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Armed home invasion takes a bizarre turn when suspect reportedly raids fridge, draws a bath, and sleeps over — then pays for the damage

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Authorities say that an armed home invasion suspect broke into a Santa Fe, New Mexico, residence this weekend for a sleepover while the homeowners were out of town, the Albuquerque Journal reported.

What are the details?

The suspect, identified by police as 34-year-old Teral Christesson, reportedly broke a window to gain entry to the home, ate the homeowners' shrimp, drank their beer, took a bath, and slept in a bed.

The unnamed homeowners discovered Christesson in a back room of the home with a duffel bag and an AR-15 scoped rifle next to him.

Christesson, according to the report, was very embarrassed and apologetic over the break-in and was said to have left the homeowners $200 to pay for the broken window's repair.

One of the homeowners said that Christesson was "extremely embarrassed and apologetic about the situation" and said that he was just looking for a place to stay.

Christesson also reportedly told the homeowners that "his family was killed in east Texas" and that he was "running from somebody."

Christesson was then said to have left the home, walking through a nearby ditch.

What happened then?

A day later, police arrested Christesson after he reportedly attempted to carjack a woman outside an area restaurant.

Santa Fe Police said that an armed Christesson approached a woman outside the restaurant and held her at gunpoint while attempting to steal her vehicle from the drive-through lane.

The woman, however, refused and began honking her horn, driving Christesson away from the area.

Police later discovered him walking down a local street and took him into custody without incident.

Christesson reportedly told authorities that he broke into the home after being "caught in a blizzard" on Sunday.

Christesson was booked into the Santa Fe County jail on charges of aggravated burglary, larceny, and criminal damage to property, according to the Santa Fe New Mexican.

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