29 July 2020
 
 

NEW YORK STATE POLICE 
Acting Major Todd O. Stratton
Troop C Commander
 



PRESS RELEASE
 

On July 25, 2020 at approximately 7:21 a.m., New York State Police at Ithaca responded to a report of a home invasion on Rumsey Hill Road in the town of Enfield. 

An investigation revealed that two subjects broke into a residence.  Both suspects were shot by the homeowner after the homeowner told them to leave and they did not.  The suspects ultimately fled the area in a vehicle.   The homeowner was not injured during the incident.

A further investigation revealed that the suspects were driven to Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital in Sayre, Pennsylvania by Jaime L. Coleman, age 38 of Trumansburg, NY.  Coleman was arrested on July 25, 2020 and charged with the felony of Burglary in the first degree.  She was arraigned and remanded to the Tompkins County Jail on $15,000 cash bail or $30,000 property bond.

Mark S. Ward, age 50 of Covert, NY was treated at Robert Packer Hospital then transferred to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.  Once released on July 27, 2020, he was arrested and charged with the felony of Burglary in the first degree.  Ward was arraigned and remanded to the Tompkins County Jail on no bail. 

Frisco A. Meeks, age 32 of Ithaca NY was treated at Robert Packer Hospital and extradited from Pennsylvania.  He was subsequently arrested on July 29, 2020 and charged with the felony of Burglary in the first degree.   Meeks was arraigned and remanded to the Tompkins County Jail on no bail. 

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