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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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Tompkins County Sheriff's OfficeEmergency Alert link
Public Safety Building
779 Warren Road, Ithaca, NY 14850
Business Office: (607) 257-1345
Business Office Hours: 8:30 AM-4:30 PM

Non-Emergency Number: (607)-272-2444

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On December 7, 2019 at 1:26 AM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a shooting incident inside a home located on Shaffer Road in the Town of Newfield. 

Upon arrival, a resident of the home, Dejour Xavier GANDY, age 29, was found deceased from an...

On November 6, 2019, Transportation Security Agents (TSA) at the Ithaca-Tompkins Regional Airport notified Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies that a handgun had been located in a passenger's carry-on bag at the security-screening checkpoint.  Deputies assisted TSA with...

On November 13th, 2019, at about 5:23 PM, members of the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a one-...

On November 1, 2019 at 2:40 AM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the Mirabito in the Village of Dryden for a theft of services complaint.  Upon arrival deputies interviewed the driver of a taxi company.  The taxi driver informed deputies that he provided a...

***October 30, 2019 Update***

During our ongoing investigation into these incidences, Investigators received further disclosure today that the October 28, 2019 incident involved a forcible rape.  The Sheriff's Office is working diligently to identify the suspect...

The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man who displayed a knife and forcibly touched two women in two recent incidences.  The first incident occurred in the 2600 block of Danby Road near the Fingerlakes Trail on October 14, 2019.  The second incident...

On October 16, 2019, The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division received a report of a possible sexual abuse.  The Investigations Division promptly followed up on the sexual abuse complaint, which alleged an adult was having sexual contact with...

On October 8, 2019 at 1:29 PM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the Cayuga Medical Center for a larceny complaint.  Upon arrival deputies were advised that a purse had been stolen from the Emergency Room waiting area.  Through further investigation...

On October 12, 2019 at 2:00 AM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies responded to the 1400 block of Coddington Road, in the Town of Danby, for a report of a one car crash with injuries.  Upon arrival deputies located a Chevrolet Silverado with extensive damage.  Deputies...

On October 6, 2019 at 1:35 AM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies, assisted by the Cayuga Heights Police Department, responded to Dart Drive in the Town of Lansing for a motor vehicle crash.  Upon arrival deputies located a vehicle that crashed into a large utility pole...

On September 21, 2019 at 2:29 AM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies stopped a Hyundai SUV on Peruville Road in the Town of Dryden, after receiving a citizen complaint of a possible intoxicated driver.  Deputies identified the driver of the vehicle as Ian J. PETTIFORD,...

On October 4th, 2019 at 11:29 AM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a three car crash at the intersection of Peruville Road (State Route 34B) and Peru Road (State Route 38) in the Town of Groton.  There were further reports that one car had overturned and...

On September 28th, 2019 at 2:55 AM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies were patrolling Taughannock Blvd (State Route 89) in the Town of Ithaca.  Deputies observed a dark colored vehicle traveling north bound at a high rate of speed.  Deputies stopped the vehicle and...