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September 19, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log: Sept. 8 – Sept. 12

SEPTEMBER 8

Fire alarm
Location: Terraces
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Christopher Teribury.

Criminal mischief
Location: Circle Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person damaged vehicle window. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

Graffiti
Location: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person wrote graffiti on wall. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Robert Jones.

Suspicious circumstances
Location: Campus Center
SUMMARY: Person reported disagreement with another person regarding online purchase of textbooks and money owed. Officer resolved conflict. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

Medical assist
Location: Health Center
SUMMARY: Caller reported person feeling suicidal. Person transported to hospital. Patrol Officer Robert Jones.

SEPTEMBER 9

V&T violation
Location: U-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported two-car property damage motor vehicle accident. One vehicle backed into parked vehicle. Officer issued driver uniform traffic ticket for unsafe backing. Patrol Officer Jon Shingledecker.

Case status change
Location: Williams Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported laptop originally reported stolen on Feb. 28 found. Larceny unfounded. Patrol Officer Steven Rounds. 

Criminal tampering
Location: Circle Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person threw eggs on vehicle. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

V&T violation
Location: S-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown vehicle damaged a parked vehicle and left the scene. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Medical Assist
Location: Terraces
SUMMARY: Caller reported injuring knee. Medical assistance declined. Patrol Officer Steven Rounds.

SEPTEMBER 10

Possession  of marijuana
Location: Muller Chapel pond area
SUMMARY: Officer reported people smoking marijuana. Officer judicially referred four people for criminal possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Steven Rounds.

 V&T violation
Location: Circle Lot
SUMMARY: A caller reported that an unknown vehicle damaged another vehicle in the college Circle Apartments parking  lot. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Steven Rounds.

Off-campus incident
Location: All other
SUMMARY: IPD reported that 27 people were arrested in the City of Ithaca for various violations. Master Security Officer Wendy Lewis.

Accidental property damage
Location: S-Lot
SUMMARY: Person reported that one  vehicle’s door scratched another parked vehicle. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Steven Rounds.

Criminal mischief
Location: Emerson Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported that an unknown person damaged an exit sign. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Medical assist
Location: Ben Light Gymnasium
SUMMARY: Caller reported that a person had passed out. Officer reported one person was transported to CMC by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

Possession of marijuana
Location: East Tower
SUMMARY: Caller reported they detected the odor of marijuana. One person was judicially referred for the unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Donald Lyke.

SEPTEMBER 11

Graffiti
Location: Upper Quads
SUMMARY: Officer reported an unknown person wrote graffiti on a sign in the upper quads. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer John Elmore.

Larceny
Location: L-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported that an unknown person stole another person’s coat. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer John Elmore.

Case status
Location: L-Lot
SUMMARY: Officer reported coat originally reported stolen Sept. 11 from L-Lot was found and not stolen. Larceny unfounded. Patrol Officer John Elmore.

Safety hazard
Location: Park Center for Business
SUMMARY: Officer reported problem with an electrical breaker after power was restored to building. Officer reported smoke coming from the electrical junction box. Area evacuated  and the IFD responded to assist. Building powered down so repairs could be made. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

Criminal mischief
Location: P-Lot
SUMMARY: Caller reported person pulled tree and shrubs from the ground. One person judicially referred. Patrol Officer John Elmore.

Fire alarm
Location: College Circle Apartments
SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Sergeant Terry O’Pray.

SEPTEMBER 12

V&T violation
Location: Unknown
SUMMARY: Caller reported that an  unknown vehicle damaged a vehicle and then  left the scene. Pending investigation. Patrol Officer John Elmore.

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

Scheme to Defraud
Location: Bogart Hall
SUMMARY: Caller reported person reported item not received. Investigation pending. Sergeant Ron Hart.