Man Accused of Breaking Into St. Cloud Home and Asking for a Beer
ST. CLOUD -- A man is charged with felony burglary after allegedly breaking into a St. Cloud home and raiding the kitchen pantry.
According to the charging complaint, a man called police early Thursday to report a burglary. He said his wife woke him up shortly before 5:30 a.m. to alert him to a door slamming. The man said he went to the kitchen where he found a shirtless man.
The burglar then asked the homeowner for a beer which the homeowner gave him. The suspect then left the house.
Court records show a jacket was left behind with I.D. cards for 31-year-old Phan Xiong in the pocket.
The homeowner told police that food was eaten and car keys to a Volkswagon and a Honda were missing.
Later that morning police responded to a complaint of someone tampering with a vehicle. Officers arrived to find Xiong rummaging through a vehicle and Volkswagon keys belonging to the burglary victim.
Xiong is charged with 1st-degree burglary of an occupied dwelling.
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