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Tompkins County man arrested on burglary charges in Ithaca

ITHACA, N.Y. (WETM) — A McLean man is facing multiple charges related to an Ithaca burglary.

Larry W. Stanton Jr., 34, was arrested on June 1 after police say they found stolen property in his possession.

According to the Ithaca Police Department, officers were called to the 100 block of College Avenue for a burglary that the caller believed just happened. The caller reported that their apartment had been ransacked and multiple valuable items were missing. The caller also told police that they saw a person standing in their driveway next to a gray minivan.

Police arrived at the scene at about 4:48 p.m. and found Stanton, who matched the description of the person seen in the driveway near the residence.

Police say that Stanton had stolen items and arrested him.

Officers then got a search warrant from the Ithaca City Court and searched Stanton’s vehicle. While searching, officers found more items that were stolen from the apartment.

Stanton was charged with second-degree burglary (a class C felony), third-degree grand larceny (a class D felony), third-degree criminal possession of stolen property (a class D felony), and fourth-degree grand larceny (a class E felony).

Stanton was arraigned in the Ithaca City Court and was taken to the Tompkins County Jail. He is being held without bail.

The investigation into this incident is ongoing, and anyone with information about it is asked to contact the Ithaca Police Department using one of the methods listed below. Those who would like to remain anonymous can do so.

  • Police Dispatch: 607-272-3245
  • Police Administration: 607-272-9973
  • Police Tip line: 607-330-0000
  • Anonymous Email Tip Address: www.cityofithaca.org/ipdtips

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