ITHACA, N.Y.—Ithaca police had a busy Friday, which included the arrest of one Ithaca man on charges relating to a “domestic incident,” according to police.

After responding to a residence in the 100 block of Chestnut Street the evening of July 15, Ithaca police stated that Daniel J. Platoni, 25, of Ithaca was arrested and charged with aggravated family offense, unlawful imprisonment and criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation. The first charge is a class E felony, the latter two are misdemeanors. He was arraigned and released on his own recognizance.

No details of the crime were made available by police.

Otherwise and separately, police arrested one man during a burglary attempt at the Salvation Army Store at 381 Elmira Road. An employee believed he heard someone in the store while he was opening up around 7:20 a.m. on July 15, and alerted police.

Upon arrival, police discovered Alexander Capalongo in the store and in possession of stolen materials. He was arrested and charged with third-degree burglary, then released on his own recognizance.

Matt Butler

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