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August 20, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log: Feb. 15–21

Feb. 15

SCC Drug Violations

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Officer reported odor of marijuana. Officer judicially referred two people for drug violations. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Medical Assistance

LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music

SUMMARY: Caller reported person fainted. Person transported to the hospital by ambulance. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Charlie Sherman.

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Campus Center

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by broken sprinkler pipe. Zone disconnected for repair and system reset. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

Medical Assistance

LOCATION: Campus Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported person aggravated back injury while evacuating building for fire alarm. Person declined medical assistance with ambulance staff. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Medical Assistance

LOCATION: Williams Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported person fainted. Person was transported to the Health Center. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Change in Case Status

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Officer reported follow up interview regarding marijuana case reported on 02/13/2016. Officer judicially referred one person for unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Harassment

LOCATION: Z-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported third hand information that an unknown person in vehicle made a statement directed at another person. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones.

Petit Larceny

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported person stole clothing. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

Feb. 16

Criminal Possession

LOCATION: Z-Lot

SUMMARY: 911 center reported Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance with vehicle stop. Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office arrested one person for criminal possession of marijuana and issued a second person uniform traffic tickets for the Ithaca Town Court. The person arrested will also by judicially referred. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Safety Hazard

LOCATION: Terraces Dining Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported bike chained to hand railing entrance of building interfering with snow removal. Bike confiscated. A report was taken. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Terrace 11

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by water leaking into detector. Zone disconnected and system reset. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Charlie Sherman.

Medical Assistance

LOCATION: Williams Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported person asking for the police. Officers reported person unable to move their head for unknown cause / reason. Person transported to the hospital by ambulance. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Medical Assistance

LOCATION: Office of Public Safety Parking Lot

SUMMARY: Officer reported falling and injuring leg, arm, shoulder and neck. Injury occurred on 02/11/2016 at about 5:00 pm. Medical assistance not sought at the time of injury. A report was taken. Lieutenant Bill Kerry.

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Circle Apartments Building

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

Criminal Trespass

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported person with restriction from building entered room. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Feb. 17

Medical Assistance

LOCATION: Dillingham Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported person dancing injured their ankle. Person was transported to the Health Center. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Change in Case Status

LOCATION: Center for Business

SUMMARY: Officer reported person who violated restriction notice on 02/16/2016 in Emerson Hall was arrested for criminal trespass 2nd degree and issued an appearance ticket for the Ithaca Town Court. This person was also judicially referred.  Master Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Fire

LOCATION: F-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported vehicle fire. Prior to officer’s arrival fire was extinguished. Cause of fire was oil spill. A report was taken. Fire Protection Specialist Max Noble.

Medical Assistance

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported person vomiting due to general illness. Person transported to hospital by ambulance. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon.

Feb. 18

Harassment

LOCATION: Park School

SUMMARY: Caller reported person making repeated unwanted phone calls. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Change in Case Status

LOCATION: Public Safety

SUMMARY: Officer identified person responsible for securing bicycle to hand railing of entrance Terrace Dining Hall on 02/16/2016. Officer issued warning for causing safety hazard. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Medical Assistance

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Caller reported person fell on ice and injured leg and lip. Person declined medical assistance. A report was taken. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones.

Fire

LOCATION: Circle Apartments Building 190

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

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana

LOCATION: Terrace 3

SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. Officer judicially referred one person for unlawful possession of marijuana and violation of drug policy and two people judicially referred for violation of drug policy.  Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Medical Assistance

LOCATION: Dillingham Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported person accidentally hit in mouth during theater rehearsal. Person declined medical assistance. A report was taken. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

SCC Irresponsible Use of Alcohol

LOCATION: Garden Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported intoxicated person passed out and struck their head on cement balcony.  Person transported to hospital by ambulance and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol and marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones.

Petit Larceny

LOCATION: Facilities Parking Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole inspection sticker. Officer determined sticker was not stolen. Larceny unfounded. Master Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

Feb. 19

Medical Assistance

LOCATION: Terrace 7

SUMMARY: Caller reported fainting and hit their head on sink. Fainting caused by general illness. Person declined medical assistance. A report was taken. Master Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Terrace 9

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by problem with heat detector. Detector disabled and system reset. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Off Campus Incident

LOCATION: All other

SUMMARY: Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office reported two persons arrested for DWI and one for criminal possession of marijuana. Communications Specialist Brad Fisher.

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Holmes Hall

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Cause undetermined. System reset. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Charlie Sherman.

SCC Acts of Dishonesty

LOCATION: J-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported vehicle parked with parking permit that did not belong to them. Officer judicially referred one person for act of dishonesty. Patrol Officer Waylon Degraw.

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Rowland Hall

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by technician spraying solvent. System reset. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Charlie Sherman.

MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENT

LOCATION: Circle Lot 3

SUMMARY: Caller reported two vehicle property damaged motor vehicle accident. A report was taken. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Feb. 20

UNLAWFUL POSSESSION

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. Officer judicially referred two people for unlawful possession of marijuana, one person referred for underage possession of alcohol and one person referred for violating college regulations for having pet in their room. Patrol Officer Waylon Degraw.

SCC Drug Violations

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. Officer judicially referred two people for failure to comply and violation of drug policy. Master Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

SCC Irresponsible Use of Alcohol

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported person having a seizure. Officer found person was intoxicated. Person taking into custody under mental hygiene law, transported to hospital by ambulance and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Person reported they may have been drugged off campus. Master Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

Criminal Trespass

LOCATION: Terrace 2

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown intoxicated person entering room then banging on door after leaving. Person was transported to hospital by ambulance and judicially referred for criminal trespass, irresponsible use of alcohol, possession of alcohol paraphernalia and two others judicially referred for under age possession of alcohol. Patrol Officer Waylon Degraw.

Medical Assistance

LOCATION: Garden Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported having panic attack. Person transported to hospital by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Medical Assistance

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported person having thoughts of harming themselves. Officer transported person to the hospital. A report was taken. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

Fire

LOCATION: Eastman Hall

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by fire on kitchen stove. Fire extinguished. system reset. A report was taken. Fire Protection Specialist Max Noble.

SCC DRUG VIOLATIONS

LOCATION: Lyon Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. Officer judicially referred one person for violating the drug policy. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Feb. 21

Criminal Tampering

LOCATION: Coddington Road

SUMMARY: Person reported people shaking light poles. Officer judicially referred two people for responsibility of guest and criminal tampering and restricted three people from the campus. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Medical Assistance

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported person sent social media message stating that they were having suicidal thoughts.  Person taken into custody under the mental hygiene law and was transported to hospital. A report was taken. Master Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

Check on the Welfare

LOCATION: Bogart Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported person missing. pon officer’s arrival with complaint missing person was in their room. Officer checked on person’s welfare and determined person was okay. A report was taken. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Criminal Mischief

LOCATION: Terrace 9

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person damaged stall door. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Waylon Degraw.

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Circle Apartments Building

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