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

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

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DWI Arrest

On September 28th, 2019 at 2:55 AM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies were patrolling Taughannock Blvd (State Route 89) in the Town of Ithaca.  Deputies observed a dark colored vehicle traveling north bound at a high rate of speed.  Deputies stopped the vehicle and identified the driver as Heather M. AINSWORTH, age 46 of Ithaca, NY.  Through further investigation deputies determined that AINSWORTH was intoxicated and arrested AINSWORTH.

AINSWORTH was charged with speed in zone, refusal to submit to a breath test and driving while intoxicated.  AINSWORTH was released and is to appear in both the Town of Ithaca Court and Town of Ulysses Court at a later date.