EPISODE 1: Man breaks into home, watches TV, drives car. EPISODE 2: Woman takes kneeling woman's cash in Church
CINCINNATI – Police said a man broke into a Cincinnati home and proceeded to stay there for a week, watching television and sleeping in the master bedroom while the family was on vacation. The Hamilton County Sheriff's Department arrested 19-year-old Nicholas Truesdell on Friday and charged him with burglary and unauthorized use of a vehicle.An affadavit said he broke into the four-bedroom home through a rear window on June 16. Authorities said he also used the computer and drove the family's 2007 Nissan Altima around for more than 48 hours.Truesdell was arraigned on Saturday. No contact information could be found for his attorney, Terrence McNamara.and
WESTBURY, N.Y. – Nassau County police said a congregant at a Long Island church disregarded at least one of its commandments: Thou shalt not steal. Police said the 46-year-old woman reached over a pew and took cash from a purse while its owner knelt Sunday at Our Lady of Hope Roman Catholic Church in Westbury. Police said an usher saw the theft, and officers stopped the woman as she left the church.Police said they determined the same woman stole cash from another worshipper's purse while that victim took communion May 10. The woman has been released on an appearance ticket after being arrested on petit larceny charges. She faces up to a year in jail if convicted.A telephone message left at the church wasn't immediately returned. The woman's phone rang unanswered.