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Cornell University Police Department

The Daily Crime Log is published in compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. It contains the previous 60 days of criminal and other significant incidents reported to the Cornell Police Department occurring within its patrol jurisdiction and on the university's on-campus, non-campus, and public property, as defined by the Law.

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Incident Type Report Number Reported Occurred Location Narrative Disposition
Criminal Tampering 24-18074 07/15/2024 17:46 07/13/2024 23:00 - 07/15/2024 15:30 Statler Hotel Officer dispatched to take a report from a staff member regarding an unknown individual entering an unsecured office and knocking several items to the floor. Investigation revealed that the individual was a student with permission to access the office.
Unfounded
Alcohol Offense 24-17905 07/13/2024 00:45 07/13/2024 00:42 - 07/13/2024 02:17 Ganedago Hall An individual has been referred to the Office of Student Conduct.
Arrest
Public Lewdness 24-17896 07/12/2024 21:40 07/12/2024 20:15 - 07/12/2024 20:16 Beebe Dam Foot Bridge Officer dispatched to take a report regarding an unknown male individual possibly acting in a lewd manner. The area was searched with negative results.
Unfounded
Traffic Offense 24-17879 07/12/2024 16:45 07/12/2024 16:45 - 07/12/2024 17:13 Dryden Raod Jeffrey, Ryley P., Marathon, NY was referred to Ithaca Town Court.
Arrest
Larceny 24-17878 07/12/2024 15:36 06/28/2024 00:00 - 07/12/2024 15:33 Hans Bethe House Officer dispatched to take a report from a student regarding the theft of their secured Trek 820 bicycle from the bike storage room. Value: $800.00
Pending
Criminal Mischief,
Larceny
24-17875 07/12/2024 14:10 12/07/2023 08:06 - 07/12/2024 11:30 Vet Research Tower Bike Rack Officer dispatched to take a report from a staff member regarding the theft of their secured Gary Fisher bicycle. The Kryptonite U-lock had been cut and left at the scene. Value: $350.00
Closed
Harassment 24-17872 07/12/2024 11:42 07/12/2024 11:42 - 07/12/2024 12:00 MVR Hall Martha's Café Officer dispatched to take a report from a staff member that has been verbally harassed by a known individual. The individual was issued a Persona-non-grata without incident.
Closed
Drugs 24-17871 07/12/2024 10:16 07/12/2024 10:16 - 07/12/2024 10:54 103 McGraw Place Officer dispatched to take a report from a staff member regarding a marihuana plant growing near the rear exterior of the building. The plant has been removed.
Closed
Trespass 24-17866 07/12/2024 07:28 07/12/2024 07:28 - 07/12/2024 08:29 Cascadilla Tennis Courts Officer dispatched to take a report from a staff member regarding a non-affiliated individual camping on Cornell owned property. The individual was located, identified and rendered necessary advice. The individual was escorted from the area without incident.
Exceptional Clearance
Driving While Intoxicated 24-17855 07/12/2024 01:18 07/12/2024 01:00 - 07/12/2024 04:58 Statler Drive Clausen, Jeffry J. Jr., Ithaca, NY was referred to Ithaca City Court.
Arrest
Trespass 24-17842 07/11/2024 19:31 07/11/2024 19:30 - 07/11/2024 20:03 Carpenter Hall Officer dispatched to take a report regarding an unknown male individual in the building on the main floor. The non-affiliated individual was located, identified and rendered necessary advice. He left the area without incident.
Closed
Agency Assistance 24-17748 07/10/2024 14:02 07/10/2024 14:02 - 07/10/2024 14:09 Seneca County Sheriff's Department Cornell University Police assisted the Seneca County Sheriff's Department with requested pedigree information.
Closed
Violation Campus Code 24-17660 07/09/2024 17:12 07/09/2024 17:11 - 07/09/2024 17:27 Klarman Hall Exterior Area Officer dispatched to take a report from a staff member regarding an unknown male individual flying an unauthorized drone in the area. Upon the Officers arrival the individual had left the area in an unknown direction.
Closed
Agency Assistance 24-17645 07/09/2024 12:29 07/09/2024 06:57 - 07/09/2024 12:29 College Avenue Cornell University Police assisted the Ithaca Police Department with a reported fraud complaint.
Closed
Traffic Offense 24-17642 07/09/2024 11:14 07/09/2024 11:11 - 07/09/2024 11:38 Hoy Road Davis, Myers A., Ithaca, NY was referred to Ithaca City Court.
