Campus Safety Incident Reports, Feb. 5 to 16

Posted by Julia Leef

Sunday, Feb. 5

  • Criminal Mischief: Officer found hole at 1:11 a.m. in wall of second floor stairwell east side of McClellan Hall. Unknown perpetrator at this time. Damage recorded and report issued.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Campus Officers dispatched at 1:09 a.m. to Jonsson Tower for report of male forcing female down stairs near Wait. Officers canvassed entire area, including exterior lots and interior of dorms. No further disturbance observed or reported.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Reporting person called at 2:56 a.m. requesting medical transport from Case Center to the Saratoga Hospital Emergency Room for an injury sustained when she slipped on ice. Transport completed by dispatched officers. Report issued.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Officer transported student at 12:45 p.m. from Jonsson Tower to Wilton Medical at the request of Health Services. Report issued.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Reporting person requested transport at 5:42 p.m. from the Murray-Aikins Dining Hall to the Saratoga Hospital ER for an employee who was feeling ill. Officer dispatched completed transport. Report issued.

Monday, Feb. 6

  • Suspicious Activity: Officer observed a male at 1:20 a.m. sifting through trash in Northwoods area. Officers located subjects and warned him off campus. Report issued.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Reporting person requested transport at 7:30 a.m. from Poplar Apartments to ER. Officer completed transport. Report issued.
  • Criminal Mischief: Damage to the Tennis Shed door reported at 11:10 a.m. No known perpetrators at this time. Damage reported and report issued.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Reporting person requested welfare check of her daughter at 11:40 a.m. Officer dispatched to Wiecking Hall made contact with subject and delivered message. Subject in satisfactory condition.
  • Missing Person: Student reported at 1:42 p.m. that one person from her group at Palamountain Hall had become separated and requested assistance. Officers and the Saratoga Springs Police Department advised. Subject located safely.

Tuesday, Feb. 7

  • Medical: Injured student reported at 3:54 p.m. in Dance Theater. Officer and EMS dispatched. Subject transported to ER via EMS. Report issued.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Transportation requested at 9:43 p.m. back to campus from the ER. Dispatched officers completed transport.
  • Criminal Mischief: Staff on duty reports at 9:45 p.m. additional damage to wall in McClellan second floor east stairwell. Damage recorded and report issued. No known perpetrator at this time.
  • Suspicious Odor: Suspicious odor reported at 9:32 p.m. in Howe Hall. Dispatched officer canvassed area and was unable to detect odor. Call unfounded.

Wednesday, Feb. 8

  • College Violation: Noise complaint reported at 12:17 a.m. in Jonsson Tower. Officers dispatched canvassed area to no avail. No noise detected. Persons gone on arrival.
  • Suspicious Odor: Suspicious odor reported at 12:30 a.m. in Rounds Hall. Officer dispatched reports incense burning. Officer issued report regarding violation and advised resident of fire hazard.
  • Larceny: Reporting person filed a report at 12:19 p.m. of a stolen instrument from a locker in the Zankel Music Building. Saratoga Springs Police Department and Campus Safety reports issued.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Transportation requested for an employee for medical assistance at 1:10 p.m. from Jonsson Tower. Dispatched officer completed transport. Report issued.
  • Accident: Reporting person notified via email at 1:39 p.m. that person (s) unknown hit her vehicle while it was parked in Palamountain Lot sometime between 8:30 a.m. and noon. Dispatched officer issued report. No known perpetrators at this time.
  • College Violation: Officer reported at 4:48 p.m. observing approximately seven individuals skateboarding outside JKB Theater. Officer approached the group, asked them to cease and leave campus as they are not members of the community. All complied without incident.
  • Emergency Phone: Tang Walkway emergency phone activated with no response at 9:13 p.m. Dispatched officer canvassed area and found no disturbances. False activation.

Thursday, Feb. 9

  • False Report: Fire alarm activation reported at 3:12 a.m. in Howe/Rounds. Officers and maintenance dispatched. False alarm activation determined. Report issued.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Transportation requested at 9:35 a.m. for a student from Jonsson Tower to her Doctor per the request of Health Services. Transport completed. Report issued.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Transportation requested at 5:14 a.m. for student from Health Services to ER. Officer completed transport. Report issued.
  • Animals: A problem with a dog and owner reported at 4:42 p.m. outside of Greenberg Childcare. Subject was confrontational when requested to leash dog. Officer dispatched located dog owner and advised him to leash the dog when on Skidmore Property. Report issued.
  • Liquor Law Violation: Reports at 10:55 p.m. of loud music near Hickory. Dispatched officer observed unauthorized party and liquor law violations. Report issued.
  • College Violation: Noise complaint reported at 11:35 p.m. in Whitman Way. Dispatched officer reports residents complied with request to lower volume.

