Ithaca, N.Y. — Three teenagers face felony charges after they were found in a stolen vehicle Monday night, according to the Ithaca Police Department.

At around 7 p.m. yesterday, IPD responded to Clinton Street and Prospect Street for a report of a stolen vehicle.

Officers found the car parked on the 400 block of Hillview Place and confirmed it had been stolen.

The three teens — ages 13, 14 and 14 — were taken into custody without incident. They now face charges of grand larceny, criminal possession of a stolen weapon and unlawful possession of a weapon.

Two of the juveniles were released to the custody of parents, and their actions are being referred to the Tompkins County Family Court. The third juvenile was transported to a regional detention facility.

The vehicle was returned to its owner.


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Jeff Stein

Jeff Stein is the founder and former editor of the Ithaca Voice.