News

Police: Brainerd burglary suspect fell asleep

Police: Brainerd burglary suspect fell asleep Click to Enlarge Photo:

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. 

Leave a Comment

Current Weather

For Central Minnesota

Temp: 67°F (19°C)

Dewpoint: 65

Wind: Calm N

Weather: Cloudy

Full Forecast | Live Radar

Community Calendar

Thu September 4, 2014

Know Your Neighbor...

Fri September 5, 2014

Graniteman 5K/10K...

Fri September 5, 2014

Graniteman...

Sat September 6, 2014

Graniteman...