ITHACA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Around 12:50 a.m. Wednesday, July 10th, Ithaca Police Officers responded to a residence the 100 block of Stewart Avenue following a 911 call reporting a burglary in progress. When officers arrived they say a suspect was attempting to unlawfully enter another home nearby.

The suspect was safely taken into custody without incident.

The suspect is identified as 50-year-old Ithaca resident Angel Arce. He has been charged with Attempted Burglary in the Second Degree, a class D felony, and Criminal Trespass in the Third Degree, a class B misdemeanor.

Arce is currently awaiting arraignment on these charges.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Ithaca Police Department:

Police Dispatch: 607-272-3245
Police Administration: 607-272-9973
Police Tipline: 607-330-0000
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