Campus Safety Reports: Feb. 28 to March 6

Incidents of Note:

  • Friday, Feb. 28-Sex Offense: A sexual assault reported at 11:41 p.m. that occurred on campus in McClellan Hall. Report issued.
  • Sunday, March 2-The Saratoga Springs Police Department reported at 1:05 a.m. a 911 call reporting an intoxicated male subject in a Case Center bathroom. Officers located the subject. The Skidmore College Emergency Medical Service and the Saratoga Springs Fire Department dispatched. The male subject was transported to the Emergency Room for medical assistance. Report issued.
  • Monday, March 3-Drug Law Violation: The Saratoga Springs Police Department reported at 11:17 a.m. the arrest of two students on drug charges in the city of Saratoga. Report issued.

Further incidents:

Friday, Feb. 28:

  • College Violation: A loud noise reported at 12:13 a.m. in the hallway outside of a room in Penfield Hall. Officers dispatched reported that there was no noise detected. Subject vacated the area.
  • Fire Alarm: A fire alarm reported at 1:38 a.m. in Palamountain Hall. Officers, the Saratoga Springs Fire Department and Unit-10 dispatched. Alarm activation was due to a faulty smoke detector in the chemistry lab. Report issued.
  • College Violation: A loud noise reported at 3:03 a.m. in McClellan Hall. Officers checked the entire building, met with the reporting person and reported finding no disturbances.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 11:38 a.m. for Whitman Way. Officers, Unit-10 and the Saratoga Springs Fire Department advised. Officer reported that the resident was rinsing out a very hot pan, thus causing a large amount of steam, which triggered the fire alarm. Report issued.
  • Emergency Phone: Two males reported at 12:20 p.m. stuck in the elevator in Case Center. Officers and Unit-10 dispatched. Subjects were released without injury. Report issued.
  • Criminal Mischief: Property damage observed at 4:30 p.m. in McClellan Hall. A hole in the hallway wall was located and recorded, and a report was issued.
  • College Violation: Officer reported excessive noise at 9:03 p.m. in a room in McClellan Hall. Officer reported that the resident complied with the request to lower the volume.

Saturday, March 1:

  • Intoxicated Subject: An intoxicated male reported at 3:02 a.m. in a bathroom suite of McClellan Hall. Officers and the Skidmore College Emergency Medical Service dispatched. Saratoga Springs Fire Department Emergency Medical Service transported the subject to the Emergency Room. Report issued.
  • College Violation: Excessive noise reported at 3:14 a.m. in the Sussman Village. Officers dispatched reported that the residents lowered the volume upon request.
  • College Violation: Excessive noise reported at 3:17 a.m. in the lobby of Wait Hall. Officers dispatched checked the area and found that the call was unfounded.
  • Drug Law Violation: Officer noted drug paraphernalia at 2:49 p.m. and a strong odor of marijuana in the area at Jonsson Tower. Report issued.
  • Harassment: Unwanted contact reported at 2 p.m. at an on-campus location. Complaint taken and report issued.
  • Intoxicated Subject: An intoxicated male reported at 11:23 p.m. in the Wait Hall basement. Dispatched officers and the Skidmore College Emergency Medical Service. Subject was transported to the Emergency Room via ambulance. Report issued.

Sunday, March 2:

  • Suspicious Odor: A gaseous odor reported at 12:35 a.m. near a dumpster in North Woods. Officers dispatched detected the odor faintly. Source unknown.
  • Intoxicated Subject: An intoxicated female student reported falling down and hitting her head at 1:24 a.m. in Wait Hall. Dispatched all officers and the Skidmore College Emergency Medical Service. The subject was transported to the Emergency Room. Report issued.
  • College Violation: Excessive noise reported at 2:15 a.m. by a band in Wiecking Hall. Officers dispatched reported detecting no noise from the band. Several rooms were requested to lower the volume of their voices.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Desk officer received a 911 call at 2:42 a.m. on the Emergency Phone displaying Ladd room 207. Officers dispatched determined the call to have been a false activation. The Saratoga Springs police Department advised.
  • Accident: An accident reported at 2:50 p.m. in West Lot. Dispatched all officers and the Saratoga Police. Report issued.
  • Suspicious Odor: The smell of suspected marijuana reported at 3:15 p.m. at Moore Way. Officer dispatched. Situation unfounded. No odor detected.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 7:23 p.m. at the Sussman Apartments. Officers, Unit-10 and the Saratoga Springs Fire Department advised. Activation caused by burned food. Report issued.
  • Suspicious Odor: A suspicious odor reported at 11:20 p.m. on the first floor of Wiecking Hall. Officers dispatched. Odor present but the source could not be located.
  • Suspicious Odor: A suspicious odor reported at 11:34 p.m. on the sixth floor of Jonsson Tower. Officer dispatched was unable to locate the source of the odor.

Monday, March 3:

  • Campus Safety Assist: A welfare check requested at 1:14 a.m. of a parent's daughter in Wiecking Hall. Officer located and delivered the message to the student.
  • Parking: An officer check requested at 11:53 a.m. on the vehicles in violation of the handicap zones at the Art Center. Officer ticketed the vehicles that were in violation. Report issued.
  • Suspicious Odor: A strong odor of marijuana reported at 2:26 p.m. in a hallway of Jonsson Tower. Dispatched officer reported checking the entire area but could not detect any odor. Report unfounded at the time.
  • False Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 4:55 p.m. in Case Center. Dispatched all officers, maintenance and the Saratoga Springs Fire Department. False activation of the pull station on the second floor. Report issued.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Report received at 10:19 p.m. that students were stuck in the south elevator of Jonsson Tower. Officers and Unit-10 dispatched. Students were released without harm. Report issued.
  • College Violation: Excessive noise reported at 10:22 p.m. in Jonsson Tower. Dispatched officers reported that residents lowered the volume upon request.

Tuesday, March 4:

  • Criminal Mischief: Food reported at 8:20 a.m. all over the stairwell in between Starbuck and Wilmarth Hall. The incident had occurred several times recently by unknown person(s). Report issued.

Wednesday, March 5:

  • Criminal Mischief: Food reported thrown on the walls and in the staircase at 7:24 a.m. in Starbuck Center. Officer was dispatched to investigate and issue a report.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 12:43 p.m. at the Sussman Apartments J. Officers, maintenance and the Saratoga Springs Fire Department advised. Activation was due to a cooking error. Report issued.
  • Suspicious Odor: Person(s) unknown reported at 5:03 p.m. smoking marijuana in Wiecking Hall. Dispatched officer reported that the subjects dispersed from the area upon his arrival.
  • Suspicious Odor: A suspicious odor reported at 5:05 p.m. on the third floor of Wiecking Hall. Dispatched officer reported that a resident was burning incense. Report issued.

Thursday, March 6:

  • Criminal Mischief: Damage reported at 7:59 a.m. to the wall on the second floor of Penfield Hall near a study room. Photos of the damage were taken. Report issued.
  • Accident: A Property Damage Auto Accident reported at 8:54 a.m. in the Case Center parking lot. Report issued.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 7:25 p.m. in the Hillside B Apartments. Officers, Unit-10 and the Saratoga Springs Fire Department advised. Activation was due to a cooking error. Report issued.

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