Woman Shoplifter arrested

Trumansburg Police on April 3, 2014 arrested Ashley Moon age 33 of 12 Shaber Drive Ithaca for shoplifting at a local store. Police received a phone call that a woman had in her personal shopping bag many items she did not pay for when she was checking out. Police state her case is on going in Ulysses Court.

Stolen Plates gets man arrested

Trumansburg Police arrested Troy M Yaeger age 37 of 635 Iradell Road Trumansburg on April 7, 2014. Police had stopped Yaeger for vehicle violations and found switched plates on his vehicle. Further investigation showed they were stolen from his landlords vehicle parked on the property while they were on vacation. Yaeger was charged with A Misdemeanor for Criminal Possession of Stolen Property 5th degree. His case is ongoing.

Obscene words to woman and 12 yearold = Harassment

Trumansburg Police arrested Daryl Shaw age 56 of West Seneca Rd Trumansburg was arrested on April 1, 2014 for Harassment 2nd. Ulysses Court released Shaw on his own recognizance but did issue a Order of Protection for the woman and her daughter. According to the complaint the two were walking along West Seneca Road when Shaw drove up to them in his car and started yelling loudly at the woman using obscene language . His car is ongoing in court.


False Statement to police gets arrest

Trumansburg Police arrested Laura A Copp age 30 of Montour Falls while investigating a larceny of a village home where she was temporarily staying. Police received the complaint that over $1,000 in coins  some which were quite rare and a wallet according to the homeowner. During the investigation Copp had told investigators that she had seen the stolen wallet with a named person for the owners drivers license inside caught her eye. It was determined  Copp had been lying to the police in a sworn written statement on several instances.. Police have charged Copp with two misdemeanors so far. Copp was arrested fr Making a falsely written statement and falsely reporting an incident in that she attempted to implicate a person as a suspect which turned out to be another false report.. Coop was arraigned in Ulysses Court and remanded to TC Jail in lieu of $2500. cash. Her case is ongoing .

Police are seeking information in this case, please call 280 6505 or 387 6513

Falsifying Business Records gets Felony Arrest

Police arrested Joanne D Yaeger age 36 of Iradell Road Trumansburg following a months long investigation into stolen cash and money at a local business. Yaeger was arrested on March 3rd 2014 and appeared in Ulysses Town Court the next day. She was arraigned and plead not guilty to the charges and was released following pending court action.

Yaeger was employed as a secretary/ aid in a local business and had access to computer records which she is allegedly altered many times and then stealing the  patients co -payment money from the business.

Her case is ongoing and may go to the grand jury

Lareceny by Credit card

Trumansburg Police on February 4th, 2014 arrested Alan Richards age 39 of South St Ext Trumansburg for petit larceny. Richards is accused of using without permission a credit card and going to an ATM and withdrawing money from the victims account. Richards was arraigned and sent to TC Jail in lieu of $500.00 cash bail. He was later released. His case is ongoing in Ulysses Town Court.

Car hits local bank

Car runs into bank

Car runs into bank

At about 8:03 am Saturday morning  January 16th Trumansburg Police investigated a two vehicle personal injury accident . Police state that a village loader was plowing snow next to the curb in front of the  Tompkins County Trust Co when a SUV 4×4 operated by Amanda Sundquist age 33 of Groton lost control of her vehicle and went into a skid as she was proceeding north on NYS Rte 96. The SUV  right rear hit the back of the loader then careened off across the sidewalk knocking down two small trees. The car continued with enough force that it made a hole in the brick wall of the bank. On the inside the wall had buckled some. Sundquist was the only one injured and she stated  she was feeling pain in her shoulder and lower back but refused medical attention at that time.

Reward for Theft of Pediatric Cancer Money

On January 25th , 2014 a large glass containing around $2500.00 in coins and bills for children with cancer was stolen from inside the Falls Tavern. This money had been collected over the past year and was going to be turned over to the cancer authorities On February 7th, 2014.

This theft is so unspeakable its hard to believe anyone would of taken it. A reward has been offered for the arrest of the suspects (s). Contact the Trumansburg Police 607 387 6513 and leave a message, their is voice mail on this line if no one answers. The jug weighed around 70 pounds and may of been taken in the afternoon or later on the 25th.


Tburg Travel Team Treasurer Arrested for Theft

Trumansburg Police arrested the treasurer of the Trumansburg Travel Baseball Team on Thursday for Grand Larceny 4th a felony and Falsifying Business Records. She will have a felony hearing on Monday February 10, 2014 in Ulysses Town Court.. She has been released on her own recognizance.

Investigators received  complaints from officers of the League that bills were not being paid and that their local  bank account had been closed by the bank for issuing too many bad checks. Police investigated the complaints and applied for subpoena’s through the DA’s office which indicated thousands of dollars of fraud. To date the amount is over six thousand dollars. taken from the Trumansburg Baseball League. The records under subpoena indicated money was spent for personal use by the treasurer.

Arrested was  Deborah Grunder age 48 of Interlaken, Her case is ongoing.pending the felony hearing to determine if the case should be held over for grand jury action.


Dog bites woman

Trumansburg Police responded to Aubles Trailer Park on January 9th and met with Trumansburg Ambulance. They were treating a woman who had been bitten in her hand by a dog. She was taken to Cayuga Medical Center by ambulance and treated for her injuries which were three puncture wounds to the top and bottom of her right hand.

investigation showed the dog was not licensed, and did not have his rabies shots. Police officer issued the owner a summon for Ulysses Court for unlicensed dog under the Ag and Markets law. Richard Austin of Aubles Park will appear in Ulysses Town Court on  January 27th 2014. Tompkins County Health Department was notified.

