Warrant arrest leads to additional charges



Major William F. McEvoy
Troop C Commander



(Ithaca, NY – March 6, 2018) – On March 5, 2018 at about 3:33 a.m., New York State Police at Ithaca arrested Samantha M. Townsend, age 21, of Ithaca, NY for an outstanding Bench Warrant from the Cayuga County Court.  The Bench Warrant was for the felony of Possession of a Forged Instrument in the 2nd degree.  

Townsend was located in the apartment on West Hill Cir., in the Town of Ithaca.  When troopers took her into custody, she had drugs in her possession.  Townsend was subsequently arrested for the misdemeanor of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree. 

She was issued an appearance ticket and is scheduled to appear in the town of Ithaca Court on March 29, 2018.  Townsend was then turned over to troopers from State Police at Auburn to face her charges in Cayuga County. 

Samantha M. Townsend