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Man accused of entering home of woman with domestic violence restraining order

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SCOTTS VALLEY, Calif. (KION) A man was arrested after he was accused of entering the home of a woman with a domestic violence restraining order against him and spending a "significant amount of time" in the home.

The woman called 911 at around 2 a.m. Thursday morning, saying she woke up and found him in her home. She said he left when she reported it.

Police said that within a minute of the call and while the woman was still on the phone, officers found the suspect. Police said he admitted that he entered the home and had a meth pipe with him.

During the investigation, officers said they found that he got into the home through an unlocked door and spent a "significant amount of time" in the home while the woman and her juvenile son were asleep. The woman said the suspect had not been to the home in more than two years.

He was arrested and charged with felony burglary, violation of a domestic violence restraining order and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Crime / Santa Cruz County / Top Stories

Avery Johnson

Avery Johnson is the Digital Content Director at KION News Channel 5/46.

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