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      Deputies: Burglary suspect snoozing in home when caught

      PORTLAND, Ore. - Washington County Sheriff's Deputies made an easy burglary arrest last Friday when they found a suspect asleep in the kitchen of a home.


      Deputies said they got a call about a burglary just before 5 a.m. from a home in the Rock Creek area and arrived to find Cristian Villarreal-Castillo, 20, asleep on the kitchen floor of a home on NW Shadow Lane.


      The home had been ransacked and deputies said items they found in Villarreal-Castillo's possession connected him to another burglary that took place a few hours before he was arrested.


      Electronics found in Villarreal-Castillo's pants may have been taken from unlocked vehicles, deputies added.


      Deputies said Villarreal-Castillo apparently got into the homes through unlocked doors and they wanted to remind residents to keep their homes secure.


      They said it appears Villarreal-Castillo dozed off while burglarizing the home.


      Villarreal-Castillo was taken to the Washington County Jail and charged with two counts of burglary, attempted theft, trespassing, and criminal mischief. Bail is set at $100,000.


      He may face more charges as the investigation goes on, deputies said.

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