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September 21, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log: Sept. 6 – Sept. 12

Ithaca College Public Safety Log

September 6 – September 12

 

September 6

CASE STATUS CHANGE

LOCATION: Textor Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported a lost wallet was recovered. All property including cash was recovered. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

 

LARCENY

LOCATION: Muller Chapel

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole a projector and amplifier. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Matthew O’Loughlin.

 

FIRE ALARM ACCIDENTAL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. Activation was caused by a person cooking food. system reset. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

LARCENY

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole food. Investigation pending. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

 

FIRE ALARM ACCIDENTAL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. Activation was caused by a person cooking food. System reset. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

 

 

September 7

FIRE ALARM ACCIDENTAL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. Activation was caused by burnt food. Apartment ventilated. Alarm reset. Sergeant Ron Hart.

 

FIRE ALARM ACCIDENTAL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. activation was caused by burnt food. System reset. Environmental Health and Safety Officer  Tim Ryan.

 

MEDICAL ASSIST

LOCATION: All Other

SUMMARY: Officer reported a person feeling faint. person was transported to CMC by ambulance. Sergeant Ron Hart.

 

FOUND PROPERTY

LOCATION: M – Lot

SUMMARY: Person found single a key and turned it over to the office of public safety. Unknown owner.

 

CRIMINAL MISCHIEF

LOCATION: Circle Lot 2

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person damaged the windshield wiper of a vehicle. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Matthew O’Loughlin.

 

FOUND PROPERTY

LOCATION: Friends Hall

SUMMARY: Person found a cell phone and turned it over to the office of public safety. unknown owner.

 

FIRE ALARM ACCIDENTAL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

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

 

MEDICAL ASSIST

LOCATION: E – Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person having difficulty breathing. One person transported to CMC by ambulance. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

 

 

September 8

OFF CAMPUS INCIDENT

LOCATION: All Other

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person fell and struck their head off campus. Person declined medical attention. Sergeant dirk Hightchew.

 

IRRESPONSIBLE USE OF ALCOHOL

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Person transported to CMC by ambulance and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Master Patrol Officer Mark Denicola.

 

ALCOHOL IN PUBLIC AREA

LOCATION: Circle Lot 12

SUMMARY: One person judicially referred for having an open container.  Patrol Officer Patrick Johnson.

 

IRRESPONSIBLE USE OF ALCOHOL

LOCATION: Tallcott Hall

SUMMARY: Person transported to CMC by ambulance and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Sergeant Dirk Hightchew.

 

PARK POLICE ASSIST

LOCATION: Office of Public Safety

SUMMARY: Officer requested an Officer run a ‘data master’ test on a person under arrest for DWI. Test conducted.  Patrol Officer Robert Jones.

 

IRRESPONSIBLE USE OF ALCOHOL

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Caller reported an intoxicated person asleep in a stairwell. Person declined medical attention and was judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol and underage possession of alcohol. Patrol Officer Patrick Johnson.

 

MEDICAL TRANSPORT

LOCATION: Hood Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person had injured an ankle previously and requested transportation to the hospital by ambulance. One person transported to CMC. Patrol Officer Jay Vanvolkinburg.

 

MEDICAL ASSIST

LOCATION: Higgins Field Turf

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person was struck in the head by a field hockey ball. person transported to CMC by ambulance. Sergeant Ron Hart.

 

V&T LEAVING SCENE

LOCATION: B – Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown vehicle damaged a light pole and then left the area. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jeremiah McMurray.

 

MEDICAL ASSIST

LOCATION: Gannett Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person fell on the stairs and injured an ankle. Person declined medical  assistance with ambulance staff. Patrol Officer Matthew O’Loughlin.

 

UNLAWFUL POSS. MARIJUANA

LOCATION: Lyon Hall

SUMMARY: Three people Judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Matthew O’Loughlin.

UNLAWFUL POSS. MARIJUANA

LOCATION: Recreation Trails

SUMMARY: Officer reported a group of people fled and left drug paraphernalia in the area. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Jeremiah McMurray.

