MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A South St. Paul man came home to find a burglar asleep on his couch.
The Dakota County Attorney’s office says Jason William Burnett, 38, is charged with one count of second-degree burglary in connection to an incident on May 28.READ MORE: Violence Free Minnesota Finds Help For Domestic Abuse Survivors
The criminal complaint says the resident called police, who say Burnett seemed confused when he was interviewed, and he would only tell officers his first name.
Police say Burnett, from St. Paul, had three backpacks near him, and said two of them were his.READ MORE: Saint Paul Regional Water Services Is Well-Equipped To Handle Heat And Drought
One of his backpacks contained a laptop that had been in the upstairs of the residence. He was also wearing the watch of the man who called police.
Officers found a bag containing a controlled substance on Burnett, who also had taken a bite from a sandwich on the kitchen counter before laying down for a nap.MORE NEWS: What Health Information Can Employers Require From Their Workers?
He could face up to a decade in prison if convicted.