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Man breaks into Celine Dion's house, raids fridge, tries to take a bath




In unwanted houseguest news, a man broke into Celine Dion's house in Quebec while she was away but didn't take anything. No, all he did was eat a snack and get ready to take a bath. He was a little surprised when the cops showed up, though.

Police say 36-year-old Daniel Bedard had jumped the fence Monday and tried to open a door to the house in Laval, near Montreal, but since it was locked, he took the keys and a garage door opener from one of Dion's husband Rene Angellil's cars and let himself in (the family spends most of its time in Palm Beach County when they're not working). The car wasn't even locked, so that part was easy.

"He opened the water faucets, was pouring a nice warmish bath (and) he even managed to eat some pastry that was in the fridge," police spokesman Franco Di Genova told the Canadian Press. All that cake he noshed on distratcted him so much, didn't seem to be expecting the K9 unit that was waiting for him.

"The suspect was coming down the big staircase and was asking: 'Hey, guys what are you doing here?'" Di Genova said. "So the officers replied: 'What are you doing here?' and they proceeded to put him under arrest." He was arraigned Tuesday on charges of breaking and entering, auto theft and property damage.

Police noted there were several stickers placed around the house, with times and the names of people on them, but they didn't look threatening. The Juice* suspects they were layaway tags for Bedard's pals.

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[Last modified: Wednesday, September 7, 2011 4:24pm]


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