ITHACA, N.Y. (WETM) — One man was arrested after the Ithaca Police Department responded to a burglary early Sunday morning.

According to the Ithaca Police Department, Asa Car, 24, was arrested on a burglary charge after police found him in a West State Street business that was reportedly being broken into.

Officers arrived at the 500 block of West State Street at about 3:45 a.m. on Oct. 22 after receiving a call about someone breaking into the business. The officers located a damaged backdoor and entered the building, where they found and arrested Carr.

Carr was charged with second-degree burglary. He is currently being held while he awaits his first court appearance.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Ithaca Police Department via one of the methods below:

  • Police dispatch: 607-272-3245
  • Police administration: 607-272-9973
  • Police tip line: 607-330-0000
  • Anonymous email tip address: