Police: Man Wakes to Find Stranger Sleeping Next to Him

Twenty-six-year-old Tyler Sullivan was arrested for criminal trespassing after the incident in Clinton, Connecticut.

A man woke up in the middle of the night to find a stranger sleeping next to him overnight into Saturday in Clinton, Connecticut, police said.

Police arrested Tyler Sullivan, 26, of the Higganum section of Haddam, on charges including criminal trespassing.

At 1:35 a.m., a man in a home on the 100 block of East Main Street heard the front door open and thought that it was his wife. He rolled over expecting it to be her, but instead saw an intruder he didn't know sleeping next to him. When the stranger wouldn't leave at the resident's request, the man called 911.

Sullivan was still in the man's bedroom when police arrived and was very drunk, according to police. He later told police that he forgot what happened and "thought he was at his mother's apartment in the same complex, police said in a news release.

Police charged Sullivan with first-degree criminal trespass and disorderly conduct and took him in a police cruiser to the station for processing. He was released on a $1,000 surety bond and is scheduled to appear in Middlesex Superior Court in Middletown on Nov. 4.

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