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August 23, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log: Oct. 12–Oct. 25

Oct. 12

Suspicious Person

LOCATION: S-Lot

SUMMARY: Officers observed person sleeping in parked vehicle. Person stated that they were visiting a friend on campus. Officer determined person had been drinking but was not intoxicated.

Medical Assistance

LOCATION: Park Center for Business

SUMMARY: Caller reported person slipped on wet stairs and broke their ankle on Oct. 9. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Medical Assistance

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Officer reported during follow up interview person needed to be taken into custody under the mental hygiene law and was transported to the hospital. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Safety Hazard

LOCATION: Old Fieldhouse  

SUMMARY: Officer disposed of old batteries.

Harassment

LOCATION: Dillingham Fountain

SUMMARY: Caller reported receiving verbal threat from a known person while attending a meeting on campus. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Oct. 13

Safety Hazard

LOCATION: Alumni Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported smelling odor of gas near entrance to building.  Environmental Health and Safety staff reports slight odor in area on arrival, and maintenance is working on the boiler. No odor at this time.

Safety Hazard

LOCATION: J-Lot  

SUMMARY: Caller reported vehicle possibly leaking gas. Environmental Health and Safety report vehicle is leaking oil, not gas. Spill area cleaned. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

Rape

LOCATION: On campus residence hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported third hand information about a sexual assault. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Motor Vehicle Accident

LOCATION: C-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported person caused damage to vehicle, left a note on the vehicle, and left the area. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Petit Larceny Over $200

LOCATION: Center for Health Sciences

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

Petit Larceny Between $50-$199

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole fire extinguisher. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Fire Alarm Accidental

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Medical Assistance

LOCATION: Athletic and Events Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported person playing flag football injured finger. Person declined medical assistance. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Medical Assistance

LOCATION: Tallcott Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported person having an allergic reaction. One person transported to hospital by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Oct. 14

Off-campus Incident

LOCATION: all other

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person broke into vehicle and stole items.  Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Check on the Welfare

LOCATION: Park Center for Business

SUMMARY: Caller reported person who appeared to be impaired by alcohol was asked to leave area. Person was picked up by friend in vehicle and left area while caller was on phone with The Office of Public Safety. Caller canceled The Office of Public Safety assistance.

Petit Larceny Between $50-$199

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Person reported unknown person stole eight exit signs. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Fire Alarm Accidental

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: simplex reported fire alarm.  Activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

Off-campus Incident

LOCATION: all other

SUMMARY: Ithaca City Police reported several people arrested for alcohol violations. Master Security Officer Amy Chilson.

Oct. 15

Unlawful Possession of Weapon

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana.  Upon officer arrival found several persons in possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of alcohol.  Officer found one in possession of a weapon.  One person arrested for being in possession of a weapon, person was issued an appearance ticket and issued a criminal trespass waiver.  Six persons referred for possession of marijuana and two of those are also referred for under age possession of alcohol.  Master Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Irresponsible Use of Alcohol

LOCATION: S-Lot

SUMMARY: Officer observed a highly intoxicated person.  Person transported to Cayuga Medical Center by ambulance.  One person judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Master Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

Oct. 16

Petit Larceny Between $50-$199

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown persons damaged college property.  Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Criminal Mischief 4th Degree

LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown persons damaged computer monitor. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Fire Alarm Accidental

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm.  Alarm caused by burnt food. No fire.  Area ventilated and alarm reset.

Suspicious Circumstance

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported hearing a loud noise in room.  No one else should be in the residence.  Area checked, unable to locate anyone else in the residence.  Believe the noise possibly came from another residence

Fire Alarm Accidental

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: fire alarm activated.  Activation found to be caused by burnt food.

Oct. 17

Drug Violations

LOCATION: Terrace 1

SUMMARY: Caller reported an odor of marihuana. Six people judicially referred for violation of drug policy. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Harassment

LOCATION: Terrace 9

SUMMARY: Caller reported two subjects stuck inside dumb waiter. Officers responded and subjects released. One person judicially referred for reckless endangerment. Hart.

Fire Alarm Malicious False Alarm

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Fire alarm activated.  Activation caused by unknown person maliciously pulling pull station. Investigation pending.

Oct. 18

Fire Alarm Accidental

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by marijuana smoke. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Officer reported two people judicially referred for possession of marijuana, tampering with fire protection equipment, and for refusing to leave building during fire alarm. One person restricted from the campus. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Oct. 19

Off-campus Incident

LOCATION: all other

SUMMARY: Caller reported ill person was transported to the hospital. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Suspicious Circumstance

LOCATION: Rowland Hall

SUMMARY: caller reported person receiving suspicious package. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones.

