Home invader found sleeping in Ann Arbor home

Published On: Nov 23 2012 06:42:03 PM EST
Updated On: Nov 23 2012 09:19:10 PM EST

A 36-year-old burglary was arrested after he was found sleeping inside an Ann Arbor home on Thursday.

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -

A 36-year-old man was arrested after he broke into an Ann Arbor home and was found sleeping on Thursday.

The man used a fire escape to gain access to the house on Catherine Street.

Once inside, he made himself right at home.

"He was going into the freezer because people store alcohol there. He had moved some of the bottles from one room to another," said Nathaniel Skinner.

Skinner lives in the home with his roommates. They're all grad students at the University of Michigan.

He came home to a mess on Thanksgiving night.

"I came in here and there was two guitars and a laptop and some chicken," Skinner said.

Up stairs all of the bedrooms had been ransacked.

"I first thought Nathan and his friends were playing a prank," said roommate Julian Relch.

"We got a bat and came back down stairs, called the cops. The cops got here but, you know we had been here for two hours at this point watching Karate Kid," said Skinner.

Police were inside the home taking a report when Skinner says he heard a strange noise coming from a closet.

"I had poked my head into the one room next to the one they were currently inspecting and heard something like a bulldog trying to fall asleep or something like that. I was praying that's what it was," said Skinner.

Police opened up the closet and inside they found a sleeping man.

The Thanksgiving thief, full from all of the food and booze had decided to take a nap. 

"Freaks me out. We were kind of going on with the what ifs," said Relch.

Police arrested the man and gave him a new bed in jail.

Comments

The views expressed below are not those of Click On Detroit, WDIV, or its affiliated companies. By clicking on "Post," you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and your comment is in compliance with such terms. Readers, please help keep this discussion respectful and on topic by flagging comments that are offensive or inappropriate (hover over the commenter's name and you'll see the flag option appear on right side of that line). And remember, respect goes both ways: Tolerance of others' opinions is important in a free discourse. If you're easily offended by strong opinions, you might skip reading comments entirely.

blog comments powered by Disqus