Embarrassed burglar leaves $200, flees home with his AR-15
February 2, 2022
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The owners of a New Mexico home were doubly surprised over the weekend to find a burglar in their house with an AR-15, and then to have him apologize, give them money and leave embarrassed.
The man had slept, bathed, dined and had some beer at the home on the outskirts of Santa Fe before the owners returned and discovered him, according to a Santa Fe County Sheriff's Office police report cited by the Albuquerque Journal.
He had an AR-15 scoped rifle but didn't threaten them, or take any of their jewelry or other belongings.
Instead, he gave the homeowners $200 as "...