Naked Intruder Who Got High And Hid Under a Child's Bed Pleads Guilty, Gets 4 Years
A parolee who broke into a Westminster home and hid naked under a child's bed has been sentenced to four years in prison following a guilty plea in response to charges of burglary and street terrorism, reports City News Service.
At around 3:30 a.m. on September 25, 2010, then-23-year-old Edgar Antonio Lucha used a ladder taken from a shed to gain access to the home through a second-floor bedroom window. He went downstairs, removed his shoes, then located the bedroom of a 10-year-old boy. Lucha taped down the light switch, stripped off his clothes...and hid under the bed.
The child was not in the room at the time, thanks to fitful sleep earlier in the evening. The boy had gone into his father's room, and, eventually, the father went to his son's bed to try to get some winks in. The father felt something stir beneath him, and discovered Lucha.
A still-naked Lucha admitted he was under the influence of drugs, and tried to get his clothes on and escape. The homeowner called the police, but Lucha was not arrested until a few days later, at a Compton rehab facility.
At the time of the break-in, Lucha had been living at a sober living home just two doors down from the home he broke in to.