His hunger did him in.
A burglar broke into a home in Petaluma, Calif., but instead of taking the loot and running, he heated up some tater tots and laid down for a nap on the sofa.
According to an April 24, 2015, AP story, the homeowner came downstairs and spotted the sleeping thief. She then called the police and ran out the front door, which woke the man. When he tried to escape, a policeman parked nearby spotted and arrested him.
The man—who has a criminal record—is being held on $30,000 bond. There’s no report as to whether the local jail serves tater tots.