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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 January 24th, 2019 at approximately 2:12 AM, Deputies stopped a GMC truck for switched license plates, on Etna Lane in the Town of Dryden.  When deputies approached the window of the truck, the driver put the truck into drive and drove off.  Through further...

On Janaury 29th, 2019 at 12:16 AM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies were patrolling Five Mile Drive in the Town of Ithaca.  While patrolling, deputies observed a gray sedan with an equipment violation.  Deputies conducted a traffic stop on the vehicle on Coy Glen Road...

On January 25, 2019, the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Econo Lodge located at 2303 N. Triphammer Road in Ithaca, NY for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival, deputies located bullet holes in a room at the hotel. Deputies then located and identified a...

On January 20th, 2019 at about 3:30 PM, the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office responded to the Target Store located at 40 Catherwood Road in the Village of Lansing for a larceny report. Asset Protection Staff reportedly observed two females conceal cosmetic items in their...

On January 18th, 2019 at 3:11 AM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies stopped a tan colored Nissan Frontier on Trumansburg Road after receiving an anonymous tip the driver was intoxicated.  Deputies interviewed the driver, Dale R. VANETTAN (age 51 of Newfield, N.Y). After...