NEW CASTLE, Pa. — Police in Pennsylvania said officers found a couple asleep in a garage with the light on after a homeowner reported a burglary.
New Castle police said they found the couple early Saturday, shortly after the homeowner called them.
Police said the homeowner had gone downstairs and found a glass jar containing cash missing, some furniture moved and cabinets opened. She also found her safe on the back porch, her purse missing and her basement door forced open.
Police said they found the sleeping intruders after noticing the garage light was on.
Twenty-one-year-old Spencer Peak faces a preliminary hearing Sept. 1 on burglary and other charges. Online court records don’t list an attorney for him.
The woman found with Peak hasn’t been charged.
COUPLE EXCHANGE VOWS UNDERWATER
Kimberly Triolet and Jorge Rodriguez exchanged their wedding vows underwater beside a 9-foot statue of Jesus.
The Miami couple were wed beneath the waves Tuesday to help mark the 50th anniversary of the installation of the Christ of the Deep statue. The bronze sculpture is a subsea icon in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.
For the traditional wedding kiss, the bride and groom removed their scuba breathing mouthpieces.
The 9-foot-tall statue was submerged about 25 feet deep off of Key Largo Aug. 25, 1965. It became a symbol for Key Largo's John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, created in 1960 as America’s first underwater preserve.
The statue is a replica of the Italian “Christ of the Abyss” that was placed in a shallow bay near Portofino, Italy, in 1954.
THOUSANDS IN SPAIN PELT EACH OTHER WITH TOMATOES
BUNOL, Spain — More than 20,000 people have pelted each other in the street with tomatoes in this year’s “Tomatina” as the Spanish event celebrates its 70th birthday.
At the annual fiesta in the eastern town of Bunol on Wednesday, 175 tons of ripe tomatoes were offloaded from seven trucks into the crowd packing the streets for an hourlong battle.
The tomato fight leaves the participants and the town’s streets awash with red pulp. The town is hosed down minutes after the event ends at noon, while participants can use public showers.
The paid-entry event was inspired by a food fight between local children in 1945 in the tomato-producing region.
— Compiled from wire service reports