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August 20, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log: Feb. 1-7

Feb. 1

Criminal Mischief

LOCATION: Facilities parking lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person damaged window on vehicle. Investigation

pending. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by cooking smoke. System reset. Fire

and Building Safety Coordinator Charlie Sherman.

Unlawful Surveillance

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Complainant reported dispute between two people and possible unlawful

surveillance occurring in December 2015. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Don

Lyke.

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System reset.

Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System reset.

Sergeant Terry O’pray.

Gas Alarm

LOCATION: Terrace 8

SUMMARY: Simplex reported carbon dioxide activation. Activation caused by faulty blower fan.

Maintenance repaired and system reset. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones.

Feb. 3

V&T Leaving Scene of an Accident

LOCATION: E-Lot

SUMMARY: Complainant reported unknown vehicle damaged parked vehicle and left the scene.

Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Cause was undetermined. System reset. Fire and

Building Safety Coordinator Charlie Sherman.

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by cooking. System reset. Fire

Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

SCC Fire Safety Related Offenses

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported burning odor. One person judicially referred for burning a candle.

Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Terrace 7

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

Officer Lance Clark.

Assist Park Police

LOCATION: Office of Public Safety

SUMMARY: New York State Park police arrested person for driving while intoxicated and

requested The Office of Public Safety conducted breath test. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana 

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. Officer judicially referred three people for

unlawful possession of marijuana and violation of drug policy. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones.

Feb. 4

SCC Fire Safety Related Offenses

LOCATION: Garden Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Officer determined activation caused by burnt food

left unattended. Officer judicially referred one person for fire safety related offense. Patrol

Officer Steve Ward.

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Garden Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food left unattended.

System reset. Patrol Officer Steve Ward.

Medical Assist

LOCATION: Ben Light Gymnasium

SUMMARY: Caller reported person having difficulty breathing. Person declined medical

assistance from ambulance staff. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Center for Natural Sciences

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Undetermined cause for activation. System reset. Fire

and Building Safety Coordinator Charlie Sherman.

SCC Acts of Dishonesty

LOCATION: D-Lot

SUMMARY: Complainant reported fraudulent permit displayed on parked vehicle. Investigation

pending. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Rape

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: The Office of Title IX reported for documentation purposes a sexual assault

occurred between two known people on 08/24/2015. Complainant did not report the incident

to Public Safety. A report was taken. Sergeant Tom Dunn.

Rape

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: The Office of Title IX reported for documentation purposes a sexual assault

occurred between two known people on 10/04/15 and 10/05/2015. Complainant did not report

the incident to Public Safety. A report was taken. Sergeant Tom Dunn.

Safety/Environmental Hazard

LOCATION: O-Lot

SUMMARY: Officer reported unknown fluid spill possibly oil or paint. Area cleaned. Fire and

Building Safety Coordinator Charlie Sherman.

Harassment

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Person reported unknown person made harassing and threatening phone

messages. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Suspicious Circumstance

LOCATION: Z-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported finding one round of ammunition. Investigation pending. Master

Patrol Officer Bob Jones.

Feb. 5

Off Campus Incident

LOCATION: All other

SUMMARY: Complainant reported two car property damaged motor vehicle. Accident occurred

on 02/04/2016. A report was taken. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones.

Motor Vehicle Accident

LOCATION: P-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported two car property damage motor vehicle accident, two vehicles

backed into each other. A report was taken. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Check on Welfare

LOCATION: Farm Pond Road Pond

SUMMARY: Caller reported person walked over embankment toward pond yelling. Officer

reported person wearing headphone and singing.

Feb 6

Harassment

LOCATION: Garden Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported person made threatening statement toward them. Investigation

pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Suspicious Circumstance

LOCATION: All campus

SUMMARY: Officer reported person sent email reporting third hand information about people

yelling threatening statements at others. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Don

Lyke.

Motor Vehicle Accident

LOCATION: Conservatory Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported one car property damage motor vehicle accident, vehicle in ditch. A

repot was taken. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Feb. 7

SCC EXCESSIVE NOISE

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported noise complaint with noncompliance and requested officer for

assistance. Officer judicially referred two people for failure to comply and noise violation.

Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Medical Assist

LOCATION: Holmes Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported person having suicidal ideation. One person taken into custody

under mental hygiene law and transported to the hospital. A report was taken. Master Patrol

Officer Don Lyke.

Exposure of person

LOCATION: S-Lot

SUMMARY: Officer reported suspicious vehicle occupied by two people. Officer judicially

referred two people for exposure. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

SCC Irresponsible Use of Alcohol

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported intoxicated person vomiting. Officer judicially referred one person

for irresponsible use of alcohol. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Medical Assist

LOCATION: Hilliard Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported person feeling ill and vomiting for multiple hours. One person

transported to hospital by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Master

Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.