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September 24, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log: Nov. 14–Nov. 30

November 14

Safety Hazard
LOCATION: T-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported bike chained to post blocking handicap access. Bike removed. Police Officer Jon Shingledecker.

Case Status Change        
LOCATION: Office of Public Safety
SUMMARY: Officer reported two persons interviewed regarding marijuana investigation originally reported on 11/13/14. Officer issued one person appearance ticket for Ithaca Town Court for criminal possession of marijuana in the fourth degree and the other for criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

Medical Assist
LOCATION: Athletics and Events Center
SUMMARY: Caller reported person with irregular heartbeat. Person transported to hospital by ambulance. Police Officer John Elmore.

Medical Assist
LOCATION: Hilliard Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported person having allergic reaction to food. Person transported to hospital by ambulance. Police Officer Robert Jones.

Possession of Marijuana
LOCATION: East Tower
SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Assist Other Agency
LOCATION: State Route 96b/Danby Road
SUMMARY: 911 center reported a car/deer property damage and motor vehicle accident and requested IC handle investigation. Report taken. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

November 15

Conduct Code Violation
LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Caller reported person intentionally burned themselves earlier today. One person transported to Cayuga Medical Center and judicially referred for endangering self. Police Officer Eric Willman.

Fire Alarm     
LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Police Officer Eric Willman.

Fire Alarm     
LOCATION: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm activation. Activation was caused by fan in window blowing cold air onto thermostat of heater making room too hot. System reset. Sergeant Tom Dunn.

Possession of Marijuana  
LOCATION: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: During fire alarm investigation, officer reported marijuana paraphernalia found. One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

Possession of Marijuana  
LOCATION: East Tower
SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana and underage possession of alcohol. Police Officer Don Lyke.

November 16

Possession of Marijuana    
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. Two people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana and for violation of drug policy. Police Officer Waylon Degraw.

V&T Violation
LOCATION: College Circle Roadway
SUMMARY: During traffic stop, the operator was found to be intoxicated and was arrested for DWI. Officer issued uniform traffic ticket for Ithaca Town Court for driving while intoxicated, blood alcohol content .08% or more and campus summons issued for speed in zone and failure to stop at a stop sign. Person was also judicially referred. Police Officer Eric Willman.

Medical Assist
LOCATION: West Tower
SUMMARY: Caller reported person made threats to harm themselves. Person taken into custody under mental hygiene law and transported to hospital. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

Larceny   
LOCATION: Circle Community Building
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole laundry. Investigation pending. Sergeant Ron Hart.

Larceny  
LOCATION: Farm Pond Road
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole cash. Wallet had been turned in to public safety as found property. Investigation pending. Sergeant Ron Hart.

Medical Assist     
LOCATION: Park Communications Building
SUMMARY: Caller reported person had seizure, fell and struck their head. Person transported to hospital by ambulance. Sergeant Dirk Hightchew.

November 17

Off Campus Incident     
LOCATION: All other
SUMMARY: IPD reported three persons arrested and given appearance tickets for open container violations. Police Officer John Elmore.

Fire Alarm  
LOCATION: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Unknown cause for activation. System had reported detector was missing and it was not. System reset. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

V&T Violation  
LOCATION: F-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown vehicle damaged parked vehicle and left the scene. Investigation pending. Police Officer John Elmore.

Motor Vehicle Accident
LOCATION: O-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported two car property damage motor vehicle accident. Report taken. Police Officer John Elmore.

Conduct Code Violation    
LOCATION: Eastman Hall
SUMMARY: During health and safety inspection, caller reported finding marijuana. One person judicially referred for drug violation. Sergeant Tom Dunn.

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana
LOCATION: Boothroyd Hall
SUMMARY: During health and safety inspection, caller reported finding marijuana. Two people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana and underage possession of alcohol. Police Officer John Elmore.

November 18

V&T Violation  
LOCATION: F-Lot
SUMMARY: Officer reported a suspicious vehicle. Officer found operator intoxicated and person was arrested. Officer issued uniform traffic ticket for Ithaca Town Court for driving while intoxicated and blood alcohol content .08% or greater. Person was also judicially referred. Police Officer Eric Willman.

Medical Assist    
LOCATION: Ceracche Athletic Center
SUMMARY: Caller reported person not conscious, alert and possibly not breathing. Upon officer’s arrival, person found to be conscious, semi alert and possibly had a seizure. Person transported to hospital by ambulance. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Charles Sherman.

V&T Violation   
LOCATION: Conservatory Drive
SUMMARY: During vehicle stop, the operator was found to be suspended. Officer issued uniform traffic ticket for Ithaca Town Court for aggravated unlicensed operation and for uninspected vehicle. Police Officer Jon Shingledecker.

Larceny   
LOCATION: Friends Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole wallet and debit card was used without authorization. Investigation pending. Police Officer Jon Shingledecker.

Assist Other Agency    
LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: IPD reported person with active warrant. IC officer located person, they were taken into custody and transported to public safety to be turned over to IPD. Officer made contacted with city court judge for arraignment and person was released on their own recognizance. Police Officer Steve Rounds.

