HelpContact UsFOILSite Map

Custom Navigation

Living in Tompkins County linkLearning in Tompkins County linkVisiting Tompkins County linkBusiness in Tompkins County linkTompkins County Government link

DWI Arrest

You are here:

You are here

> DWI Arrest


Sheriff's Summer Camp
 NYS Sheriff Summer Campers 
The Sheriffs' Summer Camp is one of the Institute's most important activities.

Offender WatchSex Offender Search

See a map of sex offenders in your neighborhood. Sign up for email alerts about sex offenders and learn how to educate children.

National Victim Notification NetworkNational Victim Notification Network icon

VINELink can be accessed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to provide the most reliable information for custody status changes and criminal case information.

Cops Kids and Toys Logo

Collects, purchases, and distributes gifts to financially disadvantaged children in Tompkins County.

Project Lifesaver Logo

Project Lifesaver

To protect the wandering and bring peace of mind to families, caregivers and communities.

D.A.R.E. Lion Icon

(Drug Abuse Resistance Education)

previous next

Contact Information


Tompkins County Sheriff's Office
Public Safety Building
779 Warren Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

Derek R. Osborne, Sheriff 
Business Office: (607) 257-1345

Non-Emergency Number:
(607) 272-2444 

Emergency Number:911
Email Us

View Full Info and  Map 

DWI Arrest

On Friday, December 22nd, 2017 at 7:30 PM, Tompkins County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the 700 block of Auburn Road, Town of Lansing for a traffic complaint.  Deputies interviewed the complainant upon arrival, who alleged witnessing a vehicle, which had now pulled over at this point, failing to maintain lane amongst other erratic driving.  Deputies then interviewed the driver, Bruce P. Tyrrell, age 58 of Genoa, N.Y. who was operating a later model Buick Lesabre.  Deputies observed signs of intoxication and conducted a DWI Investigation which resulted in Tyrrell being arrested for Driving While Intoxicated.

Tyrrell was charged with Driving While Intoxicated (Unclassified Misdemeanor), Driving While Intoxicated with a BAC of .08% or Greater (Unclassified Misdemeanor), Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated with a BAC of .18% or Greater (Unclassified Misdemeanor), Parking Violation (Violation) and Unlawful Possession of Marihuana (Violation).  Tyrrell was issued appearance tickets and released ordering him to return to the Town of Lansing Court on January 23rd, 2018 at 9:00 AM.