ITHACA, N.Y.—The Ithaca Police Department responded to an intoxicated male damaging property on the 200 block of South Cayuga Street at approximately 2:24 a.m. on June 24.

A witness nearby described the suspect as a short Hispanic male in his 30s wearing a gray t-shirt and blue jeans with “salt and pepper” hair. The witness also said they observed the male hitting a white pick-up truck on the street before fleeing the area prior to the officers’ arrival.

On the scene, officers found numerous instances of property damage between the Commons and the 300 block of South Cayuga Street, including multiple damaged vehicles as well as a damaged apartment building door.

IPD is looking to identify the male responsible for the damages and asks anyone with information regarding the incident to contact the department at (607)330-0000 or

Zoë Freer-Hessler

Zoë Freer-Hessler is a general assignment reporter for the Ithaca Voice. She has covered a wide range of topics since joining the news organization in November 2021. She can be reached at