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Woman jailed on felony charge after breaking into Ithaca home, being detained by homeowner

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Police are investigating a burglary that took place in the 200 Block of Washington Street on June 30.


Police say Kaitlin Smith, 40, was chased around the neighborhood by the resident after a burglary in progress.

Police then took Smith into custody after they arrived on scene.

She was charged with felony burglary and arraigned in City Court. She was also jailed at the Tompkins County Jail.

The charges will be answered at a later date.