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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

September 26, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log Dec. 25 to Jan. 12

Dec. 25

Trespass
LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music
SUMMARY: Officer reported a person inside the closed building. One person judicially referred for trespass. Patrol Officer Steve Rounds. 

Dec. 26

Accidental fire alarm
LOCATION: Fitness Center
SUMMARY: Simplex reported gas detector fire alarm activation caused by fumes from the floor re-finishing being done. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Trespass
LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music
SUMMARY: Caller reported three people inside closed building. Officer reported two people issued warnings for trespass and one person judicially referred for failure to comply. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.                                                                                                                                                          

Dec. 27

Unlawful possession marijuana
LOCATION: Danby Road
SUMMARY: During a vehicle stop, officer reported marijuana found. One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Assist Park Police
LOCATION: The Office of Public Safety
SUMMARY: Park Police reported person arrested for DWI and requested DMT test be completed. Ithaca College officer performed breath test on defendant. One person processed for DWI arrest. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

Accidental fire alarm
LOCATION: Fitness Center
SUMMARY: Simplex reported gas detector fire alarm activation caused by fumes from floor re-finishing being done. Zone was isolated and system reset.  Patrol Officer Bruce Thomas.

Dec. 28

Accidental fire alarm
LOCATION: Hill P.E. Center Ben Light Gymnasium.
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm activation caused by paint fumes. Zone isolated and system reset. Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

Dec. 29

Suspicious circumstance
LOCATION: Academic Quad
SUMMARY: Officer reported a person checking doors to residence halls and academic buildings. Officer warned person that campus was closed and not to attempt to gain access to buildings. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

Dec. 30

MVA/property damage
LOCATION: J-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported an MVA may have occurred Dec. 29, 2013 involving a bus. Officer identified the driver and vehicle. MVA report completed. Sergeant Ron Hart.

Jan. 3

Accidental Property Damage
LOCATION: Garden Apartments
SUMMARY: Caller reported a broken water pipe inside apartment. Assistance rendered, building secured after repairs and clean-up was made. Sergeant Dirk Hightchew.

Jan. 5

Accidental property damage
LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Caller reported a broken water pipe inside apartment. Assistance rendered, building secured after repairs and clean-up was made. Patrol Officer Jon Shingledecker.

Jan. 8

V&T expired inspection
LOCATION: Danby road
SUMMARY: During a traffic stop, person found to have suspended license. Officer issued the operator uniform traffic tickets for the Ithaca Town Court for expired inspection and aggravated unlicensed operation with warning for expired registration. Patrol Officer Jon Shingledecker.

Accidental fire alarm
LOCATION: Athletic and Events Center
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm activation caused by control room freezing. EH&S took zone off line. System reset. Fire Protection Specialist Mark Swanhart.

Case status change
LOCATION: The Office of Public Safety
SUMMARY: After further investigation regarding the suspended license reported this date on 96B, officer found driver was not suspended.  Aggravated unlicensed operation ticket rescinded. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Trespass
LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music
SUMMARY: Officer reported people inside the closed building. Four people were judicially referred for trespass and failure to comply. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Trespass
LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music
SUMMARY: Facilities reported a person inside the closed building. Person was judicially referred for trespass. Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Trespass
LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music
SUMMARY: Officer reported a person inside the closed building. Person was judicially referred for trespass. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Jan. 9

Trespass
LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music
SUMMARY: Officer reported a person found inside the closed building. One person judicially referred for trespass.  Patrol Officer Catherine Cardinal.

Jan. 10

Motorist assist
LOCATION: Giles Street
SUMMARY: Officer reported a vehicle stuck on ice slid into the gate and is unable to move.  Wrecker was assisted and no damage was reported. Patrol Officer Jeremiah McMurray.

Jan. 11

Trespass
LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music
SUMMARY: Officer reported a person inside the closed building. One person judicially referred for failure to comply and trespass. Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Jan. 12

Trespass
LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music
SUMMARY: Officer reported a person inside the closed building. One person judicially referred for trespass. Patrol Officer Bruce Thomas.

Trespass
LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music
SUMMARY: Officer reported a person inside the closed building. One person judicially referred for failure to comply and trespass. Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.