Campus Safety Reports: April 4 to 10

Incidents of Note:

  • Saturday, April 5-Criminal Mischief: Multiple street signs found at 1:52 a.m. on the Clinton Street walkway. Signs were brought to the Saratoga Springs Police Department.
  • Saturday, April 5-Fireworks: Report received at 11:42 p.m. that fireworks were being set off at 9 Dayton Drive. Report was unfounded.
  • Wednesday, April 9-Sex Offense: A sexual assault reported at 11:32 p.m. that had taken place during the evening in late August 2013 at an on-campus location.
  • Wednesday, April 9-Sex Offense: Report received at 11:32 p.m. of a sexual assault that had occurred during an evening in early March 2014 at an off-campus location.

Further Incidents:

Friday, April 4:

  • Criminal Mischief: A broken window reported at 12:01 a.m. on the west end of the second floor of Penfield Hall. Report taken.
  • Criminal Mischief: A hole was found at 12:29 a.m. in the wall on the west side stairwell of Penfield Hall between the first and second floors. Report taken.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm received at 2:07 a.m. at Wiecking Hall. Dispatched officers and advised the Saratoga Springs Fire Department.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 1:14 p.m. at Wilmarth Hall. Dispatched officers and advised the Saratoga Springs Fire Department.
  • Larceny: A chair reported missing at 1:39 p.m. from the Wagner Room. Report taken.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 2:05 p.m. at 10 Whitman Way. Alarm was due to maintenance.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm received at 6:51 p.m. at Sussman Apartment F. Dispatched officers and advised the Saratoga Springs Fire Department.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm received at 9:34 p.m. at the Sussman Apartments K. Dispatched officers and advised the Saratoga Springs Fire Department.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm received at 11:56 p.m. at Sussman Apartments L. Dispatched officers and advised the Saratoga Springs Fire Department.

Saturday, April 5:

  • College Violation: Excessive noise reported at 12:32 a.m. at 9 Dayton Drive. Students agreed to quiet down.
  • College Violation: Loud music reported at 2:38 a.m. on the first floor of Penfield Hall. Alcohol violation referral.
  • Theft of Services: Report received at 3:05 a.m. that a student left without paying cab fare at the Case Center Lot. Report taken.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 7:29 p.m. at Sussman Apartments K. Alarm was due to cooking. Report taken.
  • Suspicious Activity: Suspicious males reported at 8:49 p.m. in front of the Scribner Library. Officer spoke with the males who went to an event on campus and purchased food in Case Center.
  • College Violation: A loud noise reported at 11:07 p.m. on the seventh floor of Jonsson Tower. Report generated and alcohol violation referral made.
  • Suspicious Activity: Report received at 11:26 p.m. that a laser was being pointed at people from Jonsson Tower. Report taken. Drug Law Violation and a Liquor Law Violation referral made.

Sunday, April 6:

  • College Violation: A loud noise reported at 1:07 a.m. on the second floor of Penfield Hall. Students complied with the request to lower the volume.
  • College Violation: Loud music reported at 1:44 a.m. at Moore Way. Report was unfounded.
  • Criminal Mischief: Officer reported at 10:58 a.m. that hose bits had been removed from Kimball Hall. Report generated.
  • Accident: Officer reported at 4:13 p.m. that the Saratoga Springs Police Department was on campus for a reported motor vehicle accident near the Tang Teaching Museum. Report taken.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 8:11 p.m. at Sussman Apartments G. Alarm was due to cooking. Report taken.

Monday, April 7:

  • Criminal Mischief: Officer made a check at 1 a.m. of the hallway of Starbuck Center and discovered vandalism on the hallway walls, stairs and ceiling. Officer canvassed the area for the person(s) responsible with negative results.
  • Accident: Report received at 2:12 p.m. that a business vehicle had been damaged while parked in the Jonsson Tower Lot. Unknown perpetrator at the time. Report issued.
  • Parking: A vehicle reported at 2:41 a.m. blocking the access road by the Janet Kinghorn Bernhard Theater. Officer dispatched reported that the vehicle was unregistered and possessed multiple tickets. Vehicle towed. Report issued.
  • College Violation: A noise complaint reported at 11:39 p.m. at the Sussman Apartments. Dispatched officers who reported that the subject complied with the request to lower the volume of the television.

Tuesday, April 8:

  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 12:46 p.m. at the Sussman Apartments. Officers, maintenance and the Saratoga Springs Fire Department advised. Officer reported that the activation was due to cooking. Alcohol violation found. Report issued.
  • College Violation: Loud disruptive music reported at 6:37 p.m. playing outside a classroom in Case Center Lot. Officer dispatched reported that the subjects were identified and left the area.
  • Suspicious Odor: A suspicious odor reported at 10:39 p.m. on the third floor of Jonsson Tower. Dispatched officer reported that a faint odor was detected, although no source was determined.

Wednesday, April 9:

  • Accident: Reporting person stated at 2:17 p.m. that while she was in the Jonsson Tower Lot, she struck a sign post and railing with her vehicle. Officer was dispatched to taken the report as well as the Saratoga Springs Police Department for a Property Damage Auto Accident assessment.
  • Criminal Mischief: A parking enforcement sign that was previously located in the rear of the Sussman A 30-minute parking area was reported missing at 2:49 p.m. The sign read "Don't leave vehicle idling."
  • College Violation: Excessive noise reported at 11:44 p.m. on the first floor of Howe Hall. Dispatched officer.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 11:09 p.m. at the Art Center. Dispatched all units and advised the Saratoga Springs Fire Department. Officer reported finding smoke in an elevator room. Elevator was shut down. Facilities on-call notified. Repair persons called in.

Thursday, April 10:

  • College Violation: Noise reported at 2:05 a.m. in the common area of Penfield Hall. Officer spoke with the subjects who returned to the rooms for the night.
  • Suspicious Odor: A suspicious odor reported at 10:13 p.m. at Jonsson Tower. Dispatched officer was unable to detect an odor at the time.

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