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September 20, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log: Feb. 3 – Feb. 7

February 3

Noise complaint
LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Third-party caller reported noise complaint. Officer reported no noise. Sergeant Dirk Hightchew.

Making graffiti
LOCATION: Center for Health Sciences
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person wrote graffiti on whiteboard. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Criminal tampering
LOCATION: Center for Health Sciences
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person went through lockers in the men’s and women’s locker rooms. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Medical assist/illness related
LOCATION: West Tower
SUMMARY: Caller reported a person having an asthma attack. One person transported to CMC by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Motor vehicle accident
LOCATION: Lower Quads
SUMMARY: Caller reported vehicle backed into light post and caused damage. Report was taken. Sergeant Ron Hart.

Medical assist/injury related
LOCATION: Facilities Building
SUMMARY: Caller reported person with hydraulic fluid in their eye. Person used the eye wash station to clear fluid from eye. Person declined medical assistance. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Medical assist/injury related
LOCATION: Facilities Parking Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported person fell on ice and injured head. Person transported to hospital by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Criminal sexual act
LOCATION: East Tower
SUMMARY: Caller reported sexual assault of the third degree occurred Feb. 3. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

February 4

Medical assist/psychological
LOCATION: Landon Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported person having thoughts of wanting to cause harm to themselves. Person was taken into custody under mental hygiene law and transported to CMC by ambulance. Sergeant investigator Tom Dunn.

Conduct code violation
LOCATION: Clarke Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. One person judicially referred for burning a candle. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

Assist New York State Police
LOCATION: Danby Road
SUMMARY: Officer reported vehicle and pedestrian motor vehicle accident with injuries. Officer assisted with traffic control. Pending New York State Police investigation. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Safety/environmental hazard
LOCATION: Facilities Building
SUMMARY: Caller reported container of seeping acid. Assistance provided. Environmental Health and Safety Officer Mark Ross.

Harassment
LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Complainant reported a person entered room without permission and yelled at the complainant. One person judicially referred for harassment and trespass. Patrol Officer Robert Jones.

February 5

Fire alarm undetermined cause for alarm
LOCATION: Towers Concourse
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Cause of activation undetermined. System reset. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Charles Sherman.

Case status change
LOCATION: Office of Public Safety
SUMMARY: Officer identified person responsible for violating drug policy Feb. 1 in Boothroyd Hall. One person judicially referred for violation of drug policy and violation of college regulation. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

February 6

V&T fail to yield offenses
LOCATION: Farm Pond Road
SUMMARY: Caller reported two-vehicle property damage caused by a motor vehicle accident. Officer issued the driver one uniform traffic ticket for Ithaca Town Court for failure to yield right of way at a stop sign. Patrol Officer Robert Jones. 

Medical assist/injury related
LOCATION: Ben Light Gymnasium
SUMMARY: Caller reported person injured chin while playing basketball. Person declined medical assistance with Ithaca Fire Department. Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

February 7

Unlawful possession marijuana
LOCATION: Garden Apartments
SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Off-campus incident
LOCATION: All Other
SUMMARY: Caller reported a person accidentally cut thumb with a knife. Report taken. Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Larceny
LOCATION: Fitness Center
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole credit card and placed unauthorized charges. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Case status change
LOCATION: Office of Public Safety
SUMMARY: Officer reported person interviewed regarding stolen property from the Fitness Center that was originally reported Jan. 30. Officer determined the property was not stolen and the case was unfounded. Patrol Officer Catherine Cardinal. 

Larceny
LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole laptop computer. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Drug violations
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. Two people judicially referred for violation of drug policy, and three people judicially referred for underage possession of alcohol. Patrol Officer Catherine Cardinal.

Medical assist/injury related
LOCATION: Fitness Center
SUMMARY: Caller reported person injured ankle while playing basketball. Person declined medical assistance. Patrol Officer Robert Jones.