Eric Cho '18 was charged with assaulting an officer, strangulation, and resisting arrest.

Cornell Alumnus Arrested for Choking New York City Plainclothes Officer

The New York Police Department arrested Cornell alumnus Eric Cho ’18, an Applied Economics and Management major, after an altercation involving two New York Police Department officers. According to an NYPD statement sent to The Sun, during the altercation, Cho ran to the driver’s side of the police car, grabbed the officer behind the wheel by his throat, choked him and punched him in the chest.

Vehicle, Motorcycle Collide on Stewart Avenue

A vehicle driving southbound on the 600 block of Stewart Avenue collided with a motorcycle last night, according to the Ithaca Police Department. The collision occurred as the vehicle attempted to make a left turn into the loading dock area behind Noyes Community Center. The motorcyclist was traveling northbound toward University Avenue.