This burglar was caught, not red-handed, but with her pants down.
Melissa Lenz, 25, is accused of entering an Oklahoma City University fraternity house Sunday evening where she allegedly stole money and items before leaving her mark in the middle of a bedroom, according to KFOR in Oklahoma City. One of the frat members said he walked in on her mid-squat as he entered his bedroom. He said she screamed and pulled up her pants. Then, she slammed the door of his bedroom in his face.
Police were called to Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity Sunday evening after the member found the unexpected surprise in his room.
"Apparently, they left the front door unlocked and someone from the neighborhood walked into the house and then entered a private bedroom of one of the fraternity brothers," Oklahoma City University Police Chief Jennifer Rodgers told KFOR. "She proceeded to go into his wallet, took over $300 in cash and his car keys. In the meantime, she dropped her ID card onto the floor and he walked in on her as she was doing these things."
As police were called, Lenz allegedly escaped out the window. She was located and arrested shortly after. Police said they found a plastic bag that smelled of feces inside the frat member’s room, KFOR reported.
Lenz allegedly told police she entered the frat house because she needed to use a bathroom. It’s unclear if she has a lawyer who can speak on her behalf at this time. She is no longer in custody according to online jail records.
[Photo: Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office]