Dixon, IL. (WQAD) — A Dixon guy is in jail after police say he terrorized a couple of Dixon, Illinois house owners after breaking into their residence, drinking their alcohol, and getting naked. June sixth, Dixon Police have been advised about an undesirable person at a house inside the two hundred blocks of South Dement Avenue. On the manner to the residence, officials warned that the burglar became bare and holding a fireplace poker.
The guy became recognized as Joel E. Gartman of Dixon, fifty-two.
Gartman was at once removed from the house, and research started.
According to police, Gartman broke in by tearing the screen and forcing open a window at the rear of the house. After getting into the house, Gartman unscrewed mild bulbs and took off his footwear. While inner, Gartman stole a minimum of three alcoholic beverages from the fridge and walked throughout the house consuming them.
One of the house’s residents changed into slumbering on a sofa on the first floor.
Gartman eliminated all of his garments and sat next to the napping owner while retaining a hearth poker.
The homeowner awoke, found out what was happening, and ran upstairs to wake the other resident. A quick time later, each owner came again downstairs and confronted Gartman, who become nonetheless in residence trying to hide.
Joel E. Gartman, age fifty-two, of Dixon, Illinois, turned into charged with residential burglary (magnificence one legal), criminal trespass to residence, (class 4 criminal), criminal harm to property, (magnificence a misdemeanor), robbery, (magnificence a misdemeanor) and a pair of counts of disorderly conduct, (magnificence c misdemeanor).