijuana. One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Saturday, August 29                                                                                                                  

Injury-related medical assist

LOCATION: Holmes Hall

SUMMARY: 911 center reported person with blood on them. Person possible victim of an assault. One person transported to hospital by ambulance. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon.

Injury-related medical assist

LOCATION: Terrace 5

SUMMARY: Caller reported person passed out. Person declined medical assistance with ambulance staff. Sergeant Dirk Hightchew.

Unlawful possession of marijuana

LOCATION: Terraces general area

SUMMARY: Caller reported people smoking marijuana. Nine persons referred judicially for unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Criminal mischief fourth degree                                                                                                                                                     

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person damaged vehicle. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Suspicious Circumstance

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person moved vehicle from parking space. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Off-campus incident

LOCATION: All other

SUMMARY: Ithaca Police Department reported 11 people arrested for various violations. Master Security Officer Wendy Lewis.

V&T leaving scene of an accident

LOCATION: L-Lot

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

Motor vehicle accident & property damage  

LOCATION: Facilities parking lot

SUMMARY: Officer reported two car property damage motor vehicle accident. One vehicle backed into another. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Fire alarm accidental  

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Fire Protection Services Max Noble.

SCC irresponsible use of alcohol  

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported intoxicated person. one person transported to hospital by ambulance staff and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

SCC drug violations

LOCATION: J-Lot

SUMMARY: Officer reported odor of marijuana. One person refereed judicially for violating the drug policy. Master Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Off-campus incident    

LOCATION: All other

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person may have given drug to another person without their knowledge. Master Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

SCC underage possession of alcohol                                                                                                                                     

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Officer reported excessive noise. Five people referred judicially for excessive noise and underage possession of alcohol. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

 

Sunday, August 30                                                                                                                         

Unlawful possession of marijuana  

LOCATION: J-Lot

SUMMARY: Officer reported odor of marijuana. Seven people referred judicially for being in a wooded area after dark and six of the seven referred judicially for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

SCC irresponsible use of alcohol

LOCATION: Bogart hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported person passed out. Medical assistance declined and one person referred judicially for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Off-campus incident    

LOCATION: All other

SUMMARY: Caller reported person vomiting. Officer determined unknown person may have given person a drug without their knowledge off campus. Person was transported to hospital by ambulance. Sergeant Dirk Hightchew.

Motor vehicle accident & property damage       

LOCATION: J-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported a two car proper damage motor vehicle accident and person left contact information on victim’s car. Officer ensured proper notifications were made. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Fire alarm accidental    

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by steam from shower. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Fire alarm accidental  

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

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

Fire alarm accidental  

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

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

Arson fifth degree              

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person burnt piece of paper. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.