Category: Ithaca

UPDATE: Police looking to speak with person walking dog near scene of Ithaca homicide

UPDATE: Police looking to speak with person walking dog near scene of Ithaca homicide

In an update on Monday, police in Ithaca said they are actively investigating the homicide that happened on October 21st in the 500 block of West State Street. They say there was a person walking a dog near the intersection of Corn ... MORE
Ithaca HS staying remote through Nov. 6 after ‘significant’ exposure among staff, students

Ithaca HS staying remote through Nov. 6 after ‘significant’ exposure among staff, students

Late this week officials in the Ithaca school district announced that high school students would continue remote learning until November 6th. This comes after contact tracing revealed that a significant number of students and staff were potentially exposed to a positive tester ... MORE
TCAT bus crashes into home after driver loses control

TCAT bus crashes into house after driver loses control

On Friday at approximately 12:20 p.m. officers were called to a motor vehicle crash that had just occurred at the 400 block of Hook Place involving a T-Cat bus. Photo credit: 14850 It was reported that the transit vehicle had crashed into ... MORE
Police say multiple arrests made after chaotic protest scene at IPD headquarters

Police say multiple arrests made after chaotic protest scene at IPD headquarters

Police say a protest at Ithaca PD headquarters started after officers were blocked from attempting to respond to a ‘shots fired’ call during the afternoon rush hour on Thursday. IPD said in a release that a sergeant was attempting to leaving police ... MORE
Police: Investigation underway after shots fired near Tompkins County DSS building

Police: Investigation underway after shots fired near Tompkins County DSS building

Police say that on Thursday around 5 p.m. the Tompkins County 911 Center took multiple calls for shots fired in the area of the Tompkins County Department of Social Services building on West State Street. Upon arrival officers spoke with several witnesses ... MORE
Homicide investigation underway in Tompkins County

Homicide investigation underway in Tompkins County

The Ithaca Police Department reports that they were assisted by multiple agencies after a homicide during the evening hours on Wednesday. It happened in the 500 block of West State Street in the city of Ithaca around 10:30 p.m. Officers responded to ... MORE
Ithaca police deploy pepper spray at scene of Thursday night protest at IPD headquarters

Ithaca police deploy pepper spray at scene of Thursday night protest at IPD headquarters

Ithaca Mayor Svante Myrick called for everyone to “lower the temperature” after Thursday afternoon’s arrest of a protest organizer outside Ithaca Police Department headquarters led to a loud protest at the scene on Thursday evening, and police deployed pepper spray towards protesters ... MORE
IPD chief issues statement ahead of rallies in city of Ithaca

IPD chief issues statement ahead of rallies in city of Ithaca

Ithaca Police Chief Dennis Nayor issued a statement on Tuesday, outlining his department’s position on an apparent rally and counter protest set to take place Saturday at the Ithaca Commons. “I have been made aware that a large rally is scheduled for ... MORE
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Police: Two sought after armed robbery in Tompkins County

Police say that on Tuesday around 8:40 p.m. they were dispatched to a reported armed robbery in the 400 block of North Tioga Street. It was initially reported that two victims were walking along North Tioga when they were approached by two ... MORE
Three officers hurt responding to domestic incident, Ithaca man faces several charges

Three officers hurt responding to domestic incident, Ithaca man faces several charges

Police say they responded to the area of 372 Elmira Road for a domestic incident in Ithaca around 2:16 p.m. on Monday. Officers learned upon arrival that one of the subjects involved, identified as Julian Jones, 26, of Ithaca had left the ... MORE
Police make two arrests after protest at IPD headquarters

Police make two arrests after protest at IPD headquarters

The Ithaca Police Department says two people were arrested and charged after a demonstration outside police headquarters late-Sunday. In a press release, around 5:15 p.m. police responded to protests on East Clinton Street, which were obstructing traffic and spray-painting graffiti. They noted ... MORE
Tompkins County reports first COVID-19 death since pandemic began

Tompkins County reports first COVID-19 death since pandemic began

Officials in Tompkins County say they have reported their first local death connected to COVID-19. The person who died was admitted to the Cayuga Medical Center on October 6th and died from complications of the virus six days later. The Tompkins County ... MORE
Police ask for public’s help after pedestrian struck by fleeing vehicle in Tompkins

Police ask for public’s help after pedestrian struck by fleeing vehicle in Tompkins

Police are asking for the public’s assistance with a crash that happened in the area of Albany and State streets in Ithaca over the weekend – where a pedestrian was struck by an unknown vehicle. It happened Friday night around 10:45 p.m ... MORE
Driver, pedestrian both found to be at fault after crash in Ithaca

Driver, pedestrian both found to be at fault after crash in Ithaca

Police in Ithaca say they are investigating a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian that happened on Saturday around 3:27 p.m. The Ithaca Fire Department and Bangs Ambulance were called to North Meadow Street at West State and MLK Jr. streets shortly ... MORE
Police: Ithaca resident charged with burglary, identity theft after series of

Police: Ithaca resident charged with burglary, identity theft after series of incidents

Police in Ithaca say they arrested a local resident following a series of burglary investigations between August and September. Kasheen Camel, 43, of Ithaca was charged with third-degree burglary, fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, third-degree identity theft, false personation, and petit ... MORE