Skip to content
Home » Tompkins County » Newfield

Newfield

Newfield man arrested on weapons and drug charges

Tompkins County
Rayquan Brooks, a 23-year-old resident of Newfield, was arrested on Tuesday facing multiple weapons and drug charges. The Tompkins County Sheriff's Department conducted a probationary check on Brooks, who was on probation due to previous ... more
/

Newfield man convicted of firing shotgun near deputies

Abortion: Doctor investigated over privacy laws and 10-year-old rape victim cleared
Richard A. Marks Jr., a 39-year-old from Newfield, has been found guilty of several charges after he fired a shotgun close to sheriff's deputies last year. The incident occurred as deputies responded to a domestic ... more
/

Newfield man sentenced for child sex abuse

Newfield man sentenced for child sex abuse
In Tompkins County Court, Stephan Starks, a 74-year-old man from Newfield, received a 10-year prison sentence after admitting to sexually abusing a child under the age of 13 over several years. The conviction on first-degree ... more
/

Two face felony charges after illegal drugs, weapons seized in Newfield search

Police investigate after bullet goes through window frame at Ithaca home
In a significant operation on February 29 the Ithaca-Tompkins Specialized Response Team executed a search warrant in the town of Newfield. The operation was a part of an ongoing investigation targeting the illegal sale of ... more
/

Newfield woman arrested for DWI in Tompkins County

Cato woman charged with DWI after traffic stop in Cayuga County
Deborah Ervay, 66, from Newfield was arrested for driving while intoxicated following a two-car crash in the Town of Ithaca. The incident occurred on January 17 at approximately 4:30 p.m. at the intersection of Elmira ... more
/

Newfield school district among those under fiscal stress, Comptroller DiNapoli says

Newfield school district among those under fiscal stress, Comptroller DiNapoli says
Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli has released a report revealing that sixteen New York State school districts, including Newfield Central School District, face varying levels of fiscal stress for the school year ending June 30, 2023 ... more
/

Deputies uncover meth lab, illegal firearms in Tompkins County

Tompkins County
In Tompkins County, a routine traffic stop led to an unexpected discovery: a suspected methamphetamine lab and two illegal firearms. The Tompkins County Sheriff's Office, following a car search in Ithaca with suspended registration, obtained ... more
/

Newfield Planning Board discusses comp plan, proposed solar project

State official reviewing Cayuga County solar farm application will tour site
The Newfield Town Planning Board kicked off 2024 with a focus on community development, discussing their comprehensive plan and a proposed solar farm project in their first meeting of the year on January 3. Central ... more
/

Newfield house fire under investigation: Rapid response prevented further damage

Newfield house fire under investigation: Rapid response prevented further damage
A fire broke out in a home at Meadowbrook Park in Newfield early Thursday afternoon, but thanks to the swift response of local fire services, no injuries were reported. Newfield Fire Chief Zack Guidi was ... more
/

Tompkins teen involved in fatal crash sees condition improve

Tompkins teen involved in fatal crash sees condition improve
An 18-year-old from Tompkins County, identified as Daniel “Ty” Beeman, is showing signs of improvement following a fatal car crash that occurred a week and a half ago. Beeman, who was driving a Toyota Yaris, ... more
/

Recovery and support follow fatal Newfield car accident: GoFundMe’s setup for two student-athletes

Recovery and support follow fatal Newfield car accident: GoFundMe's setup for two student-athletes
In the aftermath of a tragic three-car crash in Newfield that resulted in the death of Waverly High School senior Peyton Shaw, Ty Beeman, the driver of the involved Toyota and a student-athlete at Mansfield ... more
/

Fatal three-vehicle crash in Newfield claims life of teen

Fatal three-vehicle crash in Newfield claims life of teen
A tragic three-vehicle collision in Newfield resulted in the death of a 17-year-old and serious injuries to another teen on December 12. New York State Police at Ithaca reported the accident occurred around 12:50 p.m ... more
/

Newfield receives over $1M for water and sewer infrastructure improvements

Newfield receives over $1M for water and sewer infrastructure improvements
The Town of Newfield is set to receive a significant boost in funding for its water and sewer infrastructure, as announced by State Senator Lea Webb’s office on Wednesday. The town has been granted access ... more
/

Newfield man is 13th suspect indicted in Thomas Rath kidnapping, murder case

Newfield man is 13th suspect indicted in Thomas Rath kidnapping, murder case
In a developing case surrounding the abduction and murder of Thomas Rath from Ithaca earlier this year, a 13th suspect has now been charged. New York State Police announced that David Maycumber, 41, of Newfield, ... more
/

Traffic stop in Newfield results in arrest after Horseheads street shut down for explosives search

Traffic stop in Newfield results in arrest after Horseheads street shut down for explosives search
A Horseheads man, 43-year-old Michael P. Hilliard, is in custody facing serious charges following a traffic stop in Newfield on Saturday night. The stop, involving a U-Haul vehicle, was part of an ongoing investigation led ... more
/

Tompkins latest to deal with EMS crisis: Response time lags, as small towns and villages say they don’t have funding to help

Tompkins latest to deal with EMS crisis: Response time lags, as small towns and villages say they don't have funding to help
Tompkins County emergency services are facing critical response delays, with average emergency medical response times reaching nearly 13 minutes, lagging behind the national average of 4 minutes, according to new reporting by the Ithaca Voice ... more
/

Over $108M coming for water infrastructure upgrades: Auburn wins $3.7M

Over 8M coming for water infrastructure upgrades: Auburn wins .7M
Governor Kathy Hochul has announced that the Environmental Facilities Corporation Board of Directors has approved over $108.8 million in assistance for water infrastructure projects across New York State. This move allows municipalities to access more ... more
/

One airlifted, two hospitalized after crash near Newfield gas station

One airlifted from crash involving car, motorcycle in Auburn
A two-car collision on State Route 13 near Smileys Gas Station resulted in one individual being airlifted and another hospitalized early Monday, Oct. 23, as per reports from the Tompkins County Sheriff's Office. The accident ... more
/

Good samaritan, motorcyclist both dead after Newfield accident

Rochester motorcyclist hospitalized after wreck in Ontario County
A tragic accident on Elmira Road in Newfield claimed the lives of two men late Friday evening. Patrick Robinson, 42, of Ithaca, was operating his motorcycle when he lost control due to slippery conditions, causing ... more
/