“Overall, it’s increased reporting from everyone on campus,” Cornell University Police Chief David Honan told The Sun. Honan attributed some of the uptick in reporting numbers to increased data from campus security authorities, who are obligated to inform CUPD when violations or crimes occur.
At around 2:21 a.m., a suspect ran towards the victim while displaying a “‘large machete’ type knife” and demanding property. The Ithaca Police Department responded to the incident around the 100 block of Oak Avenue, and reported that the victim was not physically injured.
Cornell University Police and the Ithaca Police Department responded to alleged unlawful surveillance at Westbourne Apartments at 11:12 p.m. on Thursday. According to a crime alert, the victim said an unknown man recorded her with a cell phone through the window of her apartment located on 124 Westbourne Ln. The victim said the suspect is a “somewhat heavyset” white male who wore an orange T-shirt, according to the alert. The suspect was last observed going in the direction of Wyckoff Road. “There are no updates at this time,” Ithaca Police Officer Jamie Williamson, a spokesman, told The Sun on Monday.
Barkley allegedly fatally shot William Schumacher, 52, a Candor resident, in the Ithaca Walmart parking lot early Thursday before leading officers on a short chase and barricading himself in his home for more than five hours, Ithaca Police said.
The suspect fled for a quarter mile, Barber said, before turning into a driveway, exiting the vehicle with a “long gun” and firing at least one round in the direction of officers, who did not return fire and were uninjured.