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Pay Stub Left Behind Leads to Arrest of Suspected Burglar

By Kamika Dunlap on November 17, 2009 12:58 PM

Burglary 101: Don't leave your unemployment check stub behind.

A burglar was caught in the act by a resident who dropped his personal planner with the unemployment pay stub bearing his name and home address, the Union Leader reports.

Residents heard a noise coming from the front bedroom and thought it was a cat. But when they entered the room, they caught a man hiding behind a bedroom door.

The homeowners tried to detain the suspect, but the suspect fled through a back window.

The male resident told police the burglar was spotted in his daughter's bedroom.

Police said a daily planner belonging to Michael Noyer was found outside the window on the front porch. The words "Teamwork" in bold lettering and the phrase, "together we achieve the extraordinary" were emblazoned on the front it. Inside the planner was a state unemployment pay stub.

Officers then went to the address and found Noyers, 45, riding a bike. The suspect jumped off the bike and ran inside a building, according to court papers.

Police forced the door open to find Noyer allegedly trying to hide prescription containers in a hole in the wall.

He also had a small ceramic bear which the residents identified belonged to their daughter.

Noyer was arraigned today on burglary, possession of a narcotic, oxycodone, being a felon in possession of a dangerous weapon, falsifying physical evidence and resisting arrest.

Bail was set at $10,000 cash/surety on the felonies and $1,000 personal recognizance on the misdemeanors. He'll probably need a new personal planner to pencil in his eventual trial date.

Noyer also was charged in August with burglarizing the home of Hillsborough County Commissioner Toni Pappas.

Looks like Noyers' alleged burglary was anything but extraordinary.

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