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Accuracy • Independence • Integrity

September 20, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log: Sept. 3 – Sept. 7

SEPTEMBER 3

Possession OF Marijuana
Location: Academic Quad
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person left bag of marijuana. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jon Shingledecker.

Fire alarm
Location: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System was reset. Patrol Officer Jon Shingledecker.

Larceny
Location: Whalen Center for Music
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole musical instrument. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates. 

V&T violation
Location: S-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported vehicle possibly damaged a parked vehicle. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Off campus incident
Location: All Other
SUMMARY: Ithaca City police reported three people were arrested for various violations on Aug. 30. Master Security Officer Wendy Lewis. 

Medical assist
Location: Fitness Center
SUMMARY: Caller reported person injured fingers when bench press bar pinned fingers. Person declined medical assistance. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Possession of marijuana
Location: Recreation Trails
SUMMARY: Officers reported finding suspicious people. Seven people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

SEPTEMBER 4

Case status change
Location: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: Officer reported marijuana investigation completed in reference to incident originally reported on May 13. Two people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer John Elmore.

Possession of marijuana
Location: J-Lot
SUMMARY: Officers reported odor of marijuana. Two people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Sergeant Terry O’Pray. 

Medical assist
Location: Butterfield Stadium
SUMMARY: Caller reported person having difficulty breathing after running on track. Person declined medical assistance from ambulance staff. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

Found property
Location: Whalen Center for Music
SUMMARY: Caller reported water bottle and set of keys were found and turned over to public safety. Unknown owner.

Liquor law violations
Location: L-Lot
SUMMARY: During traffic stop, officer issued driver appearance ticket for Ithaca Town Court for underage possession of alcohol with intent to consume, campus summons for failure to use turn signal, driving wrong way on one-way and judicially referred for use of a fictitious license and underage possession of alcohol. Two other people judicially referred for underage possession of alcohol. Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

SEPTEMBER 5

Medical assist
Location: Garden Apartments
SUMMARY: Caller reported person might have taken pills with intent to self-harm. Person was taken into custody under mental hygiene law and transported to the hospital. Officer also restricted the person from the campus. Master Patrol Officer Danny Austic.

Larceny
Location: Friends Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole cellphone. Phone had been left unattended and was turned in as found property. Larceny unfounded. Sergeant Ronald Hart.

Fire alarm
Location: Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System was reset. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Charlie Sherman.

Possession of marijuana
Location: Substation Road
SUMMARY: Officer reported odor of marijuana. Two people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Criminal trespass
Location: Holmes Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported intoxicated person entered room without permission. Person taken into custody under mental hygiene law and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol and criminal trespass. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

SEPTEMBER 6

Criminal mischief
Location: Landon Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person damaged door. Officer determined damage was caused by mechanical problem, not criminal mischief. Criminal mischief unfounded. Master Patrol Officer Danny Austic.

Criminal tampering
Location: Circle Lot
SUMMARY: Officer reported unknown person threw eggs onto vehicle. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer John Elmore.

Burglary
Location: Eastman Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person entered a residence hall and stole a person’s medication. Investigation pending. Patrol OfficerJon Shingledecker.

Case status change
Location: Office of Public Safety
SUMMARY: Caller reported musical instrument originally reported as stolen from the Whalen Center for Music on July 18, was found and not stolen. Burglary unfounded. Patrol Officer Jon Shingledecker.

SEPTEMBER 7 

Irresponsible use of alcohol
Location: Tallcott Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported intoxicated person. Person declined medical assistance and was judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Jon Shingledecker.

Acts of dishonesty
Location: College Circle Drive
SUMMARY: During traffic stop, officer issued driver a campus summons for failing to stop and the person was judicially referred for possession of fraudulent license. Patrol Officer Jon Shingledecker.

Larceny
Location: Gannett Center
SUMMARY: While claiming found property, complainant reported an unknown person stole cash and medication from inside purse. The purse had been last seen at the Gannett Center on Aug. 19, and then later found. Investigation pending. Sergeant Ronald Hart.