Homeless man found sleeping in DEA Jeep

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - A homeless man has been charged with breaking into a Jeep belonging to the federal Drug Enforcement Administration because he needed a place to sleep, police said.

James Harris, 46, also is suspected of stealing a battery from a van in what police said was an attempt to start the Jeep and drive it away.

He was charged with attempted theft, theft and two counts of vandalism.

Harris was arrested Monday after guards at a parking deck said they saw Harris entering a 1999 Jeep Cherokee that belongs to the DEA.

Harris said he'd been sleeping in the Jeep for a week, police reports show.

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