Aug 26, 2011 at 9:38 am
BRAINERD, Minn. (AP) - Brainerd police say a burglary suspect may have been sleeping on the job.
Officers got a call around 11 a.m. Wednesday about a burglary. The person who reported the crime told police a man was asleep or passed out in the home.
Police say a 29-year-old man was found asleep on the floor. Police allege he broke a window to get in the house and was trying to steal copper pipes.
The house is being renovated and no one was home.
KSAX-TV reports (http://bit.ly/oXNuTq ) the man is in the Crow Wing County Jail awaiting charges.
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