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August 19, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log: Sept. 28 – Oct. 4

Sept. 28

Medical Assist

Location: East Tower

Summary: Caller reported high fever and general illness. Person declined medical assistance with ambulance staff. Patrol Officer Steve Ward.

Criminal Mischief Third Degree

Location: G-Lot

Summary: Caller reported unknown person damaged mirror on vehicle. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Medical Assist

Location: Phillips Hall

Summary: Caller reported person complaining of chest pains. One person transported to hospital by ambulance. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Charlie Sherman.

Medical Assist

Location: H-Lot

Summary: Caller reported stepping on item in shoe and it became embedded in their foot. One person transported to the health center. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Fire Alarm Accidental

Location: Holmes Hall

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

Fire Alarm Accidental

Location: Circle Apartments

Summary: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Associate Director Tim Ryan.

Fire Alarm Accidental

Location: Circle Apartments

Summary: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

Medical Assist

Location: Academic Quad

Summary: Caller reported person having allergic reaction. One person transported to hospital by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones.

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana

Location: J-Lot

Summary: Caller reported people smoking marijuana. Eight people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Steve Ward.

Criminal possession other drug seventh degree

Location: East Tower

Summary: During follow up investigation, officer reported a room was search and a controlled substance was found. Officer issued one person an appearance ticket for Ithaca Town Court for criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana. This person was also judicially referred. Master Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

 

Sept. 29

Petit Larceny between $50-$199

Location: Emerson Hall

Summary: Caller reported unknown person damaged exit sign. Officer located sign and reported faceplate was stolen. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

Safety and Environmental Hazard

Location: U-Lot

Summary: Caller reported unknown vehicle leaked oil and it is going into the storm drain due to the current weather conditions. Officer reported very minor amount on pavement and pads were used to clean up the area and no oil made it to the storm drain. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Charlie Sherman.

SCC Acts of Dishonesty

Location: Office of Public Safety

Summary: Complainant reported person trying to buy parking permit under another person’s name. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Medical Assist

Location: Athletics & Events Center

Summary: Caller reported person fell and hit head. Person decline medical attention. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

Welfare Check

Location: Garden Apartments

Summary: Caller reported person sent text message possibly indicating they were feeling suicidal. Officer determine person not an immediate threat to themselves or others. Assistance provided. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

Off-campus Incident

Location: All other

Summary: Caller reported third hand information regarding a person who sent text messages that they wanted to harm themselves. Officer advised complainant to call the Ithaca Police Department. Master Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

SCC Danger to Self

Location: Garden Apartments

Summary: Caller reported person threatening to harm themselves. Officer determine person had self inflicted injuries. One person taken into custody under mental hygiene law, transported to hospital and judicially referred for danger to self. Master Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

 

Sept. 30

Fire Alarm Accidental

Location: Circle Apartments

Summary: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by steam from shower. System reset. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Charlie Sherman.

Off-campus Incident

Location: All other

Summary: Ithaca Police Department reported six people arrested for various violations. Master Security Officer Wendy Lewis.

Safety Hazard

Location: Facilities parking lot

Summary: Officer reported vehicle leaked transmission fluid. Spill area cleaned up. Environmental Safety Specialist Mark Ross.

Psychological Medical Assist

Location: Emerson Hall

Summary: Caller reported person sent text messages indicating thoughts of harming themselves. Officers were unable to locate person. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Fire Alarm Accidental

Location: Circle Apartments

Summary: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Fire Protection Specialist Max Noble.

Case Status Change

Location: Emerson Hall

Summary: Officers locate the person who had sent suicidal text messages on Sept. 30 in Emerson Hall. Person was taken into custody under mental hygiene law and transported to hospital. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

 

Oct. 1

SCC Harassment and Endangering

Location: Boothroyd Hall

Summary: Caller reported person sent inappropriate text message. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock. Investigation pending.

Medical Assist

Location: Whalen Center

Summary: Caller reported person passed out, fell and injured their head. Person transported to hospital by ambulance. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Welfare Check

Location: Circle Apartments

Summary: Caller reported person made comments about harming themselves. Officer determined person is not an immediate danger to themselves and assistance was provided. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

SCC Drug Violations

Location: West Tower

Summary: Caller reported odor of marijuana. Four persons judicially referred for violation of the drug policy. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

 

Oct. 2

Petit Larceny Between $50-$199

Location: Friends Hall

Summary: Caller reported unknown person stole iPod. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Petit Larceny under $50

Location: L-Lot

Summary: Caller reported unknown person entered vehicle and stole cash. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Change in Case Status

Location: Office of Public Safey

Summary: Officer identified the person responsible for failing to stop at stop sign and almost striking oncoming vehicle and pedestrian on Sept. 28. Officer issued the person a warning. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

 

Oct. 3

Fire Alarm Accidental

Location: Circle Apartments

Summary: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Assistant Director Tim Ryan.

SCC Irresponsible Use of Alcohol

Location: West Tower

Summary: Caller reported intoxicated person vomiting. One person judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon.

Fire Alarm Accidental

Location: Circle Apartments

Summary: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by person spraying hair spray. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

Criminal Mischief Fourth Degree

Location: Talcott Hall

Summary: Caller reported unknown person damaged vending machine and stole product. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Medical Assist

Location: Terrace Dining Hall

Summary: Caller reported person passed out. Person declined medical assistance with ambulance staff and was transported to health center. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana

Location: Rowland Hall

Summary: Caller reported odor of marijuana. Two people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana and one person additionally judicially referred for underage possession of alcohol. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones.

Fire Alarm Accidental

Location: Circle Apartments

Summary: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Sergeant Ron Hart.

Change in Case Status

Location: Office of Public Safety

Summary: Officer reported person responsible for possession of fraudulent parking permit reported on Sept. 25 was judicially referred for dishonesty. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

 

Oct. 4 

Fire Alarm Accidental

Location: Circle Apartments

Summary: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Sergeant Ron Hart.

Petit Larceny over $200

Location: Emerson Hall

Summary: Caller reported damaged exit sign. Officer reported unknown person stole seven exit signs. Investigation pending. Sergeant Tom Dunn.

Criminal Trespass Third Degree

Location: Terrace 3

Summary: Caller reported unknown person entered room. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon.

Petit Larceny under $50

Location: L-Lot

Summary: Complainant reported unknown person stole money from vehicle. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Suspicious Circumstance

Location: Circle Apartments

Summary: Caller reported person sending unwanted emails. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Suspicious Circumstance

Location: Garden Apartments

Summary: Caller reported third hand information about possible “harassment” but was not specific. Sergeant Ron Hart.

Fire Alarm Accidental

Location: Circle Apartments

Summary: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Sergeant Ron Hart.

Psychological Medical Assistance

Location: Clarke Hall

Summary: Caller reported person sent text message indicating they wanted to harm themselves. Person was taken in to custody under mental hygiene law and transported to hospital by ambulance. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon.