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September 22, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log: March 29 – April 2

March 29

Medical assist/illness related

LOCATION: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported person unresponsive. Person transported to CMC by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

Criminal mischief

LOCATION: Boothroyd Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person damaged window. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Robert Jones.

Assist TCSO

LOCATION: Cayuga Medical Center
SUMMARY: 911 Center reported the person who had been transported to CMC by ambulance became combative and physically assaulted two people. Ithaca College officers responded back to CMC to assist until the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office arrived. Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office investigation pending. Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Larceny

LOCATION: Campus Center
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole laptop.  Laptop had been secured for safekeeping. Larceny determined to be unfounded. Patrol Officer Robert Jones.

Conduct code violation

LOCATION: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. Two people judicially referred for violation of drug policy and college regulations. Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Unlawful possession marijuana

LOCATION: West Tower
SUMMARY: Caller reported intoxicated person entered room and is not answering door. Person declined medical assistance from ambulance staff. Person found in possession of marijuana and was judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol and unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Jeremiah McMurray.

 

March 30

Irresponsible use of alcohol

LOCATION: F-Lot
SUMMARY: Officer reported intoxicated person vomiting. Person declined medical assistance from ambulance staff and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Bruce Thomas.

Larceny

LOCATION: Academic Quad
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person driving golf cart. One person judicially referred. Sergeant Dirk Hightchew.

Irresponsible use of alcohol

LOCATION: Holmes Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported intoxicated person. Person declined medical assistance from ambulance staff and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Master Patrol Officer Jeremiah McMurray.

Irresponsible use of alcohol 

LOCATION: West Tower
SUMMARY: Caller reported intoxicated person. One person transported to CMC by ambulance and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Bruce Thomas.

Criminal mischief

LOCATION: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person damaged exit sign. Investigation pending. Sergeant Dirk Hightchew.

 

March 31

Medical assist/injury related

LOCATION: East Tower
SUMMARY: Caller reported while walking person “rolled” ankle, causing injury. Medical assistance declined. Patrol Officer Jon Shingledecker.

Unlawful possession marijuana

LOCATION: J-Lot
SUMMARY: During traffic stop, officer reported marijuana found in vehicle. Officer issued two people appearance tickets for unlawful possession of marijuana for the Ithaca Town Court. Patrol Officer Jon Shingledecker.

Off-campus incident

LOCATION: All Other
SUMMARY: Caller reported third hand that a person had sent instant message stating they had taken an overdose of pills. Incident was referred to IPD and the person was located. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Larceny

LOCATION: Campus Center Quad
SUMMARY: Person reported unknown person stole golf cart. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Jeremiah McMurray.

V&T unsafe backing

LOCATION: S-Lot
SUMMARY: Officer reported two-car property damage MVA. One vehicle struck another while backing up. Officer issued one driver uniform traffic ticket for unsafe backing for Ithaca Town Court. Patrol Officer Robert Jones.

 

April 1

Case status change

LOCATION:  Office of Public Safety
SUMMARY: Officer determined that golf cart previously reported stolen March 31 from the Campus Center Quad was recovered and not stolen. Larceny unfounded. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Medical assist/psychological

LOCATION: West Tower
SUMMARY: Caller reported person making comments that did not make sense to others. Officer took the person into custody under mental hygiene law and transported the person to CMC. Patrol Officer Eric Willman.

 

April 2

Making graffiti

LOCATION: G-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person wrote graffiti on sidewalk. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Unlawful use of credit card

LOCATION: All Other
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person made several unauthorized purchases with the caller’s debit card account information. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Catherine Cardinal. 

Medical assist/illness related

LOCATION: Ben Light Gymnasium
SUMMARY: Caller reported person passed out due to light-headedness. Person declined medical assistance with IFD staff. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Charlie Sherman.

Fire alarm accidental

LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by steam from humidifier. System reset. Patrol Officer Eric Willman.

Off-campus incident

LOCATION: All Other
SUMMARY: IPD reported two people were arrested off-campus for open container and littering violations. Master Safety Officer Wendy Lewis.