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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

September 19, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log: Sept. 20 – Sept. 23

SEPTEMBER 20

 

ACTS OF DISHONESTY

LOCATION: Office of Public Safety

SUMMARY: Officer reported finding a wallet containing a fictitious license. One person judicially referred for acts of dishonesty. Patrol Officer Robert Jones.

FOUND PROPERTY

LOCATION: Friends Hall

SUMMARY: Camcorder found and turned over to Public Safety. Unknown owner.

V&T LEAVING A SCENE

LOCATION: C – Lot

SUMMARY: Complainant reported an unknown vehicle damaged a parked vehicle and then left the scene. Investigation pending.  Sergeant Ron Hart.

CRIMINAL TAMPERING

LOCATION: Z – Lot

SUMMARY: Complainant reported an unknown person tampered with a vehicle. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

FOUND PROPERTY

LOCATION: Substation Road

SUMMARY: Officer found an arrow and turned it over to the office of public safety. Unknown owner.

UNDERAGE POSS. ALCOHOL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

SUMMARY: Caller reported people using a funnel for alcohol. Six people judicially referred for underage possession of alcohol and irresponsible use of alcohol. SASP.

 

 

SEPTEMBER 21

 

DRUG VIOLATIONS

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Three people judicially referred for drug violations. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

V&T DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED

LOCATION: Grant Egbert Blvd. East

SUMMARY: During a traffic stop, driver was arrested for DWI. Driver refused to submit to a breath-screening device, refused a chemical test and was arraigned at the Town of Ithaca Court. Driver was also issued a campus summons for speed in zone. Patrol Officer Robert Jones.

IRRESPONSIBLE USE OF ALCOHOL

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person passed out for an unknown cause. Person found to be intoxicated. Person declined medical assistance and was judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Security Officer Christopher Lemore.

LARCENY

LOCATION: Tallcott Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole products from a vending machine. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Patrick Johnson.

ACCIDENTAL PROPERTY DAMAGE

LOCATION: Academic Quad

SUMMARY: Complainant reported a vehicle damaged a lawn, trees and shrubs. Officer identified the vehicle and driver responsible. Sergeant Ron Hart.

ACCIDENTAL PROPERTY DAMAGE

LOCATION: Campus Center Quad

SUMMARY: Complainant reported a vehicle damaged the lawn area. Officer identified the vehicle and driver responsible. Sergeant Ron Hart.

MEDICAL ASSIST

LOCATION: Ceracche athletic center

SUMMARY: Officer reported sustaining a knee injury on Sept. 19 when he stood up. Report taken. Patrol Officer Daniel Austic.

MEDICAL ASSIST

LOCATION: Fitness Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person injured an ankle while playing basketball. Person declined medical assistance and was transported to CMC by a friend. Patrol Officer Jeremiah McMurray.

MEDICAL ASSIST

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person having an allergic reaction to nuts. Person took medication and declined medical assistance with ambulance staff. Patrol Officer Patrick Johnson.

 

SEPTEMBER 22

 

MEDICAL ASSIST

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person having difficulty breathing from an earlier allergic reaction.  Person transported to CMC by ambulance. Patrol Officer Patrick Johnson.

IRRESPONSIBLE USE OF ALCOHOL

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported an intoxicated and unresponsive person. Person was found to have injuries to both arms, elbow and back of the head. Unknown how or where injuries occurred. Person transported to CMC by ambulance and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Bruce Thomas.

ARSON

LOCATION: Tallcott Hall

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. Officer reported heavy smoke in the area. Fire was extinguished with a fire extinguisher. Fire caused by an unknown person who intentionally set papers on fire. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Patrick Johnson.

FIRE SAFETY RELATED OFFENSES

LOCATION: Tallcott Hall

SUMMARY: Officer reported person failed to leave the building during a fire alarm. One person judicially referred for fire safety violation. Patrol Officer Bruce Thomas.

FIRE ALARM ACCIDENTAL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. Activation caused by a person cooking food. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

OFF CAMPUS INCIDENT

LOCATION: All Other

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person made a harassing phone call on Sept. 22. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jeremiah McMurray.

FIRE ALARM ACCIDENTAL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

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

LARCENY

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole food. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer James Landon.

CRIMINAL TAMPERING

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person maliciously discharged a fire extinguisher. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Patrick Johnson.


SEPTEMBER 23

IRRESPONSIBLE USE OF ALCOHOL

LOCATION: Z – Lot

SUMMARY: One person judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol and underage possession of alcohol. Patrol Officer Bruce Thomas.

LARCENY

LOCATION: Eastman Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole purse. Investigation pending. Sergeant Dirk Hightchew.

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

LOCATION: Campus Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person damaged a window. Officer determined the damage had been previously reported. Criminal mischief unfounded. Patrol Officer Jay Vanvolkinburg.

CASE STATUS CHANGE

LOCATION: Eastman Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported the purse originally reported stolen on Sept. 23 from Eastman Hall was returned. Larceny unfounded. Master Security Officer Amy Chilson.

UNLAWFUL POSS. MARIJUANA

LOCATION: Hilliard Hall

SUMMARY: Three people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer James Landon.

ASSIST OTHER COLLEGE DEPARTMENTS

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person got upset during an on-going disagreement and left the area. Officers located the person and assisted in a temporary resolution. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

UNLAWFUL POSS. MARIJUANA

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer James Landon.

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