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Public Safety Building |  779 Warren Road, Ithaca, NY 14850

Sheriff Derek R. Osborne

Business Office: (607) 257-1345  |  Business Office Hours: 8:30 AM-4:30 PM
Emergency: 911
Non-Emergency Number: (607) 272-2444
Corrections Division: (607) 257-5316

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2019-2020 Annual Report

 

 

Media Releases

September 19, 2021 - Shooting

On Sunday 09/19/2021 at about 8:24pm, deputies responded to the Overlook Apartments located at 120 West Hill Circle in the Town of Ithaca for a reported shooting. Upon arrival, deputies located a 34 year-old male from Ithaca, NY who had suffered a gun shot wound. The victim was transported by…

September 6, 2021 - Narcotics Arrest

On September 6, 2021 at 10:52 AM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies stopped a car on Kingdom Road in the Town of Dryden. Deputies identified the driver as Allen L. Little, age 53 of Freeville, NY. Deputies had prior knowledge that Little had a warrant for his arrest.

While taking Little…

August 30, 2021 - Criminal Possession of Stolen Property

On August 30, 2021 at 3:22 PM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 1900 block of Trumansburg Rd in the Town of Ulysses for a report of a male trespassing on private property and possibly stealing from the property. Tompkins Dispatch informed the responding Sheriff's units that…

July 26, 2021 - Burglary Arrest

On July 26, 2021 at 4:35 PM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies responded to Main Street in the Town of Dryden for a reported burglary in progress.

Upon arrival deputies met with the property owner. The property owner told deputies that he located a person inside of his building.

July 21, 2021 - Car v. Pedestrian Crash

On July 21, 2021 at 6:24 PM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 1400 block of Trumansburg Road in the Town of Ithaca for a report of a car/pedestrian crash.

Upon arrival to the scene, deputies located a 14-year-old female and 13-year-old female that had been struck by a…

July 12, 2021 - Drowning Deaths

On July 12, 2021, at 6:40 PM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 100 block of Newfield Depot Road in the Town of Newfield for a report of a possible drowning. Upon arrival deputies interviewed the caller who stated that he was driving on Newfield Depot Road when he was flagged…

July 8, 2021 - DWI Arrest

On July 8th 2021 at approximately 6:40 AM a motor vehicle being operated by Joshua P. Jones, age 37 of Newfield NY, pulled into the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office parking lot.

Just prior to this, the Ithaca Police Department had put out information that they were looking for a vehicle…

July 8, 2021 - Forgery Arrest

On July 8, 2021 at 12:20 PM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies received a larceny complaint. Deputies were advised that a person forged signatures on stolen checks and cashed the checks at a local bank.

Through investigation and bank surveillance footage, deputies identified the suspect…

July 5, 2021 - Fatal Accident

On July 5th, 2021 at or about 6:16 PM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the intersection of Jacksonville Road and Agard Road in the Town of Ulysses for a two-car motor vehicle collision. Upon an initial investigation it was determined that a 2019 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling…

June 20, 2021 - DWI Arrest

On June 20th 2021 at 2:13 PM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies responded to McDonald's, located at 2350 N. Triphammer Rd in the Village of Lansing for a two car motor vehicle crash. 

Once on scene, Deputies interviewed both drivers and observed impairment from one of the drivers,…

June 11, 2021 - Public Lewdness Arrest

On June 11, 2021 at about 7:42 PM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a common area of the Milton Meadows apartment complex in the Town of Lansing for a public lewdness complaint. Upon arrival, deputies observed an intoxicated male laying in the grass of a common area exposing…

June 6, 2021 - Criminal Mischief Arrest

On June 6, 2021, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 1900 block of Peruville Road in the Town of Groton for a report of Criminal Mischief. Upon arrival, deputies observed significant damage to an agricultural field from a vehicle.

Following an investigation, deputies…

June 2, 2021 - Petit Larceny Arrest

On June 2, 2021 at about 6:27 PM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the Dollar Store located at 1989 East Shore Drive in the Town of Lansing for a theft complaint. Deputies located a suspect who had stolen items from the store and left without paying for them. Deputies identified…

May 27, 2021 - Criminal Possession of Stolen Property Arrest

On May 27, 2021, Tompkins County Sheriff’s Deputies stopped a vehicle leaving the scene of a reported theft at Walmart in the City of Ithaca. Deputies identified the driver of the vehicle as Richard Z. Andrews, age 29 of Ithaca, NY and the passenger as Gina R. Eastman, age 40 of Lansing, NY.…

May 20, 2021 - Petit Larceny Arrest

On May 20, 2021 at 10:02 AM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the Dollar General, 1989 East Shore Drive in the Town of Lansing for a theft complaint. Prior to deputies’ arrival, they located a male matching the description of the suspect near where the suspect was last reported…

May 19, 2021 - Updated Arrest (Garaus Henry)

Garaus Henry, the suspect arrested in connection with the March 13th, 2021 high-speed chase involving gunfire in Lansing, NY has been indicted on five additional charges. The original charges included three counts of second degree attempted murder and one count of second degree aggravated…

May 18, 2021 - "Fill the Cruiser" Event

COVID-19 impacts have led to an increase in local food insecurity, affecting the most vulnerable populations in our county. The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office will be conducting a "Fill the Cruiser" food drive in partnership with Tops Market to help out or local community. The event will take…

April 21, 2021- Stolen Vehicle

On April 21, 2021 at 6:23 AM, Tompkins County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to Blakeslee Hill Road in the Town of Newfield for a report of a one-car motor vehicle crash. Upon arrival, the driver of the vehicle stated that he swerved to miss a deer, which caused him to drive into the ditch. While…

April 15, 2021 - Petit Larceny Arrest

On April 15, 2021 at 2:41 PM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies responded to Triphammer Wines and Spirits, 2255 N. Triphammer Road in the Village of Lansing for a theft complaint. Deputies located the alleged suspect, Nicole D. Behan, age 44 of Lansing, upon arrival. After detaining Behan,…

April 12, 2021 - Narcotics/Warrant Arrest

On April 12, 2021 at 6:39 PM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies conducted a traffic stop in the parking lot of Mobil, 2311 N. Triphammer Road in the Village of Lansing after observing a vehicle not displaying a front license plate. Deputies interviewed the operator, Timothy J. Ceurter, age 31…

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