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Public Safety Logs Aug. 30 – Sept. 5

August 30

Medical Assist/Psychological

LOCATION: Hammond Health Center

SUMMARY: A caller reported attempting to harm themselves by a prescribed medication overdose. The officer reported that the person was taken into custody under the New York state mental hygiene law and transported to the hospital. Patrol Officer Mark Jones responded.

 

SCC Drug Violations

LOCATION: Circle Apartments Building

SUMMARY: A caller reported finding drug paraphernalia during health and safety inspections. The officer reported that one person was referred for conduct code violation. Master Patrol Officer Bryan Verzosa responded.

 

August 31

Medical Assist/Psychological

LOCATION: Rowland Hall

SUMMARY: Tompkins County Dispatch reported that a person had intentionally cut themselves with a sharp object. The officer reported that the person was transported to the hospital by ambulance under the New York state mental hygiene law. Patrol Officer Sophia Dimkos responded.

 

Check on the Welfare

LOCATION: Garden Apartment

SUMMARY: A caller reported an intoxicated person made a threat to kill themselves. The officer reported that the person is not a threat to themselves or others. Patrol Officer Sophia Dimkos responded.

 

Petit Larceny Between $50–$199

LOCATION: Circle Community Building

SUMMARY: A caller reported an unknown person stole towels from a dryer in the laundry room. Master Patrol Officer Bryan Verzosa responded.

 

September 1

Off-Campus Incident

LOCATION: State Route 96B

SUMMARY: A caller reported a two-car property damage motor vehicle accident where one vehicle left the scene. The officer maintained the scene for park police. Patrol Officer John Norman responded.

 

SCC Acts of Dishonesty

LOCATION: Tower Concourse

SUMMARY: A caller reported finding a wallet that they turned over to an officer. The officer reported locating a fraudulent license in the wallet and that one person was referred for possession of fraudulent identification. Master Patrol Officer John Elmore responded.

 

September 2

Medical Assist/Psychological

LOCATION: Tower Concourse

SUMMARY: A caller reported a person with suicidal ideation intentionally cut themselves several times. The officer reported that the person was taken into custody under the New York state mental hygiene law and transported to the hospital. Master Patrol Officer Waylon Degraw responded.

 

Accidental Property Damage

LOCATION: Hilliard Hall

SUMMARY: A caller reported an unknown person broke a glass window of a door. Master Patrol Officer Bryan Verzosa responded.

 

Motor Vehicle Accident/Property Damage

LOCATION: S-Lot

SUMMARY: A caller reported a two-car property damage motor vehicle accident. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon responded.

 

September 3

Safety Hazard

LOCATION: West Tower

SUMMARY: A caller reported a tire in a residential hall. The officer reported that the tire would need to be removed as a result of it being a fire egress hazard. Patrol Officer John Norman responded.

 

V&T Leaving Scene of an Accident

LOCATION: Circle Lot 6

SUMMARY: A caller reported a two-car property damage motor vehicle accident. The officer reported that one vehicle fled the scene of the accident. Patrol Officer John Norman responded.

 

September 4

Suspicious Circumstance

LOCATION: Friends Hall

SUMMARY: The officer reported suspicious lights coming from the area after hours. The officer reported that the lights were from a projector screen saver. Patrol Officer Mark Jones responded.

 

Making Graffiti No Degree, Sub 1-2

LOCATION: Circle Apartment

SUMMARY: A caller reported an unknown person wrote offensive comments in chalk on a wall around the entranceway. Sergeant Don Lyke responded.

 

Suspicious Circumstance

LOCATION: Campus Center

SUMMARY: The officer reported observing person(s) on top of the roof. The officer reported that they were unable to locate person(s). Patrol Officer John Norman responded.

 

September 5

Medical Assist/Injury Related

LOCATION: Fitness Center

SUMMARY: A caller reported a person injured an ankle. The officer reported that the person declined medical attention. Master Patrol Officer Bryan Verzosa responded.

 

Off-Campus Incident

LOCATION: Eastman Hall

SUMMARY: Tompkins County Dispatch reported a person with suicidal ideation took sleeping pills. The officer reported that the person was located and taken into custody under the New York state mental hygiene law and was transported to the hospital by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer John Elmore responded.

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