St. Cloud Man Arrested For Allegedly Breaking Into Apartment As Renter Slept
ST. CLOUD - A St. Cloud man has been arrested for allegedly breaking into an apartment while the renter slept inside. Police say the incident happened just before 4:00 a.m. Saturday in the 300 block of 3rd Street South in St. Cloud.
A suspect had entered an occupied apartment by tearing a screen and entering an unlocked window. The suspect then removed several items, including electronics from inside the apartment. Through the investigation officers reviewed video surveillance that captured the suspect leaving the building. The suspect was determined to be an acquaintance of the 21 year old male victim and was identified. No one was hurt during the incident, and the suspect was not detected by the victim at the time of the incident.
At about 11:00 a.m. Saturday officers found and stopped the suspect in a traffic stop in the 1500 Block of East St. Germain. The suspect was taken into custody without incident. During a search of the vehicle several items allegedly taken in the burglary were recovered. The suspect that was arrested was identified as 25 year old Sahal Said Ahmed of St. Cloud.
Ahmed was taken to the Stearns County Jail where he was held for court on the charge of First Degree Burglary.