Ithaca Robbery Suspects Arrested
Three men have been arrested after robbery Thursday.
April 7, 2014
ITHACA (WENY) -- Police in Ithaca have charged three suspects that fled the scene of a drug deal gone bad.
Eric Benjamin, John Oliver and Cruz Colon are all charged with robbery and burglary in the First Degree. Ithaca police say on April 3 around 10:00PM the three suspects went to a home on East Spencer Street to buy marihuana. The owner says that was when the three broke in and robbed the home.
Officers recovered evidence from the scene as well as in the neighborhood, including some of the items that were stolen. Shortly after this incident occurred the three subjects were located by the New York State Police and the Tompkins County Sheriffs Department in the area of the Cayuga Medical Center.
All three subjects were arraigned in Ithaca City Court and taken to Tompkins County Jail.