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August 20, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log Jan. 30- Feb. 5

Jan. 30

Theft of Services

LOCATION: Upper Quad

SUMMARY: Caller reported people left area without paying fare. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Robert Jones.

Motor Vehicle Accident

LOCATION: Grant Egbert Blvd

SUMMARY: Caller reported a two-car property damage motor vehicle accident. report taken. Patrol Officer Waylon Degraw.

Larceny

LOCATION: Gannett Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole computer equipment. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jon Shingledecker.

 V&T Violation

LOCATION: Alumni Circle

SUMMARY: During traffic stop, officer found driver to have a suspended license. Officer issued uniform traffic ticket for Ithaca Town Court for aggravated unlicensed operation 3rd degree, inadequate head lamps, and uninspected vehicle. Patrol Officer Jon Shingledecker.

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. Two people judicially referred for violation of college regulations, excessive noise, drug violations and failure to comply. Patrol Officer Waylon Degraw.

Jan. 31

Motor Vehicle Accident

LOCATION: J-Lot

SUMMARY: Officer reported one car property damage motor vehicle accident, car hit guardrail. Report taken. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

 Accidental Property Damage

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported pipe burst and apartment flooded. Water also affected apartment below. Water into carpet only and no other damage. Maintenance and custodial staff responded. Report taken. Patrol Officer John Elmore.

 Medical Assist

LOCATION: Terrace Dining Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported person had passed out but is now conscious. Person declined medical assistance. Patrol Officer John Elmore.

Motor Vehicle Accident

LOCATION: Lyceum Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported two car property damage motor vehicle accident. Report taken. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

 

Criminal Mischief

LOCATION: Lyceum Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person damaged vehicle. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: Z-Lot

SUMMARY: Person found and turned in wallet to public safety. Officer reported wallet has fictitious license. One person judicially referred for possession of fictitious license. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: Campus Center

SUMMARY: Officer reported intoxicated person. Person declined medical assistance and was judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: Campus Center

SUMMARY: Officer reported intoxicated person. Person taken into custody under mental hygiene law, transported to hospital by ambulance and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Jon Shingledecker.

 

Feb. 1

Medical Assist

LOCATION: Academic Quad

SUMMARY: Caller reported tripping and falling. Person declined medical assistance. Master Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

 

V&T Violation

LOCATION: S-Lot

SUMMARY: Officer reported unresponsive person behind wheel of a running vehicle. Person was arrested for disorderly conduct and subsequently for driving while intoxicated. Officer issued uniform traffic ticket for Ithaca Town Court for driving while intoxicated, blood alcohol content greater than .08% and appearance ticket for disorderly conduct. Person was also restricted from the campus. Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: Coddington Road

SUMMARY: Caller reported intoxicated person having trouble walking. One person transported to hospital by ambulance and judicially referred for irresponsible use alcohol. Master Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

 

Fire Alarm  

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by heater increasing room temperature rapidly. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. Three people judicially referred for violation of drug policy and failure to comply. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

 

Fire Alarm 

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

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

 

Fire Alarm 

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by marijuana smoke. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Officer reported fire alarm activation caused by marijuana smoke and one person judicially referred for violating drug policy. Patrol Officer Jon Shingledecker.

Feb. 2

Medical Assist

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported person having difficulty breathing due to feeling ill. One person transported to hospital by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

 

Accidental Property Damage

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported one person accidentally fell into door causing damage. Report taken. Sargeant Robert Hightchew.

 

Larceny

LOCATION: Center for Health Sciences

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole clothing and boots. Caller located a person wearing boots, asked for them back and person returned boots. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

 

Motor Vehicle Accident

LOCATION: Grant Egbert Blvd

SUMMARY: Officer reported two car property damage motor vehicle accident. Officer warned driver of one for failing to reduce speed for road conditions and following too closely. Report taken. Sargeant Terry O’Pray.

 

Off Campus Incident

LOCATION: All Other

SUMMARY: IPD reported person left area and caller is concerned for their welfare. IPD reported person located, taken into custody under mental hygiene law and transported to hospital. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

 

Feb. 3

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon.

 

Medical Assist

LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music

SUMMARY: Caller reported person fell on stairs, injured tailbone and felt dizzy. Person transported to hospital by ambulance. Patrol Officer Waylon Degraw.

 

Feb. 4

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana

LOCATION: J-Lot

SUMMARY: Officer reported suspicious vehicle. One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Eric Willman.

 

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana

LOCATION: Visitor Lot

SUMMARY: Officer reported suspicious vehicle. Five people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

 

Fire Alarm  

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Unable to determine cause for activation. System reset. Patrol Officer Waylon Degraw.

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: During fire alarm investigation, officer found flammable substance inside room. One person judicially referred for underage possession of alcohol and possession of hazardous substance. Master Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

 

Suspicious Circumstance

LOCATION: Campus Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported third party has attempted multiple times to contact person. Officer spoke with the contact person, they had contacted caller and no further assistance was needed. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon.

 

V&T Violation

LOCATION: Lyceum Drive

SUMMARY: During vehicle stop, officer found registration was suspended. Officer issued operator uniform traffic ticket for Ithaca Town Court for suspended registration and inadequate headlight. Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

 

Feb. 5

V&T Violation

LOCATION: Lyceum Drive

SUMMARY: Complainant reported unknown vehicle entered the wrong lane of traffic and the complainant avoiding the first vehicle struck the curb causing damage. Incident occurred on 02/03/2015 and the second vehicle left the area. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer John Elmore.

 

Medical Assist

LOCATION: Fitness Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported person playing soccer injured ankle. Person declined medical assistance. Report taken. Patrol Officer Waylon Degraw.