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Public Safety Logs Jan. 13 – Feb. 13

Jan. 31

 

Suspicious Circumstances  

LOCATION: 113 Campus Center Way 

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person used a college-issued ID without permission. An officer determined the person used the ID accidentally. Sergeant Bryan Verzosa responded. 

 

Welfare Check

LOCATION: 341 College Circle Lane 

SUMMARY: A caller reported that another person had sent alarming text messages. The responding officer located the person and reported that the person was determined not to be a threat to themselves or others. Sergeant Bryan Verzosa responded to the call. 

 

Feb. 1 

 

Petit Larceny Under $50 

LOCATION: South of 143-151 Tower Skyline Drive 

SUMMARY: Caller reported that an unknown person stole a parking sign. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon responded to the scene. 

 

Medical Assistance 

LOCATION: 286 Lyceum Drive 

SUMMARY: A caller reported that a person was vomiting. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones responded and the person declined assistance. 

 

Feb. 2

 

Medical Assistance 

LOCATION: South of 143-151 Tower Skyline Drive 

SUMMARY: Caller reported that a person had a seizure. The person was transported to a hospital by ambulance. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon responded to the scene. 

 

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana 

LOCATION: 150 Lyceum Drive 

SUMMARY: Caller reported people were smoking marijuana on a balcony. Sergeant Bryan Verzosa referred one person for possession. 

 

Feb. 3

 

Accidental Fire Alarm 

LOCATION: 412 Grant Egbert Blvd. 

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm was activated. An officer reported alarm activation was caused by room being too warm. Sergeant Jon Elmore responded. 

 

First-degree Aggravated Harassment

LOCATION: 146 Conservatory Drive 

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person drew a swastika on the window. Patrol Officer Sophia Dimkos responded.

 

Feb. 4 

 

Suspicious Circumstances 

LOCATION: 318 Grant Egbert Blvd. 

SUMMARY: A caller reported that people took chairs out of a building. Officer reported area checked and was unable to locate any people in the area. Officer returned the chair to the building. Sergeant Bryan Verzosa responded to the scene. 

 

Motor Vehicle Accident

LOCATION: Conservatory Drive 

SUMMARY: A caller notified an officer of a two-car property damage motor vehicle accident. Sergeant Don Lyke responded to the accident scene. 

 

Feb. 5 

 

Third Degree Criminal Trespass

LOCATION: 326 Grant Egbert Blvd. 

SUMMARY: Caller reported that a person had walked into another resident’s room and passed out in a bed. Officer reported the person was transported to a hospital by ambulance and referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Master Patrol Officer Joseph Opper responded. 

 

Irresponsible Use of Alcohol/Drugs

LOCATION: 284 Lyceum Drive 

SUMMARY: A caller reported that there was an intoxicated person in the bathroom. Officer reported that the person was brought to a hospital by ambulance and was referred for irresponsible use of alcohol. Master Patrol Officer Jon Elmore responded. 

 

Feb. 6

 

License Violations 

LOCATION: 122 Farm Pond Road 

SUMMARY: Several fictitious licenses were located inside a wallet that was given to the Office of Public Safety. Sergeant Jon Elmore responded. 

 

Medical Assist/ Psychological 

LOCATION: 151 College Circle 

SUMMARY: Caller reported that a person made threats to harm themselves. The person was taken into custody under New York state’s Mental Hygiene Law and transported to a hospital by ambulance. Patrol Officer Bruce Hall responded. 

 

Accidental Fire Alarm

LOCATION: 151 College Circle 

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

Feb. 7

 

Second Degree Scheme To Defraud 

LOCATION: 104 Flora Brown Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person demanded payment from caller in return for not revealing compromising or damaging information about them on social media. Master Joseph Opper responded.

 

Injury Related Medical Assist

LOCATION: S of 122 Farm Pond Road

SUMMARY: Officer reported a person fell on the sidewalk due to icy conditions. Officer reported that the person complained of pain on their left side. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon.

 

Second Degree Harassment

LOCATION: All other

SUMMARY: Person reported receiving unwanted contact, emails and text messages from another person. Lieutenant Michael Nelson. 

 

Motor Vehicle Accident/ Property Damage

LOCATION:  Roadway Lyceum Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported a two-car property damage motor vehicle accident. Patrol Office Mayra Colon responded.

