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August 23, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log: March 12–19

March 12

Motor Vehicle Accident

LOCATION: Office of Public Safety Parking Lot

SUMMARY: Officer reported one car property damage motor vehicle accident. A vehicle struck a sign. Report taken. Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Motor Vehicle Accident

LOCATION: Y-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported one car property damage motor vehicle accident. A vehicle struck a sign. Report taken. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Garden Apartment 25

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by water leaking into smoke detector. System reset. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

 

March 13

V&T Violation

LOCATION: Grant Egbert Boulevard

SUMMARY: Officer reported vehicle stopped for having no head lamps. Operator’s license was suspended. Officer issued operator uniform traffic ticket for Ithaca Town Court for aggravated unlicensed operation and a campus summons for driving without head lamps. Patrol Officer Eric Willman.

 

March 14

Lost Property

LOCATION: All Other

SUMMARY: Person reported keys and id lost. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

 

March 15

Medical Assist

LOCATION: Athletic and Events Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported person wrestling injured leg. Person transported to the hospital by ambulance. Sergeant Ron Hart.

Medical Assist

LOCATION: Athletic and Events Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported person wrestling has abdominal pain. Person transported to hospital by ambulance. Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Medical Assist

LOCATION: Athletic and Events Center

SUMMARY: Officer reported person wrestling injured elbow. Person transported to hospital by ambulance. Sergeant Ron Hart.

Case Status Change

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Officer identified the person responsible for possession of fictitious license originally reported on March 6 in the West Tower. One person judicially referred for acts of dishonesty. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: Circle Apartment 151

SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. Three people judicially referred for violation of drug policy, one referred for responsibility of guests, and one referred for acts of dishonesty. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Possession of Marijuana

LOCATION: East Tower

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

Criminal Mischief

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person damaged exit sign. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Obstruction

LOCATION: Upper Quad

SUMMARY: Caller reported group of persons smoking marijuana. Two persons were arrested and given appearance tickets for Ithaca Town Court for obstruction of governmental administration and judicially referred. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

 

March 16

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: Bogart Hall

SUMMARY: Officer reported attempting to locate person and person ran. One person judicially referred for failure to comply with directions. Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Medical Assist

LOCATION: Recreation Trails

SUMMARY: Caller reported third hand information that person injured their nose while collecting maple syrup. Officer determined person broke their nose while chopping wood on March 15. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

Motor Vehicle Accident

LOCATION: Grant Egbert Boulevard

SUMMARY: Caller reported two-car property damage motor vehicle accident. A report was taken. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

 

March 17

Welfare Check

LOCATION: Terrace 3

SUMMARY: Caller reported not having contact with person since early in the day and is concerned. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Case Status Change

LOCATION: Office of Public Safety

SUMMARY: Officer reported making contact with person regarding welfare check reported today in Terrace 3. Person was not in need of any assistance. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Circle Apartment12

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

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Circle Apartment 150

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

Off-Campus Incident

LOCATION: All Other

SUMMARY: Caller reported receiving a phone call from a person who was talking about committing suicide. IC notified New York City Police Department of incident. NYPD investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones.

Harassment

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported person made a comment and touched their shoulder which the caller felt was threatening. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

Welfare Check

LOCATION: Circle Apartment 131

SUMMARY: Caller reported person made a comment which could mean that they wanted to harm themselves. Officer determined person was not in immediate threat to themselves and assistance was provided. Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

 

March 18

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: Academic Quad

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

Found Property  

LOCATION: Grant Egbert Boulevard East

SUMMARY: Person found IPhone and turned it over to public safety. Unknown owner.

Off-Campus Incident

LOCATION: All Other

SUMMARY: IPD reported one person arrested for attempting to purchase an alcoholic beverage by fraudulent means. Master Security Officer Wendy Lewis.

Criminal Mischief

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person damaged exit sign. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Steve Ward.

Larceny

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Officer reported unknown person stole exit sign face plate. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Steve Ward.

Larceny

LOCATION: Park Center for Business

SUMMARY: Complainant reported unknown person stole book bag. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

Medical Assist

LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music

SUMMARY: Caller reported person fainted and fell. Person was transported to hospital by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Medical Assist

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported third hand information that person may harm themselves. Person was taken into custody under mental hygiene law and transported to the hospital. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

March 19

Larceny

LOCATION: Terrace 3

SUMMARY: caller reported unknown person stole fire extinguisher. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon.

Possession of Marijuana

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Officer reported unknown person smoked marijuana. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

Possession of Marijuana

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Officer reported odor of marijuana. Investigation pending. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

Case Status Change  

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Officer identified person responsible for possession of marijuana complaint reported in East Tower on March 19. Person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

Disorderly Conduct

LOCATION: J-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported intoxicated person causing a disturbance. Officer issued person a warning. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

Larceny

LOCATION: Fitness Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole wallet. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported possible physical altercation between two people. Officer determined two people had verbal argument and issued a warning for a disruptive and excessive noise violation. Master Patrol Officer Dan Austic.