A College Station man remains in the Brazos County Jail after authorities said he broke into his neighbor’s home and stole two guitars, a frozen chicken and ground beef.
According to College Station police, officers were called to a duplex on Antelope Lane around 9 p.m. Tuesday and found two men standing in the driveway. Their neighbor, Jeremy Daniel Eckert, 33, who had a bloody foot, was also there.
One man said he arrived home to find his front door locked, although he had left it unlocked, and inside a frozen chicken was lying on the floor and food containers were scattered about. He noticed another frozen chicken, ground beef and other meats were missing from the refrigerator. Two guitars that were hanging on the wall also were gone.
The two knocked on Eckert’s door, and behind him the neighbors said they saw the missing chicken. Officers noticed a broken fence picket in the victim’s backyard that was covered in blood.
Inside Eckert’s home, police said they found two guitars, ground beef and the frozen chicken in the foyer by the front door.
Eckert is charged with burglary of a habitation, a second-degree felony punishable by up to 20 years in prison. Bond is set at $10,000.