March 27, 2023
Ithaca, NY | 37°F


Public Safety Log: Oct. 17–23

October 17

Welfare check

LOCATION: Landon Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported person sent alarming text message. Assistance provided. Patrol Officer John Tagliavento.

Suspicious person

LOCATION: Fitness Center Quad

SUMMARY: Caller reported suspicious person walking. Officer unable to locate person. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones.

October 18


LOCATION: Landon Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person created char marks on overhang. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jenny Valentin.

SCC Acts of Dishonesty

LOCATION: Office of Public Safety

SUMMARY: Caller reported person purchased a parking permit for another person. Officer judicially referred person responsible. Patrol Officer Jenny Valentin.

October 19

Child pornography

LOCATION: Terrace 6

SUMMARY: Out-of-state police agency reported it was investigating a case of child pornography. Investigation pending. Sergeant Ron Hart.


LOCATION: Campus Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported altercation between two people. Sergeant Ron Hart.

October 20

Scc drug violations

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: During fire alarm investigation, officer determined activation cause was marijuana smoke. Officer judicially referred four people for violation of drug policy. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

Fire alarm

LOCATION: Fitness Center

SUMMARY: Simplex reported carbon monoxide alarm. Activation caused by broken pipe. Officer filed service request. Sergeant
Don Lyke.

October 21


LOCATION: Recreation Trails

SUMMARY: Officer reported people on closed recreational trail. Officer warned four people. Patrol Officer John Tagliavento.

SCC Open Container

LOCATION: Circle Lot 5

SUMMARY: Officer reported persons with alcohol. Officer judicially referred person for open container of alcohol in public and underage possession. Patrol Officer John Tagliavento.

October 22

Driving while intoxicated

LOCATION: Danby Road

SUMMARY: Officer reported vehicle stopped in middle of road causing traffic hazard. Officer determined operator was intoxicated and driving privileges had been suspended. Officer issued operator uniform traffic tickets for the Town of Ithaca Court for driving while intoxicated, aggravated unlicensed operation and blood alcohol content greater than 0.08 percent. Sergeant Don Lyke.

October 23

Medical assist

LOCATION: Terrace 1

SUMMARY: Caller reported feeling ill but declined medical assistance. Patrol Office Jenny Valentin.

Criminal trespass

LOCATION: Eastman Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person entered room and threw food onto the walls. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones.