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November 27, 2022
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Public Safety Logs Aug. 22–28

Aug. 22

 

Suspicious Vehicle 

LOCATION: Grant egbert boulevard 

SUMMARY: Officer reported a vehicle running in the parking lot for several hours. Officer reported locating two people in the vehicle talking. Officer advised the people to leave the area. Patrol Officer Abdallah Hassan responded. 

 

Fire Alarm/ Undetermined 

LOCATION: Textor Circle

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. The Office of Environmental Health and Safety was unable to determine the cause for the alarm activation. (FPS ENOCH PERKINS)

Aug. 23

 

Accidental fire alarm

LOCATION: Circle Apartments 

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. Officer reported the alarm activation was caused by burnt food. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon responded. 

 

Safety hazard environmental hazard

LOCATION: Coddington Road Walkway

SUMMARY: Caller reported a vehicle had leaked hydraulic fluid. The Office of Environmental Health and Safety reported the spill was contained to the pavement and was cleaned up. (ESS MARK ROSS)

 

SCC drug violations

LOCATION: Grant egbert boulevard 

SUMMARY: The Office of Student Conduct reported that one person was referred for violation of the college’s drug policy. Lieutenant Michael Nelson responded.

 

SCC irresponsible use of alcohol/drugs

LOCATION: Grant Egbert boulevard 

SUMMARY: The Office of Student Conduct reported two people were referred for underage possession of alcohol and violation of the college’s drug policy. Lieutenant Michael Nelson responded. 

 

SCC underage possession of alcohol

LOCATION: Lyceum Drive

SUMMARY: The Office of Student Conduct reported one person was referred for underage possession of alcohol. Lieutenant Michael Nelson responded.  

 

SCC underage possession of alcohol

LOCATION: Flora Brown Drive

SUMMARY: The Office of Student Conduct reported seven people referred for underage possession of alcohol. Lieutenant Michael Nelson responded. 

 

SCC underage possession of alcohol

LOCATION: Grant Egbert boulevard 

SUMMARY: The Office of Student Conduct reported six people referred for underage possession of alcohol. Lieutenant Michael Nelson responded.

 

SCC underage possession of alcohol

LOCATION: Tower Skyline Drive

SUMMARY: The Office of Student Conduct reported two people referred for underage possession of alcohol. Lieutenant Michael Nelson responded.

 

Fire alarm accidental

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. Officer reported alarm activation was caused by steam from a shower. Master Patrol Officer Sophia Dimkos responded.

 

Medical assist/illness related

LOCATION: Tower Skyline Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person was having an allergic reaction. Officer reported the person was transported to the hospital by ambulance. Sergeant Bryan Verzosa responded.

 

Aug. 24

 

Criminal tampering third degree

LOCATION: Flora Brown Drive

SUMMARY: During a fire alarm drill, EH&S reported a smoke detector was found covered. EH&S reported one person referred to the Office of Student Conduct for tampering with fire alarm equipment and one person was referred for possession of hazardous substances. (F&BSC CHARLIE SHERMAN)

 

Criminal tampering third degree

LOCATION: Flora Brown Drive

SUMMARY: During a fire alarm drill, EH&S reported a smoke detector was found covered. EH&S reported one person referred to the Office of Student Conduct for tampering with fire alarm equipment. (FPS ENOCH PERKINS)

 

Criminal tampering third degree

LOCATION: Flora Brown Drive

SUMMARY: During a fire alarm drill,  EH&S reported a smoke detector was found covered. EH&S reported two people referred to the Office of Student Conduct for tampering with fire alarm equipment. (FPS ENOCH PERKINS)

 

Medical assist/psychological 

LOCATION: Grant Egbert boulevard 

SUMMARY: 

 

Medical assist/injury related

LOCATION: Conservatory Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person struck their head while attempting to stand from a seated position. Officer reported the person complained of dizziness and pain. Officer reported that the person declined medical attention. Master Patrol Officer Sophia Dimkos responded.

 

Harassment second degree

LOCATION: Tower Skyline Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported a known person had been making unwanted, inappropriate verbal comments to another person. Master Patrol Officer Sophia Dimkos responded.

