A Big Sandy man was arrested Tuesday morning by Henry County Sheriff’s Sgt. Brian Davis after he was found sleeping on a couch in a home he had broken into in Paris.
Daniel J. Russell, 29, 20 Lickcreek Road, apparently broke through the front door of the residence, which was locked, on Highway 69A east of Paris, according to an incident report by Davis.
When Davis arrived at the scene at 5:58 a.m., he found Russell covered up with a blanket on the couch, sweating and unaware of where he was.
After speaking briefly with Russell, Davis determined that he had been drinking and took him into custody. He was charged with aggravated criminal trespass, vandalism and public intoxication.
A vehicle belonging to Russell was later found in a ditch near the house he broke into.
Russell was given a bond of $5,000. He is scheduled to appear March 4 in Henry County General Sessions Court.
In unrelated incidents:
• A silver 2008 Dodge Avenger was reported stolen Tuesday from a residence at 1635 Hwy. 69A east of Paris.
A report by Sheriff’s Deputy Steven Scott indicates the vehicle was first noticed missing by its owner at about noon Monday.
The alleged victim also stated that his phone, keys, wallet and $2,000 cash were taken along with the vehicle.
• A woman from Owensboro, Ky., was arrested Wednesday morning in Paris by Sheriff’s Sgt. Wayne Fuqua and charged with vandalism and disorderly conduct.
An arrest report indicates Heather Lynn Russelburg, 30, was taken into custody at 7:24 a.m. at 515 Diggs Road.
Russelburg is set to appear March 4 in General Sessions Court. Her bond was set at $5,000.