Police: Man breaks into occupied Spotswood home, camps out for 3 days, charges 4 phones

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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

SPOTSWOOD, NJ -- Police in New Jersey announced details late Tuesday of a bizarre burglary that took place in May.

Authorities say the suspect, Jason Hubbard, broke into a home on Ellenel Boulevard in Spotswood and camped out under the bed in a spare room for three days.

Just before 7 p.m. on May 10, police responded to a 911 for a report of an intruder in the house.

Upon arrival, officers came in contact with Hubbard in the home. Police subsequently placed him under arrest for criminal trespass.

Further investigation revealed that Hubbard entered the home through an open door three days prior, when the homeowner was taking out the garbage. After entering the house, he proceeded into the spare bedroom, where he stayed under the bed for three days. He also began charging his four cell phones utilizing an electric outlet under the bed.

Hubbard remained living under the bed in the spare bedroom until the homeowner heard a noise in the bedroom. When the homeowner looked under the bed, he found Hubbard and immediately called police.

At the conclusion of the investigation, Hubbard was also charged with burglary and theft of services (electric current). He was transported to Spotswood Police Headquarters, where he was processed.

He was then transported to Middlesex County Adult Corrections Center in lieu of $50,000.00 bail.