Man arrested for breaking into EZ Food Mart, Nick's Pizzeria

By Erika Mahoney

April 13, 2013 Updated Apr 15, 2013 at 10:46 AM EDT

Town of Union, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A man is arrested for breaking into EZ Food Mart and Nick's Pizzeria in Endicott and stealing cash.

Endicott Police arrested Alfred R. Wheeler III, 42, of 307 June St., for breaking into the EZ Food Mart at 2000 E. Main Street in Endicott. Police say he broke out a window, entered the store and stole cash and cigarettes.

During a search of his home, officers found out that he had also broken into Nick's Pizzeria at 117 E. Main St. in Endicott on March 31. Police say he broke out a window, entered the restaurant and stole cash from the register.

Police also suspect Wheeler of committing other burglaries in the village of Endicott and the town of Union during the past several months.

Wheeler is being charged with two counts of burglary in the third degree.

Other charges are pending.

Wheeler was arraigned in Village of Endicott Court and taken to Broome County Jail without bail.