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. Two persons judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Police Officer Steve Rounds.

November 19

Fire Alarm
LOCATION: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation was caused by people smoking marijuana. System reset. Police Officer Eric Willman.

Conduct Code Violation
LOCATION: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: During fire alarm investigation, officer determined people were smoking marijuana. Two persons judicially referred for violation of drug policy. Police Officer Eric Willman.

Fire Alarm
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by a broken sprinkler head. System reset. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

Safety Hazard  
LOCATION: S-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown vehicle leaked fluid in roadway. Environmental Health and Safety cleaned spill area. Environmental Health and Safety Officer Tim Ryan.

Criminal Tampering
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Fire alarm investigation, officer determined unknown person damaged sprinkler head and water leaked throughout the floors. One person judicially referred for criminal tampering with fire equipment. Police Officer John Elmore.

Solicitation
LOCATION: Park Communications Building
SUMMARY: Caller reported person attempting to sell tickets. Caller explained procedure for soliciting on campus and person left the area. Investigation pending Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Fire Alarm
LOCATION: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by faulty detector. Detector replaced and system rest. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

Conduct Code Violation
LOCATION: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: During fire alarm investigation, officer reported two people failed to leave building. Two people judicially referred for fire safety violation. Police Officer Steve Rounds.

Fire Alarm   
LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by person cooking. System reset. Police Officer Steve Rounds.

Criminal Tampering
LOCATION: Williams Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person sprayed shaving cream on doors and throughout Hallways. Investigation pending. Police Officer Steve Rounds.

November 20  

Possession of Marijuana  
LOCATION: West Tower
SUMMARY: During health and safety inspection, caller reported finding marijuana paraphernalia. Two persons judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Police Officer Jon Shingledecker.

Off Campus Incident     
LOCATION: All other
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown vehicle damaged parked vehicle and left the scene. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Conduct Code Violation
LOCATION: Hilliard Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported a wallet was found with possible fictitious license. One person judicially referred for fictitious license. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Harassment  
LOCATION: All other
SUMMARY: Caller reported person sent unwanted text messages. Investigation pending. Police Officer Steve Rounds.

Motor Vehicle Accident
LOCATION: Conservatory Drive
SUMMARY: Caller reported two car property damage motor vehicle accident. Report taken. Police Officer Robert Jones.

Possession of Marijuana   
LOCATION: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. Three persons judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Police Officer Steve Rounds.

November 21

Case Status Change
LOCATION: Bogart Hall
SUMMARY: Officer interviewed person regarding marijuana compliant originally reported on 11/01/14. One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Police Officer Waylon Degraw.

Case Status Change    
LOCATION: Public Safety
SUMMARY: Caller reported ipad originally reported stolen on 11/06/14 from the Whalen Center had been misplaced and never stolen. Larceny unfounded. Police Officer Jon Shingledecker.

Possession of Marijuana   
LOCATION: East Tower
SUMMARY: During health and safety inspection, caller reported finding marijuana cigarette. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Burglary   
LOCATION: Hood Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person entered and stole sunglasses. Investigation pending. Police Officer Steve Rounds.

Medical Assistance
LOCATION: Athletics and Events Center
SUMMARY: Caller reported person struck their head on diving board. One person transported to hospital by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Possession of Marijuana   
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. Five people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Police Officer Robert Jones.

November 22

Conduct Code Violation  
LOCATION: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: During health and safety inspection, caller reported finding bow and arrow and knife. Two people judicially referred for possession of dangerous items. Sergeant Ron Hart.

Possession of Marijuana   
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: During health and safety inspection, caller reported finding marijuana pipe. Three people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Possession of Marijuana  
LOCATION: Garden Apartments
SUMMARY: During health and safety inspection, caller reported odor of marijuana. One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Sergeant Ron Hart.

Conduct Code Violation
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: During health and safety inspection, caller reported finding slingshot. One person judicially referred for possession of a dangerous item. Police Officer Jon Shingledecker.

Conduct Code Violation
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: During health and safety inspection, caller reported finding lizard. One person judicially referred and animal control officer will issue an appearance ticket. Sergeant Ron Hart.

November 23

No activity reported.

November 28

No activity reported.

November 29

No activity reported.

November 30

Medical Assist  
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Caller reported person feeling faint. Person declined medical assistance from ambulance staff. Police Officer Robert Jones.

Motor Vehicle Accident
LOCATION: Terraces
SUMMARY: Caller reported two car property damage motor vehicle accident, vehicle damaged parked vehicle. Report taken. Police Officer Robert Jones.

Fire Alarm    
LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by steam from shower. System reset. Police Officer Robert Jones.

Conduct Code Violation
LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: During fire alarm investigation, officer reported people entered building. Three people judicially referred for fire safety violation. Police Officer Robert Jones.

Conduct Code Violation
LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: During fire alarm investigation, officer reported people entered building. Three people judicially referred for fire safety violation. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

Conduct Code Violation  
LOCATION: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: During fire alarm investigation, officer reported people entered building. Three people judicially referred for fire safety violation. Master Security Officer George Whitmore.