Campus Safety Reports: Nov. 30 to Dec. 6

Posted by Julia Leef

Incidents of Note:

  • Friday, Nov. 30- Suspicious Activity: Officer reported suspicious activity at 11:25 p.m. in the Jonsson Tower lot. Subjects were caught attempting to release the tire air on a patrol vehicle. Report issued.
  • Sunday, Dec. 2-Accident: A person reported at 10:34 a.m. finding vehicle parts near a damaged guardrail on Perimeter road. Dispatched officer recorded the damage. The Saratoga Springs Police Department issued a report. Parts brought back to Campus Safety to be tagged and filed. Owner located. Report issued.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 5-A suspicious-looking male reported at 1:36 p.m. entering the Jonsson Tower via the stairwell. Dispatched officers conducted a search of the building and located a non-student who was identified and advised not to return to campus or be arrested for trespass. Subject relayed that he understood and left the campus on foot without incident.

Further Incidents:

Friday, Nov. 30:

  • Theft of Services: Four males reported exiting a cab at 12:50 a.m. without paying the fare. Photos of the subjects to be turned over for an investigation. Report issued.
  • Fire Alarm: Stopper alarm activation received at 2:30 a.m. in Wiecking Hall. Officers reset the device. No one in the area.
  • Medical: A student reported having a panic attack at 1:32 p.m. in a hallway in Dana. Subjects left the area prior to the officer's arrival, who located the subject and assured his well-being. Report issued.
  • Suspicious Odor: A suspicious odor report at 9:39 p.m. on the first floor of Wiecking Hall. Dispatched officer reported noting the odor of marijuana. Report issued.
  • Liquor Law Violation: Officer reported a liquor law violation at 9:15 p.m. on the third floor of Wiecking Hall. Report issued.
  • Suspicious Odor: A suspicious odor reported at 10:48 p.m. in Kimball Hall. Dispatched officers located the source of the marijuana odor but found no visible evidence of possession. Report issued.
  • College Violation: Excessive noise reported at 10:48 p.m. in Penfield Hall. Dispatched officers requested the subjects disperse and they complied without incident.
  • College Violation: A loud party reported at 10 p.m. on the second floor of Wait Hall. Dispatched officers reported that the group lowered the volume upon request.
  • College Violation: Liquor law violation observed at 11:10 p.m. in plain view at Penfield Hall. Report issued.
  • Liquor Law Violation: Officer reported a liquor law violation and a drug law violation at 11:11 p.m. in plain sight in Penfield Hall. Report issued.
  • College Violation: A large, unauthorized gathering reported at 11:36 p.m. at Cane Crossing. Dispatched officers spoke with residents who complied and lowered the volume. The group dispersed.

Saturday, Dec. 1:

  • Falsely Report: A fire alarm activation received at 12:03 a.m. in Penfield Hall. All officers, Unit 10 and the Saratoga Springs Fire Department dispatched. Intentional false alarm received. Officer investigation determined the perpetrators. Report issued.
  • Criminal Mischief: A person reported at 12:55 a.m. observing someone breaking the light bulbs between Howe Hall and the Murray-Aikins Dining Hall. Officers dispatched but subjects were gone on arrival. No personal injuries resulted. Report issued.
  • Liquor Law Violation: A person reported observing an alcohol violation at 11 p.m. in Penfield Hall. Report issued.
  • College Violation: Excessive noise reported at 12:41 a.m. from a covered area in the center of the South Quad. Officer dispatched reported that students left the area upon arrival.
  • Liquor Law Violation: Excessive noise reported at 1:36 a.m. on the fourth floor of Jonsson Tower. Officers dispatched observed a liquor law violation. Group dispersed.
  • College Violation: Loud music reported at 2:06 a.m. at Cane Crossing. Officer dispatched reported that residents complied with the request to lower the volume.
  • Intoxicated Subject: Intoxicated student reported at 3:20 a.m. from an off campus party. Officers assisted, evaluated, and escorted the subject back to his room for the evening. Report issued.
  • Suspicious Activity: Officer observed a suspicious person at 3:15 a.m. trying to hide alcohol on his person. Subject dropped the alcohol and his coat and fled the Jonsson Tower area.
  • Criminal Mischief: Damage to a vehicle's rearview mirror reported at 10:50 a.m. in the Northwoods parking lot. Dispatched officer issued a report. No known perpetrators or witnesses.
  • Criminal Mischief: Officer reported holiday lights torn down at 10:35 a.m. near Case Center. Dispatched officer recorded the damage. No known perpetrator(s). Report issued.
  • Criminal Mischief: Officer reported observing damage at 12:21 p.m. to the wall on the second floor of Wait Hall while conducting checks. Damage recorded. Report issued.
  • Criminal Mischief: Officer reported at 12:22 p.m. noticing a hole kicked into the wall on the east stairwell of the first floor of McClellan Hall. Damage recorded. Report issued.
  • Liquor Law Violation: Officer reported observing a liquor law violation in plain view at 12:22 p.m. while conducting checks in Howe Hall. Report issued.
  • Accident: A person reported at 4:25 p.m. that a Dining Services employee had fallen and requested an ambulance. Officers and the Emergency Medical System dispatched. Subject transported for assistance. Report issued.
  • Medical: A person reported at 9:30 p.m. that a resident had passed out and required assistance in McClellan Hall. Officers dispatched. Emergency Medical System transported the subject for assistance.
  • Liquor Law Violation: A loud party reported at 10:52 p.m. in the Oak Apartments. Officers dispatched witnessed several college violations. Report issued.
  • College Violation: Noise reported at 10:58 p.m. on the first floor of Wilmarth Hall. Officer dispatched reported that the group dispersed.