Senior Citizen Residential Thefts

Trumansburg Police were called to a local senior citizen residential facility regarding a series of mail thefts over the past few months. Investigation revealed that when packages were delivered to this facility they were left on a table for the residents to pick up since they were too large for the mailboxes. Thru the month of December other thefts occurred from the common room of the  facility.

Working with the staff police interviewed residents and obtained two video’s showing the  two separate thefts in progress. The suspect turned out to be a recent resident .On Tuesday January 14th police executed arrest and search warrant at the facility and took the female into custodya nd found some of the stolen property in her apartment..Packages delivered now are kept under lock and key in the office which is a little inconvenient but safer.

Arrested was Elsie W Sherman age 56 of the facility Trumansburg. She was processed and arraigned and ordered to appear in on going court action on February 19th, 2014

Aggravated Harassment

Trumansburg  Police arrested Codey A Cornell age 19 of 37 Dublin Road Lansing on December  31, 2013 for aggravated harassment a Class A Misd.  Cornell is accused of sending over a period of three months sent many harassing and alarming messages to a female victim. Cornell was arraigned and was  issued an order of protection by Ulysses Court and remanded to Tompkins County Jail in lieu of $1,000 cash bail or $2,00 property bond. His next court appearance is 1-14-14

Identity Theft /Petit Larceny

Trumansburg Police arrested Michael Perroots age  28 of 121 E Main St Trumansburg for petit larceny on January 14th 2014 . Perroots had stole checks from a deceased relative and then forged and passed the checks to a local tavern in December 2013.

Over the past two months Perroots has been charged and plead guilty on similar case to other businesses.

Repeated thefts

Trumansburg Police have arrested the same person three separate times for larceny at a local store for shoplifting.The subject has now been ordered by the court not to go inside the store due to his  continued stealing.

Polcie arrested Dylan T Murphy age 23  of 191 E Main St  three times in the past few weeks for larceny at the same store. The last time was January 7th 2014 when he took beer. Food and beere have been his choice of items to steal.

Switched Plates led to jail

Trumansburg Police stopped a vehicle for switched plates on January 15th, 2014. Police stopped the vehicle in the village and discovered the vehicle registration was suspended, the operator was suspended, no insurance on the vehicle, unlicensed operator and no valid inspection.

Arrested was Troy Yeager age 37 of Iradell Road.  His vehicle was seized and he was arraigned in Ulysses Court and sent to TC Jail in lieu of $1,000 cash bail. Schuyer Sherifrf was also notified as they had a fraud arrest warrant for Yaeger. He is scheduled to return to Ulysses Court on 1-20-14.

High Speed leads to DWI

Trumansburg Police arrested Tyler Jordan age 29 of 76 S Appleagatet Road for DWI, more than .08 bac and speeding 80/30 and unlawful speedometer( broken) on December 28th, 2013. Jordan was observed speeding in 30mph zone and exceeded 80 mph at one point. Once stopped the officer observations showed Jordan had been drinking so he was asked to exit his car. As Jordan exited the car and walked to the front of his car he had to hang onto the car so he would not fall.

Jordan’s case is ongoing in Ulysses Court and he will appear on January 14th, 2014

Forgery suspect turned herself into police

Trumansburg Police had a  female walk into their  office at the beginning of November stating she was turning herself in for fogery possession charges back in  January of this year. Arrested for criminal possession of a forged instrument was Christina J Fowles age 29 S Plain St ithaca. Fowles and anoher female have been sought by police for many months in regards to checks stolen from a Trumansburg home. Her case is ongoing and she will be back in court in December.The checks were used in many stores in the county.

Fugitive from Justice Apprehended

Trumansburg Police were notified over the past weekend by Waterbury Ct.  authorities that a fugitive from justice was living in the villlage. Police investigated the complaint and arrested Martin  D Oltz age 31 of Trumansburg, NY as a fugitive from justice. Oltz was taken into custody and  arraigned in Ulysses Town Court Trumansburg  with no bail pending extradiction proceedings. He has a return court date of 12-16-13 in Ulysses Court. Oltz’s original case was Criminal Mischief 1st degree in Connecticut.

Felony Sex Abuse Charged

Trumansburg Police have charged Michael A Nemire age 31  of Trumansburg, NY with sexual abuse  in the  first degree a Class D felony. Nemire was arraigned in Ulysses Town Court in Trumansburg on 11-15-2013 and sent to TC Jail in lieu fo $5000 cash / $ 10,000.property bond.  Nemire was brought from jail for his felony hearing this morning 11-21-13 and was held over for grand jury action, bail remained the same. Nemire was charged with sexual contact with a person uinder the age of 13 when he being 21 years of age or older. His case is ongoing.

Warrant Tip locates two wanted suspects

On August 11th  police received a tip that two suspects Trumansburg Police were looking for were staying at a Kentucky Avenue home. A complement of three Trumansburg Officers, two Tompkins Deputy Sheriffs and one State Park policeman surrounded the home around midnight into the 12th. After a period of time the suspects tried to sneak out of the house and were heading into the woods when police  stopped them. They were placed under arrest and taken to the Trumansburg station.

Arrested was Nicole Marranca  dob 12-11-89  address  unknown wnated for felony possession of stolen property, identity theft, and grand larceny. She is wanted also by Ithaca Police. Also arrested was Erik Motquin dob 5-7-82 for peit larceny which he plead guilty to from stolen motor vehicle. They were both arraigned by Ulysses Justice Dresser and sent to To TC Jail in lieu of $5,00 cash bail. Their  cases are ongoing in county court.