Campus Safety Reports: Oct. 18 to 24

Posted by Julia Leef

Incidents of Note:

  • Saturday, Oct. 19-Campus Safety Assist: Concern reported at 2:25 a.m. for a friend who could not be reached. Officers were unable to locate the subject on campus. Desk officer contacted the local authorities and located the subject. Report issued.
  • Sunday, Oct. 20-Medical Assistance: The Skidmore College Emergency Medical Service reported a visiting spectator had fainted at 4:20 p.m. at the Williamson Sports Center field. Officer and the Skidmore College Emergency Medical Service dispatched. Report issued.
  • Monday, Oct. 21-Fire: Fire alarm activation received at 6:37 p.m. at the Hillside Apartments. Officers, maintenance and the Saratoga Springs Fire Department advised. Active fire on stove from grease. Fire extinguished by the suppression system. Report issued.
  • Thursday, Oct. 24-Drug Law Violation: A drug law violation reported at 9:31 p.m. on the third floor of Kimball Hall. Items confiscated. Receipt left. Report made. Received a call from the Saratoga Springs Police Department requesting assistance in locating a student wishing to file a theft report. The room occupant had contacted the Saratoga Springs Police Department to make a formal complaint regarding drug paraphernalia and marijuana seized from the room.

Further Incidents:

Friday, Oct. 18:

  • College Violation: A noise complaint reported at 1:06 a.m. for the third floor of Penfield Hall. Dispatched officer stated that students complied with the request to lower the volume.
  • Suspicious Activity: Students reported at 7:02 a.m. exiting the bus and acting suspiciously in the area of the art exhibit in front of the Tang Teaching Museum. Officers dispatched reported that the subjects were gone on arrival. No disturbances reported.
  • Campus Safety Assist: A medical transport requested at 9:50 a.m. for a student at Jonsson Tower. Transport completed for medical attention. Report issued.
  • Suspicious Odor: A faint odor of marijuana reported at 3:17 p.m. in the hallway of Wait Hall. Officer reported a very faint odor but was unable to locate the source.
  • Emergency Phone: Emergency phone activation received at 7:40 p.m. at the Case Center parking lot. Officers dispatched reported no one in the area and no existing problem.
  • Suspicious Activity: Unknown persons reported at 9:16 p.m. smoking marijuana by Wait Hall. Officer advised that no one was in the area upon his arrival.
  • Suspicious Activity: A suspicious male reported at 11 p.m. by Wiecking Hall. Officers identified the authorized male.

Saturday, Oct. 19:

  • Campus Safety Assist: A group of four students reported at 12:45 a.m. who seemed to be having trouble walking on Perimeter Road and may have needed assistance. Officers dispatched for a welfare check. Another officer on the scene reported that what appeared to be the same four subjects were fine and declined assistance.
  • Medical: An intoxicated male reported at 1:30 a.m. in Case Center. Officers and the Skidmore College Emergency Medical Service dispatched. Report issued.
  • College Violation: Excessive noise reported at 2:17 a.m. at Penfield Hall. Officer dispatched reported that the complaint was unfounded.
  • College Violation: Excessive noise reported at 1:56 a.m. coming from Dayton Drive. Officers dispatched and the students complied with the request to lower the volume.
  • College Violation: Alcohol violation reported at 2:35 a.m. in plain view at Jonsson Tower. Report issued.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 6:20 a.m. at Cane Crossing. Officers, maintenance and the Saratoga Springs Fire Department dispatched. Activation was due to burned food. Report issued.
  • Medical: A female student requested medical assistance at 9:44 p.m. on the third floor of Jonsson Tower. Officers and the Skidmore College Emergency Medical Service dispatched. Report issued.

Sunday, Oct. 20:

  • Intoxicated Subject: Report received at 1:02 a.m. of what appeared to be a highly intoxicated male being assisted by friends in Wait Lot. Officers on the scene requested an ambulance. Subject was transported to the Emergency Room. Report issued.
  • College Violation: A noise complaint reported at 2:12 a.m. at Penfield Hall. Officer dispatched reported that the resident lowered the volume upon request.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Officer assistance requested at 2:54 a.m. with an intoxicated subject in Wait Hall. Officer dispatched reported that no medical attention was necessary. Report issued.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Transport requested at 5:13 a.m. to the Emergency Room from Cane Crossing. Officer dispatched and escort provided. Report issued.
  • Campus Safety Assist: The Saratoga Springs Police Department made a request at 1:22 p.m. for information regarding a student. Assistance provided.
  • Arson: Student reported a burnt poster at 4:30 p.m. on the wall of Wait Hall. Damage recorded and report issued.
  • Suspicious Activity: A suspicious male reported at 11:20 p.m. walking up and down the stairs in the Jonsson Tower Lot. Officers reported that the individual was gone upon their arrival. Subsequent search did not locate the reported person.

