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Public Safety Logs Feb. 14 – Feb. 20

February 14

 

Fourth Degree Criminal Mischief 

LOCATION: Bogart Hall 334 Grant Egbert Blvd.

SUMMARY: An officer reported an unknown person damaged an exit sign. Sergeant Jon Elmore responded. 

 

Medical Assist/Injury Related

LOCATION: 100 Flora Brown Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person had fainted and hit their head when they fell. The person declined medical assistance and reported they would have a friend transport them to the hospital. Master Patrol Officer Waylon Degraw responded.

 

Medical Assist/ Psychological

LOCATION: Lyon Hall 412 Grant Egbert Blvd. 

SUMMARY: Caller reported that a person made alarming statements to harm themselves. The person was taken into custody under New York state’s Mental Hygiene Law and was transported to a hospital by ambulance. Sergeant Don Lyke responded.

 

Petit Larceny Between $50–$199

LOCATION: 147 Tower Skyline Drive Tower Concourse

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

 

February 15

 

SCC Bullying or Cyberbullying

LOCATION: Circle Apartments 

SUMMARY: Caller reported third-hand information that a person was being bullied. Sergeant Bryan Verzosa responded. 

 

Criminal Trespass Third Degree

LOCATION: 692 Third Street

SUMMARY: Officer reported an unknown person had cut the lock off doors of storage sheds. Patrol Officer Bruce Hall responded.  

 

Accidental Fire Alarm 

LOCATION: 121 College Circle

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Officer reported the activation was caused by steam from the bathroom. Patrol Officer Kevin McClain responded. 

 

Forcible Touching

LOCATION: 113 Campus Center Way

SUMMARY: Caller reported third-hand information that one person groped another person while they were walking. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon responded.

 

Safety Hazard

LOCATION: North of 116 Flora Brown Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported that a vehicle was leaking hydraulic fluid. Staff from the Office of Environmental Health and Safety reported the vehicle was removed and the area was cleaned. Charlie Sherman, fire and building safety coordinator, responded to the call.

 

Motor Vehicle Accident/Property Damage

LOCATION: College Circle

SUMMARY: Caller reported a two-car property damage motor vehicle accident. Patrol Officer Kevin McClain responded. 

 

Fire Alarm Undetermined

LOCATION: 146 Conservatory Drive

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. Officers were unable to determine what caused the activation. Patrol Officer Kevin McClain responded. 

 

Accidental Fire Alarm

LOCATION: 150 College Circle

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation was found to be caused by burnt food. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones responded.

 

Accidental Fire Alarm

LOCATION: 106 Flora Brown Drive

SUMMARY: Simplex reported fire alarm. Activation caused by burnt food. Sergeant Don Lyke responded.

 

Medical Assist/ Illness Related

LOCATION: 117 Alumni Circle

SUMMARY: Tompkins County 911 Center reported a person had fainted and an ambulance transported them to the hospital. Sergeant Don Lyke responded. 

 

February 16

 

Criminal Trespass Third Degree

LOCATION: 692 Third Street

SUMMARY: Officer reported two unknown people attempting to break into a storage shed and they fled the area. Sergeant Bryan Verzosa responded. 

 

Vehicle and Transportation/ Leaving Scene of an Accident

LOCATION: Grant Egbert Blvd.

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown vehicle damaged a parked vehicle and left the scene. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones responded.

 

Medical Assist/ Illness Related

LOCATION: North of 113 Campus Center Way

SUMMARY: Caller reported they were choking on food. The person was transported to the hospital by ambulance. Sergeant Don Lyke responded.

 

Medical Assist/Illness Related

LOCATION: Bogart Hall 334 Grant Egbert Blvd.

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person had an allergic reaction. Person declined medical assistance from ambulance staff. Sergeant Don Lyke responded.

