Burglar caught red-handed: asleep

Burglar caught red-handed: asleep

CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH (WOIO) - On Thursday morning November 1st, 2012 at 4:00am, Cuyahoga Falls Police responded to 3132 Akron Peninsula Road in Cuyahoga Falls on a call of a burglary in progress.

The homeowner, Edward Grether  managed to get out of the house and call for help.

Grether reported that while asleep in bed, he was woken up by loud banging sounds.

Grether ran out of his front door after seeing the intruder coming through his kitchen door.

Police arrived at the residence to find the kitchen door window kicked in.

When the police entered the home, they found the burglar asleep in the homeowner's bed.

As officers attempted to arrest the suspect, the burglar awoke and began to fight with police, at which time an officer tased the suspect.

The suspect was then taken into custody and identified as 22-year-old Jacob S. Parker of Akron, Ohio.

Edward grether had no idea who the intruder was.  Police found a purse, keys and a cell phone in the vehicle the suspect drove to the home.

The car belonged to an adult female of Akron, who was later said to be the suspect's girlfriend, Nicole Matthew.

Cuyahoga Falls Police along with Akron Police ended up at Nicole Matthew's apartment in the Timber Top development in North Hill Akron to do a welfare check on her.

Police did find the 21-year-old in her apartment and she was unresponsive. She was found extremely intoxicated and she eventually woke up as she was being checked out by Cuyahoga Falls EMS.

Jacob S. Parker was charged with burglary, a fourth-degree felony as well as resisting arrest,  second-degree misdemeanor. Parker will be arraigned this morning at approximately 8:30am at the Stow Municipal Court.

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