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September 23, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log: Oct. 29 to Nov. 4

Oct. 29

Medical Assist/ Illness Related
Location: Rowland Hall
Summary: Caller reported a person was having an anxiety attack. Person transported to CMC by
ambulance. Patrol Officer Robert Jones.

Medical Assist/ Illness Related
Location: Terraces
Summary: Caller reported that a person had fainted. One person was transported to CMC by
ambulance. Patrol Officer Robert Jones.

Off Campus Incident
Location: All other
Summary: IPD reported five people were issued appearance tickets for alcohol-related violations.
Communications Specialist Brad Fisher.

Fire alarm
Location: Hilliard Hall
Summary: Simplex reported a fire alarm. The activation was caused by smoke from a faulty pump
in the mechanical room. System was reset. Patrol Officer Matthew O’Loughlin.

MVA/ Property Damage
Location: State Route 96B/Danby Road
Summary: Caller reported a two car MVA. Report was taken. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Off Campus Incident
Location: All other
Summary: Complainant reported a person may harm self. Complainant and information forwarded
to IPD. Master Security Officer Amy Chilson.

Larceny
Location: Campus Center
Summary: Caller reported an unknown person stole a cell phone. Investigation pending. Master
Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Conduct Code Viol. Underage Poss. of Alcohol
Location: J-Lot
Summary: One person was judicially referred for underage possession of alcohol. Master Patrol
Officer Brad Bates.

Oct. 30
Fire Alarm/Gas Alarm Activation
Location: Garden Apartments
Summary: Simplex reported carbon dioxide alarm. Officer reported a pipe was disconnected from
the boiler, causing improper ventilation. Boiler was shutdown until repairs could be made. System
was reset. Patrol Officer Robert Jones.

Safety Hazard
Location: Garden Apartments
Summary: Officer reported a bicycle chained to a handrail. Warning issued. Fire Protection
Specialist Mark Swanhart.

Case Status Change
Location: All other
Summary: Officer reported a follow up with IPD on the “off campus incident” complaint from
10/29/12. IPD took the person into custody under the mental hygiene law and one person was
transported to CMC by ambulance. Sergeant Investigator Tom Dunn.

Burglary
Location: Emerson Hall
Summary: Caller reported an unknown person entered a room and stole a laptop. Investigation
pending. Master Patrol Officer James Landon.

Medical Assist/ Injury Related
Location: Dillingham Center
Summary: Caller reported a person sustained a hand laceration while moving a stage prop.
Person declined medical assistance with ambulance staff. Patrol Officer Matthew O’Loughlin.

Larceny
Location: Tower Dining Hall

Summary: Caller reported an unknown person stole a backpack. Investigation pending. Master
Patrol Officer James Landon.

Fire Alarm
Location: Circle Apartments
Summary: Simplex reported a fire alarm. The activation was caused by burnt food. System was
reset. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 Oct. 31

Case Status Change
Location: Tower Dining Hall
Summary: Caller reported finding the backpack that had been previously reported stolen on 10/30/
12 from the Tower Dining Hall. Larceny unfounded. Patrol Officer Bruce Thomas.

Safety hazard
Location: East Tower/West Tower Concourse
Summary: Officer reported a bicycle leaning on a handrail. Warning issued. Fire and Building
Safety Coordinator Ron Clark.

Larceny
Location: Dillingham Center
Summary: Caller reported an unknown person stole a TV. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer
Matthew O’Loughlin.

Medical assist/ Psychological
Location: U-Lot
Summary: Caller reported a person sent a suicidal text message. Person taken into custody under
the mental hygiene law and transported to CMC. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

November 1

Unlawful Possession Marijuana

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Three people were judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana.  Patrol Officer Robert Jones.

 

Larceny

LOCATION: Textor Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person attempted to steal a jacket from a room. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

Conduct Code Violation

LOCATION: Tallcott Hall

SUMMARY: Person transported to CMC by ambulance and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol.  Master Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

 

Criminal Mischief

LOCATION: Circle Lot 6

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person damaged a vehicle. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jeremiah McMurray.

 

Fire Alarm Accidental

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. system reset.  Master Patrol Officer James Landon.

 

 

Fire Alarm Accidental

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

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

 

November 2

Case Status Change

LOCATION: Unknown Location

SUMMARY: Caller reported the laptop that was originally reported as stolen on April 11 was recovered. Larceny unfounded. Sergeant Investigator Tom Dunn.

 

Off Campus Incident

LOCATION: All Other

SUMMARY: Caller reported a vehicle was damaged. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

 

Criminal Tampering

LOCATION: A-Lot

SUMMARY: Complainant reported an unknown person placed a food substance on a vehicle. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jeremiah McMurray.

 

Medical Assist/Injury Related

LOCATION: Athletic and Events Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported an individual passed out. Person declined medical assistance with ambulance staff and was transported to CMC by another person. Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinburg.

 

Fire Alarm Accidental

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. Activation caused by steam from shower. System reset. Patrol Officer Jeremiah McMurray.

 

Fire Alarm Accidental

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System reset.  Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

 

Criminal Possession Other Drug

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana and criminal possession of a controlled substance.  Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

November 3

Conduct code Violations

LOCATION: Boothroyd Hall

SUMMARY: Person transported to CMC by ambulance and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol and violation of the drug policy.  Sergeant Dirk Hightchew.

 

 

Larceny

LOCATION: L-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole a black bag. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jay VanVolkinburg.

 

Fire Alarm Accidental

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

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

 

November 4

Conduct code Violations

LOCATION: Rowland Hall

SUMMARY: Officer reported an intoxicated person passed out. Person transported to CMC and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Sergeant Dirk Hightchew.

 

Conduct code Violations

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Two people were judicially referred for noise and failure to comply.  Patrol Officer Patrick Johnson.

 

Making Graffiti

LOCATION: Circle lot 9

SUMMARY: Officer reported an unknown person wrote graffiti. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Daniel Austic.

 

Off Campus Incident

LOCATION: Unknown Location

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person at an unknown location sexually assaulted a victim.  Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

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