NORWALK, Conn. -- Faced with the sight of a naked man at the top of the stairs of her grandmother's Norwalk house Monday morning, a 15-year-old girl asked him to leave. He did, but he tried to take her grandmother's television with him, police said.
Willie Hayes, 35, of Bridgeport was charged with larceny fifth degree, criminal possession of a firearm or electronics, use and possession of drug paraphernalia and disorderly conduct. Bond was $5,000.
Norwalk Police say Hayes also had a stun gun in his possession.
The girl came home to the Suncrest Road home at 9:15 a.m. Monday to find the rear door ajar. She closed it, and when she turned around she saw Hayes in the doorway of the upstairs bathroom, police say. Rather than leave, he "growled something" and walked into the bedroom, where she thought he was just getting dressed. But when there was a lot of noise she went upstairs to check, and found Hayes unplugging the television that was on the dresser, according to the police report. "Your mother owes me money," he said. She called police as he carried the television to his Toyota van.
Police say Hayes was carrying a cardboard box with a television bracket in it when they arrived. He was also carrying a shoe box containing the stun gun, officers said. During a pat-down they found the remote in one of his pants pockets.
Hayes said he had met a woman the night before and they had come back to the house to smoke drugs and have sex. She had promised him some money and said she had to cash a check first. When he woke up she was gone.
The homeowner's 56-year-old daughter arrived and confirmed that she had met Hayes at a bar and brought him back to have sex and do drugs in her mother's bedroom. But she said Hayes had threatened to punch her in the face that morning, and she had fled, leaving the back door partially open.
The van was a rental; it was rented May 31 and due back June 2. The rental company had sent a letter but hadn't seen any result yet. Police say they found a crack pipe on Hayes. The television was valued at $1,000.
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