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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 February 16th, 2017 at about 7:22 PM, the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office responded to an unspecified address in the Town of Ithaca for an aggravated harassment complaint.  The victim reported that a male subject had threatened bodily harm toward her and other family...

On February 15th, 2017 at about 8:35 PM, Deputies responded to Thomas Road in the Town of Dryden for a reported motor vehicle crash involving personal injury.  Once on scene, deputies located a male subject lying on the ground next to an overturned vehicle.  He was...

On February 14th, 2017 at about 5:20PM, Deputies responded to the Fingerlakes Residential Center at 250 Auburn Road in the Town of Lansing for a reported assault.  A staff employee reported that a resident of the facility spit in his face, kicked and punched him, and bit...

On 02/11/17 around 12:34 am, Deputies made a traffic stop on Warren Rd. in the village of Lansing.  The vehicle, a 2015 Nissan color grey was being operated by a Alexander E. Panhans.  Alexander E. Panhans, age 50, from Texas was arrested for DWI upon further...

On February 11th, 2017, Tompkins County Sheriff's Office concluded an investigation into an attempted forcible rape case that occurred in the Town of Ithaca.  Although case information will not be released at this time, The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office can confirm...