A Niagara Falls man was arrested early Sunday for refusing to pay a $35 bar tab at Westby’s Pub and Eatery on Ward Road in Wheatfield, sheriff’s deputies said.

According to reports, Edward R. Eckerson, 49, told deputies he had no money to pay for the 10 bottles of beer he ordered. The 76th Street resident was charged with theft of services just after 1 a.m.

Bar personnel told deputies this was the second such incident involving Eckerson at the bar.