Police: Break-in suspect falls asleep in hallway

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Police say a Rhode Island man broke into an East Providence home and fell asleep on a hallway floor.

East Providence police said 29-year-old Jeremy Menard was found sleeping in the basement of the two-family home Friday morning and arrested.

Resident Carmine Balzano said his wife found Menard. Menard was arraigned on breaking and entering charges Friday. He was released and is due back in court in August. It was unclear whether he had hired a lawyer.

Balzano said Menard "would have never made it out of (his) house" if he has hurt his wife.

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