Arrest
Larceny 24-17283 07/04/2024 16:00 07/02/2024 16:00 - 07/03/2024 16:09 Toni Morrison Hall Officer dispatched to take a report from a student that is a victim of a fraudulent WhatsApp scam. Value: $3220.00
Closed
Agency Assistance 24-17273 07/04/2024 10:56 07/04/2024 10:56 - 07/04/2024 11:05 S. Meadow Street Cornell University Police assisted the Tompkins County Sheriff's Department with an active warrant.
Closed
Agency Assistance 24-17221 07/03/2024 17:45 07/03/2024 17:44 - 07/03/2024 19:38 Pleasant Grove Road Cornell University Police assisted the Cayuga Heights Police Department with a reported medical emergency.
Closed
Criminal Mischief 24-17204 07/03/2024 11:23 06/28/2024 11:42 - 07/02/2024 08:00 Water Filtration Plant Officer dispatched to take a report from a staff member regarding the metal handle broken off a manual excavator near the pump house.
Closed
Larceny 24-17203 07/03/2024 11:08 07/03/2024 08:00 - 07/03/2024 11:05 Physical Sciences Bike Rack Officer dispatched to take a report from a student regarding the theft of their secured Blix electric bike with an attached black cargo box on the back. Value: $1400.00
Closed
Harassment 24-17128 07/02/2024 14:09 07/02/2024 14:05 - 07/02/2024 14:53 West Avenue Officer dispatched to take a report from an individual that was verbally harassed by an unknown male individual during a road rage incident involving two vehicles.
Closed
Agency Assistance 24-17119 07/02/2024 04:50 07/02/2024 04:54 - 07/02/2024 06:32 Best Western, East Hill Cornell University Police assisted the Tompkins County Sheriff's Department with a reported trespass complaint.
Closed
Harassment 24-17060 07/01/2024 15:12 07/01/2024 12:11 - 07/01/2024 15:13 MVR Hall Martha's Café Officer dispatched to take a report from a staff member that has been verbally harassed by a known individual.
Pending
Larceny 24-17053 07/01/2024 09:52 06/28/2024 16:15 - 07/01/2024 09:52 Clara Dickson Hall Officer dispatched to take a report from a staff member regarding the theft of a Yosemite laptop charger from their unsecured desk. Value: $60.00
Closed
Criminal Mischief 24-17032 07/01/2024 01:30 07/01/2024 01:15 - 07/01/2024 01:30 Goldwin Smith Hall Officer dispatched to take a report from a staff member regarding graffiti painted on the west exterior doors and walkway by an unknown individual(s).
Pending
Trespass 24-16866 06/29/2024 11:55 06/29/2024 11:55 - 06/29/2024 12:00 Tang Welcome Center Bike Rack Officer dispatched to take a report from a student regarding an unknown male individual attempting to cut the lock off a secured bike. Prior to the officers arrival the individual had left in an unknown direction.
Closed
Larceny 24-16861 06/28/2024 08:15 06/24/2024 08:30 - 06/24/2024 08:31 Ganedago Hall Bike Rack Officer dispatched to take a report from a student regarding the theft of their secured Vilano road bike and lock. Value: $1520.00
Closed
Larceny 24-16800 06/27/2024 12:28 06/27/2024 08:00 - 06/27/2024 12:25 Hans Bethe House Bike Rack Officer dispatched to take a report from a student regarding the theft of their secured Jetson Electric Bike. Value: $487.00
Closed
Larceny 24-16734 06/26/2024 16:45 06/26/2024 14:30 - 06/26/2024 16:30 Uris Library Bike Rack Officer dispatched to take a report from a student regarding the theft of their secured Ancheer Electric bike. Value: $400.00
Closed
Harassment 24-16728 06/26/2024 15:23 06/26/2024 14:02 - 06/26/2024 16:02 Lab of Ornithology Officer dispatched to take a report from a staff member regarding a female individual randomly in the visitor center asking staff and visitors personal questions.
Closed
Larceny 24-16577 06/24/2024 12:29 05/29/2024 00:00 - 06/07/2024 00:00 Ganedago Hall Officer dispatched to take a report from a staff member regarding the theft of a vacuum cleaner, High Five bubble machine and card stock from a secured storage room. Value: $195.00
Closed
Agency Assistance 24-16559 06/24/2024 03:01 06/24/2024 03:01 - 06/24/2024 03:20 Pine Tree Road Cornell University Police assisted the New York State Police with a reported disturbance complaint.
