Ithaca man taken into custody after chase in city

The Ithaca Police Department and New York State Police Community Stabilization Unit conducted a traffic stop in the city, which resulted in a brief pursuit.

According to police, Breon Brooks was stopped for a vehicle and traffic violation.

Following the traffic stop officers attempted to take him into custody, which resulted in a brief foot chase.




He was taken into custody a short time later without additional incident.

Brooks was charged with resisting arrest, criminal possession of a controlled substance, and an additional count of criminal possession of a controlled substance.

He’s current on parole for a weapons related conviction.


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