GOLDEN, Colo. (CBS4) – Police in Golden arrested a man accused of breaking into a woman’s home and drawing a bath. The homeowner called police after waking up to find the lights on in her home, a pair of boots at the front door, and water in a bath tub.
Police responded to the home on Brown Squirrel Lane in the Stonebridge Subdivision. The woman was able to make it out of the home safety.READ MORE: Pediatrician Drawing Support For Push To Get Students Back In The Classroom
Officers entered the basement of the home and saw a naked man running from the scene carrying clothes. Police chased after the man and took him into custody.READ MORE: COVID In Colorado: Gov. Jared Polis Envisions A 'Very Close To Normal' Summer
The suspect was identified as Evan Robert Wanninger, 23, of Alabama. Investigators said Wanninger is suspected of stealing a box truck from New Mexico, which was found abandoned and wrecked on Lookout Mountain. The truck’s key was found on Wanninger’s property, according to police.
Officers searched the home on Brown Squirrel Lane and found Wanninger’s identification and a gun that did not belong to the residents. Police said surveillance video from nearby homes captured someone who appeared to be Wanninger trying to enter other homes.MORE NEWS: Aurora City Council Questions Panelists About Elijah McClain Independent Review
Wanninger was booked into the Jefferson County Jail on multiple charges including second degree burglary and theft.