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Ithaca-Tompkins Specialized Response Team Find Illegal Handgun and Drugs in Latest Bust


On Thursday, April 6th around 9:45 in the morning, the Ithaca-Tompkins Specialized Response Team conducted a search warrant on a person near the intersection of Utica Street and Jay Street in the City of Ithaca.

Officers also conducted a search warrant at a residence located at the 900 block of N. Cayuga Street at the request of Ithaca Police Department Investigators. The search warrant was part of an ongoing investigation into illegal firearms and drug sales.

The search warrant was conducted by officers from the Ithaca Police Department and the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office.

As a result of the search warrant, officers arrested 23 year old Tiyon Q. Gunn of Ithaca and charged him with two counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd, and one count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd, both Felonies.

Gunn was arraigned in Ithaca City Court and then remanded to Tompkins County Jail on $25,000 bail / $50,000 bond.

The investigation is ongoing and officers ask if anyone has pertinent information to contact the Ithaca Police Department at 607-330-0000.

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