Campus Safety Reports: January 20 to 31

Incidents of Note: Sunday, Jan. 20- Campus Safety Assist: Person reported a large tree at 11:53 a.m. that had fallen due to high winds, blocking the Perimeter roadway. Officer and Grounds personnel dispatched. Traffic control completed and tree removed. Report issued.

Saturday, Jan. 26- Suspicious Activity: Unwanted phone calls reported at 8:40 p.m. for a former roommate at Whitman Way. Officer contacted the former roommate. Calls were deemed unwarranted and no message was left. Report issued. Trace to be placed if continued.

Sunday, Jan. 27-Accident: Officer reported a two car automobile accident at 12:48 p.m. off of Clinton Street. Vehicles were pulled into the Tang lot afterwards. Officers and the Saratoga Springs Police Department on the scene. Reports issued. No personal injuries reported.

Monday, Jan. 28- Animals: A bat reported at 6:09 p.m. in Wiecking Hall. Dispatched officer captured the bat and turned it over to the Bat Control COmpany. No human contact made. Report issued.

Further Incidents:

Sunday, Jan. 20:

Power Outrage: Unplanned power outage at 12:10 p.m. Appropriate procedures implemented. Report issued.

Alarm: Fire alarm activated at 1:07 p.m. in the Tisch Learning Center. Dispatched officers, Unit-10 and the Saratoga Springs Fire Department. Cause of activation due to a faulty smoke detector. Report issued.

Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 4:10 p.m. from a Hillside Apartment. Officers, the Saratoga Springs Fire Department and maintenance dispatched. Cause of activation determined to be from a burned candle. Report issued.

Drug Law Violation: Officer observed marijuana in plain view at 5 p.m. in an apartment at Whitman Way while on a service call. Drugs and paraphernalia was confiscated. Report issued.

Suspicious Odor: A suspicious odor reported at 9:29 p.m. on the second floor of Penfield Hall. Officers dispatched but were unable to determine the source of the odor.

Monday, Jan. 21:

College Violation: Excessive noise reported at 1:35 a.m. at Wilmarth Hall. Officers reported that a group of 15 loud students in the lobby dispersed.

Medical: A request for counseling contact for a depressed person was received at 9:53 a.m. from Jonsson Tower. Officer provided assistance to the subject.

Larceny: A student reported stolen items at 5:30 p.m. from her room in Kimball Hall. Officer issued a report and initiated an investigation.

Tuesday, Jan. 22:

Criminal Mischief: Damage reported at 1:35 a.m. in the east stairwell inside a doorway of McClellan Hall. No known perpetrators at this time.

Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 10:26 a.m. from the Hillside Apartments. Dispatched all officers, maintenance and the Saratoga Springs Fire Department. Burned food determined to be the source of the activation. Report issued.

Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 5:53 p.m. at Cane Crossing residence. Dispatched all officers, maintenance and the Saratoga Springs Fire Department. Fire alarm activation due to candle burning. Report issued.

Suspicious Activity: Suspicious activity reported at 7:34 p.m. by a solicitor at Moore Way. Dispatched officer reported the subject vacated the area prior to his arrival.

Wednesday, Jan. 23:

Missing Person: Person reported at 9:05 a.m. being unable to locate a friend for seven hours. Campus Safety notified officers, the Saratoga Springs Police Department and the Office of Residential Life regarding the missing student. Missing persons protocol immediately initiated. Subject located. Report issued.

Medical: Person requested an officer at 8:56 p.m. for a medical assist at Kimball Hall. Dispatched officer transported the subject to the Emergency Room. Report issued.

Suspicious Odor: A suspicious odor reported at 9:12 p.m. on the fifth floor of Jonsson Tower. Dispatched officer located the room with the violation. Report issued.

Suspicious Odor: Suspicious odor reported at 9:40 p.m. at Wiecking Hall. Dispatched officers reported no odor detected.

Thursday, Jan. 24:

Alarm: Fire alarm received at 8:52 p.m. for Howe-Rounds Hall. Dispatched officers, Unit-10 and the Saratoga Springs Fire Department. Burned popcorn was determined to be the cause of the activation. Report issued.

Campus Safety Assist: A transport requested at 10:26 p.m. for a female student from Whitman Way to the Emergency Room. Dispatched officer completed the transport. Report issued.

Friday, Jan. 25:

Theft of Services: Two males reported at 3 a.m. exiting a taxi and fleeing without paying the fare. Pictures to be turned over to the administration. Report issued.

Criminal Mischief: Person brings in a discharged fire extinguisher at 7:30 a.m. to Campus Safety. The fire extinguisher was replaced from its original location at the Penfield fire lane.

Campus Safety Assist: Police agency requested a background check on a former student at 11:02 a.m. Information forwarded. Report issued.

Medical: Report received at 7:08 p.m. of a patron at a Williamson Sports Center game who has fallen and possibly broken her leg. Dispatched officers and 911 contacted. Subject was transported for medical assistance via the Emergency Medical System. Report issued.

Suspicious Odor: A suspicious odor reported at 9:16 p.m. on the ground floor of Wait Hall. Dispatched officers reported no drugs present. Signs of marijuana usage present. Report issued.

College Violation: A noise complaint reported at 9:10 p.m. at Wiecking Hall. Officers checked the reported area and found no violation.

College Violation: A noise complaint reported at 11:11 p.m. at Dayton Drive. Dispatched officer reported two apartments' residents complied with the request to lower the volume. No further problems reported.

