A Fairfield man said he was leaving a house he thought was a friend’s home — but the homeowner said he didn’t know the man, according to a police report.
Thomas P. Aragon, 33, of Fairfield, was arrested on suspicion of burglary, a fourth-degree felony, on May 26 after he left a house in the 1000 block of Oberlin Drive a half-hour earlier.
A Fairfield police officer said Aragon was “highly intoxicated and unaware of his whereabouts” when he found him, according to the report.
When asked whose house he had been in, Aragon said he “believed he had been in his friend’s house, however, when confronted by the homeowner he realized it was not,” according to the report.
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The homeowner identified Aragon as the man who was in his house. Police said the homeowner’s garage door was left open, which is how Aragon entered the home.
A preliminary hearing scheduled for June 5 was continued until June 14, according to Fairfield Municipal Court records.
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