Friday, Feb. 10

  • Security Alarm: Falstaff's security alarm received at 12:09 a.m. Office dispatched checked entire building and property. No disturbances. Building secure and alarmed. Additional alarm received at 1:05 a.m. Unfounded.
  • Drug Law Violation: Noise complaint reported at 1:45 a.m. in Whitman Way. Officers dispatched observed drug violations at unauthorized gathering. Report issued.
  • Security Alarm: Security alarm reported at 2:56 a.m. in the Spa. Officer in vicinity dispatched. Officer reports no one in area and no disturbances reported. Officer to remain in vicinity.
  • Found Property: An unsecured cash drawer reported found at 5:30 a.m. in Case Center. Officer dispatched counted and secured money at Campus Safety. Report issued. Owners claimed.
  • Accident: Report at 8:20 p.m. of Kids Night Out participant cutting his head at the Sports Center pool. EMT on the scene already treating, parents called and en route. No EMS needed at this time. Officers dispatched to take report and complete accident report.
  • Campus Safety Assist: An accident reported at 9:40 p.m. which occurred off-campus involving a coach and two students who were taken to the ER. Report issued. Appropriate contacts made.
  • Complaints: Unruly crowd reported at 8:45 p.m. off-campus. Dispatched officers for assistance. Officers report upon entry situation corrected by officer assigned on scene.

Saturday, Feb. 11

  • Campus Safety Assist: Reporting person advised at 12:33 a.m. that two subjects were seen on the ice at Haupt Pond. While approaching subjects exited the ice and ran. Subjects gone on arrival.
  • Campus Safety Assist: The Saratoga Springs Police Department advises Campus Safety at 12:51 a.m. to be on the lookout for a vehicle involved in a hit and run accident off-campus. All officers advised.
  • College Violation: Exceedingly large gathering at apartment reported at 12:59 a.m. in Oak Apartments. Officers dispatched report dispersing over 100 subjects from area. No problems resulted.
  • College Violation: Noise complaint reported at 4:25 a.m. in Howe Dormitory. Officers spoke with three male subjects being loud and report subjects lowered the volume upon request.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Student reports at 9:18 a.m. that she believes the tire of a friend's vehicle that she borrowed for the weekend was slashed in the Tang Parking Lot. Dispatched officer reports the tire was flat previously off-campus and driving it in that condition caused additional damage. Report issued. Unknown perpetrator (s).
  • Campus Safety Assist: Report at 10:37 a.m. regarding concern for a student who is having difficulties with room change. Officer willing to provide assistance. Subject declined.
  • Criminal Mischief: Officer reports at 11:55 a.m. observing a burnt poster outside of Howe Hall. Damage recorded and report issued. No known perpetrators at this time.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Reporting person requests transportation at 8:04 p.m. from the Sports Center to the Saratoga Hospital ER. Officers dispatched completed transport. Report issued.

Sunday, Feb. 12

  • College Violation: Noise complaint reported at 1:48 a.m. in Rounds Hall. Dispatched officer reports resident complied with request to lower volume.
  • College Violation: Noise complaint reported at 1:54 a.m. in lounge at Jonsson Tower. Officer spoke to several people and they complied with the request to lower the volume.
  • College Violation: Noise complaint reported at 2:17 a.m. at Cane Crossing. Officers on scene advised no one at the residence. Unfounded.
  • College Violation: Noise complaint reported at 2:54 a.m. in Jonsson Tower. Dispatched officer reports subjects complied with request to lower volume.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Reporting person requests at 2:09 p.m. a welfare check on her daughter in Jonsson Tower. Dispatched officer advised resident to contact parent.
  • College Violation: Excessive noise reported at 8 p.m. in Moore Way. Officer dispatched reports no noise detected. Unfounded.

