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

Kenneth W. Lansing, Sheriff 
Business Office: (607) 257-1345

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Felony DWI Arrest

Deputies stopped a grey Ford for multiple vehicle and traffic law violations on Danby Road in the Town of Ithaca.  Deputies identified the driver of the Ford as Rocky S. SHOEMAKER, age 34 of Annapolis, Maryland.  Through further investigation, deputies determined that SHOEMAKER was intoxicated and arrested SHOEMAKER. 

SHOEMAKER was charged with Driving While Intoxicated (Felony), Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated blood alcohol content .18% or higher (Felony), Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the Third Degree, Failed to Yield Right Away to an Emergency Vehicle, Failed to Keep Right, Speed in Zone and Refusal to take Breath Test.  SHOEMAKER was released to a sober third party and is to appear in the Town of Ithaca Court on October 5th, 2017 at 9:00 AM.