Ithaca burglary suspect caught with stolen items

Angel Arce

Ithaca Police responded to a burglary in progress after the victim said he encountered the suspect at his home at the 300 block of Pleasant Street around 5:58 am Tuesday morning.

Officers responded to the house and were able to quickly make an arrest based on the victim's description. The victim told police he was awakened by the noises created during the burglary.

48-year-old Angel Arce, of Ithaca, is charged with burglary, criminal possession of stolen property, and criminal mischief.

Police say they found the victim's belongings in Arce's pockets while they were booking him in jail.

Arce is in jail awaiting arraignment.