Campus Safety Reports: September 13 to 19

Incidents of Note:

  • Friday, Sept. 13-Sex Offense: Report received at 3:43 p.m. of a sexual assault that had occurred in an unknown location three years ago on campus, possibly in the fall. No further information available. Report provided by a third party. A second report received at 4:31 p.m. of a sexual assault that occurred during the fall of 2012 on campus. No further information available. Report provided by a third party.
  • Sunday, Sept. 15-Theft of Services: Report received at 3:20 a.m. that a student refused to pay the taxi fare from a Dayton Drive location. Officers dispatched.
  • Sunday, Sept. 15-Criminal Mischief: Reporting person called at 2:49 p.m. stating that he and his roommate were just woken up by someone throwing something at their window, shattering the glass. Dispatched officers. Report made.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 17-Sex Offense: An incident of sexual misconduct reported at 3 p.m. that had occurred on Sept. 1 on the campus grounds. Investigation continues.
  • Thursday, Sept. 19-Officers made checks at 8:15 a.m. at the Civil Disturbance/Demonstration involving students at the Murray-Aikins Dining Hall. Officers reported a gathering of approximately 80 students shoulder to shoulder from Case walkway to Howe walkway. All students conducted themselves in a peaceful manner with no disturbance to the workers or daily operations.

Further Incidents:

Friday, Sept. 13:

  • Suspicious Odor: A group of people was reported at 12:12 a.m., possibly smoking marijuana outside of Wait Hall. Officer dispatched to investigate. Subjects gone on arrival.
  • College Violation: Report received at 12:23 a.m. of people running up and down the hallway and being loud. Officers dispatched to check the area. Subjects gone on arrival. All quiet after officers' arrival.
  • Moving Violations: Officers observed three violations at 6:36 a.m. of vehicles being driven the wrong way on a one-way thoroughfare on the North Woods and New Apartments grounds.
  • College Violation: Officer reported a college violation of alcohol found at 6:36 p.m. while granting access to a room for a maintenance call in Wiecking Hall. Alcohol confiscated. Report made.
  • Medical Assistance: Caller reported an intoxicated person at 10:25 p.m. on the first floor of Kimball Hall. Dispatched officers and the Skidmore College Emergency Medical Service. Ambulance contacted and person transported to the Saratoga Emergency Room for further medical treatment.
  • Suspicious Odor: A suspicious odor reported at 9:01 p.m. in Wait Hall. Dispatched officer. Call unfounded.

Saturday, Sept. 14:

  • College Violation: A noise complaint received at 1:39 a.m. from Wiecking Hall. Dispatched officers reported finding drug and liquor law violations as well. Items confiscated. Report made.
  • Medical Assistance: Reporting person called at 2:21 a.m. from Cane Crossing requesting to be checked out by the Skidmore College Emergency Medical Service. Officers and the Skidmore College Emergency Medical Service dispatched. Reporting person evaluated.
  • Medical Assistance: Medical assistance requested at 2:20 a.m. for a student in Penfield Hall. Officers and the Skidmore College Emergency Medical Service dispatched. Student evaluated.
  • Medical Assistance: Reporting person contacted the Campus Safety office at 10:22 a.m. looking for the hours of Health Services as she had a foot injury and pressure could not be put on it. Advised the person that the Skidmore College Emergency Medical Service and an officer were en route to Wilmarth Hall to evaluate the injury. Advised the officer and toned out the SCEMS. Reporting person evaluated.
  • Complaint: A call received at 2:58 p.m. that a College vehicle was being operated in a reckless manner in the New Village roadway. Report taken to be turned over to the Director for further follow up.
  • Medical Assistance: The Skidmore College Emergency Medical Service requested at 3:25 p.m. for an injured ankle in Penfield Hall. Dispatched officer and toned out the SCEMS. Injury evaluated.
  • Medical Assistance: Medical assistance requested at 5:27 p.m. for a student on the first floor of Penfield Hall. Officer and the Skidmore College Emergency Medical Service dispatched. Person evaluated.
  • Medical Assistance: The Skidmore College Emergency Medical Service requested at 5:40 p.m. for an injured person at the Williamson Sports Center. Campus Safety and the SCEMS dispatched. Person evaluated.
  • Intoxicated Subject: A possibly intoxicated person reported at 9:55 p.m. on the third floor of Penfield Hall. Officers dispatched. Unfounded.
  • Liquor Law Violation: A liquor law violation reported at 11:13 p.m. on the second floor of Wiecking. Items confiscated. Report made.
  • College Violation: A large group reported at 11:58 p.m. gathering outside of Whitman circle. Dispatched officers, who reported that students were leaving in taxi cabs.

