ACWORTH, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in Cherokee County say a man stole credit cards and IDs from eight cars before he fell asleep in one of them and was arrested.
The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office tells news outlets in a statement that 23-year-old Timothy Zacharie was arrested Tuesday after a deputy found him sleeping inside the parked car of a resident in an Acworth neighborhood.READ MORE: Wanted For Homicide, Florida Man Leads Deputies On Chase, Breaks Into Home Before Placed Under Arrest
The sheriff’s office says it had been contacted about someone stealing from vehicles and the deputy discovered Zacharie while searching the area. Investigators say he was found with cash and gift cards that also belong to residents.READ MORE: Florida Man, Family Torches His Impounded Vehicle To Destroy Evidence
Zacharie was charged with several offenses including burglary. It is unclear if he has a lawyer who could comment.MORE NEWS: Florida Man Faces Life In Prison For Forced Prostitution
The neighborhood is about 30 miles (48 kilometers) northwest of Atlanta.