Cortlandville (WSYR-TV) - The Cortland County Sheriff’s Department says it arrested a McGraw man after a Cortlandville resident returned home to find him in their home.
Deputies say 25-year-old Ryan Russell burglarized the home on Clinton Street at about 10 a.m. on Thursday.
According to deputies, the homeowner noticed a suspicious vehicle in their driveway when they returned home.
The victim told deputies that Russell entered the home through a back window, but escaped when the homeowner tried to find him.
Russell's car was located a short distance away from the victim's home, according to deputies,
Russell was arrested for Burglary in the 2nd Degree, a class C felony and Criminal Mischief in the 4th Degree, a class A misdemeanor.
He was arraigned in the Town of Cortlandville Court and remanded on $3,500 cash/$7,000 bond.
Russell is due back in Cortlandville Court on Oct. 21.
Deputies say no one was injured during the incident and the resident is going through their home to see if any items are missing.