Man Arrested After Breaking Into Utah Church, Making Himself Chicken Nuggets

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Police arrested a Utah man for burglary Saturday after he broke into a church and cooked himself some chicken nuggets he found in the fridge, multiple reports say.

Officers charged Daniel Coleman, 49, with third-degree felony burglary charges after he broke into a meetinghouse belonging to The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints, local outlet KSLTV reported, citing the affidavit from the Provo Police Department.

“Because Coleman unlawfully entered a church building without a legitimate reason to be there, and because he admitted to taking food that wasn’t his from the church building, he has been arrested and booked under the following charge: burglary,” the arresting documents read, according to KUTV.

A witness saw Coleman enter the church after spotting him “wandering through the neighborhoods in the area, looking into cars and backyards,” according to the affidavit. (RELATED: Man Baptizes Himself While Allegedly Robbing Church)

When officers arrived at the church, they found Coleman rummaging through kitchen cabinets and putting a bag of chicken nuggets back into the refrigerator, KSLTV reported. Police also caught him taking “3-4 chicken nuggets from a microwave and … eating them,” according to the affidavit.

The man was taken into police custody without any issue, where he admitted to finding the chicken nuggets in the refrigerator and eating them.

The Daily Caller reached out to the Provo Police Department for a statement but did not hear back by the time of publication.