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November 29, 2022 - Grand Larceny Arrest

On November 21, 2022 at approximately 7:00am, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies responded to Dryden Road in the Town of Dryden for a report of a stolen vehicle. A 2011 black Honda Accord was started by the owner to warm up. The vehicle was then stolen out of the driveway as it was warming up. A…

November 28, 2022 - Deputy Misconduct & Arrest

On November 9, 2022 the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office became aware of a complaint from a community member that was made to a law enforcement agency in Cortland County.  

It was determined that the subject of the complaint was a Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputy identified as Kristofer…

November 16, 2022 - Burglary Arrest

On Wednesday, November 16th at about 11:00 pm, Tompkins County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Little Lawn Equipment on Elmira Road in the Town of Newfield for a reported burglary. Upon investigation, evidence was located that helped develop a suspect, Leandre D. Lovett. 

On Thursday,…

November 3, 2022 - DWI Arrest

On November 3, 2022 at 12:01 AM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies stopped a Toyota Camry for speeding on State Route 13 near Warren Road.

Deputies identified the driver as Jaclyn A. Eller, age 29 of Arleta, CA. Deputies determined that Eller was intoxicated and arrested Eller.

Halloween Weekend HVEC

We want our community to have a fun time during upcoming Halloween celebrations, but to also stay safe and make responsible choices. In today’s world, there are many options available to drivers to help them get home safely if they’ve been drinking.  Celebrate with a plan. 

Drivers…

October 29, 2022 - Making a Terroristic Threat Arrest

On October 29th, 2022 at about 4:30pm Tompkins County Deputies responded to the Cayuga View Apartments on Cypress Ct. in the Town of Ithaca for a report of a threat made against students riding on an Ithaca City School Bus.

Deputies spoke with the complainant that stated that on Friday…

October 24, 2022 - Shooting Arrest

On 10/24/2022, at 10:56 AM, TCSO Deputies were dispatched to an area medical care facility for a male subject seeking treatment for a grazing bullet wound to his face. The injury was non-life threatening and the victim was released from care shortly thereafter.

Deputies subsequently…

October 21, 2022 - DWI Arrest

On October 21, 2022 at 11:44 PM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies observed a 2014 Ford traveling south on North Triphammer Road. The Ford was swerving back and forth over the center line and fog line.

Deputies stopped the Ford and identified the driver as Joshua H. Wratten, age 39 of…

October 12, 2022 - Menacing Arrest

On October 12, 2022 at 7:09 PM, Tompkins County Sheriff Deputies responded to the area of Bishop Road and Douglas Road in the Town of Newfield for a report of several individuals fighting with metal pipes.

When deputies arrived on scene they spoke to all parties involved to attempt to…

October 9, 2022 - Felony Driving While Intoxicated Arrest

On October 9, 2022 at 1:35 AM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies stopped a 2009 Honda on State Route 13 in the Town of Lansing for vehicle and traffic law violations.

Deputies identified the driver as Agustin V. Aguilar, age 28 of Ithaca, NY. Through further investigation deputies…

October 7, 2022 - Grand Larceny & Burglary Arrest

On October 7th, 2022 Tompkins County Sheriff's Office Investigators arrested Joshua W. Payne, 22 years old, for the following charges related to the July 25th, 2022 burglary of Autoworks in the town of Dryden and subsequent theft of a motor vehicle from that business.
(The original press…

PUBLIC SAFETY ALERT
Public Safety Alert "Tranq-Dope"

The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office…

October 1, 2022 - Driving While Intoxicated Arrest

On October 1, 2022 at 3:46 AM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 800 block of Cayuga Heights Road in the Village of Lansing for a report of a one car crash.

Upon arrival deputies observed a 2022 Porsche that had failed to maintain it's lane of travel and struck a guard…

September 26, 2022 - Resisting Arrest

On September 26, 2022 at 7:00 PM, Tompkins County Sheriff Deputies responded to the 900 block of Shaffer Road in the Town of Newfield to attempt service of an Arrest Warrant on 40 year old Daniel L. Swansbrough, Jr of Newfield NY. The arrest warrant originated from a previous domestic incident…

September 26, 2022 - Unlawful Fleeing Arrest

On September 26, 2022 at 9:28 PM, Tompkins County Sheriff Deputies observed a 2012 black Mercedes Benz traveling on N. Meadow St in the City of Ithaca with no insurance in effect. Deputies initiated a vehicle stop, but the operator of the Mercedes Benz failed to pull over for the deputies and…

September 26, 2022 - Petit Larceny Arrest

On September 26, 2022 at 8:30 AM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the Enfield Dollar General located on Mecklenburg Road in the Town of Enfield for a theft complaint. Deputies spoke with employees upon arrival who reported that a male, identified as Joseph A. Fenton, age 43 of…

September 24, 2022 - DWAI Drugs Arrest

On September 24, 2022 at 12:38 PM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Elmira Road, Town of Newfield on a red Dodge Ram truck after a concerned citizen called and reported the truck to be driving all over the roadway and into oncoming traffic. Deputies interviewed the…

September 15, 2022 - Narcotics Arrest

On September 15, 2022 at 2:56 PM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies stopped a vehicle on Hector Street in the City of Ithaca after observing the vehicle operating without a valid inspection sticker.

The driver of the vehicle was identified as Anthony J. McEver, age 25 of Ithaca, NY. A…

Faith and Blue Event - Free Pancake Breakfast

Law Enforcement agencies across the country are actively planning for National Faith & Blue Weekend 2022, set for Friday, October 7th through Monday October 10th. Faith & Blue is based on the premise that strong communities are built through mutual respect and understanding. Law…

September 13, 2022 - Weapons Arrest

On September 13, 2022 at 7:34 PM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies responded to Cayuga Medical Center, located at 101 Harris B. Dates Drive, for a report of a male with a gun in the Emergency Department waiting room.

Deputies were already inside of the Emergency Department for an…

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