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August 21, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log: Sept. 8 – Sept. 13

Sept. 8

Medical Assist  

LOCATION: Terrace 5

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person banging on door. Officer determined person had medical condition and was transported by ambulance to hospital. Patrol Officer Steve Ward.

SCC Danger to Self                                                                                                                                          

LOCATION: Terrace 6

SUMMARY: Officer reported person has injuries to arm and is bleeding. Officer determined injuries were self-inflicted. Person was taken into custody under mental hygiene law, was transported to hospital and referred judicially for danger to themselves.  Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones.

SCC Underage Possession of Alcohol                                                                                                                                     

LOCATION: General Services

SUMMARY: Caller reported package delivered to mailroom containing alcohol. One person judicially referred for violating college rules. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Fire Alarm Accidental                                                                                                                                                  

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

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

Falsely Reporting an Incident 3rd Degree                                                                                                                          

LOCATION: Holmes Hall

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Officer determined unknown person maliciously activated fire alarm system. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Fire Alarm Malicious False Alarm                                                                                                                                           

LOCATION: Holmes Hall

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Officer reported unknown person maliciously activated pull station. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana                                                                                                                                           

LOCATION: Hood Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. One person referred judicially for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Fire Alarm Accidental                                                                                                                                            

LOCATION: College Garden Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Master Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

SCC Drug Violations

LOCATION: Tallcott Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. Two people referred judicially for drug violations. Patrol Officer Steve Ward.

 

Sept. 9

Medical Assist                                      

LOCATION: Eastman Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported person having a seizure. One person transported to hospital by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Safety & Environmental Hazard 

LOCATION: Athletics and Events Center

SUMMARY: Environmental Health and Safety Officer reported generator leaked anti-freeze. Material cleanup completed. Fire Protection Services Enoch Perkins.

Unlawful Posting Advertisement No Degree                                                                                                                   

LOCATION: All campus

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person posted unauthorized flyers on campus. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Fire Alarm Accidental

LOCATION: College 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 15 people were issued appearance tickets for various offenses. Communications Specialist Brad Fisher.

SCC Firearm, Firework, Dangerous Substance or Weapon                                                   

LOCATION: Terrace 9

SUMMARY: Caller reported during health and safety inspection finding hazardous container. Officer issued warning and confiscated container until owner can remove from campus. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana

LOCATION: Bogart Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. One person referred judicially for unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

 

Sept. 10

Medical Assist

LOCATION: Hammond Health Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported person with mental health related issue had been taken to the hospital by ambulance on Sept. 2. Sergeant Tom Dunn.

Motor Vehicle Accident               

LOCATION: L-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported one car property damage. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Suspicious Circumstance                                                                                                                                                               

LOCATION: Holmes Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported returning to room on two separate occasions and finding door ajar. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

SCC Irresponsible Use of Alcohol                                                                                                         

LOCATION: Rowland Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported intoxicated person. Person was taken into custody under the mental hygiene law, transported to hospital by ambulance and referred judicially for irresponsible use of alcohol. Master Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

 

Sept. 11

Fire                                                                                                                                                        

LOCATION: Lyon Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported smoke detector activation and smell of smoke. A fire was found in paper can and was extinguished. Building was ventilated.  Officer determined fire was accidental caused by cigarette. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Fire Alarm Accidental                                                                                                                                                  

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

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

Check on Welfare                                                                                                                                                                               

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported person being depressed and possibly suicidal. Officer determined person not a danger to self or others. Assistance provided. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Fire Alarm Accidental                                                                                                                                                  

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

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

Fire Alarm Accidental                                                                                                                                                  

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

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

SCC drug violations          

LOCATION: Landon Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. One person referred judicially for violation of drug policy. Patrol Officer Steve Ward.

Criminal Tampering 3rd Degree                 

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Person reported unknown person damaged exit signs. Officer reported signs were not damaged but tampered with. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

 

Sept. 12                                                                      

Theft of Services No Degree                                                                                                                    

LOCATION: Terraces general area

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person fled taxi without paying for the fare. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon.

Medical Assist  

LOCATION: Tower Skyline Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported person skate boarding, fell, and injured hands and legs. Person declined Medical Assistance. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon.

Criminal Mischief 4th Degree

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person damaged exit signs. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Medical Assist  

LOCATION: Allen Field

SUMMARY: Caller reported person playing rugby sustained injury to hand. Person declined Medical Assistance with ambulance staff. Master Patrol Officer Bob Bates.

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana

LOCATION: Clarke Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person left bag of what appears to be marijuana. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Medical Assist  

LOCATION: Allen Field

SUMMARY: Caller reported person playing rugby injured ankle. Person declined Medical Assistance. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones.

Off campus incident                                                                                                                                                                          

LOCATION: All Other

SUMMARY: Caller reported person intentionally cut themselves. Officer determined person not in current danger. Assistance provided. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana                                                                                                       

LOCATION: Bogart Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. One person referred judicially for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

 

Sept. 13                                                                                                                                                                

SCC Irresponsible Use of Alcohol

LOCATION: Bogart Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported unconscious person. Person declined medical assistance and was referred judicially for irresponsible use of alcohol. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Medical Assist                                                                                                                               

LOCATION: College Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported person ill. Person was transported to the hospital by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.