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September 19, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log – March 24 to March 28

MARCH 24
OFF CAMPUS INCIDENT
LOCATION: All Other
SUMMARY: Caller reported two-car property damage. MVA occurred at 10 p.m. March 23. Police report filed with agency of jurisdiction. Report taken. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.
SAFETY HAZARD/ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARD
LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music
SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of natural gas coming from new piece of equipment. No natural gas or hazard found. Safety hazard was unfounded. Environmental Safety Specialist Mark Ross.
CRIMINAL TRESPASS

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person who had been restricted from campus was in a building. Person was arrested for criminal trespass and unlawful possession of marijuana, and arraigned in Town of Ithaca Court. Another person was judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Erik Merlin.

CCV/DANGER TO SELF

LOCATION: Office of Public Safety

SUMMARY: Officer reported person wanted to harm themself. The person was taken into custody under the mental hygiene law and transported to CMC by ambulance. Sergeant Steven Yaple.

FIRE ALARM

LOCATION: Phillips Hall

SUMMARY: Fire alarm activation caused accidentally by dirty detector. Detector cleaned and system reset. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Ronald Clark.

UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Six people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana and three people judicially referred for responsibility of guests. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

MARCH 25

MVA/PROPERTY DAMAGE

LOCATION: College Circle

SUMMARY: Officer reported vehicle struck curb and damaged tire while attempting to avoid broken glass in roadway. Report taken. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

CASE STATUS CHANGE

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Officer reported records indicating that the identity theft reported on March 9 had already been documented. One case of identity theft was unfounded. Sergeants Ronald Hart and Tom Dunn.

V&T VIOLATION

LOCATION: Alumni Circle

SUMMARY: Caller reported two-car property damage MVA. One operator was issued a uniform traffic ticket for Town of Ithaca Court for failure to yield to right of way. Sergeant Bill Kerry.

LARCENY

LOCATION: Campus Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole key. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

LARCENY

LOCATION: Phillips Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole wallet. Incident occurred this date between 12:30 and 2:45 p.m. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

MARCH 26

ACCIDENTAL PROPERTY DAMAGE

LOCATION: Garden Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported person an accidentally damaged laptop. Report taken. Patrol Brad Bates.

LARCENY

LOCATION: Fitness Center

SUMMARY: Complainant reported unknown person stole a wallet. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

CCV/COMPLY WITH DIRECTION

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. One person judicially referred for violation of college regulations. Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

MENACING

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Officer reported one person had threatened another with a knife on March 23. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Erik Merlin.

DISORDERLY CONDUCT

LOCATION: Circle Apartments Parking Lot

SUMMARY: Officer reported a person had jumped onto the hood of a vehicle. Owner reported no damage. Person judicially referred for disorderly conduct and irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Brad Bates.

MARCH 27

LIQUOR LAW VIOLATION

LOCATION: Circle Parking Lot

SUMMARY: One person was issued an appearance ticket for the Town of Ithaca Court for underage possession of alcohol. Person also judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana and failure to comply. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

HARASSMENT

LOCATION: Clarke Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported a verbal argument. Upon officers’ arrival, people had dispersed from the area in question. An individual later reported to an officer that a physical altercation had occurred. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

CCV/EXCESSIVE NOISE

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: One person judicially referred for noise violation. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

CCV/DANGER TO SELF

LOCATION: Landon Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person may have attempted to overdose on medication. Person was taken into custody under mental hygiene law, transported to CMC by ambulance and judicially referred. Patrol Brad Bates.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

LOCATION: Landon Hall

SUMMARY: Officer reported unknown person damaged card reader. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

CRIMINAL TAMPERING

LOCATION: Hood Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person had maliciously discharged a fire extinguisher. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

LOCATION: Landon Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person had broken a window. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

UNLAWFUL POSSESSION OF MARIJUANA

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Two people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Jeffrey Austin.

MEDICAL ASSIST/ILLNESS RELATED

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Officer reported a person vomiting. Medical assistance was declined and two people were restricted from campus. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

LIQUOR LAW VIOLATION

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: One person was issued an appearance ticket for Town of Ithaca Court for underage possession of alcohol. Person also provided a forged identification card. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

MARCH 28

CCV/IRRESPONSIBLE USE OF ALCOHOL

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: One person judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Brad Bates.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

LOCATION: L-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person had damaged a vehicle. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer James Landon.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

LOCATION: G-Lot

SUMMARY: Complainant reported an unknown person had damaged a vehicle. Incident occurred between March 27 at 5 p.m. and March 28 at 4:25 p.m. Investigation pending. Sergeant Ronald Hart.

CCV/DRUG VIOLATIONS

LOCATION: Hilliard Hall

SUMMARY: Two people judicially referred for violation of the drug policy. Patrol Officer Jeffrey Austin.

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