Awakened by a noise at 4:30 a.m., a Berkeley, California, resident flipped on the lights to discover a strange man in his bedroom, police told The Daily Californian.
But what happened next in the June 27 incident was even stranger.
The man claimed to be looking for a different address, then offered to sell the resident cocaine, police told KRON.
When the intruder produced a baggie of white powder, the resident told him to leave and he departed, officers told The Mercury News.
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A short time later, officers arrested Jahcoby Dillon Adams-Mabin, 24, of Berkeley on suspicion of burglary, threatening violence to a police officer, felony battery on emergency personnel and possession of a controlled substance, reported Berkeley police.
Officers found Adams-Mabin a short distance away about 45 minutes after the break-in, according to The Mercury News. When police began to search him, Adams-Mabin tried to escape and was tackled by officers, the publication reported.
Police found more than a half-ounce of cocaine on Adams-Mabin, who was treated at the scene for a scrape to his forehead, reported The San Francisco Chronicle. An officer was treated at a hospital for a cut to the forehead.