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September 26, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log: July 15 – Aug. 11

July 15

Medical assist/illness related
LOCATION: Dillingham Center
SUMMARY: Caller reported person having a seizure. One person transported to CMC by ambulance. Fire Protection Specialist Mark Swanhart.

Larceny
LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole hammock. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Robert Jones.

July 17

Accidental property damage
LOCATION: U-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported parked motorcycle fell onto another. No damage occurred. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

 Fire alarm accidental
LOCATION: Center for Health Sciences
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by persons cleaning. System reset. Fire Protection Specialist Mark Swanhart.

July 18

Burglary
LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person entered and stole musical instrument. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jon Shingledecker.

July 21

Fire alarm accidental
LOCATION: Ben Light Gymnasium
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused during test of annual suppression system. System reset. Fire Protection Specialist Mark Swanhart.

July 22

Unlawful possession marijuana
LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person left a locked safe with marijuana and paraphernalia. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Catherine Cardinal.

July 24 

Lost property
LOCATION: Upper Quad
SUMMARY: Caller reported portable radio lost. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Catherine Cardinal.

Fire alarm undetermined cause
LOCATION: West Tower
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. No activated detector or cause found. System reset. Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

July 25

Suspicious circumstance
LOCATION: Communications Building
SUMMARY: Caller reported a person sent unwanted text messages. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Larceny
LOCATION: Center for Health Sciences
SUMMARY: Complainant reported an unknown person stole picture. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jonathan Elmore.

July 29

Case status change
LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Officer reported air conditioner unit originally reported stolen from Circle Apartments on July 3 was not in fact stolen, and burglary is unfounded. Sergeant Hart.

July 30

Medical assist
LOCATION: Campus Center
SUMMARY: Caller reported person having an allergic reaction to peanuts. Person transported to hospital by ambulance. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Sherman.

Fire alarm accidental
LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by contractors working in area. Zone disabled and system reset. Fire Protection Specialist Perkins.

July 31

environmental safety hazard
LOCATION: G-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported oil spilled from generator. Environmental Health and Safety Officer cleaned area, and a report was taken. Environmental Safety Specialist Mark Ross.

August 1

V&T leaving scene
LOCATION: Unknown
SUMMARY: Person reported damage to vehicle with unknown cause. Officer reported vehicle appeared to have been damaged by an unknown vehicle that left the scene. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer John Elmore.

August 2

Illegal disposal of solid waste
LOCATION: B-Lot
SUMMARY: Officer reported person placing garbage into dumpster. Officer issued person a warning for illegal disposal of garbage. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

V&T leaving scene
LOCATION: J-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown vehicle damaged a parked vehicle and left the scene. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

August 5

Fire alarm
LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation was caused by contractors. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

August 8

Medical assist
LOCATION: Ben Light Gymnasium.
SUMMARY: Caller reported a person injured knee while playing basketball. Person declined medical assistance. Patrol Officer John Elmore.

August 9

V&T driving while intoxicated
LOCATION: College Circle Drive
SUMMARY: Ithaca College officer reported accident occurred at the intersection of 96B and College Circle Drive, and one person was arrested for DWI. Officer issued the driver a uniform traffic ticket for driving while intoxicated and failure to keep right. Person refused chemical test and was arraigned in the Town of Ulysses court and released on his own recognizance. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

Assist other agency
LOCATION: Office of Public Safety
SUMMARY: New York State park police reported one person arrested for DWI and requested an Ithaca College officer conduct a chemical test. Test was completed. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

August 11

fire alarm accidental
LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by dirty detector and shower steam. Detector was cleaned and system reset. Fire Protection Specialist Mark Swanhart.