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September 19, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log: Sept. 19– Sept. 23

SEPTEMBER 19

Possession of marijuana
Location: J-Lot
SUMMARY: Officer reported people with marijuana. Three people judicially referred for possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Steven Rounds.  

Case status
Location: Office of Public Safety
SUMMARY: Officer reported laptop originally reported stolen on Aug. 28 from the Campus Center was located and not stolen. Larceny unfounded. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.    

Possession of marijuana
Location: Upper Quad
SUMMARY: Officer reported unknown person left marijuana pipe in area.  Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jonathan Elmore.

Fire alarm
Location: Center for Natural Sciences
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Unable to determine cause for the activation. Smoke detector replaced and system reset. AD Environmental Health and Safety Officer Tim Ryan.

Found property
Location: Center for Natural Sciences
SUMMARY: Person found duffel bag and turned it over to the Office of Public Safety. Unknown owner.

Conduct code violation
Location: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Caller reported loud gathering. Officer reported intoxicated person. One person taken into custody under Mental Hygiene Law, transported by ambulance to the hospital and judicially
referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Steven Rounds.

SEPTEMBER 20

Conduct code violation
Location: Circle Apartments entire area
SUMMARY: Officer reported intoxicated person. Person was transported to the hospital by ambulance and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Eric Willman.

Disorderly conduct
Location: West Tower
SUMMARY: Officer reported person yelling. One person judicially referred for excessive noise. Master Patrol Officer Daniel Austic.

Possession of firearm
Location: Z-Lot
SUMMARY: Officer reported unconscious people inside vehicle. Officer determined people were sleeping and also found rifle in vehicle. Officer arrested one person for criminal
possession of a weapon and issued an appearance ticket for the Ithaca Town Court. Two people were restricted from campus and one person judicially referred for responsibility of guest. Patrol Officer Eric Willman.

Assist other agency
Location: Coddington Road
SUMMARY: Tompkins County 911 center reported bus attempting to turn around blocking traffic. Officer found bus was stuck on pavement and operators had contacted a wrecker. Officers assisted with traffic and report taken. Patrol Officer Jonathan Elmore.

Conduct code violation
Location: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Caller reported person having suicidal thoughts and had cut themselves. Person taken in custody under the Mental Hygiene Law, transported to CMC and judicially referred for causing danger to themselves. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Criminal mischief
Location: Dillingham Fountain
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person broke glass panel of perimeter fence. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Exposure of person
Location: Flora Brown Drive
SUMMARY: Caller reported person urinating in public. One person judicially referred for indecent conduct. SASP.

SEPTEMBER 21

Rape
Location: Terrace-Circle Walkway
SUMMARY: Tompkins County 911 Center reported person assaulted. Officer spoke with victim and determined unknown male sexually assaulted person at about 11:10 p.m. in wooded area near Terrace-Circle Walkway.
Person was intoxicated, taken into custody under Mental Hygiene Law, transported to CMC by ambulance and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Sexual assault investigation pending.  Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Case status
Location: Terraces
SUMMARY: Officer reported follow up interview with person regarding possession of fake identification on Sept. 21 in the Terrace. Officer issued person uniform traffic ticket. Patrol Officer Jon Shingledecker.

Graffiti
Location: Terraces
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person wrote graffiti. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Eric Willman.

Conduct code violation
Location: Terraces
SUMMARY: Officer reported intoxicated person. One person taken into custody under Mental Hygiene Law, transported by ambulance to hospital and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Jon Shingledecker.

Harassment
Location: O-Lot
SUMMARY: Person reported third-hand information: Approximately three weeks ago, an unknown person threw rock at person and made comment directed at them. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates. 

SEPTEMBER 22

Fire alarm
Location: Gannett Center
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by steam from tea kettle. System reset. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

Reckless endangerment
Location: College Circle Roadway
SUMMARY: Person reported unknown person placed box on doorstep with animal inside. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

SEPTEMBER 23

Larceny
Location: Terrace Dining Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported stolen metal stand. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Possession of weapon
Location: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: During health and safety inspection, Environmental Health and Safety Officer officer reported pellet gun found in room. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jon Shingledecker.

Motor vehicle accident
Location: S-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported two-car motor vehicle accident, vehicle backed into moving vehicle. Report taken. Patrol Officer Steven Rounds.

Criminal mischief
Location: L-Lot
SUMMARY: Person reported unknown person damaged parked vehicle. Investigation pending. Photos taken. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.