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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

Deputies located a green Ford illegally parked and running on East Main Street in the Village of Trumansburg.  Deputies awoke the driver and identified him as Daniel G. TERWILLEGAR, age 45 of Mecklenburg, NY.  Through further investigation deputies determined that...

On December 17th, 2018 at about 6:00PM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Office responded to Target Store located at 40 Catherwood Road in the Village of Lansing for a larceny complaint.  Asset protection staff reportedly observed a male suspect steal items from the store and...

The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating a theft that occurred at Ulta Beauty at the Shops at Ithaca Mall on Monday, December 17th, 2018.

The attached photos are persons of interest in relation to the investigation. Anyone with information...

On December 16th, 2018 at approximately 12:48 AM, Deputies were on DWI Patrol and observed a white 2008 Chevrolet Suburban fail to stop at a stop sign on Triphammer Road in the Town of Lansing.  Deputies continued to follow the vehicle and eventually the vehicle turned...

On December 12th, 2018 at about 4:00PM, the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office responded to a two car motor vehicle accident. Seconds after clearing this investigation, units observed a separate, unrelated two car personal injury motor vehicle accident. A gray Hyundai...