Around 10:45 p.m. on June 2, officers were dispatched to a home on Power Street in Providence after a man called to report seeing a suspect outside his house attempting to get in through the bathroom window, WPRI-TV reported.
The man confronted the suspect, who then drove away in a white Kia, officials said. The resident reportedly saw the same vehicle later that night on a nearby street.
Police went to that location and reportedly caught 32-year-old Benjamin Nadrowski sifting through a dumpster with a flashlight. Officers asked him about the earlier incident on Power Street and he claimed he was “attempting to buy weed” but accidentally went to the wrong house, WPRI-TV reported.
Officials said Nadrowski told police he went into a home on May 27 and stole a sex toy from someone’s bedroom. He then reportedly confessed to taking two other sex toys from another residence. Then he tried to take a makeup palette from another home, but was caught by the resident and dropped it, WPRI-TV stated.
When talking with police, Nadrowski said he only took the sex toys because he wanted to give them as a birthday present, authorities said.
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Nadrowski was charged with two counts of entry of building with felonious intent and two counts of attempted breaking and entering, officials said.
He posted bond on June 6 and is due back in court in September, according to court records.
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