Drunk Thief Falls Asleep in the Middle of Burglary

Cops find Russian man passed out in apartment owner's bed
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 4, 2012 6:08 PM CDT
Not a great idea if you're attempting to rob a house.   (Shutterstock)

(Newser) – Note to would-be thieves: You may not want to get drunk while breaking and entering. A man in Russia did just that, authorities say, and he was ultimately brought down by the bottle of vodka he found and drank while attempting to burglarize an apartment in Moscow. He ended up falling asleep in the inhabitant's bed, according to Russian news site Rianovosti, and that's where police found him when the owner returned home, saw the broken lock, and called the cops. Click for more—including other drunken crimes-gone-awry. (Read more weird crimes stories.)

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