10 Mar '11, 5am

Man breaks into house, then calls police when homeowner startles him by coming home

Man breaks into house, then calls police when homeowner startles him by coming home

Timothy James Chapek, 24, broke into a suburban Portland home around 7pm on Monday (Mar 7), and started to take a shower. According to The Daily, Chapek called 911 on himself when he heard the owners came home while still in the shower. He told the 911 dispatcher: "I just broke into a house and owners came home. I think they have guns." The dispatcher, obviously confused, replied: "Wait, you broke into the house?" According to the homeowner, Chapek lived in the woods and he had apparently broke into her house to take a shower. Chapek was charged with criminal trespassing, not burglary. Chapek was released on US$2,500 bail. A STOMPer who read the article said: "This guy must be one of the stupidest burglars ever. "He had the guts to break-in and enter a stranger's home. Yet, he's afraid of being caught. "If he had wanted a free shower, he could have just asked, although I d...

Full article: http://singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg/stomp/sgseen/this_urban...

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