Monday, Feb. 13

  • Harassment: Reporting person states at 2:41 a.m. receiving several harassing calls at WSPN radio station in Jonsson Tower. Officer dispatched initiated investigation. Report issued.
  • Criminal Mischief: Criminal mischief reported at 11 a.m. in third floor hallway of McClellan Hall. Officer dispatched. Damage recorded and report issued. No known perpetrators.
  • Suspicious Activity: Officer observed student entering room through an exterior window in Penfield Hall. Student located, identified, and advised of hazard. Report issued.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Reporting person requested transport at 1 p.m. from Dayton Drive to Health Services. Officer dispatched and transport provided. Report issued.
  • Tickets Issued: At 3:05 p.m., a person reported a car driving on the sidewalk at the Sports Center. Officer dispatched and tickets were issued accordingly. Report issued.
  • Larceny: Reporting person requests assistance at 4:31 p.m. at the bookstore with a shoplifter in Case Center. Dispatched officers and the Saratoga Springs Police Department. Subjects located arrested. Report issued.
  • College Violation: Noise complaint reported at 11 p.m. at Moore Way. Dispatched officer reports that he has requested residents lower the volume. Residents complied.

Tuesday, Feb. 14

  • Parking: Booted vehicle reported at 1:51 a.m. in Cane Crossing for excessive tickets. Report issued.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Reporting person requests a transport at 9:04 a.m. for a student from Wilmarth Hall to Health Services. Officer completed transport. Report issued.
  • Animals: A bat reported at 6:43 a.m. in trash room of Wiecking Hall. Officer and wildlife nuisance dispatched. Bat removed with human exposure. Report issued.

Wednesday, Feb. 15

  • Found Property: Person reports at 5:11 a.m. finding ID and keys in green leather holder in Taxi off-campus. secured in found property. Owner emailed and signed for her property at 4:26 p.m. Stated all intact. Receipt signed.
  • Found Property: Reporting person dropped off a student's Skidmore ID card at 2:45 p.m. that was found on the Barrett Center Walkway. Owner picked-up her ID at 3:36 p.m. and signed receipt.
  • Lost/Missing Property: Reporting person states at 5:11 p.m. that she left a thumb drive in a computer in the Library. If turned over, call her campus number. Reporting person is going to check the Library computers.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Reporting person requests a transport at 7:31 p.m. from the Sports Center to the Saratoga Hospital ER for an injured friend. Dispatched officer. Transport provided.
  • College Violation: Noise complaint reported at 10:14 p.m. in Northwoods Apartments. Dispatched officers who spoke with residents to turn down the bass. Subjects complied.
  • Found Property: Reporting person turned over an ID at 5 p.m. Emailed the owner. Place in lost and found.

Thursday, Feb. 16

  • Parking: Vehicle booted at 3:45 a.m. in Jonsson Tower Lot for excessive tickets.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Person reports at 3:45 p.m. that someone has been following him at various times on Tuesday. Reporting person declined any involvement through local Police or the College and since there is no indication of threat, the request was granted with the understanding that the reporting person agree to keep in contact with the dispatched officer regarding this incident. Incident being monitored.
  • Parking: Various vehicles reported booted at 10:26 a.m. as they are unregistered with the College and have received numerous tickets for the same violation. Report made.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Reporting person requests transportation at noon for a student from the Art Center office to Health Services. Due to the fact that Health Services is closed for lunch, the student was taken to the Wilton Medical. Dispatched officer. Transport completed.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Reporting person requests transportation at 3:29 p.m. for a student from Jonsson Tower to the Saratoga Hospital ER. Dispatched officer. Transport provided.
  • Found Property: Person reports at 6 p.m. finding a purse at the Spa. Dispatched officer who retrieved the item, which was inventoried and the owner contacted. Owner retrieved her purse at 6:07 p.m. A found property receipt was filled out and signed.
  • Lost/Missing Property: Student reports at 7:21 p.m. missing key ring containing four to five keys with a Gnome keychain. If found, please turn into Campus Safety office.
  • Lost/Missing Property: Reporting person called at 11 p.m. asking if anyone turned in his black bi-fold wallet as he lost it sometime over the past few days. No wallet has been turned in. If found, please turn into Campus Safety office.
  • Suspicious Odor: Suspicious odor reported at 11:18 p.m. in Wait Hall. Dispatched officers report they are unable to locate any odor at this time. Call unfounded. 

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