Campus Safety Reports: Oct. 26 to Nov. 1

Posted by Julia Leef

Incidents of Note:

  • Sunday, Oct. 28: Campus Safety Assist: The Saratoga Springs Police Department reported at DUI at 4 a.m. on North Broadway and requested assistance for Skidmore students. Report issued.
  • Monday, Oct. 29: Drug Law Violation: Officer located a marijuana pipe and a small amount of marijuana in a plastic bag at 11:22 p.m. while checking purses for alcohol in the lobby of the Williamson Sports Center for the Moorebid Ball. Paraphernalia and drugs confiscated and owner advised of report issued.
  • Monday, Oct. 29: Power Outage: Campus-wide power outage occurred at 5 p.m. due to Hurricane Sandy. Proper emergency procedures were followed. Report issued.
  • Thursday, Nov. 1: Trespass: One of the contractors reported at 11:32 a.m. witnessing a homeless person exiting the new construction site carrying a pillow and a blanket. Subject gone upon the officer's arrival. Report issued.

Further Incidents:

Friday, Oct. 26:

  • College Violation: An excessive amount of people reported at 12:08 a.m. causing a loud disturbance in a room in Wiecking Hall. Officer dispatched reported that the group dispersed.
  • College Violation: Excessive noise reported at 2:01 a.m. at Penfield Hall. Officer dispatched reported that the subjects complied with the request to lower the volume.
  • Campus Safety Assist: A transport requested at 4:31 p.m. from Jonsson Tower to the emergency room for an ill student. Transport was completed by the dispatched officer. Report issued.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Intoxicated students reported at 4:45 p.m. in front of the Murray-Aikins Dining Hall. Officers dispatched reported that the subjects were gone upon their arrival.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 6:59 p.m. from Northwoods residence. Officers, maintenance, and the Saratoga Springs Fire Department were dispatched. Cause of activation was due to marijuana smoke. Report issued.
  • Campus Safety Assist: A transport requested at 9:03 p.m. from Jonsson Tower to the Saratoga Hospital Emergency Room for a cut finger. Officer provided the transport. Report issued.
  • Suspicious Odor: A suspicious odor reported at 11:23 p.m. on the third floor of Jonsson Tower. Officers dispatched determined the source of the odor, but found no physical evidence in plain view.

Saturday, Oct. 27:

  • College Violation: Excessive noise reported at 3 a.m. at Whitman Way. Officer dispatched reported that the residents complied with the request to lower the volume.
  • Criminal Mischief: A removed manhole cover causing a hazard on Moore Way reported at 6:40 a.m. Officer and maintenance replaced it to its proper position. No damage reported. Report issued.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Transport requested at 10:41 a.m. from an off-campus location to the Wilton Medical Arts. Dispatched officer completed the transport for medical attention. Report issued.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 11:11 a.m. in the Sasselin Art Building. Dispatched officers, maintenance, and the Saratoga Springs Fire Department. Alarm was due to a system error. Report issued.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 1:46 p.m. for 2 Moore Way. Dispatched officers, maintenance, and the Saratoga Springs Fire Department, who were unable to determine the cause of the alarm. Report issued.
  • College Violation: Excessive noise reported at 10:13 p.m. from a nearby apartment at Cane Crossing. Officers dispatched reported that the noise had ceased.
  • College Violation: Excessive noise reported at 10:28 p.m. from a neighboring apartment on Dayton Drive. Officers dispatched reported the subjects dispersed upon the their arrival.
  • College Violation: Loud music and a large gathering reported at 11:20 p.m. on the Northwoods Apartments grounds. Officers dispatched dispersed the crowd.
  • Intoxicated Subject: An intoxicated female student reported at 11:24 p.m. just off campus on State Street. Officers dispatched located the female and escorted her to her residence. No further problems reported.
  • Medical: A vomiting female reported at 11:41 p.m. outside McClellan Hall. Officer dispatched located the subject and transported her to the Emergency Room via Emergency Medical System. Report issued.

Sunday, Oct. 28:

  • Medical: Officer reported an intoxicated female at 12:09 a.m. at the Williamson Sports Center in need of medical assistance. Emergency Medical System transported the subject to the Emergency Room. Report issued.
  • Graffiti: Officer reported graffiti at 12:09 a.m. from the North Woods construction area into Scribner Village. Record of damage taken. Investigation initiated and pending.
  • Medical: An intoxicated male reported at 12:15 a.m. in need of medical assistance on the first floor of Wiecking Hall. Subject transported to the Emergency Room. Report issued.
  • Medical: An intoxicated male reported at 12:31 a.m. in the men's locker room at the Williamson Sports Center. Subject transported to the Emergency Room via Emergency Medical System. Report issued.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Neighborhood complaint received at 12:31 a.m. regarding excessively loud music at the Williamson Sports Center. Administration advised.
  • Suspicious Activity: Individuals reported at 12:41 a.m. smoking behind Wait Hall by the Basketball court. Officer dispatched reported the subjects were smoking cigarettes. No problems reported.
  • Medical: Intoxicated female reported at 12:42 a.m. on the main floor of Moorebid Ball at the Williamson Sports Center. Emergency Medical System used to transport her to the Emergency room.
  • Suspicious Activity: An officer observed a male and a female sitting at 12:52 a.m. on the floor of the Williamson Sports Center and requested that they stand up. Female yelled something about the male and fled the area. Investigation revealed a domestic dispute. Subjects separated. Report issued.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Officer reported an escort at 1:08 a.m. from the Williamson Sports Center to McClellan Hall.
  • Criminal Mischief: Officer reported observed damage at 1:57 p.m. to the exit signs on the first and second floor of Howe Hall. Report issued.
  • Medical: An intoxicated male reported at 1:08 a.m. on the third floor of McClellan. Emergency Medical System transported the subject to the Emergency Room. Report issued.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Excessive noise reported at 1:15 a.m. from a neighboring Skidmore house. Reporting person contacted the police and was making an advisement to the College. Report issued.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Officer provided an escort at 1:17 a.m. from McClellan Hall to the West Avenue Bus station for a non-student. Report issued.
  • Medical: An intoxicated female reported at 1:21 a.m. at the Williamson Sports Center. Emergency Medical System transported the subject to the Emergency Room. Report issued.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 2:10 a.m. at McClellan Hall. Officers, maintenance and the Saratoga Springs Fire Department advised. Burned food in the microwave determined to be the cause. Report issued.
  • College Violation: Excessive noise reported at 4:35 a.m. on the North Woods Apartments grounds. Officers dispatched reported that subjects lowered the volume upon request.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Officers provided several return transports at 6 a.m. from the Saratoga Emergency Room to Campus. Report issued.
  • Campus Safety Assist: The Saratoga Springs Police Department requested information on a student at 9:08 a.m. Assistance provided.
  • Campus Safety Assist: A female student on a bike reported in need of assistance at 12:06 p.m. at Jonsson Tower. Officers dispatched located the female and provided assistance. Report issued.
  • Medical: Person reported a deep cut to his right hand at 9:21 p.m. Officer responding at Jonsson Tower provided first aid and transported the subject to the Emergency Room.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 11:24 p.m. for Cane Crossing. Officers, Unit-10 and the Saratoga Springs Fire Department advised. Cause of activation determined to be marijuana smoke. Report issued.

