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Richfield burglary suspect took food, 'made himself at home,' police say

Mug shot: Antonio Ramon Dorse
Posted at 4:36 PM, Dec 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-16 18:36:35-05

RICHFIELD, Utah — A man accused of burglarizing a Richfield residence "made himself a meal" and "made himself at home," according to police.

Police responded to the home shortly after 6 a.m. Monday after a woman reported a burglar was asleep on her couch. According to a probable cause statement, officers found 38-year-old Antonio Ramon Dorse sitting on the couch.

Dorse claimed the house was his and he had permission to be there, the statement says.

"[Dorse] had made entry into the residence during the night and had made himself at home by taking food items from the residence and making himself a meal. There was several food items on the table next to [Dorse]," a Richfield officer wrote in the statement.

According to police, Dorse had a used syringe in his back pocket.

Dorse faces felony charges of burglary of a dwelling and possession of a controlled substance. He also faces a misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.