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September 21, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log: Oct. 25 – Oct. 28

ITHACA COLLEGE PUBLIC SAFETY LOG

OCTOBER 25 – 28

 

OCTOBER 25

HARASSMENT

LOCATION: Tallcott Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person made verbal statement to another person. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jay Vanvolkinburg.

OCTOBER 26

V&T DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED

LOCATION: Flora Brown Drive

SUMMARY: During a vehicle stop, officer reported the operator was intoxicated. One person was arrested for DWI. Officer issued uniform traffic tickets for the Ithaca Town Court for DWI and blood alcohol content greater than .08 percent. Officer also issued a campus summons for speed in zone. Patrol Officer Robert Jones.

MAKING GRAFFITI

LOCATION: Towers Concourse

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person wrote graffiti. Investigation pending.  Patrol Officer Patrick Johnson.

 

MVA

LOCATION: Circle Lot 1

SUMMARY: caller reported a two-car MVA. Report taken. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

 

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

LOCATION: U-Lot

SUMMARY: Complainant reported an unknown person damaged a vehicle. Investigation pending. Sergeant Ron Hart.

 

SAFETY HAZARD

LOCATION: Lower Quad

SUMMARY: Officer reported a bicycle chained to a stair rail. Officer removed and confiscated the bike. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Ron Clark.

 

FIRE ALARM ACCIDENTAL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Environmental Health and Safety Officer Tim Ryan.

 

LOST PROPERTY

LOCATION: Unknown Location

SUMMARY: Caller reported an id and credit card were lost. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Daniel Austic.

 

FIRE ALARM ACCIDENTAL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Patrol Officer Jeremiah McMurray

 

LARCENY

LOCATION: Fitness Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole a backpack and bag. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Daniel Austic.

 

CASE STATUS CHANGE

LOCATION: Fitness Center

SUMMARY: Officer reported the backpack and bag originally reported stolen from the fitness center on Oct. 26 were located with the contents intact. Larceny unfounded. Patrol Officer Daniel Austic.

 

ARSON

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person intentionally burned a paper towel. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jeremiah McMurray.

 

UNLAWFUL POSS. MARIJUANA

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Three people were judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. One person was also referred for underage possession of alcohol. Patrol Officer Daniel Austic.

 

UNLAWFUL POSS. MARIJUANA

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

MENACING

LOCATION: conservatory drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported that while driving in a vehicle, a person pointed a weapon at them. One person judicially referred for MENACING. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

 

IRRESPONSIBLE USE OF ALCOHOL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person fell, struck their head and is bleeding uncontrollably. One person transported to CMC by ambulance and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Bruce Thomas.

 

OCTOBER 27

UNDERAGE POSS. ALCOHOL

LOCATION: Williams Hall

SUMMARY: Two persons judicially referred for underage possession of alcohol and having an open container. SASP.

 

IRRESPONSIBLE USE OF ALCOHOL

LOCATION: Williams Hall

SUMMARY: Officer determined a person punched the wall with a fist, causing injury. Person declined medical assistance and was judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Master Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

 

MAKING GRAFFITI

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person wrote graffiti on a wall. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Bruce Thomas.

 

V&T DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED

LOCATION: s-lot

SUMMARY: During a vehicle stop, officer found the operator intoxicated. One person was arrested for DWI. Officer issued uniform traffic tickets for the Ithaca Town Court for DWI and failure to use a turn signal, campus summons issued for running a stop sign. Operator refused the data master test and was immediately arraigned in the Ithaca Town Court. Person released on their own recognizance to a third party and judicially referred. Patrol Officer Bruce Thomas.

 

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

LOCATION: Eastman Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person damaged and stole a card reader. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Daniel Austic.

 

SAFETY HAZARD

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported stove heating element “exploded” when heated. facilities reported the faulty heating element was removed and the stove was still functional for use. Patrol Officer Daniel Austic.

 

CASE STATUS CHANGE

LOCATION: Eastman Hall

SUMMARY: Officer reported identifying person responsible for damaging the card reader at Eastman Hall on Oct. 2. One person judicially referred for CRIMINAL MISCHIEF. Patrol Officer Daniel Austic.

 

OCTOBER 28

IRRESPONSIBLE USE OF ALCOHOL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Person transported to CMC by ambulance. one person was judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Jeremiah McMurray.

 

OPEN CONTAINER OF ALCOHOL IN PUBLIC AREA

LOCATION: Circle Lot 2

SUMMARY: One person judicially referred for having an open container. Patrol Officer Patrick Johnson.

 

UNDERAGE POSS. ALCOHOL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Five people were judicially referred for underage possession of alcohol. Patrol Officer Patrick Johnson.

 

IRRESPONSIBLE USE OF ALCOHOL

LOCATION: Garden Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person yelling for help. The person, possibly intoxicated, was attempting to gain access into a residence. One person transported to CMC by ambulance and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Patrick Johnson.

 

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

LOCATION: Circle Lot 5

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person damaged the windshield of a vehicle. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer James Landon.

 

UNLAWFUL POSS. MARIJUANA

LOCATION: Hood Hall

SUMMARY: One person was judicially referred for violation of the drug policy and one person was referred for unlawful possession of marijuana and violation of the drug policy. Master Patrol Officer James Landon.

 

CASE STATUS CHANGE

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Officer reported one person was arrested and issued an appearance ticket for the Ithaca Town Court for criminal possession of a controlled substance 7th degree, for an incident originally reported on Sept. 13. Patrol Officer Robert Jones.

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