The Associated Press
BELLEVUE, Wash.- Police in a Seattle suburb didn't have to go far to arrest a man for investigation of car burglary - he was found sleeping in a special weapons and tactics van.
Officer Greg Grannis said a municipal worker reported someone breaking into cars, including his own, shortly before midnight Monday.
Officers quickly found burglarized cars, but couldn't determine who might be responsible — until about 4:50 a.m., when two SWAT team members came to the police vehicle maintenance yard to get their van and found a 25-year-old transient asleep in the back, Grannis said.
The man, whose his last known home address was in Louisiana, was booked into the King County jail for investigation of burglary.
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No damage or loss estimate was released, but Grannis said none of the burglarized police vehicles had weapons in them.