The Associated Press
SHEBOYGAN, Wis.- An 18-year-old man was charged with felony burglary and property damage after he returned to the site of an unauthorized party at a police officer's house when he forgot a pair of pants.
Eric D. Hening was caught at the home of Officer Timothy Patton when he returned the night after Patton's son threw a party that included underage alcohol consumption without his father's permission.
Authorities are investigating after a police-issued handgun, seven other firearms, ammunition, speed loaders, high-powered radios and several Sheboygan Police Department uniform shirts were taken during the party.
Hening has only been charged with theft of a shirt and misdemeanor counts of criminal damage to property and obstructing an officer.
A sheriff's department deputy found Hening wearing the inside-out police department shirt while he was hiding in the shower of an upstairs bathroom, a criminal complaint said.
Hening was also photographed wearing the shirt for his mug shot before officers realized he was wearing it, authorities said.
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Hening told police he returned because he needed to retrieve a pair of pants, the complaint said. Hening said he leaned a ladder against the locked home and entered a second-story window.