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Kapahulu woman finds alleged burglar sleeping in her home

By Star-Advertiser staff

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LAST UPDATED: 08:02 a.m. HST, Sep 14, 2013



Police arrested and charged a 23-year-old man with burglary after he was caught sleeping in the residence he had allegedly burglarized.

Police said a female occupant of the Kapahulu residence returned home early Thursday morning to find the suspect, Mathew Taufasau, asleep in the residence. She alerted two other people, a man and a woman. The man then confronted the Taufasau, causing Taufasau to flee the scene.

After the suspect left, the second woman realized that property from the home was missing.

The victims saw the suspect near the residence a short time later and called police. The man who had earlier confronted the suspect gave chase and was able to detain the suspect until police arrived.

Taufasau was charged today with first-degree burglary. His bail was set at $15,000.







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SteveToo wrote:
Why not call the cops while he was still sleeping????
on September 14,2013 | 09:38AM
allie wrote:
west side dude needs a nap
on September 14,2013 | 10:05AM
cojef wrote:
Like cats they need their sleep, that is cat burglar.
on September 14,2013 | 10:29AM
ceria wrote:
How about "cat nap" burglar! {dis one dum bugga)
on September 14,2013 | 10:36AM
HAJAA1 wrote:
Nothing new. Always find these pathetic losers town side. They can't even be good at crime lol Now THAT's pathetic.
on September 14,2013 | 12:42PM
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