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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 Arrest

On January 11, 2020 at about 1:27 AM, Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies stopped a 2012 Toyota on Warren Road in the Town of Lansing for an equipment violation.  The driver was identified as Melissa K. FORESTER, age 43 of Lansing, NY.

FORESTER was found to be intoxicated and was charged with Driving While Intoxicated (Misdemeanor), Driving While Intoxicated With 0.08% BAC or More (Misdemeanor), Consumption of Alcohol in a Motor Vehicle (Violation), Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the Third Degree (Misdemeanor), Unlicensed Operator (Violation), and No Plate Lamp (Violation).  FORESTER was released with an appearance ticket and is scheduled to appear in the Town of Lansing Court on January 21, 2020 at 5:00 PM.