The residents of the home were out of town at the time of the incident.A Fort Wayne man was charged with burglary in Allen Superior Court related to an incident on June 6.
According to a probable cause affidavit, on June 6 a man and his son arrived at their residence and found a green Chevrolet Avalanche parked in their driveway. Francisco J. Martinez Sr. of the 400 block of Colerick Street walked around from behind the truck and the resident asked him what he was doing there. Martinez said he was doing a masonry survey. The resident said he hadn't asked for any masonry work. Martinez left in the truck, and the resident, who noticed his house had been broken into, called 911.
Police pulled over Martinez in the Avalanche, and an Xbox, iPad, lawn mower, hedge clippers and drill, all belonging to the resident, were allegedly found in the truck. According to the probable cause affidavit, during the interview with police Martinez admitted to breaking into the residence and stealing the items, as well as some jewelry.