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No soup for you! Suspected burglar caught making dinner inside Gig Harbor home

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GIG HARBOR, Wash. -

A Gig Harbor homeowner found quite the surprise inside their kitchen Friday. 

A burglar was dust sitting down to dinner at the Goldman Drive residence when the man who lived there returned home from work. 

The 32-year-old made a run for the garage, abandoning his bowl of chicken noodle soup and bottle of whiskey on the counter. 

Pierce County Sheriff's Office says that the homeowner found the suspected burglar hiding inside his classic car, and asked who he was. 

"Who the hell are you?" replied the suspected burglar before taking off down the street. 

Deputies arrived with a K-9, who managed to find the suspect hiding in a nearby wooded area. 

Deputies say they found a bag of meth and pipe on the suspect, and discovered his jacket and backpack inside the homeowner's classic car. A sliding glass door had been pried open and the homeowner's handgun was missing. 

The suspected burglar claimed he was "just sleeping there" and was high on methamphetamine. 

The man is charged with first-degree burglary, theft of a firearm, second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm, and unlawful possession of a controlled substance. 

He pleaded not guilty and is being held on $75,000 bail. 

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