Sunday, Dec. 2:

  • Emergency Phone: A blue light activation reported at 12:15 a.m. from the McClellan Hall blue light. Officer reported no one in the area. Call determined to be a false activation.
  • College Violation: Domestic dispute reported at 1:48 a.m. in Jonsson Tower. Officer dispatched interviewed both parties. Verbal argument determined to be the reason for the call. Subjects separated for the remainder of the night. Report issued.
  • College Violation: People being loud reported at 2:20 a.m. in the Moore Quad. Officer dispatched reported that subjects dispersed upon his arrival.
  • College Violation: Excessive noise reported at 2:30 a.m. at Jonsson Tower. Officers dispatched reported that residents complied with the request to lower the volume.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 11:29 a.m. for the Sasselin Art Building. Dispatched officers, maintenance, and advised the Saratoga Springs Fire Department. The source of the alarm was a continual problem with the heat sensor on the third floor. Report issued.
  • Campus Safety Assist: A transport for a student requested at 3:52 p.m. to the Saratoga Emergency Room from an off-campus location. Dispatched officer completed the transport for medical attention. Report issued.
  • Suspicious Activity: A male subject reported at 7:14 p.m. attempting to gain access to an unauthorized area in the Filene Music Hall. Officer dispatched reported the subject gone on arrival.

Monday, Dec. 3:

  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 10:32 a.m. at the Sasselin Art Building. Officer and maintenance responding reported a continual problem with the heat sensor on the third floor. Report issued.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 12:28 p.m. for the Hillside B Apartments. Officers, maintenance and the Saratoga Springs Fire Department dispatched. Smoke condition from cooking determined to be the cause. Issue remedied. Report issued.
  • Criminal Mischief: Officer reported a hole in the wall at 1:57 p.m. on the second floor near the lounge area of Wait Hall. Damage recorded. Report issued.
  • Parking: Officer reported booting a vehicle at 2:40 p.m. in the Tang parking lot due to excessive unresolved tickets. Report issued.
  • Criminal Mischief: Officer reported at 6:21 p.m. finding a large crack in a wall at Jonsson Tower. Report issued.
  • Campus Safety Assist: A physical altercation reported at 10:28 p.m. in the Murray-Aikins Dining Hall. Officer dispatched reported the subjects were gone on arrival. Witnesses reported the subjects were engaged in assumed "horse-play."

Tuesday, Dec. 4:

  • College Violation: Noise complaint reported at 1:33 a.m. in Wait Hall. Reporting person had requested that the subjects lower the volume but they refused to. Officers dispatched warned the subjects to keep the volume at an acceptable level.
  • Larceny: A student reported his bike missing at 4 p.m. from where he left it. Report issued.

Wednesday, Dec. 5:

  • Campus Safety Assist: A personal escort requested at 1:45 a.m. from Jonsson Tower to the subject's residence. Officer completed the escort.
  • Found Property: A person brought in earrings and one necklace at 8:16 a.m. that he found in the laundry room of Wait Hall. Items were tagged, bagged and placed in the lost and found.
  • Animals: A call received at 5:03 p.m. to report observing a bat in Palamountain Hall. Dispatched officers were unable to locate the bat at this time. Officers will periodically patrol the area in search of the bat.
  • Suspicious Activity: A male, not affiliated with the College, reported at 4:22 p.m. having come over to the IT Help Desk in Scribner Library over the weekend who acted obnoxiously and insisted on being served. Employees have been told to call Campus Safety if and when he returns or if he becomes confrontational.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 8:22 p.m. in a Northwoods Apartment complex. Dispatched all officers, maintenance and notified the Saratoga Springs Fire Department. Officers reported that the fire alarm was set off by burnt food as an occupant was cooking. Alarm was reset and the apartment was aired out.
  • Suspicious Odor: A suspicious odor reported at 8:32 p.m. in Wait Hall. Dispatched officer who reported locating the room in question and discovering, upon investigation, that someone had been smoking cigarettes inside the room. Occupants were advised of the College's policy prohibiting smoking in the residence halls and that a report of the incident would be made.

Thursday, Dec. 6:

  • A student reported at 6:14 a.m. that her roommate in Kimball Hall had just pulled an all-nighter, is very jittery, may have drunk too much coffee and requested assistance. Dispatched officers requested an ambulance to transport the student to the Saratoga Emergency Room for further evaluation.
  • Parking: Officer reported booting a vehicle at 11:15 a.m. parked in the fire lane at the Sasselin Art Building.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Transportation requested at 2:52 p.m. for a student to the Saratoga Emergency Room. Dispatched officer provided the transport.
  • Campus Safety Assist: A jumpstart was requested at 3:16 p.m. for a subject's vehicle parked in the Cane parking lot of Northwoods. Dispatched officer reported the jumpstart was successful.
  • Campus Safety Assist: An escort requested at 9:19 p.m. from the Case Center parking lot to the subject's apartment.

Jeanne Marie Monroe

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