The crime: First-degree burglary.
The suspect: Russell Neff, age 23.
The circumstances: Neff broke into a home, took off his pants, and cooked a chicken pot pie.
What police found on arrival: “Neff sitting in a chair in the living room in nothing but his underwear, licking the remote control.”
What happened next: Neff was arrested.
How Neff felt, according to his lawyer: “absolutely oblivious” to what he had done and “enormously embarrassed.”
What happened in court: Neff pleaded guilty.
Neff’s sentence: Suspended. He entered a drug treatment program.
Quality of the chicken pot pie: Unknown.