 

Medical Assistant/ Psychological 

LOCATION: 288 Lyceum Drive

SUMMARY: Caller requested assistance in taking a person into custody under New York State Mental Hygiene Law 9.45. Officer reported person transported to hospital by ambulance. Sergeant Bryan Verzosa. 

 

Second Degree Harassment 

LOCATION: 351 College Circle Lane

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person banging on the door and verbally harassing them due to a parking dispute Patrol Officer Bruce Hall. 

 

Feb. 8

 

Medical Assist/Illness Related

LOCATION: 102 Flora Brown Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person complaining of pain in right leg due to preexisting condition. Person transported to hospital by ambulance staff. Patrol Officer Sophia Dimkos.

 

Suspicious Circumstance 

LOCATION: Unknown location

SUMMARY: Caller reported third hand information that one person feels uncomfortable with another person. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon responded. Resources and options were offered by the Office of Title IX. 

 

Criminal Mischief Fourth Degree 

LOCATION: 288 Lyceum Drive

SUMMARY: EH&S reported unknown person damaged exit sign. Patrol Officer Kevin McClain responded. 

 

Suspicious Person

LOCATION: General Area College Circle

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown persons in the area walking around residences. Officer reported persons located and are affiliated with the college. Patrol Kevin McClain responded.

 

Harassment Second Degree

LOCATION: Roadway Conservatory Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person yelled at them from a vehicle during an incident on a roadway. Officer reported one person was referred for harassment. Sergeant Bryan Bryan Verzosa.

 

Aggravated Harassment First Degree 

LOCATION: 146 Conservatory Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unknown person scratched a swastika on a poster. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones responded.

 

Accidental Fire Alarm

LOCATION: 170 College Circle

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. Officer reported alarm activation caused by burnt food. Sergeant Bryan Verzosa responded.

 

Feb. 9

 

Missing Person 

LOCATION: 113 Campus Center Way

SUMMARY: Caller requested assistance locating a missing person. Officer reported that the person was located. Master Patrol Officer Joseph Opper responded.

 

Assistant Ithaca Police Department

LOCATION: All Other

SUMMARY: Ithaca Police Department requested contact information for owners of vehicles involved in an off campus incident. Master Security Officer Wendy Lewis responded.

 

Unlawful Possession of Marijuana

LOCATION: 98 Flora Brown Drive

SUMMARY: Res Life reported marijuana found during state fire inspections. Officer reported one person referred for unlawful possession of Marijuana. Patrol Officer Kevin McClain responded.

 

Psychological Medical Assist

LOCATION: 326 Grant Egbert Blvd.

SUMMARY: Caller requested assistance in taking a person into custody under New York State Mental Hygiene Law 9.45. Officer reported person transported to hospital by ambulance. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones responded.

 

Petit Larceny Between $50-$199

LOCATION: 43 Tower Skyline Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person signed and took delivery for groceries that belonged to caller. Master Patrol Officer Bob Jones responded.

 

Medical Assist/Illness Related

LOCATION: 143 Tower Skyline Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported having chest pains. Officer reported a person transported to hospital by ambulance. Sergeant Bryan Verzosa responded.

 

Feb. 10

 

Medical Assist/Injury Related

LOCATION: North of 286 Lyceum Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported falling on entrance stairway and injuring their knee. Officer reported the caller requested a bandage but declined further medical assistance. Sergeant Jon Elmore responded.

 

SCC College Regulations 

LOCATION: 131 Textor Circle

SUMMARY: Caller reported third hand information that a person drew an offensive image in class. Officer reported the person was referred for violation of the student conduct code for personal respect and safety. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon responded.

 

Petit Larceny Under $50
LOCATION: 100 Flora Brown Drive

SUMMARY: EH&S reported an unknown person stole face plate to exit sign. Patrol Officer Kevin McClain responded.

 

SCC Drug Violations 

LOCATION: 143 Tower Skyline Drive

SUMMARY: Resident life drug paraphernalia found during fire drill. Officer reported two persons referred for college drug violations. Patrol Officer Kevin McClain responded.

 

SCC Drug Violations 

LOCATION: 143 Tower Skyline Drive

SUMMARY: The Office of Residential Life reported drug paraphernalia found during a fire drill. An officer reported two people were referred for college drug violations, tampering with fire alarm equipment and unauthorized possession of college property. Patrol Office Mayra Colon responded.

