Man Breaks into House, Fries Bacon

3 years 10 months 3 weeks ago October 05, 2012 Oct 5, 2012 Friday, October 05 2012 Friday, October 05, 2012 2:08:00 PM CDT in News
By: Associated Press

CLAYTON, Mo. (AP) - A St. Louis County man who broke into a home and was caught frying bacon in the kitchen has been sentenced to seven years in prison.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the sentence was handed down Friday for 37-year-old Damon Petty of Ferguson. He pleaded guilty to first-degree burglary on Tuesday.

Authorities say a University City woman returned home in September 2011 and caught Petty making bacon in the kitchen. He has a long criminal record dating back several years.

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