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September 19, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log: March 24 – March 29

March 24

V&T driving complaint
LOCATION: L-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown vehicle almost struck pedestrian. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Danger to self
LOCATION: Lyon Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported person cutting themselves. Officer found person with self-inflicted injuries. Person taken into custody under the mental hygiene law, transported to CMC and judicially referred for danger to self. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

 

March 25

V&T leaving scene
LOCATION: Unknown Location
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person or vehicle caused damage to a vehicle and left the scene. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Catherine Cardinal.

Criminal tampering
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Officer reported unknown person maliciously discharged a fire extinguisher. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Catherine Cardinal.

Medical assist/injury related
LOCATION: J-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported person injured ankle while walking and it is a reoccurring injury. Person was transported to Health Center. Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Acts of dishonesty
LOCATION: Office of Public Safety
SUMMARY: Officer reported fake ID located inside found property. One person judicially referred for possession of a fake ID. Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Fire alarm fire
LOCATION: College Circle Apartment
SUMMARY: 911 Center reported complaint of fire inside stove. Fire caused by short circuit in the heating element. Fire contained to area inside stove. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

 

March 26

Case status change
LOCATION: Office of Public Safety
SUMMARY: Officer reported conducting follow up interview and issuing one person uniform traffic ticket for Ithaca Town Court for leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident, which was reported March 23 in S-Lot. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

MVA/property damage
LOCATION: M-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported two-car property damage MVA occurred at 3 p.m. Report taken. Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Reclassification of crime
LOCATION: West Tower
SUMMARY: Officer reported incident originally reported March 20 as “student conduct code — danger to self” was reclassified to “aggravated harassment.” Sergeant Investigator Tom Dunn.

 

March 27

Case status change
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Officer reported completing follow up interview and person will not be judicially referred for drug policy violation originally reported Feb. 27 in Terraces. Patrol Officer Jon Shingledecker.

Off-campus incident
LOCATION: All Other
SUMMARY: Caller reported person fell and injured ankle. Person was transported to a medical facility. Patrol Officer John Elmore.

 

March 28

V&T leaving scene
LOCATION: P-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported vehicle damaged a parked vehicle and then left the area. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Conduct code violation

LOCATION: S-Lot
SUMMARY: Officer reported vehicle with a fraudulent permit. The vehicle was ticketed and towed, and one person was judicially referred for violation of college regulations. Patrol Officer Catherine Cardinal.

Conduct code violation
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Caller reported an odor of marijuana. One person judicially referred for drug violation and failure to comply with college regulations. Patrol Officer Catherine Cardinal.

Harassment
LOCATION: Unknown Location
SUMMARY: Caller reported person following another person. Investigation pending. Sergeant Ron Hart.

 

March 29

Criminal mischief
LOCATION: Circle Community Building
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person damaged door. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer John Elmore.

Underage possession alcohol
LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Officer reported excessive noise. Two people judicially referred for underage possession of alcohol and noise violations. Patrol Officer Bruce Thomas.

Case status change
LOCATION: Boothroyd Hall
SUMMARY: Officer reported person was identified for stealing golf cart originally reported at 2:54 a.m. March 23. One person judicially referred. Sergeant Dirk Hightchew.

Medical assist/injury related
LOCATION: Substation Road
SUMMARY: Officer reported person fell while skateboarding and injured face.  Person was transported to CMC by ambulance. Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

Danger to self
LOCATION: Garden Apartments
SUMMARY: Caller reported person with a knife screaming, cutting themselves and acting violent. Person was taken into custody under mental hygiene law, transported to CMC by ambulance and judicially referred for danger to self. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Irresponsible use of alcohol
LOCATION: West Tower
SUMMARY: 911 Center reported receiving a phone call that said a person fell down set of stairs, then caller stated it was only a nose bleed. Officer reported victim intoxicated and belligerent. Person was taken into custody under the mental hygiene law, transported to CMC by ambulance and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol and failure to comply. Patrol Officer Robert Jones.

Medical assist/injury related
LOCATION: Higgins Stadium
SUMMARY: Caller reported person injured neck and blacked out while playing rugby. Conscious person transported to CMC by ambulance. Patrol Officer Catherine Cardinal.