Florida man breaks into someone’s garage, makes himself coffee

Raymond Eugene Furr, 51, faces charges of armed burglary, criminal mischief and petty theft of less than $300, according to Treasure Island police, after he broke into a garage and made himself coffee. [Pinellas County Sheriff's Office]
Raymond Eugene Furr, 51, faces charges of armed burglary, criminal mischief and petty theft of less than $300, according to Treasure Island police, after he broke into a garage and made himself coffee. [Pinellas County Sheriff's Office]
Published January 30
Updated January 30

TREASURE ISLAND — Police arrested a 51-year-old man on Sunday for making coffee — after breaking into a stranger’s garage.

Raymond Eugene Furr faces charges of armed burglary, criminal mischief and petty theft of less than $300, according to Treasure Island police.

A police report describes what happened: The homeowner on 124th Avenue returned home at about 7:16 p.m. on Sunday evening to find the door to his garage open and damaged.

The homeowner said he found Furr inside the garage. Furr had turned on the lights and was making himself coffee. Once discovered, Furr then ran away.

The report doesn’t say how police found Furr, but it does say he was arrested at about 8 p.m. It also said he had a pair of scissors in his first front pocket when officers arrested him. Furr was listed as a transient by police and his status in the county jail was unknown on Tuesday.

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