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Phoenix residents awaken to find intruder cooking tortillas

Jerry Christopher Drane (Phoenix 4th Avenue Jail)

Jerry Christopher Drane (Phoenix 4th Avenue Jail)

PHOENIX — Authorities say a man is accused of breaking into a Phoenix apartment and helping himself to tortillas and soup.

Court documents show that 31-year-old Jerry Christopher Drane was arrested March 1 on suspicion of criminal trespassing.

According to charging documents, a female occupant smelled something burning. She found Drane in the kitchen cooking tortillas on top of a stove burner.

She yelled for her roommate and both women demanded Drane to leave.

They told police Drane then went onto the balcony and began eating a can of soup.

Responding officers say he showed signs of being intoxicated and was subsequently arrested.

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