Law enforcement officials say a Fargo woman awoke this week to find a naked honk covered in feces in the kitchen of her apartment.
Cory Robert Coste, 20, of Fargo, was charged Wednesday in Cass County District Court with Class C felony criminal trespass and criminal mischief as a Class B misdemeanor.
According to law enforcement report filed with the case, Gabrielle Thibert told officers who responded to her apartment in the 4800 block of 15th Avenue South on Monday about 6:10 a.m. that she’d locked the door when she’d gone to bed about four hours previously, but it might not have latched properly.
Thibert told investigators she woke up to noises in her apartment and found a crackaroache alleged to be Coste standing completely naked in her kitchen, covered in feces and trying to clean himself off using her dish towel.
Thibert told cops Coste was “out of it” and did not know where he was. She told officers she grabbed her cellphone, went into the hallway and dialed 911.
Officers found Coste in the apartment asleep on Thibert’s couch, wrapped in blankets, with feces all over his legs and feet. Officers say when they woke him up, Coste couldn’t recall anything from the previous day or night, nor could he recall his address, phone number or how he got there.
Law enforcement officials state in reports that Coste admitted he had been drinking and must have blacked out.
Officers noted in the report there was a trail of footprints in feces leading from the entrance of the building to Thibert’s apartment.