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August 22, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log: Oct. 28 – Nov. 3

October 28

Suspicious circumstance
Location: Ben Light Gymnasium
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person made a comment that alarmed complainant on Oct. 25. Investigation pending. Police Officer John Elmore.

Possession of marijuana
Location: Garden Apartments
SUMMARY: Officer reported, while investigating complaint of unknown person using laser light, finding marijuana. One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

October 29

Burglary
Location: West Tower
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person entered room and stole cash. Investigation pending. Police Officer Jon Shingledecker.

Found property
Location: Ben Light Gymnasium
SUMMARY: Person found laptop computer and turned it over to the Office of Public Safety. Unknown owner.

Medical assist
Location: Circle Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported person had a bicycle accident and injured shoulder. Person declined medical assistance from ambulance staff. Police Officer John Elmore.

Fire alarm
Location: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System was reset. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

Larceny
Location: Towers Dining Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole laptop computer. Investigation pending. Police Officer John Elmore.

October 30

Assist other agency
Location: O-Lot
SUMMARY: 911 center reported an ambulance responded for person with swollen leg, unable to walk. One person transported to Cayuga Medical Center by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Harassment
Location: All other
SUMMARY: Caller reported person sent harassing text messages. Investigation pending. Police Officer John Elmore.

Criminal tampering
Location: West Tower
SUMMARY: Person reported unknown person put shaving cream and silly string on their doors. Investigation pending. Police Officer Waylon DeGraw.

October 31

Stolen property 
Location: Substation Road
SUMMARY: Officer reported people with traffic cone. Two people judicially referred for possession of stolen property. Master Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

Falsely reporting an incident
Location: Terraces
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by unknown person maliciously activating a pull box. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Conduct code violation
Location: Z-Lot
SUMMARY: Officer reported suspicious people. One person judicially referred for violating drug policy for responsibility of guests. Police Officer Waylon DeGraw.

November 1

Medical assist
Location: Substation Road
SUMMARY: Caller reported person skateboarding fell and injured shoulder and knee. Medical assistance was declined. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

Conduct code violation
Location: Garden Apartments
SUMMARY: Caller reported excessive noise. Two people judicially referred for noise. Student Auxiliary Safety Patrol.

Stolen property
Location: Campus Center Quad
SUMMARY: Caller reported unauthorized person operating golf cart. Officer arrested person and issued appearance ticket for the Ithaca Town Court and person was judicially referred. Police Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Possession of stolen property
Location: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. Three persons judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana, underage possession of alcohol and safety hazard. One person judicially referred for criminal possession of stolen property. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Off-campus incident
Location: All other
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person pushed them to the ground and touched sexual body parts against their will. New York State Police investigation. Police Officer Steven Rounds.

Larceny
Location: all other
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole mailbox. Investigation pending. Police Officer Steven Rounds.

November 2

Criminal mischief
Location: East Tower
SUMMARY: Caller reported person damaged wall. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

Burglary
Location: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person entered and tampered/damaged property. Investigation pending. Police Officer Eric Willman.

Criminal trespass
Location: Fountain Place
SUMMARY: Simplex reported intrusion alarm. Officer reported person entered residence. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

Medical assist
Location: Hood Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported person contemplating suicide. Person was taken into custody under mental hygiene law and transported to hospital. Police Officer Waylon DeGraw.

November 3

Case status change
Location: Office of Public Safety
SUMMARY: Officer conducted interview of person regarding text messages that were reported on Oct. 30. One person arrested and issued appearance ticket for the Ithaca Town Court for stalking. Person was also referred judicially. Police Officer John Elmore.

Medical assist
Location: Hilliard Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported person possibly attempting to cause harm to themselves. Person was taken into custody under the mental hygiene law and transported to Cayuga Medical Center by ambulance. Police Officer Steven Rounds.