Local

Video may show suspect connected to thefts from area cars

For months, there’s been a search for a suspect or suspects connected to dozens of thefts from cars in Tompkins County.

Now, investigators think they might have a break, after a potential suspect was capture on video this weekend.

“We were made aware of it through a complaint our office took from an individual on Taughannock Boulevard,” says Tompkins County Sheriff’s Investigator Kevin Cowan. “He has video recording at his home, and when he reviewed his video Sunday, he realized someone had been on his property and in his garage.”

Cowan says their department alone had at least ten additional reports of thefts from cars this weekend.

The thefts have been focused on the west side of Cayuga Lake, in areas of the town of Ithaca, Ulysses and Enfield.

 

 

 

More Local Headlines

in Local

Months after fatal crash, Simeon’s owners talking rebuild

Fresh
simeons resized

Months after a truck crashed into the popular Simeon’s Bistro on the Ithaca Commons, talks are beginning about a rebuild…

in Local

All parts of State Thruway, rest stops opened Sunday

Fresh
Thruway snow

More than 80 snowbound cars, trucks towed from highway

in Local

Evacuation plans readied in western New York

Fresh
State Police Boat

Temperatures hit near 50 degrees in Buffalo, could approach 60 on Monday

in Local

Korean War veteran buried in Ithaca

Sgt. Michael James Barra was laid to rest at Calvary Cemetery in Ithaca Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

Sgt. Michael James Barra was buried in Ithaca Saturday.

in Local

Spencer-Van Etten school bus driver faces charges

school_bus

Details about the alleged incident haven’t been revealed.