 

February 17

 

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana

LOCATION: 98 Flora Brown Drive

SUMMARY: The Office of Public Safety received a narcan cabinet alert activation. Officer found no one in need of medical assistance. Officer referred one person to conduct for unlawful possession of marijuana, underage possession of alcohol and responsibility of guests. Sergeant Bryan Verzosa responded.

 

Accidental Fire Alarm

LOCATION: 151 College Circle

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

 

February 18

 

Off Campus Incident

LOCATION: All other/ Other

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person separated from a group who could not be located. The Ithaca Police Department had also been notified with the person’s last known location. Sergeant Bryan Verzosa responded. 

 

Change in Case Status

LOCATION: 171 College Circle

SUMMARY: Ithaca Police Department reported a location for a missing person. An officer from Ithaca College responded to that location and confirmed the person was safe and that they needed no further assistance. Sergeant Bryan Verzosa responded. 

 

Suspicious Circumstance 

LOCATION: All other/ other

SUMMARY: Caller reported third-hand information that a person made an alarming statement during a meeting. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon responded.

 

Motor Vehicle Accident/ Property Damage

LOCATION: 134 Conservatory Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported a two-car property damage motor vehicle accident. Sergeant Don Lyke responded.

 

February 19

 

SCC Drug Violations

LOCATION: 143 Tower Skyline Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported the odor of marijuana. Officer referred one person for violation of the drug policy and one for acts of dishonesty. Sergeant Bryan Verzosa responded. 

 

Medical Assist/ Illness Related

LOCATION: 143 Tower Skyline Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported chest pain and elevated heart rate. The person declined medical assistance from the ambulance staff. Master Patrol Officer Waylon Degraw responded.

 

Criminal Tampering Third Degree

LOCATION: 110 Flora Brown Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person maliciously discharged fire extinguisher. Master Patrol Officer Waylon Degraw responded.

 

Medical Assist/ Illness Related

LOCATION: 143 Tower Skyline Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported having chest pain and shortness of breath again. The person was transported to a hospital by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Waylon Degraw responded.

 

Medical Assist/ Illness Related

LOCATION: 919 Danby Road

SUMMARY: Caller reported falling on ice but reported no injuries. Person declined medical assistance. Sergeant Don Lyke responded.

 

February 20

 

Medical Assist/ Illness Related

LOCATION: 142 Tower Skyline Drive

SUMMARY: Tompkins County 911 Center reported that a person was having difficulty breathing. Officers determined the person was having an anxiety attack and the symptoms subsided. The person declined medical assistance from ambulance staff. Sergeant Jon Elmore responded.

 

Accidental Property Damage

LOCATION: 143 Tower Skyline Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported third-hand information that an unknown person damaged a washing machine. Officer determined the damage appears to have come from something inside the machine accidentally damaging the glass door and not a person. Master Patrol Officer Waylon Degraw responded.

 

Accidental Property Damage

LOCATION: 143 Textor Circle

SUMMARY: Caller reported water flooded the lower portion of a room causing damage. Master Patrol Officer Waylon Degraw responded.

 

Criminal Mischief Fourth Degree

LOCATION: 334 Grant Egbert Blvd.

SUMMARY: Caller reported third-hand information that unknown person damaged exit sign. Officer determined the exit sign was not damaged but came loose from the ceiling bracket. Maintenance responded to reattach. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones responded.

 

Medical Assist/ Injury Related 

LOCATION: Terrace Dining Hall 

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person cutting vegetables accidentally cut their hand. The person declined medical assistance. Master Patrol Officer Waylon Degraw responded.

 

Making Graffiti

LOCATION: 146 Conservatory Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported third-hand information that an unknown person wrote comments on paper on bulletin board papers. Sergeant Jon Elmore responded.

 

Medical Assist/ Injury Related

LOCATION: 280 Lyceum Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported person fell and hit their head. The determined person had struck their head on a shelf next to their bed when they sat up. Person declined medical assistance from ambulance staff. Patrol Officer Bruce Hall responded.  

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