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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 January 26th, 2018 at 9:47 PM, Tompkins County Sheriff’s Deputies were on patrol on East Shore Drive in the Town of Lansing.  While on patrol, deputies attempted to execute a traffic stop on an older model pick-up truck which was traveling north on East Shore Drive at a high rate of speed.  The vehicle initially failed to yield to the Deputies emergency lights and siren and finally stopped at the intersection with Asbury Road.

Deputies interviewed the occupants and the driver, identified as Anthony D. Hamilton, age 21 of Freeville, NY.  After observing signs of impairment, deputies conducted a DWI Investigation which resulted in Hamiltons arrest for Driving While Intoxicated. 

Hamilton was charged with Speed in State Speed Zone (Violation), Failure to Yield to Emergency Vehicles (Violation), Unsafe Turn (Violation), Unlicensed Operator (Violation), Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the Third Degree (Unclassified Misdemeanor), Driving While Intoxicated (Unclassified Misdemeanor) and Driving While Intoxicated with a BAC of .08% or Greater (Unclassified Misdemeanor).  Hamilton was processed and released on appearance ticket ordering him to return to the Town of Lansing Court at a later date.