Ohio Woman Broke Into Home, Pet The Family Dog, Washed Dishes & Left, Cops Say

Police say Cheyenne Ewing appeared “under the influence of narcotics.”

May 10, 2019

Photo by: Mug shot of Cheyenne Ewing [Vinton County Sheriff’s Office]

Mug shot of Cheyenne Ewing [Vinton County Sheriff’s Office]

By: Mike McPadden

HAMDEN, OH — Police say a woman broke into a family’s home on Monday, petted their dog for a while, washed some dishes in the kitchen sink, and then left.

Even though she didn’t steal anything, cops arrested Cheyenne Ewing and charged her with burglary. Officers also reported that Ewing initially gave them a fake name and appeared to be “under the influence of narcotics.”

The homeowner reportedly told police that no one there knew Ewing or invited her in, and that it appeared she snuck inside through a back door. A nearby neighbor said that Ewing had been knocking on doors along the street prior to the alleged break-in and was acting “very strange.”

Kevin Jordan, who lives next door to the home at which the alleged invasion occurred, told a reporter that he’s known Ewing for years, and added, “She didn't get mad or anything when they cuffed her up. I think that might have been the best thing to happen to her…. At least she’s a friendly burglar, you know?”

Deputies took Ewing to Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail. She’s due in court next Tuesday. A family member of Ewing's has reportedly expressed hope that this incident will lead Ewing to rehab for the help they think she needs.

Keep Reading

Next Up

Fugitive Bank Teller Ted Conrad Vanished With $215,000 50 Years Ago

Friends say Ted Conrad started dressing like Steve McQueen, driving an MG sports car, speaking French, and even, apparently, concocting his own version of Thomas Crown's epic Hollywood heist.

Man Returns Home To Find Stranger & Her Kids Living In His House

The woman and her children were wearing clothing that Kent Foster recognized as belonging to his wife and children.

Woman Busted For Stealing $1,600 Worth Of Girl Scout Cookies

Noel Hines, 31, is accused of taking a large delivery of Girl Scout cookies to sell for a local troop and failing to turn in the money.

Las Vegas Police Hunt Suspect Who Stole 14-Year-Old Boy's $40k/Month Cancer Meds

Surveillance footage captured a man with an orange in one hand and a soda can in the other walking up to Stacey Shavinsky's front door on Mill Canyon Drive.

Florida Cops Surprise 80-Year-Old Man With New Bike After His Old One Was Stolen

The officers were concerned about Robert, who is believed to be in his eighties, losing his ability to get around.

'School Of Rock' Star & Guitarist Joey Gaydos, Jr., Busted For Stealing Guitars

Gaydos, who is known for his role as lead guitarist, Zack Mooneyham, in the fictional school band fronted by Jack Black, has been hit with felony charges for larceny and grand theft.

Dominique Fowler Allegedly Doused Victim With Gas & Tried to Burn Down House

The U.S. Marshals ask for the public's help in tracking down this fugitive, on the run since 2017.

Video Alarm System Saves California Family From Terrifying Home Invasion

She heard the robbers call her husband's name — a situation that, under other circumstances, could have caused her to open the door.

Caught On Tape: Alleged Thief Unscrews Porch Lightbulb Wearing Only Women’s Underpants

After the video went online, cops say they identified the suspect, whose face and heavy tattoo work are clearly visible on camera.

Woman Allegedly Left $5,000 'Revenge Tip' At Restaurant On Her Boyfriend's Credit Card

Serina Wolfe allegedly paid the $55.37 check with Michael Crane's card — and added a $5,000 tip.