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Ithaca intruder jailed on no bail after resident stabs him during home invasion

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Ithaca Police Officers rushed to West Village Apartments on Friday, September 1, shortly before 11 p.m., following reports of a domestic disturbance.


Upon arrival, officers discovered that Donta Braxton, 48, had forcefully entered an apartment and engaged in a physical altercation with a resident.

The resident, acting in self-defense, stabbed Braxton, who sustained non-life-threatening injuries.

After receiving treatment at Cayuga Medical Center, Braxton was arrested and subsequently charged with burglary, endangering the welfare of a child, and harassment.

Additionally, active warrants from the Ithaca Police Department were served at the time of his arrest. Braxton was arraigned and sent to the Tompkins County Jail without bail.