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Road Rage Leads to Assault and Criminal Mischief Charge


On Thursday, October 20th, the City of Cortland Police Department responded to a reported road rage incident at 224 Tompkins St. in the City of Cortland.

The report showed that the incident began on Church St. Port Watson St. when the victim honked her horn at another vehicle. The victim then pulled over their vehicle at 224 Tompkins St. to call the police when she was then attacked.

The victim sustained injuries and her glasses were broken as a result of the attack. When police arrived the suspect had already left the scene. Police were able to get a description of the vehicle and found it to be operated by Vanessa D. Hamilton of Freeville, NY.

Hamilton was eventually located by police in Dryden and was arrested. She was charged with Assault in the 3rd degree, and Criminal Mischief in the 4th degree, both misdemeanors. She was processed and then released with appearance tickets.

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