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Elmira man leads police on chase; gets stuck in snow in Tompkins Co.

An Elmira man is facing multiple charges after he fled police, leading deputies on a pursuit in Newfield. Deputies say that they attempted to stop a GMC pickup truck on March 19th around 3:23 am when the vehicle fled from deputies and drop onto the railroad tracks near Hillview Rd. The truck drove down the tracks and eventually was stuck... more

NOT GUILTY: Man accused of murder at Ithaca Walmart ruled ‘competent enough’ to stand trial

He’s competent to stand trial and has pleaded not guilty. Justin Barkley, who is accused of killing a man in the Ithaca Walmart parking lot in December has been found competent to stand trial, according to the Ithaca Voice. The 38-year-old has been charged with second-degree murder and menacing a police officer after he allegedly shot at officers. He did... more

Tompkins Co. dealing with more overdoses by the day

After officials released information outlining the possibility of eight overdoses in a short period of time — Ithaca and Tompkins County added another potential two overdoses to that list. Heroin has become one of the biggest, if not the outright biggest fight that local and state officials are trying to combat. The Ithaca Voice has extended coverage on the recent... more

Man charged with DWI after speeding in Ithaca

On January 21st around 1:50 am deputies in Tompkins County arrested a Spencer resident after he was found to be driving while intoxicated. Corbin E. Boisvert, 29, of Spencer was stopped in his Toyota Prius on Danby Road in Ithaca for speeding. When deputies investigated they found that the vehicle was suspended and had no insurance. Boisvert was charged with... more

Danby man turns himself in after violating protection order in Tompkins Co.

The Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office reports that on December 2nd at 6:15 pm deputies were called to an unnamed address in Danby for a domestic incident. The victim reported that Russell T. Gochenaur, 49, of Danby entered her property and drove a vehicle out of the driveway, all while a full stay away order of protection existed preventing him from... more