Sunday, Sept. 15:

  • Medical Assistance: Reporting person requested the Skidmore College Emergency Medical Service at 12:13 a.m. to be dispatched for an intoxicated person at Falstaff's Pavillion. Toned out the SCEMS. Person evaluated.
  • Medical Assistance: Medical assistance requested at 12:41 a.m. for an intoxicated person in Penfield Hall. Officer and the Skidmore College Emergency Medical Service dispatched. Person evaluated.
  • College Violation: A noise complaint reported at 12:45 a.m. at Cane Crossing. Officer dispatched and reported loud talking. Voice lowered. No further problems.
  • Fire Alarm: A stopper alarm received at 12:45 a.m. from the second floor of Wiecking Hall. Officers dispatched and reset the alarm.
  • College Violation: A noise complaint reported at 2:16 a.m. in Penfield Hall. Dispatched Officer Vance who reported that the call was unfounded. Area quiet upon his arrival.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm received at 11:28 a.m. from the New Apartment G. Dispatched officer, maintenance and advised the Saratoga Springs Fire Department. Officer reported that the alarm was due to cooking. Advised the Saratoga Springs Fire Department.
  • Graffiti: Reporting person called at 11:56 a.m. to state that someone had drawn a penis on her white board in Wait Hall and took her marker. She took photos of the picture and then removed it. Dispatched officer who filed a report of the incident.
  • Medical Assistance: Reporting person called at 1:24 p.m. to have the Skidmore College Emergency Medical Service sent to check on her roommate. Dispatched officers and the SCEMS. Student's condition evaluated.
  • Accident: Request received at 3:22 p.m. for an officer to take a report as someone had hit the reporting person's vehicle while parked in West Lot. Dispatched officer who filed a report.
  • Larceny: Reporting person stated at 4:06 p.m. that her cell phone was stolen last evening at an off-campus location. Officer dispatched. The Saratoga Springs Police Department called.
  • College Violation: Excessive noise reported at 11:37 p.m. coming from the New Apartments G. Officers dispatched.

Monday, Sept. 16:

  • Escort: An escort requested at 2:25 a.m. to the reporting person's residence in the New Apartments G. Officer dispatched.
  • Medical Assistance: Officer reported at 2:15 p.m. that a window had fallen on a student's head at Wilmarth Hall. Dispatched officer, maintenance and carpenter. Report made.
  • Suspicious Odor: A gas odor advised of at 3:17 p.m. in the Williamson Sports Center. Dispatched officer.
  • Suspicious Odor: A gas odor detected at 3:17 p.m. in the Dana Science Center. Officers dispatched but did not find the source of the odor.
  • Suspicious Odor: A burning odor reported at 10:35 p.m. coming from a heater in the stairwell between the Howe and Rounds buildings. Notified maintenance who stated that everything was okay. No odor detected upon arrival.

Tuesday, Sept. 17:

  • College Violation: A loud noise reported at 2:33 a.m. in Wait Hall. Officers sent to investigate. Noise had stopped. No one in the area upon the officers' arrival.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm received at 11:10 a.m. for the New Apartment complex J. Dispatched officers, maintenance and notified the Saratoga Springs Fire Department. Report made.
  • Larceny: A call received at 12:52 p.m. that someone had stolen head phones from an office in the Williamson Sports Center. Dispatched officer, who filed a report of the incident.
  • Animals: A skunk reported at 10:50 p.m. near a Northwoods apartment. Notified housekeeping.

Wednesday, Sept. 18:
There were no reportable Clery Act incidences recorded on this date.

Thursday, Sept. 19:

  • Animals: Reporting person stated at 4:14 p.m. that he had been advised of a turtle that was stuck inside the Sasselin Art building. Dispatched officer reported that the turtle was outside the building upon their arrival.
  • Sex Offense: Reporting person conveyed a sexual offense at 4:36 p.m. that had been reported through a hotline.
  • Larceny: A theft reported at 4:49 p.m. of a sweatshirt and the reporting person's ID from the Williamson Sports Center. Report made.
  • Animals: A turtle reported at 5:18 p.m. on the green in front of the Scribner Library. Dispatched officers escorted the turtle back to the pond.
  • College Violation: Cigarette smoke odor reported at 7:18 p.m. coming in through the air vents at Jonsson Tower. Dispatched officer conducted a walk through but could not located the source of the odor.
  • Propped Door: Officer reported at 7:44 p.m. to speak with students in Wait Hall who had propped a door. Area secure.
  • Fire Alarm: Fire alarm received at 7:52 p.m. from the New Apartments G. Dispatched officer, maintenance and advised the Saratoga Springs Fire Department.
  • Animals: A skunk reported at 10:57 p.m. outside of an apartment in Cane Crossing. Student was advised to stay away from it. Reporting person stated that the compost was outside of the apartment and the skunk was getting into it. Student was advised that this area should be cleaned up.

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