Closed
Agency Assistance 24-16536 06/23/2024 18:34 06/23/2024 18:31 - 06/23/2024 19:15 Collyer Boat House Cornell University Police assisted the Ithaca Police Department with a reported possible trespass complaint.
Closed
Criminal Mischief,
Larceny
24-16375 06/21/2024 15:55 06/17/2024 00:00 - 06/21/2024 15:51 Snee Hall Bike Rack Officer dispatched to take a report from a staff member regarding the theft of their secured Specialized Globe Haul ST E-bike. The bike had been secured with a U-bolt bike lock which had been cut and left behind. Value: $2910.00
Closed
Criminal Mischief 24-16294 06/20/2024 18:41 06/14/2024 01:00 - 06/14/2024 10:00 Olin Hall Officer dispatched to take a report from a student regarding their unsecured computer damaged by an unknown individual(s).
Closed
Larceny 24-16173 06/19/2024 12:41 06/14/2024 16:30 - 06/19/2024 08:00 Balch Hall Construction Site Officer dispatched to take a report from an individual regarding the theft of several secured copper pipe fittings from the interior entrance area. Value: $600.00
Closed
Criminal Mischief,
Larceny,
Possession of Burglars Tools,
Trespass
24-16162 06/19/2024 08:33 06/18/2024 22:00 - 06/19/2024 07:00 Ganedago Hall Bike Rack Eastman, Graham T., Ithaca, NY was referred to Ithaca City Court.
Arrest
Larceny 24-16155 06/19/2024 06:30 06/18/2024 21:00 - 06/19/2024 06:00 Hasbrouck Apartments Bike Rack Officer dispatched to take a report from a student regarding the theft of their secured Schwinn High Timber bicycle. Value: $500.00
Closed
Agency Assistance 24-16135 06/19/2024 01:53 06/19/2024 01:42 - 06/19/2024 03:26 First Street Cornell University Police K9 Unit assisted the Ithaca Police Department with a search of several city blocks for a reported possible weapon.
Closed
Larceny 24-15825 06/14/2024 17:14 05/25/2024 00:00 - 06/12/2024 00:00 Biotech Officer dispatched to take a report from a student regarding the theft of their unsecured Rad City electric bike. Value: $1727.00
Closed
Larceny 24-15815 06/14/2024 16:00 06/07/2024 19:00 - 06/14/2024 16:00 Botanic Gardens Officer dispatched to take a report from a staff member regarding the theft of a Hemlock Dwarf plant from the winter garden area. Value: $100.00
Closed
Larceny 24-15735 06/13/2024 20:22 06/09/2024 20:00 - 06/13/2024 19:00 Hans Bethe House Bike Rack Officer dispatched to take a report from a student regarding the theft of their secured blue and purple Giant bicycle. Value: $300.00
Closed
Agency Assistance 24-15705 06/13/2024 13:22 06/13/2024 13:22 - 06/13/2024 13:24 Barton Hall Cornell University Police assisted the New York State Police with requested pedigree information.
Closed
Larceny 24-15616 06/12/2024 11:29 06/11/2024 18:00 - 06/12/2024 07:00 Schoellkopf Construction Trailer Exterior Officer dispatched to take a report regarding the theft of an unsecured spool of copper wire. Value: $200.00
Closed
Drugs 24-15556 06/11/2024 13:25 06/11/2024 13:25 - 06/11/2024 13:43 Keeton House Officer dispatched to take an anonymous report regarding the smell of marihuana and loud music. Upon officers arrival there were no violations observed.
Closed
Larceny 24-15477 06/10/2024 10:56 06/08/2024 23:00 - 06/08/2024 23:45 Carl Becker House Officer dispatched to take a report from a staff member regarding the theft of their unsecured Apple iPhone charger from the basement breakroom. Value: $30.00
Closed
Trespass 24-15476 06/10/2024 10:49 06/10/2024 10:48 - 06/10/2024 11:07 Frank H.T. Rhodes Hall Officer dispatched to take a report from a staff member regarding an unknown female and male individual sleeping in a fourth floor room. Upon officers arrival the female individual had left the area in an unknown direction. A male individual was located and identified as a student doing class work.
Closed
Trespass 24-15454 06/10/2024 03:12 06/10/2024 03:10 - 06/10/2024 03:39 Klarman Hall Officer dispatched to take a report from a staff member regarding a male individual sitting in the atrium. The individual was located and identified as a Cornell Alumni eating breakfast in an unlocked public building.
