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CAPE MAY, N.J. – A man is facing trespassing and burglary charges after police say they found him sleeping on a stranger’s couch days after breaking into another home.

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The Cape May Police Department said in a news release that Kevin T. Traughber was found sleeping on the couch inside an unoccupied residence. A friend of the homeowner found Traughber while checking on the property. In the news release, police said Traughber had gained access to the house through an unlocked door.

Police said that when officers arrested Traughber, they recognized him as the suspect in a recent burglary in Cape May where a man broke into a home on two separate occasions.

Officers shared photos from a home surveillance system to the Cape May Police Department’s Facebook page, allegedly showing the suspect targeting the same home on Nov. 9 and 10.

Police said in that case, the suspect used tools to break into the rear door of a home, returned hours later to the same house and entered with a key he had found inside earlier, WTXF reported.

The home’s surveillance system recorded the suspect going up to a camera inside the home and unplugging it, police said.

Burglary suspect arrested

Police identified the suspect as Kevin T. Traughber.

Police told The Press of Atlantic City that when Traughber was arrested, he was wearing the same clothes that he was wearing when he burglarized the other home.