Monday, Oct. 21:

  • Intoxicated Subject: Subject in Campus Safety office at 12:05 a.m. with a head injury due to a fall. Subject also appeared intoxicated. The Skidmore College Emergency Medical Service called to evaluate the subject. Student was transported to the hospital for further treatment. Report issued.
  • Parking: Officer reported a vehicle at 4:04 a.m. booted in the Falstaff's parking lot for numerous parking violations this semester. Report issued.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Transportation requested at 9:30 a.m. for a student from Health Services to the Saratoga Emergency Room. Dispatched officer completed the transport. Report issued.
  • Medical: Report received at 10:55 a.m. that a student had fallen in Penfield Hall. Officer and the Skidmore College Emergency Medical Service dispatched. Report issued.
  • Medical: Medical assistance requested at 1:15 p.m. at the Sussman Apartments. Officers dispatched with the Skidmore College Emergency Medical Service. Subject transported to the Emergency Room. Report issued.
  • Medical: Report received at 5:58 p.m. that a dancer had fallen in the Dance Theater and hurt her right foot. Dispatched officer and the Skidmore College Emergency Medical Service. Report issued.
  • Medical: A possible broken ankle reported at 5:58 p.m. at the Williamson Sports Center field. The Skidmore College Emergency Medical Service evaluated the subject who was transported by Campus Safety.
  • Medical: Student reported at 6:18 p.m. that her friend in Penfield Hall had lower abdominal pain and requested an evaluation and a transport to the Emergency Room. Campus Safety officer and the Skidmore College Emergency Medical Service dispatched. Transport provided.
  • College Violation: Loud noise and a large gathering of people reported at 11:01 p.m. at Penfield Hall. Officers requested that the subject lower the volume or vacate the area. Residents became argumentative. Report issued.

Tuesday, Oct. 22:

  • Accident: Report received at 2 p.m. that an unknown person hit the reporting person's vehicle while it was parked in the Williamson Sports Center Lot. Dispatched officer issued a report and the other driver was identified.
  • Campus Safety Assist: A welfare check requested at 3:56 p.m. on a student at Whitman Way, as she had sent a cryptic text to another housemate. Dispatched officer issued a report and forwarded it to the reporting person for intervention.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire Alarm activation at 5:22 p.m. at the Sussman L Apartments. Officers, maintenance and the Saratoga Springs Fire Department advised. Activation was due to a cooking error. Report issued.

Wednesday, Oct. 23:

  • College Violation: A noise complaint received at 12:23 a.m. for the third floor of Penfield Hall. Dispatched officer who stated that the area was quiet at the time.
  • Parking Violation: Officer reported at 11:10 a.m. booting a vehicle parked in Cane Lot as it was unregistered with the College and had numerous violations.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm sounded at 2:36 p.m. for the Sussman L Apartments. Dispatched all units and advised the Saratoga Springs Fire Department. Alarm was due to cooking.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm received at 2:42 p.m. for the Sussman H Apartments. Dispatched all units and advised the Saratoga Springs Fire Department. Officers reported that the alarm was due to cooking. Alarm reset.
  • Emotionally Disturbed Person: Student reported at 8:30 p.m. having difficulties with other students. Officer was able to locate the student and provide transport to the Saratoga Emergency Room for further medical evaluation.
  • College Violation: A noise complaint reported at 10:34 p.m. at the Hillside Apartments B. Dispatched officers who reported checking the entire building to no avail. Reporting person advised.

Thursday, Oct. 24:

  • Campus Safety Assist: An officer requested at 9:22 a.m. to take photos and do a report as it appeared that student in one of the Sussman I Apartments had a campfire, charring the window sill of that apartment. Dispatched officer. Report made.
  • Larceny: Officer reported the larceny of a laptop at 10:37 p.m. from the second floor lounge of McClellan Hall. Report made.
  • College Violation: A loud noise reported at 11:38 p.m. from inside a dorm in Wait Hall. Dispatched officer. Report made.
  • Medical Assistance: Student advised at 11:56 p.m. from the Hillside Apartments B that he cut his thumb earlier in the evening. Officers dispatched. 

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