 

Change in the Case Status 

LOCATION: 143 Tower Skyline Drive

SUMMARY: A reported lost radio in East Tower on 8/22/21 was located and returned to facilities. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon responded.

 

SCC Fire Safety Related Offenses 

LOCATION: 112 Flora Brown Drive

SUMMARY: The Office of Environmental Health and Safety reported a smoke detector was found during a fire alarm drill that was covered. Multiple residents were referred for tampering with fire alarm equipment. Charlie Sherman, fire and building safety coordinator, responded to the report of the covered detector.

 

Petit Larceny Under $50

LOCATION: 116 Flora Brown Drive

SUMMARY: The Office of Environmental Health and Safety reported an unknown person stole the faceplate off an exit sign. Patrol Officer Mayra Colon responded. 

 

Feb. 11

 

Medical Assist/ Illness Related

LOCATION: 190 College Circle

SUMMARY: Caller reported a person having stomach pain and vomiting. Officer reported that the person declined medical assistance. Master Patrol Officer Joseph Opper responded. 

 

Assist to New York State Police 

LOCATION: All Other

SUMMARY: Officer reported intoxicated person passed out in vehicle. Officer secured the area until New York state police arrived. Master Patrol Officer Joseph Opper responded. 

 

Accidental Property Damage

LOCATION: 100 Flora Brown Drive

SUMMARY: The Office of Environmental Health and Safety reported water leak from roof caused damage to smoke detector device. Master Patrol Officer Joseph Opper responded. 

 

SCC  Underage Possession of Alcohol

LOCATION: 334 Grant Egbert Blvd.

SUMMARY: Student conduct office reported seven people were referred for under age possession of alcohol. Lieutenant Michael Nelson responded.

 

Fourth Degree Criminal Mischief 

LOCATION: 326  Grant Egbert Blvd.

SUMMARY: Facilities reported unknown person damaged three light fixtures. Sergeant Jon Elmore responded.

 

Medical Assist/ Psychological 

LOCATION: 106 Flora Brown Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported person made threats to harm themselves. Officer reported the person was located and taken into custody under New York state’s Mental Hygiene Law and transported to a hospital by ambulance. Patrol Officer Bruce Hall responded.

 

Feb. 12

 

Accidental Fire Alarm

LOCATION: 134 Conservatory Drive

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. Officer reported that the alarm activation was accidental. Master Patrol Office Bob Jones responded.

 

Accidental Fire Alarm

LOCATION: 351 College Circle Lane

SUMMARY: Simplex reported a fire alarm. Officer reported that the alarm activation was caused by burnt food. Master Patrol Office Bob Jones responded.

 

Feb. 13

 

SCC Irresponsible Use of Alcohol/Drugs

LOCATION: 334 Grant Egbert Blvd.

SUMMARY: Caller reported a highly intoxicated person. Officer reported the person was conscious and declined medical assistance. Officer referred person for irresponsible use of alcohol. Patrol Officer Bruce Hall responded.

 

Suspicious Vehicle 

LOCATION: 300-400 Grant Egbert Blvd.

SUMMARY: Officers observed a vehicle parked with people sitting inside. Officer reported the people were warned to park in a proper space. Master Patrol Officer Joseph Opper responded.

 

SCC Irresponsible Use of Alcohol/Drugs

LOCATION: 334 Grant Egbert Blvd.

SUMMARY: Caller reported an unresponsive person. Officer reported the person was found to be intoxicated. Person declined medical assistance and was referred for irresponsible use of alcohol to student conduct. Master Patrol Officer Waylon Degraw responded.

 

Criminal Mischief Fourth Degree

LOCATION: 282 Lyceum Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person or people caused damage to lounge doors, ceiling tiles and paper towel dispenser. Master Patrol Office Waylon Degraw responded.

 

Criminal Tampering Third Degree 

LOCATION: 110 College Circle

SUMMARY: Caller reported unknown person threw eggs at a residence. Master Patrol Office Waylon Degraw responded.

 

Motor Vehicle Accident/Property Damage

LOCATION: S OF 143-151 Tower Skyline Drive

SUMMARY: Caller reported third hand information of a property damage motor vehicle accident. Sergeant Don Lyke responded.

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