New Jersey Burglar Hid Under Bed for 3 Days to Charge His 4 Cell Phones: Cops

New Jersey Burglar Hid in Home for 3 Days, Charged His 4 Cell Phones
Jason Hubbard
Spotswood Police Department

07/23/2015 AT 10:55 AM EDT

Here's a story that gives a whole new meaning to the phrase "things that go bump in the night."

New Jersey police say Jason Hubbard lived under a bed in a Spotswood home for three days before the owner found him after he accidentally made noise, reports.

Hubbard allegedly sneaked into the residence while the owner was taking out the trash. Hubbard hid under the bed in the spare bedroom, where he proceeded to charge his four cell phones, police say.

For three days, he stayed there until the owner heard a noise in the room and went to investigate.

Upon finding Hubbard, the owner called police, who arrested him on charges of burglary, criminal trespass and theft of services (for stealing electrical current).

Hubbard, who was taken into custody in May, remained in the Middlesex County jail as of Wednesday, according to NBC News. The case just became public recently because Spotswood police release their arrest records only once every six months.

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