Police arrest sleeping library thief
Atlantic, Iowa, police nabbed a napper who allegedly intended to steal from the city library, but got drowsy before making his getaway.
Police officer Shawna Becker said the alleged burglar sprayed the facility's fire extinguisher for no apparent reason, which set off the library fire alarm.
Becker said police found Anthony D. Gersema, 20, of Atlantic asleep in a library office chair shortly after 7 a.m. last Friday. She said maintenance workers called police after spotting Gersema sleeping.