 

SCC harassment/intimidation/endangering 

LOCATION: 288 Lyceum Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported a known person sent a threatening text message. Officer reported that one person was referred to the office of student conduct for SCC harassment. (PO ADBALLAH HASSAN)

 

Aug. 25

 

Accidental fire alarm

LOCATION: Tower Skyline Drive

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. Officer reported the alarm activation was caused by a steaming hair straightener. (PO ABDALLAH HASSAN)

 

Criminal tampering third degree

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person threw eggs at a window. (SGT DON LYKE)

 

Accidental fire alarm

LOCATION: Tower Skyline Drive

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. EH&S determined the fire alarm activation was caused by a faulty heat detector. (FPS ENOCH PERKINS)

 

Medical assist/injury related

LOCATION: Tower Skyline Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person lacerated their thumb with a knife while preparing food.  Officer reported the person declined medical assistance and was transported to the hospital by a third party. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones responded.

 

Medical assist/illness related

LOCATION: Lyceum Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person having chest pains along with difficulty breathing. Officer reported the person declined medical assistance. Master Patrol Officer Sophia Dimkos responded.

 

Accidental fire alarm

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. Officer reported the alarm activation was caused by burnt food. Master Patrol Officer  Sophia Dimkos responded.

 

Aug. 26

 

Accidental property damage

LOCATION: Flora Brown Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported a shower with a broken knob that would not turn off. Officer reported that the shower knob fell off and it was not intentionally damaged. (PO ABDALLAH HASSAN)

 

Accidental fire alarm

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. The alarm activation was caused by burnt food.  Patrol Officer Kevin McClain responded.

 

Medical assist/illness related

LOCATION: 113 Campus Center Way

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person having an allergic reaction. Officer reported the person was transported to the hospital by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Sophia Dimkos responded.

 

Welfare check

LOCATION: 280 Lyceum Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person who made an alarming statement. Officer determined the person was not a threat to themselves. Master Patrol Officer Sophia Dimkos responded.

 

Accidental fire alarm

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm activation. Officer reported the activation was caused by cooking. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones responded.

 

Petit larceny over $200

LOCATION: 113 Campus Center Way

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person stole a backpack. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones responded.

 

Change in the case status

LOCATION: 113 Campus Center Way

SUMMARY: Caller reported the backpack that had been reported stolen Aug. 26 was recovered. It had been misplaced and not stolen. Officer classified the report as unfounded. (MPO BOB JONES)

 

SCC comply with ID and directions

LOCATION: 151 Tower Skyline Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person failing to comply with directions and to provide identification. Officer reported that four people were referred for failure to comply. (MPO SOPHIA DIMKOS)

 

Aug. 27

 

Medical assist/illness related

LOCATION: Lyceum Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person having difficulty breathing and pain in their torso. The person was transported to the hospital by ambulance. (SO RJ PETRELLA)

 

Medical assist/illness related

LOCATION: Grant Egbert Boulevard 

SUMMARY:  Caller reported a person having difficulty breathing and pain in their torso. The person was transported to the hospital by ambulance. (SO RJ PETRELLA)

 

Accidental fire alarm

LOCATION: Circle Apartments 

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. Activation was found to be caused by cooking. (MPO BOB JONES)

 

Accidental fire alarm

LOCATION: Circle Apartments 

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. Activation was found to be caused by cooking. (MPO BOB JONES)

 

Aug. 28

 

SCC irresponsible use of alcohol/drugs

LOCATION: 127 Grant Egbert Blvd

SUMMARY: Caller reported one person was intoxicated and vomiting. The person was taken into custody under New York state’s Mental Hygiene law, transported to the hospital by ambulance and referred to the Office of Student Conduct for irresponsible use of alcohol. (PO ABDALLAH HASSAN)

 

Welfare check

LOCATION: Circle Apartments

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person was intoxicated and not answering the door. Officer determined the person was sleeping. (MPO BOB JONES)

 

Aggravated harassment first degree

LOCATION: Grant Egbert Boulevard

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person drew a swastika on the windshield of a vehicle in the condensation. (SGT DON LYKE)

 

Medical assist/injury related

LOCATION: Conservatory Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported they had injured their knee during a basketball game Aug. 27. The person had already sought medical assistance. (SGT DON LYKE)

 

Medical assist/injury related

LOCATION: Substation Road

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person fell down stairs and injured their wrist. The person was transported to the hospital by ambulance. (SGT BRYAN VERZOSA)

 

Medical assist/illness related

LOCATION: Lyceum Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported having an allergic reaction. Person declined medical assistance. (SGT BRYAN VERZOSA)

 

Medical assist/injury related

LOCATION: Lyceum Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person struck their head on the wall. Person declined medical assistance. (SGT BRYAN VERZOSA)

 

Medical assist/illness related

LOCATION: Grant Egbert Boulevard 

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person accidentally took two non-perspirations medications. Officer determined the person was not in medical distress. (PO ABDALLAH HASSAN)

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