 

VIOL. COLLEGE REGULATIONS

LOCATION: J – Lot

SUMMARY: One person judicially referred for violation of college regulation for being in the woods after dark. Patrol Officer Matthew O’Loughlin.

 

 

September 9

ALCOHOL PUBLIC AREA

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

SUMMARY: One person Judicially referred for having an open container and failure to comply. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

UNLAWFUL POSS. MARIJUANA

LOCATION: Lyon Hall

SUMMARY: Four persons judicially referred for possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Robert Jones.

 

V&T DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATING

LOCATION: L – Lot

SUMMARY: During a traffic stop, Officer arrested the operator for DWI. Officer issued a uniform traffic ticket for DWI, BAC greater than .08% and possession of a fictitious license for town of Ithaca court and a campus summons for speed in zone. Person was also judicially referred. Patrol Officer Matthew O’Loughlin.

 

MEDICAL ASSIST

LOCATION: Terrace Dining Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person accidentally cut their wrist while opening a jar. Person declined medical assistance beyond first aid and transported themself to the hospital. Master Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

 

PROPERTY DAMAGE

LOCATION: Danby Road

SUMMARY: Officer reported a car and deer motor vehicle accident. Report taken. Master Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

 

FIRE ALARM ACCIDENTAL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

SUMMARY: Caller reported a fire alarm. Activation was caused by burnt food. Area ventilated and system reset. Master Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

 

 

September 10

MEDICAL ASSIST

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person having an allergic reaction to an unknown medication. person transported to CMC by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

 

FIRE ALARM ACCIDENTAL

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. Activation was caused by steam from the shower. System reset. Fire Protection Specialist Mark SwanHart.

 

SAFETY HAZARD

LOCATION: College Circle Apartment

SUMMARY: Officer reported a bike chained to the handrail. Warning issued. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Ron Clark.

 

SAFETY HAZARD

LOCATION: lower campus

SUMMARY: Officer reported a bike chained to the handrail. Warning issued. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Ron Clark.

 

SAFETY/ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARD

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Officer reported a bike chained to the handrail. Warning issued. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Ron Clark.

 

SAFETY HAZARD

LOCATION: Lower Campus

SUMMARY: Officer reported a bike chained to the handrail. Warning issued. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Ron Clark.

 

LARCENY

LOCATION: Lower Quad

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole a phone. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer jay Vanvolkinburg.

 

V&T LEAVING A SCENE

LOCATION: Circle Lot 10

SUMMARY: Caller reported a vehicle struck another vehicle, caused damage and the operator left the scene. Officer issued the operator uniform traffic ticket for leaving the scene of a property damage accident. Master Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

LARCENY

LOCATION: G – Lot

SUMMARY: Complainant reported an unknown person stole license plates from a vehicle. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

 

UNLAWFUL POSS. MARIJUANA

LOCATION: East Tower

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

 

 

September 11

FOUND PROPERTY

LOCATION: Terrace Dining Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported finding an epipen and turned it over to the office of public safety. Unknown Owner.

 

SAFETY HAZARD

LOCATION: Lower Campus

SUMMARY: Officer reported four bikes chained to handrails. Officer issued warnings.  Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Ron Clark.

 

SAFETY HAZARD

LOCATION: Center for Natural Sciences

SUMMARY: Officer reported a bike chained to railing inside the building. Officer issued a warning for the bike. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Ron Clark.

 

SAFETY HAZARD

LOCATION: Lower Campus

SUMMARY: Officer reported two bikes chained to a handrail. Officer issued warnings. Fire and Building Safety Coordinator Ron Clark.

 

September 12

SUSPICIOUS CIRCUMSTANCE

LOCATION: Lower Quad

SUMMARY: Caller reported lit candles were found unattended in the grass between buildings. The candles were extinguished and an RA will collect candles. Patrol Officer Bruce Thomas.

 

CRIMINAL TRESPASS

LOCATION: Rowland Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported third hand information of a suspicious person entering a room. The officer determined it was a legitimate person. Master Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

 

SMOKE INVESTIGATION

LOCATION: F – lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported a cigarette dispenser smoking. Officer reported smoldering debris was extinguished prior to arrival. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

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