PLACERVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Police say a would-be burglar was sidetracked by snacks and naptime Thursday afternoon, heating up some Tater Tots and then taking a snooze on the sofa of the house he broke into.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports a homeowner in Petaluma went downstairs to find the 44-year-old man sleeping on her sofa. The woman ran to her bedroom, called police and then ran out the front door while the man tried to flee through the back door of the house.
Officers parked on the next street picked him up, Tasing him twice before they were able to get him into the back of the cruiser.
The Placerville man is being held on a $30,000 bail, and has a criminal history including arrests for drug and weapons possession.