Closed
Traffic Offense 24-15383 06/08/2024 21:32 06/08/2024 21:32 - 06/08/2024 23:40 Hoy Road Parking Garage Greene, Tyrone A., Lansing, NY was referred to Ithaca City Court.
Arrest
Traffic Offense 24-15372 06/08/2024 17:37 06/08/2024 17:36 - 06/08/2024 18:20 Dryden Road An individual eligible for youthful offender status was referred to Ithaca Town Court.
Arrest
Agency Assistance 24-15294 06/07/2024 22:34 06/07/2024 22:34 - 06/07/2024 22:41 Barton Hall Cornell University Police assisted the Ithaca Police Department with requested pedigree information.
Closed
Larceny 24-15290 06/07/2024 20:57 06/07/2024 20:55 - 06/07/2024 21:37 Court Hall Exterior Officer dispatched to take a report from a staff member regarding the theft of cash from a 'tip' jar where alcohol was being served at the Alumni tent. Value: $10.00
Closed
Agency Assistance 24-15276 06/07/2024 16:47 06/07/2024 16:46 - 06/07/2024 18:23 Forest Home Drive & Dryden Road Cornell University Police assisted the NY State Police with a reported motor vehicle accident.
Closed
Larceny 24-15252 06/07/2024 11:03 06/07/2024 11:01 - 06/07/2024 11:30 P&C Fresh, East Hill Plaza Officer dispatched to take a report regarding an individual refusing to pay for an item that they opened and used in the store. The individual eventually paid for the item without incident.
Exceptional Clearance
Harassment 24-15125 06/05/2024 21:38 06/05/2024 21:36 - 06/05/2024 21:40 College Avenue Officer dispatched to take a report from an individual that was hit with a water balloon that was thrown from a moving vehicle.
Closed
Criminal Mischief 24-15100 06/05/2024 13:29 06/05/2024 10:00 - 06/05/2024 13:15 Lab of Ornithology Parking Area Officer dispatched to take a report from a staff member regarding the rear driver side window on their parked vehicle damaged by an unknown individual(s).
Closed
Larceny 24-15087 06/05/2024 09:28 06/03/2024 16:00 - 06/04/2024 08:00 Botanic Gardens Officer dispatched to take a report from a staff member regarding the theft of a Lavandla Angustifolia Imperial Gem plant from the south east exterior area. Value: $30.00
Closed
Agency Assistance 24-15009 06/04/2024 13:11 06/04/2024 13:11 - 06/04/2024 13:53 Dryden Road Cornell University Police assisted the NY State Police with a reported larceny compliant.
Closed
Agency Assistance 24-14903 06/03/2024 07:56 06/03/2024 07:56 - 06/03/2024 07:58 S. Albany Street Cornell University Police assisted the Ithaca Police Department with requested pedigree information.
Closed
Public Lewdness 24-14750 05/31/2024 21:46 05/31/2024 21:45 - 05/31/2024 22:01 McFaddin Hall Exterior Officer dispatched to take a report from a student regarding an unknown male individual urinating in public behind the building. Upon officers arrival the individual had left the area in an unknown direction.
Closed
Criminal Mischief 24-14709 05/31/2024 10:24 05/28/2024 00:00 - 05/31/2024 10:24 Ward Center Officer dispatched to take a report from a staff member regarding graffiti painted on the south east exterior wall.
Closed
Criminal Mischief 24-14661 05/30/2024 21:12 05/27/2024 15:00 - 05/30/2024 14:00 Gates Hall Officer dispatched to take a report from an individual regarding the U-lock on their secured bicycle damaged by an unknown individual(s) in an attempt to steal the secured E-bike.
Closed
Larceny 24-14628 05/30/2024 12:51 05/25/2024 15:15 - 05/25/2024 15:25 Vet Medical Center Café Officer dispatched to take a report from a staff member regarding an unauthorized food purchase with their personal bankcard.
Closed
Fraud 24-14626 05/30/2024 10:51 05/28/2024 00:00 - 05/29/2024 23:59 Mews Hall Officer dispatched to take a report regarding a student that is a victim of a fraudulent internship email scam. Value: $670.00
Closed
Larceny 24-14624 05/30/2024 10:42 05/29/2024 20:00 - 05/30/2024 08:00 Hans Bethe House Officer dispatched to take a report from a student regarding the theft of a package of ground beef from the 4th floor Common area refrigerator. The product was located intact in a basement refrigerator. Value: $40.00
Closed
Traffic Offense 24-14563 05/29/2024 16:21 05/29/2024 16:19 - 05/29/2024 16:59 Campus Road Buglione, Anne E., Lansing, NY was referred to Ithaca Town Court.
