Two Tompkins County Men Accused of Stabbing Dryden Man
Tompkins County Police have arrested two men in connection with a stabbing that occurred last week in the Town of Ithaca.
Last Thursday around 3:30 in the morning Tompkins County Sheriff's Deputies and officers with the Cayuga Heights Police Department responded to the 400 Block of Warren Road, for a report of a man that had been stabbed.
Police say the victim 27 year old Joshua DeJesus of Dryden had sustained multiple stab wounds from an assault. DeJesus was transported by ambulance to Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse where he was listed in stable condition.
After speaking with DeJesus who identified the suspects involved in the stabbing, Officers went to a home at 358 Warren Road where they found 25 year old Jonathan Smith also of Dryden and 23 year old Llord Leckey of Lansing, both men have been charged with a felony count of assault.
Police did not say what prompted the incident between the three men, both Smith and Leckey have been sent to the Tompkins County Jail, Smith in lieu of $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond, Leckey was held in lieu of $1,000 cash.
The investigation continues with additional charges pending.