Monday, Oct. 29:

  • Accident: Person completed an accident report at 9:57 a.m. for an injury sustained when she was dropped while rehearsing in Dance. Report issued.
  • Suspicious Odor: A suspicious odor reported at 12:56 p.m. in McClellan Hall. Dispatched officers discovered the odor to be diesel fuel from a parked garbage truck outside McClellan. Odor dissipated within ten minutes.
  • Suspicious Odor: Suspicious odor reported at 5:53 p.m. at the front door of Wait Hall. Dispatched officer reported a subject smoking a cigarette. No other problems found.
  • Forcible Sex Offense: Person in Campus Safety office at 8:10 p.m. to file a sexual misconduct report for an incident at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14. Report issued.
  • Forcible Sex Offense: Person in Campus Safety office at 8:10 p.m. to report an act of sexual misconduct at 7:20 p.m. that day in Wait Hall.

Tuesday, Oct. 30:

  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 8:59 a.m. for the Field House. Prior to contacting the Saratoga Springs Fire Department, Campus Safety received a report that the alarm activation was due to paint fumes. Report issued.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Person requested an escort at 11:10 a.m. from Jonsson Tower to the Williamson Sports Center Dance Theater as she is on crutches and has not been able to make the appropriate accommodations yet. Officer dispatched provided assistance.
  • Parking: Officer reported towing a vehicle at 1:07 p.m. as it has received numerous tickets for various violations. No attempts to rectify the situation. Report issued.
  • Security Alarm: Security alarm activation received at 7:02 p.m. in the Schick Gallery. Officer dispatched checked the entire gallery and reported that the motion alarm was due to a curtain blowing from the circulation unit. No other disturbances noted.
  • College Violation: Loud music reported at 9:08 p.m. being played on a laptop at the front door of Wait Hall. Dispatched officer reported that all subjects left the area prior to his arrival.
  • College Violation: Two subjects reported at 10:15 p.m. on the roof of Rounds Hall. Officer dispatched reported the subjects located and escorted from the area. Report issued.
  • Campus Safety Assist: Person requested a welfare check at 9:13 p.m. on a student. Dispatched officer made contact after several attempts. Student found satisfactory.
  • Drug Law Violation: A suspicious odor reported at 10:36 p.m. on the third floor of Penfield. Dispatched officer reported drug and liquor law violations. Report issued. Paraphernalia confiscated.

Wednesday, Oct. 31:

  • College Violation: Students reported at 12:54 a.m. being too loud in the second floor common area of Wait Hall. Officer dispatched reported that the four loud students dispersed.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 4:44 a.m. at Dayton Drive residence. Officers, maintenance and the Saratoga Springs Fire Department dispatched. Officers reported a strong odor of burned marijuana and smoke determined to be the cause. Report issued.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 6:27 a.m. at Moore Way. Officer, maintenance and the Saratoga Springs Fire Department dispatched. Officers reported a strong odor of burned marijuana and smoke determined to be the cause. Report issued.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 10:06 a.m. at Dayton Drive. Officers, maintenance and the Saratoga Springs Fire Department dispatched. Officers reported a strong odor of burned marijuana and smoke determined to be the cause. Report issued.
  • Suspicious Odor: An odor of marijuana reported at 3:46 p.m. at Jonsson Tower. Officer dispatched reported the odor in the hallway, but no odor in room. Source of odor undetermined.
  • Medical: Medical assistance requested at 10:10 p.m. for a bump to the head at Jonsson Tower. Dispatched officer and Emergency Medical Transport. Officer examined the subject and advised that she seek further medical treatment. Subject transport to the Emergency Room. Report issued.
  • Suspicious Odor: A suspicious odor reported at 11:20 p.m. on the eleventh floor of Jonsson Tower. Dispatched officers noted no suspicious odor at that time.

Thursday, Nov. 1:

  • Suspicious Activity: Suspicious activity reported at 9:21 a.m. in the North Woods trails. Officer dispatched located the area of concern but did not witness any further problems.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 7:23 p.m. from Hillside Apartments B. Dispatched officers, maintenance, and the Saratoga Springs Fire Department. Cause of activation was due to burned food. Report issued. 

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