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Florida man arrested for staging burglary to skip work
A Florida man is facing charges for staging a burglary so he could avoid going to work.
Caller: "My door's wide open, my windows to my son's bedroom are wide open. My TVs in there on the ground."
But deputies say there was never a crime committed.
They say Dwayne Yeager pulled into his driveway, went into a bedroom and opened a window.
He then called 911 and paced outside his house to wait for deputies. But deputies say video surveillance proves the 31-year-old staged the break-in.
After he realized he was busted he told deputies he didn't want to go to work and his wife wasn't taking no for an answer. His neighbors who were awoken that morning by deputies are not happy.
"He asked me about the robbery. And he said make sure you check your windows, make sure your kids are safe and I was like, oh my gosh, you know...That's just absolutely ridiculous. I mean, who would do that? That's just absurd."
Yeager is now facing charges of providing false information to law enforcement.