(The facts for the following crime and sentencing summary come from this report and this report from the The Daily Times of Salisbury.)

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.