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September 19, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log: March 8 – March 17

March 8

Medical assist/illness related

LOCATION: Terrace 9
SUMMARY: 911 center reported person with severe abdominal pains and light-headedness. Person was transported to CMC by ambulance. Patrol Officer Jonathan Elmore.

Larceny

LOCATION: East Tower
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole fire extinguisher. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jonathan Elmore.

Criminal mischief

LOCATION: Substation Road
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person damaged light pole. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Unlawful possession marijuana

LOCATION: Clarke Hall
SUMMARY: During health and safety inspection, caller reported finding marijuana. One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Unlawful dealing fireworks

LOCATION: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: During health and safety inspection, caller reported finding fireworks. Two people judicially referred for possession of fireworks. Patrol Officer Catherine Cardinal.

Larceny

LOCATION: Friends Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole the caller’s wallet. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jonathan Elmore.

Unlawful possession marijuana

LOCATION: Clarke Hall
SUMMARY: During health and safety inspection, caller found marijuana paraphernalia. One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Sergeant Ron Hart.

March 9

Off-campus incident

LOCATION: All Other
SUMMARY: A caller reported a two-car property damage MVA happened March 7. Report was taken. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

March 11

Arson

LOCATION: Garden Apartments
SUMMARY: Officer reported unknown person burned some cloth material off a bulletin board between Feb. 21 and March 11. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Off-campus incident

LOCATION: All Other
SUMMARY: Officer reported two-car property damage MVA occurred March 7. Report taken. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

V&T violation

LOCATION: Grant Egbert Blvd
SUMMARY: Caller reported two-car personal injury MVA. Officer issued one driver uniform traffic ticket for Ithaca Town Court for following too closely. Medical assistance was declined. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

March 12 

Fire alarm accidental

LOCATION: Campus Center
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation was caused by burnt food. System reset. Security Officer Chris Lemore.

March 13

Drug violations

LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. One person judicially referred for violating drug policy. Patrol Officer John Elmore.

Reclassification of crime 

LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: An officer reported that the incident originally reported March 7 as a case of “larceny” was reclassified to a case of “burglary.” Patrol Officer John Elmore.

March 14

Found property 

LOCATION: Athletic and Events Center
SUMMARY: Officer found ring and turned over to the Office of Public Safety. Unknown owner.

March 16

Fire alarm-fire/flame/ignition

LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: During a fire alarm investigation at 1:10 p.m., an officer reported a fire did occur in a second apartment. The cause was a lit match that scorched the carpet. IFD was notified and system was reset. Sergeant Ron Hart.

Medical assist/injury related 

LOCATION: R-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported falling on ice and injuring ankle. Medical attention declined. Patrol Officer John Elmore.

Medical assist/injury related 

LOCATION: R-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported falling on the ice and injuring elbow and face. Medical attention declined. Patrol Officer John Elmore.

Fire alarm-fire/flame/ignition 

LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by a tea kettle that melted on the stove, fell to floor causing damage to linoleum. System reset. Patrol Officer John Elmore.

Fire safety-related offenses 

LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Caller reported a person burning a candle. One person judicially referred for creating hazardous condition. Sergeant Ron Hart.

March 17

Criminal Drug possession

LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: During fire alarm activation, officer reported smoke detector had been tampered with and the odor of marijuana. One person arrested for criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of weapon on school grounds. Person was immediately arraigned in the Ithaca Town Court and released on their own recognizance. This person was also judicially referred. Patrol Officer Eric Willman.

Medical assist/illness related

LOCATION: Landon Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported an infection from cut received. One person transported to CMC by ambulance. Patrol Officer Eric Willman.

Drug violations

LOCATION: East Tower
SUMMARY: Caller reported person feeling ill. One person transported to CMC by ambulance and judicially referred for drug violation. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.