Caught on camera: Burglar in bed

RED HOUSE, W Va. (WSAZ) – A West Virginia man is facing burglary and destruction of property charges after he was found sleeping in a surprised homeowner’s bed.

Jeffrey Holbrook called deputies after he returned home and found his house ransacked.

Holbrook was recording video of the destruction when he made another discovery: a stranger asleep in his bed. He decided not to wake him.

“He was asleep. Why have a confrontation? I didn’t know if he was armed, if he would wake up and he would be armed. The police were coming,” Holbrook says.

When deputies arrived they found 39-year-old Stacy Foster still asleep. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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