Oct. 20

Motor Vehicle Accident

LOCATION: J-Lot

SUMMARY: caller reported two-car property damage motor vehicle accident. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Medical Assistance

LOCATION: Holmes Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported person having abdominal pains. One person transported to health center. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Fire Alarm Accidental

LOCATION: Campus Center

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by contractor working. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Petit Larceny Under $50

LOCATION: Fitness Center

SUMMARY: Person reported unknown person stole sign. Officer determined sign not stolen. Larceny unfounded.

Safety and Environmental Hazard

LOCATION: Alumni Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of gas. Environmental Health and Safety staff turned gas supply off.  Associate Director Tim Ryan.

Check on the Welfare

LOCATION: Boothroyd Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported person sent message of harming themselves on social media. Officer determined person is not a threat to themselves or others. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Change in the Case Status

LOCATION: Center for Health Sciences  

SUMMARY: Complainant reported cell phone reported stolen on 10/13/15 from the center for health sciences was found. Larceny unfounded. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

Psychological Medical Assist

LOCATION: Terrace 5

SUMMARY: Caller reported person feeling suicidal. One person taken into custody under mental hygiene law and transported to hospital. Master Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Oct. 21

Medical Assistance

LOCATION: athletic and events center

SUMMARY: caller reported person playing football, fell, hit head and passed out. One person transported to hospital by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

Oct. 22

Medical Assistance

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported person having a seizure.  Person was transported to hospital by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Medical Assistance

LOCATION: Center for Health Sciences

SUMMARY: Caller reported person has racing heartbeat.  Person declined medical assistance from ambulance staff. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Fire Alarm Smoldering

LOCATION: Academic Quad

SUMMARY: officer reported smoldering cigarette receptacle. Fire extinguished. Fire Protection Specialist Max Noble.

Fire Alarm Accidental

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food.  System reset. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

Suspicious Circumstance

LOCATION: A-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person approached complainant on Oct. 13 and then complaint observed the same person today. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Medical Assistance

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported person passed out. Person declined medical assistance. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Oct. 23

Fire Alarm Accidental

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food.  System reset. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon.

College Regulations

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported person damaging dishes. Residential life will judicially refer the person responsible. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Criminal Possession Forged

LOCATION: Center for Natural Sciences

SUMMARY: Complainant reported person possibly making fake ids. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Ithaca Police Department reported person provided information regarding drug sales. One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana and fire safety violation.  Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Petit Larceny Between $50-$199

LOCATION: academic quad

SUMMARY: complainant reported unknown person stole plant.  Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Medical Assistance

LOCATION: Center for Natural Sciences

SUMMARY: Caller reported person fainted. Person declined medical assistance from ambulance staff. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Medical Assistance

LOCATION: Tower Dining Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported unconscious person. Person declined medical assistance from ambulance staff. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

Motor Vehicle Accident

LOCATION: College Circle

SUMMARY: Caller reported two-car property damage motor vehicle accident. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

Check on the Welfare

LOCATION: Garden Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported person using drugs with alcohol. Officer reported person not under the influence and was not a threat to themselves or others. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Petit Larceny Over $200

LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music

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

Fire Alarm Accidental

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm.  Activation caused by steam from shower. System reset. Fire Protection Specialist Max Noble.

Fire Alarm Accidental

LOCATION: Terrace 8

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

Change in the Case Status

LOCATION: Whalen Center for Music

SUMMARY: Officer reported laptop computer reported stolen from the Whalen Center on 10/23/15 was found. Larceny unfounded. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

Oct. 24

Irresponsible Use of Alcohol

LOCATION: Landon Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported intoxicated person. Person declined medical assistance with ambulance staff and was judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon.

Criminal Tampering

LOCATION: Carke Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person tore down papers from bulletin board. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Steve Ward.

Disorderly Conduct No Degree

LOCATION: holmes Hall

SUMMARY: caller reported people punching walls and yelling at people. Officer restricted four people from the campus. One person judicially referred  for responsibly of guest. Patrol Officer Steve Ward.

Medical Illness

LOCATION: Holmes Hall

SUMMARY: caller reported intoxicated person passed out. Person declined medical assistance. Officer restricted the person from the campus. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon.

Larceny

LOCATION: M-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole all terrain vehicle. Officer determined vehicle moved and larceny unfounded. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Oct. 25

Medical Assistance

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: 911 center reported intoxicated unresponsive person. One person transported to hospital by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones.

Irresponsible Use of Alcohol

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported intoxicated person vomiting.  Person declined medical assistance with ambulance and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Steve Ward.

Irresponsible Use of Alcohol

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: 911 center reported intoxicated person passed out. Person declined medical assistance with ambulance staff and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Steve Ward.

Criminal Mischief

LOCATION: Campus Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported person damaged glass in door. One person arrested for criminal mischief. Officer issued person an appearance ticket for Ithaca Town Court for criminal mischief and person was judicially referred. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Fire Alarm Accidental

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System reset. 

Fire Alarm Accidental

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones.

Fire Alarm Accidental

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones.