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September 24, 2017   |   Ithaca, NY

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Public Safety Log: Nov. 1–12

Nov. 1

Irresponsible Use of Alcohol

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported intoxicated person. Person taken into custody under mental hygiene law transported to hospital by ambulance and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon.

Theft of Services No Degree

LOCATION: Lower Quad

SUMMARY: caller reported person fled taxi without paying fare. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Steve Ward.

Medical Assistance Illness Related

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported general illness. Person transported to hospital by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Change in Case Status

LOCATION: Terrace 7

SUMMARY: officer interviewed person in reference to incident from Oct. 19 at the center for natural sciences involving fake IDs. One person judicially referred for possession of fake ID. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Change in Case Status

LOCATION: Garden Apartments

SUMMARYL Interviewed person in reference to incident from Oct. 19 at the center for natural sciences involving fake IDs. One person judicially referred for possession of fake ID. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Change in Case Status

LOCATION: Terrace 4

SUMMARY: Officer interviewed person in reference to incident from Oct. 19 at the center for natural sciences involving fake IDs. One person judicially referred for possession of fake ID. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Nov. 2

Off-campus Incident

LOCATION: All other

SUMMARY: Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office reported person issued an appearance ticket for a noise violation. Communications Specialist Brad Fisher.

Fire Safety–Related Offenses

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: During health and safety inspection, Environmental Health and Safety officer reported confiscating lighter fluid. Associate Director Tim Ryan.

Fire Safety–Related Offenses

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: During health and safety inspection, Environmental Health and Safety officer reported confiscating propane cylinder. Associate Director Tim Ryan.

Motor Vehicle Accident

LOCATION: Facilities parking lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported one car property damage motor vehicle accident, involving a truck and a post. Master Patrol Officer Brad Bates.

Nov. 3

Criminal Tampering 3rd Degree

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown persons put couch in elevator. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer bob jones.

Fire Safety–Related Offenses

LOCATION: Garden Apartments

SUMMARY: During health and safety inspection, Environmental Health and Safety officer reported lighter fluid confiscated. Associate Director Tim Ryan.

Petit Larceny Over $200

LOCATION: T-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller unknown person stole bicycle. Officer stopped person and they were identified as the owner. Larceny unfounded. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon.

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana

LOCATION: Bogart Hall

SUMMARY: During health and safety inspection, caller reported marijuana paraphernalia. One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon.

Criminal Mischief 4th Degree

LOCATION: Williams Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person damaged door. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Larceny Credit Card

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Complainant reported unknown person stole wallet. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Nov. 4

Medical Assistance Illness Related

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported person vomiting due to general illness. Person was transported to hospital by ambulance. Patrol Officer Steve Ward.

Medical Assistance Illness Related

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported person going in and out of consciousness due to a medical condition. Person transported to hospital by ambulance. Patrol Officer Steve Ward.

Medical Assistance Illness Related

LOCATION: Ceracche Athletic Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported person working on art project accidentally cut their finger with knife and is feeling faint. First aid provided and further Medical Assistance declined. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: During health and safety inspection, caller reported marijuana paraphernalia found. Four persons judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana

LOCATION: Terrace 8

SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana and one person judicially referred for violation of drug policy. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Fire Alarm Accidental

LOCATION: Terrace 7

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. System reset. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Nov. 5

Change in Case Status

LOCATION: Cornell University

SUMMARY: Belated entry occurred Oct. 8. Officer reported person interviewed about incident that took place Sept. 27 outside of Emerson Hall. Officer issued person an appearance ticket for the Ithaca Town Court for assault 3rd degree. Incident also reclassified from “theft of service” to “assault.” Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Off-campus Incident

LOCATION: All other

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown vehicle caused damage parked. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Drug Violations

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. Two people refereed judicially for Unlawful Possession of Marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Steve Rounds.

Medical Assistance Psychological

LOCATION: Hilliard Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported unable to make contact with person and may be feeling stressed. Officer determined person feeling okay and assistance was provided. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

Nov 6. 

Criminal Mischief 4th Degree

LOCATION: Muller Chapel Pond Area

SUMMARY: Officer reported unknown person cut rope on bridge. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: During health and safety inspection, caller reported finding marijuana paraphernalia. Two people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Safety Hazard

LOCATION: Garden Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported gas detector activated. Officer reported alarm accidental due to maintenance working in the area. System reset.

Change in Case Status

LOCATION: Office of Public Safety

SUMMARY: Officer reported follow up from incident originally reported in the West Tower on Oct. 10 and one person was arrested for two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, and one count of criminally possessing a hypodermic instrument. Officer issued person an appearance ticket for the Ithaca Town Court. Person was also judicially referred. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones.

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: During health and safety inspection, caller reported marijuana paraphernalia found. One people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Criminal Tampering 3rd Degree

LOCATION: Peggy Ryan Williams Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person tampered with computer equipment. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer bob jones.

Nov. 7

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Person reported odor of marijuana. Two people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana and underage possession of alcohol. Master Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

Criminal Mischief 4th Degree

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Officer reported unknown person damaged chair. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

Irresponsible Use of Alcohol

LOCATION: Terrace 4

SUMMARY: 911 center reported person ill and vomiting. One person transported by ambulance to hospital and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Medical Assistance Injury Related

LOCATION: Athletic and Events Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported person wrestling dislocated elbow. Person transported by ambulance to the hospital. Master Patrol Officer Bruce Holmstock.

Fire Alarm Accidental

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

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

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana

LOCATION: Rowland Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person left marijuana paraphernalia. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

Nov. 8

SCC Excessive Noise

LOCATION: East Tower

SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana and noise complaint. Two people judicially referred for noise and failure to comply. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

SCC Irresponsible Use of Alcohol

LOCATION: Terrace 2

SUMMARY: Caller reported person vomiting. Person declined medical assistance with ambulance staff and judicially referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

Medical Assist Illness Related

LOCATION: Garden Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported general illness. Person declined medical assistance with ambulance staff. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Nov. 9

Larceny Credit Card

LOCATION: Friends Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole purse. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

Medical Assistance Illness Related

LOCATION: Friends Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported person having seizure. Person declined medical assistance with ambulance staff and was escorted to the health center. Fire Protection Specialist Enoch Perkins.

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana

LOCATION: Substation Road

SUMMARY: Officer reported people found in wooded area. One person judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana and three people judicially referred for violation of drug policy. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Nov. 10

Gas Alarm Activation

LOCATION: Terrace 8

SUMMARY: Simplex reported carbon monoxide detector fire alarm. Activation caused by a loose fitting on a vent pipe. 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.

Medical Assistance Psychological

LOCATION: Ceracche Athletic Center

SUMMARY: 911 center reported person made threats to harm themselves. Person was taken into custody under mental hygiene law and transported to hospital. Patrol Officer Lance Clark.

Petit Larceny Over $200

LOCATION: Fitness Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole wagons. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones.

Change in Case Status

LOCATION: Fitness Center

SUMMARY: Officer reported wagons reported stolen from the fitness center on Nov. 10 were located and larceny is unfounded. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones.

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana

LOCATION: Clarke Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported odor of marijuana. Two people judicially referred for unlawful possession of marijuana. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones.

Nov. 11

Criminal Tampering 3rd Degree

LOCATION: All campus

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person tampered with event signs. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore. Investigation pending.

Harassment

LOCATION: Unknown location

SUMMARY: Caller reported third hand information about a person being “verbally harassed” about Halloween custom. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Disorderly Conduct No Degree

LOCATION: Campus Center Quad

SUMMARY: Caller reported people blocked a tour group. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore.

Gas Alarm Activation

LOCATION: Terrace 8

SUMMARY: Simplex reported carbon monoxide detector fire alarm. Unable to determine cause for the activation. System reset. Fire Protection Specialist Max Noble.

Fire Alarm Smoke Investigation

LOCATION: Campus Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported smoke. Officers were unable to locate the source and it dissipated. Fire Protection Specialist Max Noble.

Larceny Credit Card

LOCATION: Fitness Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person stole jeans, wallet, cell phone and keys. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Drug Violations

LOCATION: D-Lot

SUMMARY: Caller reported people smoking marijuana. Three people judicially referred for violation of drug policy. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.

Nov. 12

Fire Alarm Malicious False Alarm

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Officer reported activation caused by unknown person maliciously discharging fire extinguisher. System reset. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon.

Criminal Tampering 3rd Degree

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Officer reported activation was caused by unknown person maliciously discharging fire extinguisher. Investigation pending. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon.

Change in Case Status

LOCATION: Circle Lot 4

SUMMARY: Officer determined reported car fire on Oct. 29 in circle Lot 4 was unfounded. The car smoked because of mechanical problem but there was no evidence of fire. Master Patrol Officer Dan Austic.

Harassment 2nd Degree

LOCATION: Muller Faculty Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person posted threatening message on social media. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Chris Teribury.

Criminal Mischief 4th Degree

LOCATION: Circle Lot 3

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person tampered with sign and stole placard. Investigation pending. Master Patrol Officer Don Lyke.

Medical Assistance Illness Related

LOCATION: Bogart Hall

SUMMARY: 911 center reported person having chest pains. Person declined Medical Assistance with ambulance staff. Fire Protection Specialist Max Noble.

Medical Assistance Illness Related

LOCATION: Boothroyd Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported person passed out. Person declined Medical Assistance from ambulance staff. Patrol Officer Waylon DeGraw.