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Intruder Ate the Coffee Cake

A burglar from Mokena helps himself to a Troy Township family's groceries and enjoys the Christmas lights before he's nabbed by Will County Sheriff's police.

A Mokena man who ran out of gas in the wee hours of Dec. 16 broke into a Troy Township family's home, helped himself to some groceries, turned on the Christmas tree, played with the family cat and watch a little TV, according to a SunTimesMedia story.

According to the Will County Sheriff's Department, Daniel F. Bailey, 32, Mokena, is charged with residential burglary, property damage, retail theft, battery and possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond is set at $75,000.  

The Troy Township family told police that they were asleep about 4 a.m. when they heard Bailey in the house. He told them he had run out of gas. Read the SunTimesMedia story for more details of Bailey's help-yourself burglary.

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Uncle Jesse December 20, 2012 at 02:02 PM
"Stop eating my sesame cake!"
Grace Hopper December 20, 2012 at 09:35 PM
Dude is lucky to be alive. I'd a shot first, questioned him later.
kate December 21, 2012 at 12:41 AM
he had actually just been shot at on friday around midnight. I had to get an order of protection from him and so after continuing to harass me and my parents and my boyfriend he went to an ex of mine and was banging on the front door at midnight and then the back, turned on his lights and was trying to break in when my friend showed up at the door with a gun and chased him away firing only one shot.
kate December 21, 2012 at 12:42 AM
so much more has been going on with him beyond what this article says, he was just shot at the night before.
Joan January 03, 2013 at 01:49 PM
So hot.

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