Campus Safety Reports: Feb. 14 to 20

Incidents of Note:

  • Friday, Feb. 14?Sex Offense: Report received at 11:45 a.m. of a sexual assault that occurred at the start of the 2013 fall semester at an unknown location.
  • Tuesday, Feb. 18?Suspicious Activity: Officer reported at 2:40 p.m. finding a subject in the dumpster in Sussman Village. Subject was identified as a non-Skidmore community member and was escorted from campus. Report issued.
  • Wednesday, Feb. 19?Animals: A bat reported at 2:56 p.m. in the hallway of Wiecking Hall. Officer dispatched and nuisance animal control contacted for the removal. No human contact made. Report issued.

Further Incidents:

Friday, Feb. 14:

  • Suspicious Activity: A male subject reported at 1:10 a.m. entering the Campus Safety office. The subject then started walking to the back offices looking for the radio station. An officer stopped him and found out that he was intoxicated. The officer asked the subject to leave the property as he was not a student.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 3:17 p.m. at the Filene Music Hall. Alarm was due to the setup for an event. Alarm was restored.
  • Suspicious Activity: A suspicious male reported at 3:02 p.m. near the front entrance of Wait Hall who was picking up cigarette butts out of the snow and just pacing back and forth. Dispatched officers reported checking the area and all of the surrounding areas to no avail. Subject gone on the officers' arrival.
  • Suspicious Odor: A suspicious odor reported at 9:09 p.m. in Jonsson Tower. Dispatched officer reported a slight odor that dissipated quickly.
  • College Violation: A loud noise reported at 10:16 p.m. on the third floor of Kimball Hall. Dispatched officer reported speaking with the occupants of a room who will comply and keep the noise down.
  • Suspicious Odor: A suspicious odor reported at 11:24 p.m. at Kimball Hall. Dispatched officers.
  • College Violation: Officer reported finding subjects smoking at 11:38 p.m. in a room in Kimball Hall.

Saturday, Feb. 15:

  • College Violation: A loud party reported at 12:13 a.m. at 7 Dayton Drive. Dispatched officers reported that the students were advised to turn the music down.
  • College Violation: A loud and unregistered party reported at 12:24 a.m. at the Sussman Apartments H. Dispatched officers advised the students to shut down the party. The students complied.
  • College Violation: Loud music reported at 1:27 a.m. in Penfield Hall. The responding officer checked the location. At 1:47 a.m., another call was received reporting the loud noise again. Dispatched officers.
  • College Violation: A loud noise reported at 1:47 a.m. in Jonsson Tower. Dispatched officers.
  • College Violation: A loud party reported at 2:14 a.m. in Jonsson Tower. Dispatched officers reported that several students were listening to music. Students complied with the officers' request to lower the volume.
  • College Violation: A loud party reported at 2:34 a.m. at 12 Whitman Way. Dispatched officers.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm sounded at 4:50 a.m. at Dayton Drive. Dispatched officers and maintenance and advised the Saratoga Springs Fire Department. Cause of the activation was undetermined.
  • Suspicious Activity: A student reported a suspicious male at 5:45 p.m. in front of Wait Hall. Officers responded.
  • Suspicious Odor: A suspicious odor reported at 9:11 p.m. on the eighth floor of Jonsson Tower. Officer dispatched.
  • College Violation: A loud noise reported at 11:26 p.m. on the second floor of Howe Hall. Officer dispatched.

Sunday, Feb. 16:

  • Intoxicated Subject: Assistance requested at 1:26 a.m. with an intoxicated male subject at McClellan Hall. Officers and the Skidmore College Emergency Medical Service dispatched. Report issued.
  • College Violation: Excessive noise reported at 2:40 p.m. at Kimball Hall. Officers dispatched reported that the loud gathering had dispersed.
  • Criminal Mischief: Reporting person stated at 2:18 a.m. that she observed a student ripping posters off the wall and causing a disturbance. Dispatched officers reported that the subject was identified. Report issued.
  • College Violation: Excessive noise reported at 3:22 a.m. in Wiecking Hall. Officers reported that the residents agreed to lower the volume.
  • Suspicious Odor: An odor of marijuana reported at 10:23 p.m. on the seventh floor of Jonsson Tower. Dispatched officers reported that they could detect the odor but were unable to ascertain which room was the source of it.

Monday, Feb. 17:

  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 6:19 p.m. at the Sussman Apartments. Dispatched officers, Unit-10 and advised the Saratoga Springs Fire Department. Activation was due to a cooking error. Report issued.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 8:21 p.m. at the Hillside Apartments. Dispatched officers, Unit-10 and advised the Saratoga Springs Fire Department. Activation was due to a cooking error. Report issued.
  • College Violation: Excessive noise reported at 9:46 p.m. at Wait Hall. Officer spoke with four subjects playing music who agreed to lower the volume.

Tuesday, Feb. 18:

  • Suspicious Odor: A suspicious odor reported at 10:59 p.m. on the second floor of Jonsson Tower. Dispatched officer reported that the subject was smoking cigarettes in the building. Report issued.

Wednesday, Feb. 19:

  • Suspicious Odor: A suspicious odor reported at 10:47 a.m. coming from a room in Wiecking Hall. Officer reported that there was no one in the room and while there was an odor of marijuana and cigarettes there was no evidence in plain view. Officer secured the room. Report issued.
  • Accident: Reporting person reports at 6:06 p.m. accidentally bumping another vehicle while backing out in the Jonsson Tower Lot. No visible damage reported. Owner advised. Report issued.
  • Assault: Reporting person advised at 11:10 p.m. of a confidential report of a non-sexual assault on-campus. Report taken.

Thursday, Feb. 20:

  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 4:13 a.m. for Dayton Drive. Officers, maintenance and the Saratoga Springs Fire Department notified. Activation was due to a faulty smoke detector. Repairs to be conducted. Report issued.
  • Larceny: Theft of an iPhone reported at 10:17 p.m. from the Field House Gym. Report issued.

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