DELEVAN — New York State Police based at the Machias barracks responded to a report of a possible burglary in progress on South Main Street in Delevan on Nov. 13.
Upon arrival, they located Jason Caplinger, 29, of Centerville, N.Y., inside the residence.
Caplinger was known to the resident, but had broken a window to gain entry, while she was not home.
Caplinger was arrested for criminal mischief, fourth degree. While being taken into custody, Caplinger was found to be in possession of marijuana and was also issued a ticket for unlawful possession of marijuana.
He will face the charges in the town of Yorkshire Court, at a later date.