Arrest
Assault 24-14541 05/29/2024 12:14 02/01/2024 23:30 - 02/02/2024 02:00 1 Forest Park Lane Officer dispatched to take a report from a student regarding their unattended drink possibly 'spiked' by an unknown individual(s) while attending a party.
Pending
Larceny 24-14538 05/29/2024 10:00 04/03/2024 00:00 - 05/29/2024 10:00 Ives Hall Officer dispatched to take a report from a student regarding the theft of their unsecured Apple iPad Air and Apple MacBook Pro. Value: $2000.00
Closed
Larceny 24-14476 05/28/2024 11:38 05/23/2024 17:00 - 05/28/2024 11:30 Ganedago Hall Officer dispatched to take a report from a staff member regarding the theft of various snack food items from three first floor rooms.
Closed
Criminal Mischief 24-14464 05/28/2024 05:26 05/24/2024 12:30 - 05/28/2024 05:19 Morrill Hall Officer dispatched to take a report from a staff member regarding damage to a first floor classroom door.
Closed
Trespass 24-14439 05/27/2024 20:20 05/27/2024 20:19 - 05/27/2024 23:26 McGraw Tower Manor, Jack L., Laguna Hills, CA was referred to Ithaca City Court.
Arrest
Traffic Offense 24-14413 05/27/2024 12:18 05/27/2024 12:18 - 05/27/2024 13:04 Campus Road Sealed by Ithaca City Court.
Arrest
Agency Assistance 24-14317 05/26/2024 02:07 05/26/2024 02:07 - 05/26/2024 02:21 777 Stewart Avenue Cornell University Police assisted the Ithaca Police Department with a reported noise complaint.
Closed
Trespass 24-14304 05/25/2024 23:44 05/25/2024 23:44 - 05/26/2024 00:15 Tobin Field House Officer dispatched to take a report regarding two unknown male individuals sleeping in the area. The individuals were located, identified and escorted from the area without incident.
Exceptional Clearance
Unlawful Posting Advertisement 24-14258 05/25/2024 09:05 05/25/2024 08:45 - 05/25/2024 09:04 Campus Road & Statler Drive Officer dispatched to take a report from a staff member regarding an unknown male individual handing out unauthorized flyers. Upon officers arrival the individual had left the area in an unknown direction.
Closed
Fraud 24-14173 05/24/2024 09:49 05/23/2024 20:27 - 05/23/2024 20:30 Mann Library Officer dispatched to take a report from a staff member that is a victim of a fraudulent Cornell email scam. Value: $400.00
Closed
Agency Assistance 24-14159 05/24/2024 05:19 05/24/2024 05:19 - 05/24/2024 06:30 Cayuga Medical Center Cornell University Police assisted the Ithaca Police Department with requested pedigree information.
Closed
Fireworks 24-14139 05/24/2024 01:58 05/24/2024 01:58 - 05/24/2024 02:30 Hoy Road Parking Garage Officer dispatched to take a report regarding possible fireworks being set off on the top floor. Investigation revealed fireworks were in an off campus area.
Closed
Aggravated Harassment 24-14071 05/23/2024 12:28 05/23/2024 12:28 - 05/23/2024 13:02 Day Hall Officer dispatched to take a report from a staff member that received a harassing letter from an unknown individual(s).
Closed
Larceny 24-14059 05/23/2024 08:58 05/23/2024 08:55 - 05/23/2024 09:23 Duffield Hall Officer dispatched to take a report regarding an individual removing the letters from the front of the building. It was determined the letters were being removed by an employee for cleaning purposes.
Unfounded
Domestic Disturbance 24-14058 05/23/2024 08:05 05/23/2024 08:05 - 05/23/2024 14:36 HR#5 Parking Area Officer dispatched to take a report regarding two individuals in a verbal altercation.
Closed
Violation Local Ordinance 24-14026 05/23/2024 00:59 05/23/2024 00:25 - 05/23/2024 01:30 777 Stewart Avenue An individual has been referred to the Office of Student Conduct.
Arrest




Disposition Status Terms
Arrest See narrative for details.
Exceptional Clearance Identity of the offender is known and there is some reason outside the police control for not arresting, charging, and prosecuting offender.
Pending Complaint is still under active investigation.
Closed Inactive pending further information.
Unfounded Investigation reveals the complaint to be false or baseless.