ITHACA, N.Y. — An Ithaca man is charged with burglary after a Collegetown residence reported a house being broken into early Monday morning.

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According to a news release by the Ithaca Police Department, the resident of a home on the 400 block of Eddy Street was woken up to the sound of breaking glass. The person called police and, a short time later, reported hearing a person inside the home.

Police said officers set up a perimeter and were able to catch the suspect, Nickolas Conklin, fleeing from the home not long afterward.

Conklin, 22, is charged with felony second-degree burglary.

Police said evidence from other burglaries were found after officials obtained a warrant for a vehicle parked near the scene and for Conklin’s home on Kelvin Place

Conklin was arraigned in Ithaca City Court and remanded to the Tompkins County Jail in lieu of posting $2,000 cash or $4,000 bond bail.

The case is still being investigated and additional charges are possible, officials said.

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Jolene Almendarez

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