Posted: Jun 19, 2012 8:30 PM by Jamie Leary - MTN News
Updated: Jun 20, 2012 7:35 AM
BUTTE - David Snipes of Butte has been arrested after he reportedly broke into a house and fell asleep in a closet.
Snipes, 47, was staying at a home on Porphyry while he was helping the owner remodel, police said.
The owner fired Snipes when items from his home started to disappear and the owner filed a police report.
Officers drove by the home Monday and discovered that a window had been forced open.
Snipes' wallet was reportedly sitting on the window ledge.
Upon further investigation, officers found Snipes intoxicated and sleeping in a closet in the home.
Snipes is charged with criminal trespass, a misdemeanor.
An investigation regarding theft from the home is underway.