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September 20, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log: March 3 – March 7

March 3

Danger to self

LOCATION: Lyon Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported person made comment of possibly wanting to harm themselves. Officer found person had self-inflicted injuries. Person was taken into custody under mental hygiene law, transported to CMC and judicially referred. Sergeant Dirk Hightchew. 

Case status change

LOCATION: Ithaca Town Court
SUMMARY: Officer reported person was arrested for harassment in reference to incident originally reported March 1 in the Circle Apartments. Person was arraigned in the Ithaca Town Court and released on their own recognizance. The person was also judicially referred. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Danger to self

LOCATION: East Tower
SUMMARY: Caller reported a person made threats of harming self. Officer found the person had a self-inflicted injury. Person was taken into custody under the mental hygiene law, transported to CMC and judicially referred for danger to self. Patrol Officer Catherine Cardinal.

March 4

Fire alarm fire

LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by cooking fire on stove burner. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Irresponsible use of alcohol

LOCATION: Coddington Road
SUMMARY: Caller reported unoccupied vehicle in ditch. Officer located operator and turned over investigation to state police. One person judicially referred for unauthorized possession of college property and irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Eric Willman.

Larceny

LOCATION: College Circle Roadway
SUMMARY: Person reported unknown person stole street signs. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury. 

Burglary

LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person entered and stole power cord. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Disorderly conduct

LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Caller reported person urinated on floor. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Medical assist/illness related

LOCATION: Garden Apartments
SUMMARY: 911 Center reported a person having difficulty breathing. Person was transported to CMC by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Jeremiah McMurray.

March 5 

Medical assist/illness related

LOCATION: West Tower
SUMMARY: 911 Center reported a person complaining of chest pains and an ambulance is responding. One person transported to CMC by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Danny Austic. 

Off-campus incident

LOCATION: All Other
SUMMARY: IPD reported a person arrested for attempting to purchase an alcoholic beverage by fraudulent means Feb. 1. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Off-campus incident

LOCATION: All Other
SUMMARY: IPD reported person had psychiatric issues, was taken into custody under mental hygiene law and transported to CMC by ambulance March 3. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock. 

Harassment

LOCATION: S-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported person sent harassing text message regarding parking complaint. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Assist NY state police

LOCATION: All Other
SUMMARY: The New York State Police reported a person missing from Monroe, N.Y. New York State Police investigation pending. Investigator Thomas Dunn. 

Unlawful possession marijuana 

LOCATION: M-Lot
SUMMARY: During traffic stop, officer found marijuana inside vehicle. Officer issued one person an appearance ticket for Ithaca Town Court for unlawful possession of marijuana and a uniform traffic ticket for failure to use turn signal. This person and a second were judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Eric Willman.  

Case status change

LOCATION: Office of Public Safety
SUMMARY: Officer identified the person responsible for sending harassing text message reported this date in S-Lot. One person judicially referred for harassment. Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

March 6 

Medical assist/illness related

LOCATION: Eastman Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported having chest pains and difficulty breathing. Person declined medical assistance with ambulance staff. Patrol Officer Bruce Thomas.

MVA/property damage

LOCATION: Alumni Circle
SUMMARY: Caller reported two-car property damage MVA. Report taken. Patrol Officer John Elmore.

Case status change

LOCATION: Office of Public Safety
SUMMARY: Officer reported an interview of the owner of found property that possessed a fake ID originally reported March 1 on Tower Skyline Drive. One person judicially referred. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Fire alarm accidental

LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by person cooking. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

March 7

Welfare check

LOCATION: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported person had not been seen for two days. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Catherine Cardinal.

Case status change

LOCATION: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: Officer reported person not seen for two days originally reported from Emerson Hall on March 7 was located. No further action required. Patrol Officer Jon Shingledecker.

Larceny

LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Caller reported person stole clothing. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer John Elmore.