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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

Non-Emergency Number:
(607) 272-2444 

Emergency Number:911
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Media Releases

On March 3rd, 2019 at about 6:48 AM, the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office responded to State Route 96 near Van Dorn Corners Road in the Town of Ulysses for a one vehicle crash. Deputies report a 2005 GMC was traveling north on State Route 96 when it lost control, struck...

On Monday March 4th, 2019 at approximately 7:32 AM, the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 700 block of Valley Road in the Town of Caroline...

On February 28th, 2019 at 3:00 PM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies arrested and charged Stefan M. WHITTENBURG, age 33 of Ithaca, NY with two counts of Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the Fifth Degree (Class A Misdemeanor).  The arrest stems from an...

On February 22nd, 2019 at about 1:35 AM, the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office responded to a private residence in the Town of Caroline for a reported dispute in progress. Subsequent to an investigation, deputies determined that 5 suspects unlawfully entered a residence...

On February 24th, 2019 at 1:03 AM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the Laundromat located at the Triphammer Market Place, 2255 N. Triphammer Road in the Village of Lansing for a suspicious person complaint.  The complainant indicated that a male was...