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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

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DWI Accident Arrest

On December 21st, 2018 at around 9:08 PM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies came across a motor vehicle crash in the 1400 block of Mecklenburg Road in the Town of Ithaca.  During the course of their investigation into the accident, deputies observed signs of intoxication on the driver, Sea N. Sow, age  37 of Ithaca, NY.  Deputies conducted a DWI Investigation which resulted in Sows arrest for Driving While Intoxicated.

Sow was charged with Speed not Reasonable/Prudent for Road Conditions (Violation), Failure to Maintain Lane (Violation), Driving While Intoxicated (Unclassified Misdemeanor) and Driving While Intoxicated with a BAC of .08% or Greater.  Sow was released on traffic tickets ordering him to appear at the Town of Ithaca Court at a later date.