Intoxicated Subject: An intoxicated male reported at 11:12 p.m. at the Zankel Music Center. Dispatched officer requested Emergency Medical Service assistance. Subject transported to the Emergency Room. Report issued.

Drug Law Violation: A suspicious odor reported at 11:27 p.m. on the first floor of Wilmarth Hall. Dispatched officers located the source and issued various violations for drug and alcohol use. Report issued.

Saturday, Jan. 26:

College Violation: Loud music reported at 12:01 a.m. at a residence at Dayton Drive. Officers dispatched reported a small gathering. Subjects complied with the request to lower the volume.

College Violation: Students reported screaming at 2:16 a.m. outside of a dorm room at McClellan Hall. Dispatched officers reported the area clear upon their arrival. No other problems reported.

Campus Safety Assist: A student's wallet was reported found at 5:24 p.m. downtown. Subject located and was requested to pick it up at the Saratoga Springs Police Department. Report issued.

Larceny: Larceny of a North Face ski jacket reported at 6:22 p.m. from a dryer in the Jonsson Tower laundry room. Report issued. No known perpetrators at this time.

Graffiti: Officer reported graffiti at 7:27 p.m. in the Jonsson Tower north elevator. No known perpetrator at this time. Report issued.

Graffiti: Officer reported graffiti at 8:30 p.m. in the eighth floor stairwell of Jonsson Tower and the south elevator. Unknown perpetrators at this time. Report issued.

Drug Law Violation: A suspicious odor reported at 9:18 p.m. on the second floor of Jonsson Tower. Officers dispatched reported several drug and liquor law violations in plain view. Report issued.

Liquor Law Violation: Officer reported at liquor law violation at 9:38 p.m. in plain view at Rounds Hall. Report issued.

Liquor Law Violation: Officers reported a liquor law violation at 10:58 p.m. in plain view at Howe Hall. Report issued.

Suspicious Odor: A suspicious odor reported at 11:01 p.m. on the first floor of McClellan Hall. Officers dispatched reported no odor detected.

College Violation: Loud music reported at 11:24 p.m. at Dayton Drive. Dispatched officer reported the subjects lowered the volume upon request.

Sunday, Jan. 27:

Suspicious Odor: A suspicious odor reported at 12:55 a.m. at Wilmarth Hall. Officers dispatched reported no odor detected.

College Violation: Noise complaint reported at 2:58 a.m. at Jonsson Tower. Subjects complied with the request to disperse from the area.

Medical: Medical assistance requested at 6:38 p.m. for a friend at Wiecking Hall. Officers dispatched who evaluated the subject and transported her to the Emergency Room. Report issued.

Criminal Mischief: Officer observed at 10:23 p.m. that the stop sign at the Williamson Sports Center parking lot entrance had been damaged and was lying on the ground. Grounds contacted and report issued. Unknown perpetrators of damage.

Monday, Jan. 28:

Campus Safety Assist: An escort requested at 1:25 a.m. from the West parking lot to a residential hall. Officers dispatched completed the personal escort.

Alarm: Fire alarm activation received at 7:07 p.m. at the Hillside Apartments. Dispatched all units, Unit-10 and the Saratoga Springs Fire Department. Activation due to a cooking error. Report issued.

Suspicious Odor: A suspicious odor reported at 6:08 p.m. at Jonsson Tower. Dispatched officer reported the source of the odor could not be confirmed.

Alarm: Security alarm received at 6:35 p.m. for the Sasselin Art Building gallery. Dispatched officer checked the area with negative results. Area secured.

Tuesday, Jan. 29:

Menacing: An officer requested at 11 a.m. to accompany a meeting with students to take a report for the Office of Residential Life. Dispatched officer interviewed the subjects. Investigation initiated. Report issued.

Campus Safety Assist: Subject reported having an asthma attack at 7:04 p.m. at the Williamson Sports Center. 911 contacted. Subject transported to the Emergency Room for medical attention.

Graffiti: Officer reported at 8:56 p.m. that while conducting the North Quad safety check he noted several acts of graffiti. Officer photographed acts and issued a report. No known perpetrator(s) at this time.

Wednesday, Jan. 30:

College Violation: Noise complaint reported at 12:47 a.m. at Penfield Hall. Officers dispatched and located the disruptive room. Upon issuing a noise warning they observed drug paraphernalia in plain view. Officers confiscated the items and issued a report.

Accident: Reporting person stated at 1:35 p.m. that she was directed by Health Services to come into the Office of Campus Safety to file an accident report of falling on the ice on campus last night. Dispatched officer. Report made.

College Violation: Loud music reported at 9:28 p.m. in North Woods. Dispatched officer reported locating the loud apartment and asking the student to turn the music down. The student complied without further incident.

Suspicious Odor: A suspicious odor reported at 10:20 p.m. at the Hillside Apartments. Dispatched officers reported it was unfounded at that time.

Medical: Report received at 10:50 p.m. of a person who approached the main desk at the Williamson Sports Center breathing hard. Campus Safety assistance requested. Dispatched officer attended to the person's needs.

Thursday, Jan. 31:

Suspicious Odor: Call received at 12:18 p.m. stating that someone in the suite above the reporting person's office in Rounds Hall is smoking marijuana as he smells a strong odor of marijuana in his office. Dispatched officer investigated and made an incident report.

Aggravated Harassment: Reporting person came to Campus Safety at 3 p.m. to document a complaint on a housemate in the Village Apartment complex.

Suspicious Odor: Suspicious odor reported at 10:49 p.m. at Jonsson Tower. Dispatched officer reported the call to be unfounded.

 

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