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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

August 20, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log: March 28–April 3

March 28

Medical Assist

LOCATION: Academic Quad

SUMMARY: Caller reported person fell down stairs and injured their leg. One person transported to the Health Center. A report was taken. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Petit Larceny

LOCATION: Towers Dining Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole laptop computer. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Motor Vehicle Accident

LOCATION: U-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported two car property damage motor vehicle accident. A report was taken. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Medical Assist

LOCATION: Park School

SUMMARY: Caller reported person fainted. Person declined medical assistance.

Change in Case Status

LOCATION: The Office of Public Safety

SUMMARY: Officer interviewed person about marijuana case from Circle Apartments that occurred on 03/20/2016 and officer issued appearance ticket for criminal possession of a controlled substance 7th and criminal possession of marijuana 5th at the Ithaca Town Court. Case status change and incident reclassified to misdemeanor. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones.

Motor Vehicle Accident

LOCATION: O-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported a two car property damage motor vehicle accident. A report was taken. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

March 29

Medical Assist

LOCATION: Fitness Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported person passed out. Person declined medical assistance with ambulance staff and was transported to the Health Center. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Charlie Sherman.

March 30

Unlawful Weapon

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Complainant reported person left packaging for bb gun in trash. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by person cooking.  System reset. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Medical Assist

LOCATION: Garden Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported person with anxiety. One person taken into custody under mental hygiene law and transported to hospital. A report was taken. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

Safety Hazard

LOCATION: Circle Lot 8

SUMMARY: Caller reported car leaking fluid. Officer reported vehicle towed and antifreeze spill cleaned. A report was taken. Patrol Officer John Tagliavento.

March 31

Change in Case Status

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Caller requested officer for follow up about possession of bb gun reported on 03/30/21016. Officer judicially referred one person for unlawful possession of weapon on campus. Patrol Officer John Tagliavento.

Medical Assist

LOCATION: Rowland Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported person with chest pain and difficulty breathing.  Person was transported to the hospital by ambulance. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Charlie Sherman.

Check on Welfare

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported person not seen for several days and avoiding contact. One person transported to the Health Center. A report was taken. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by smoke from overheated hair dryer.  System reset. Fire Protection Specialist Max Noble.

April 1

Criminal Mischief

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person damaged bulletin board. Investigation pending. Sergeant Ron Hart.

Check on Welfare

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported receiving alarming phone call and not being able to make contact with person.  Person located and everything was ok. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

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

Petit Larceny

LOCATION: Garden Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole clothing. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

SCC College Regulations

LOCATION: J-Lot

SUMMARY: Complainant reported person left note on vehicle requesting it not be ticketed/towed. Vehicle ticketed and one person judicially referred for failure to follow parking rules and regulations. Master Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

V&T Leaving Scene

LOCATION: E-Lot

SUMMARY: Complainant reported an unknown vehicle damaged parked vehicle and left scene. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Medical Assist

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported having suicidal thoughts. Person taken into custody under mental hygiene law and transported to hospital. A report was taken. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

April 2 Suspicious Circumstance

LOCATION: Terrace 5

SUMMARY: Caller reported bathroom locked for hours and water running. Person located and everything okay.

Off Campus Incident

LOCATION: All other

SUMMARY: Complainant reported person did not pay cab fare. Complainant advised to contact police agency of jurisdiction for investigation. Sergeant Ron Hart.

Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by steam from shower. System reset. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

SCC Irresponsible Use

LOCATION: Rowland Hall

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

April 3

Medical Assist

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported intoxicated person vomiting. Officer determined person was having a food allergy and was transported to the hospital by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones.

Medical Assist

LOCATION: Talcott Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported person vomiting in the bathroom. Person declined medical assistance with ambulance staff. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Unlawful Possession

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. Officer judicially referred five people for unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

SCC Responsibility of Guests

LOCATION: Rowland Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported intoxicated and incoherent person. Person declined medical attention from ambulance staff. Officer judicially referred one person for responsibility of guest. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Medical Assist

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported person sent text message regarding harming themselves. One person taken into custody under mental hygiene law and was transported to hospital by ambulance. A report was taken. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones.