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December 5, 2022
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Public Safety Logs Aug. 15–21

August 15

 

Scheme to Defraud, Second Degree

LOCATION: All other/other

SUMMARY: Caller reported receiving an email offering a job. Officer reported the email was a scheme to defraud the caller out of money and personal information. Patrol officer Mayra Colon responded. 

 

Medical Assist/Illness Related

LOCATION: 284 LYCEUM DRIVE

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person not feeling well. Master patrol officer Sophia Dimkos reported that the person declined medical assistance

 

Medical Assist/Illness Related

LOCATION: Lyon Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported being exposed to COVID-19. Officer reported the person was transferred to the Wrap-Around Care Office. Safety officer Ronald Petrella responded to the incident.

 

August 16

 

Accidental Fire Alarm

LOCATION: 12 College Circle Drive

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. The officer reported the fire alarm was activated by burnt food. Sergeant Don Lyke responded to the incident. 

 

Accidental Fire Alarm 

LOCATION: 10 College Circle Drive

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. The officer reported the fire alarm was activated by burnt food. Fire protection specialist George Whitmore responded.

 

Medical Assist/Illness Related

LOCATION: Campus Center Quad

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person suffering from a headache. Officer reported the person was transported to the hospital by ambulance. Master patrol officer Sophia Dimkos responded. 

 

August 17


Trespassing, No Degree

LOCATION: Ithaca College Natural Lands

SUMMARY: Officers reported loud music coming from the Natural Lands, Sergeant John Elmore reported that people were given a verbal warning for trespassing in a restricted area after hours. 

 

SCC Responsibility of Guests

LOCATION: Z-Lot

SUMMARY: Officer reported vehicle in lot occupied by two people. One person was warned for responsibility of the guest for violation of law or Student Conduct Code violations. Patrol officer Jordan Bartolis responded.

 

Petit Larceny Under $50

LOCATION: O-Lot North of Grant Egbert Boulevard

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole a parking permit from a vehicle. Patrol officer Mayra Colon responded. 

 

August 18

 

Medical Assist/Illness Related

LOCATION: 113 Campus Center Way

SUMMARY: Caller reported third hand information that a person was feeling ill and unable to stand without fainting. Officer reported that the person declined medical assistance and was provided transport to their residence. Patrol officer Mayra Colon responded to the incident. 

 

Petit Larceny Under $50

LOCATION: Alumni Circle Roadway

SUMMARY: Caller reported that an unknown person stole a table. Patrol officer Mayra Colon responded and the incident is pending investigation.

 

Medical Assist/Illness Related

LOCATION: Center for Natural Sciences

SUMMARY: Caller reported third-hand information that a person was feeling ill, nauseous and light-headed. Fire and building safety coordinator Charlie Sherman responded to the incident. 

 

Scheme to Defraud, Second Degree

LOCATION: Fitness Center

SUMMARY: Caller reported receiving suspicious calls from an unknown person. Officer reported the person was receiving scam phone calls from a foreign number. Master patrol officer Sophia Dimkos responded. 

 

Motor Vehicle Accident/Property Damage

LOCATION: U-Lot, North of 113 Campus Center Way

SUMMARY: Caller reported a two-car property damage motor vehicle accident. Master patrol officer Bob Jones responded to the incident and took a report. 

 


Medical Assist/Injury Related

LOCATION: Hilliard Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person was struck in the head while playing basketball. Safety officer RJ Petrella/Ronald Petrella reported that the person complained of a headache and feeling dizzy. Person declined medical assistance

 

August 19

 

Trespassing No Degree

LOCATION: Recreation Trails near 100 Flora Brown Drive

SUMMARY: Officer reported two people in a restricted area after hours. Officer reported the students were warned for violation of conduct code trespassing. Patrol officer Jordan Barton responded. 

 

V&T Leaving Scene of an Accident

LOCATION: F Lot 

SUMMARY: Caller reported a two-car property damage motor vehicle accident. Officer reported an unknown vehicle struck a parked vehicle and left the sean. Sergeant Bryan Verzosa responded to the incident. 

 

Medical Assist/Injury Related

LOCATION: 150 Lyceum drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person injured their elbow in a bounce house and was suffering from pain and swelling in their elbow. Officer reported person declined medical assitance. Master patrol officer Sophia Dimkos responded

 

August 20

 

Trespassing No Degrees

LOCATION: Roadway Substation Road

SUMMARY: Officer reported locating a group of people in a restricted area. The officer issued four people a warning for being in a restricted area. Patrol officer Jordan Bartolis responded to the incident.

 

Off Campus Incident

LOCATION: All other/other

SUMMARY: Ithaca Police Department (IPD) reported finding a highly intociated person at an off-campus address. IPD reported person was taken into custody under the mental hygiene law, 22.09 and transported to the hospital by an ambulance. Sergeant Jon Elmore responded to the incident. 

 

SCC Bullying or Cyber Bullying

LOCATION: All other/other

SUMMARY: Caller reported third-hand information that a person posted an alarming message on social media. Sergeant Bryan Verzosa responded to the incident. 

 

Larceny Fourth Degree via Extortion

LOCATION: 406 Grant Egbert Boulevard

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person is demanding money over social media. Master patrol officer Bob Jones responded. 

 

Medical Assist/Illness Related

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person having an adverse reaction after ingesting edible cannabis. The officer reported the person was transported to the hospital by ambulance. Sergeant Bryan Verzosa responded. 

 

Accidental Fire Alarm

LOCATION: Emerson Hall

SUMMARY: Caller reported a fire alarm activation in a room. Officer reported alarm activation was caused by burnt food. Sergeant Bryan Verzosa responded. 

 

August 21

 

SCC Irresponsible Use of Alcohol/Drugs

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Caller reported an intoxicated person. Officer reported one person was taken into custody under New York state Mental Hygiene law and transported to the hospital by ambulance. The person will be referred to the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards for irresponsible use of alcohol. Sergeant Bryan Verzosa responded. 

 

SCC Irresponsible Use of Alcohol/Drugs

LOCATION: Terraces

SUMMARY: Officer reported an intoxicated person. Officer reported that the student was referred to the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards for irresponsible use of alcohol and under-age posession of alcohol. Patrol officer Abdallah Hassan responded to the incident.

 

Suspicious Circumstance

LOCATION: Academic quad

SUMMARY: Caller reported observing persons attempting to move traffic cones. Student Auxiliary Safety Patrol reported the people were warned to leave cones alone and they complied. 

 

Welfare Check

LOCATION: Towers Skyline Drive

SUMMARY: Officer reported a person that was upset due to an incident that occurred involving a friend. Sergeant Bryan Verzosa reported that the person was found not to be a threat to themselves or others. 

 

V&T License Violations

LOCATION: 113 Campus Center way

SUMMARY: Officer reported finding a fictitious license in a wallet that was turned into OPS as found property. Officer reported one person to be referred for acts of dishonesty. Patrol officer Abdallah Hassan responded. 

 

SCC Irresponsible Use of Alcohol/Drugs

LOCATION: Circle Lot 6

SUMMARY: Caller reported person intoxicated and vomiting inside a vehicle. Patrol officer Abdallah Hassan reported that the person was referred to the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards for irresponsible use of alcohol and under-age possession of alcohol. 

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