Burglary suspect found hiding in bedroom

September 9, 2009 6:15:39 AM PDT
Dover police say they found a burglary suspect hiding in a bedroom when they checked on a home after its alarm sounded.

Officers were called to the home in the 200 block of North Governors Avenue in Dover on Sunday night when the burglar alarm sounded and found a broken window and a pry bar.

Lt. Steve Getek says officers searched the home and found 52-year-old Elwood Fenwick of Dover hiding in a second-floor bedroom

Fenwick was charged with burglary, criminal mischief, attempted theft and possession of burglary tools.

Police say the homeowner was out of town at the time of the break-in.