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September 22, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log: Sept. 15– Sept. 18

SEPTEMBER 15

Criminal mischief
Location: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person damaged exit sign. Investigation pending. Sergeant Dirk Hightchew.

 

Fire alarm
Location: Terraces
SUMMARY: Simplex reported carbon gas detector activation. Unknown cause for activation. Area was ventilated and system reset.
Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Charles Sherman.

Safety hazard
Location: Facilities parking lot
SUMMARY: Officer reported unknown person or vehicle spilled vegetable oil in the area. Officer reported area cleaned up.
Assistant Director for environmental health and safety Tim Ryan.

Off-campus incident
Location: Unknown location
SUMMARY: Officer reported following up on information received Sept. 14 regarding unknown person possibly providing person with date rape drug at off-campus location.
Officer followed up with IPD. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

 

Off-campus incident
Location: All other
SUMMARY: Officer reported following up on information received on Sept. 13 at 11:59 p.m. when caller reported intoxicated person talking about suicide at off-campus location.
Incident was turned over to the Tompkins County 911 center. NYSP responded, and person was transported to hospital by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Conduct code violation
Location: Terrace dining hall
SUMMARY: Officer reported person did not evacuate building during fire alarm. One person judicially referred for failure to leave building during fire drill.
Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Charles Sherman.

Fire alarm
Location: Lyon Hall
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by vapor from e-cigarette. System reset. Patrol Officer Jon Shingledecker. 

Criminal mischief
Location: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person damaged card reader. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

SEPTEMBER 16

Medical assist
Location: O-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported falling on sidewalk and injuring knee and palms. Person declined medical assistance. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Fire
Location: Hilliard Hall
SUMMARY: Person called reporting fire in trash can of bathroom. Caller used fire extinguisher to put fire out. IFD assisted with investigation.
Pending investigation. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

Larceny
Location: J-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole wallet from backpack. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Steven Rounds.

Criminal mischief
Location: G-Lot
SUMMARY: Person reported unknown person damaged parked vehicle. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Conduct code violation
Location: East Tower
SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. Two people were judicially referred for failure to comply and for violation of the drug policy. Patrol Officer Steven Rounds.

SEPTEMBER 17

Accidental property damage
Location: Office of Public Safety
SUMMARY: Officer reported unknown person damaged computer monitor. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

 

Vehicle towed
Location: B-Lot
SUMMARY: Officer reported a vehicle without license plates. Vehicle was ticketed and towed. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Suspicious circumstance
Location: Dillingham Center
SUMMARY: Caller reported receiving suspicious text message regarding police activity on campus. Officer determined that the text messages
were being sent from a former college the caller had attended in the past. Patrol Officer Jon Shingledecker.

Medical assist
Location: Ben Light Gymnasium
SUMMARY: Caller reported person playing basketball sustained laceration to the face. Person declined medical assistance. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Larceny
Location: Z-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported stolen backpack. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Steven Rounds.

Fire
Location: F-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported smoke from cigarette dispenser. Officer extinguished fire. System reset. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

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

Possession of marijuana
Location: Terraces
SUMMARY: Caller reported marijuana. Two people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

SEPTEMBER 18

Fire alarm
Location: Terraces
SUMMARY: Simplex reported carbon monoxide activation. Unable to locate source of gas. Area was ventilated. System reset. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Charles Sherman.

Case status
Location: Circle Lot
SUMMARY: Officer reported incident of eggs being thrown at a particular vehicle in Circle Lot was documented twice. One report was marked as unfounded. Patrol Officer Jonathan Elmore.

Possession of marijuana
Location: Recreation trails
SUMMARY: Officer reported people with marijuana. Two people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Steven Rounds.

Lost property
Location: Unknown location
SUMMARY: Person reported driver’s license was lost on Sept. 13. Report was taken. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.