Westmoreland County man charged after breaking into home, sleeping on couch – WPXI

LOWER BURRELL, Pa. — A Lower Burrell man is facing charges after police said he illegally entered a home and fell asleep on the couch before stealing a pair of shoes.

Nicholas Sabo, 19, was charged with felony criminal trespass, misdemeanor loitering and prowling and summary public drunkenness after the incident around 3 a.m. Aug. 29 in the 100 block of Alder Street, Lower Burrell.

Police said the resident woke up to get ready for work and found Sabo sleeping on his couch. The resident said he did not know who the man was and called police, before the man woke up, went outside to the resident’s vehicle and sat in the passenger seat.

According to the criminal complaint, Sabo would not get out of the vehicle and police had to go in and get him out. He was found to be highly intoxicated and told police he was looking for his friend’s house.

The complaint added that the door to the home and the vehicle were both unlocked, and the front of the home is surrounded by a fence and has an entry gate.

He was arrested and taken to the New Kensington police station lockup, where it was found he was wearing a pair of tennis shoes that had been taken from the home.

Unsecured bail was set at $75,000, and Sabo was released. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Oct. 5.

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