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Mentor Man Faces Theft, Attempted Burglary Charges After Neighbors Recognize Him

Neighbors recognized Joshua Jaworski trying to break into a home on Faye Lane, Mentor Police Lt. Tim Allen said

A Mentor man faces attempted burglary and theft charges after neighbors recognized him trying to break into a home Friday morning on Faye Lane, Mentor Police Lt. Tim Allen said.

The burglar -- who is thought to be 21-year-old Joshua Jaworski -- tried to pry open a rear window of the house. However, he was unsuccessful and ultimately gave up without getting inside.

Some neighbors called police about the burglary. They recognized Jaworski because he used to live in the neighborhood, Allen said.

Police arrested Jaworski later that day. When they did, they found a stolen credit card and stolen gift card on him, Allen said.

Jaworski is also a suspect in several thefts that happened in the Chestnut Commons area. He is accused of stealing a GPS unit, prescription drugs, foreign coins, a dietary supplement powder and keys from cars in the neighborhood, Allen said.

Jaworski was charged with attempted burglary, a felony count of theft and another misdemeanor count of theft, as well as a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia.

He was arraigned Tuesday morning in Mentor Municipal Court. Judge John Trebets set his bond at $100,000, which was not posted.

Jaworski is a suspect in other theft cases and may face additional charges, Allen said.

GiGi February 21, 2013 at 01:54 PM
Congrats to the neighbors for being so aware. Hope this is a wake up call to this guy and that he gets the help he needs.
rere February 21, 2013 at 09:29 PM
Thank god our neighbor hood will be safe again wtg neighbors
Gabriel February 25, 2013 at 03:51 PM
fuck all you people talkin shit on my niggna i got your back josh its gabe aka disk chest
Gabriel February 25, 2013 at 03:52 PM
your my dude josh i got ur back
My February 25, 2013 at 08:32 PM
^Gabe are you just as blind as josh was? Obviously this isn't somebody we should praise... Regardless of him being your dude im sure if he was in a different state of mind you could have been the person he was trying to rob! Its a shame to think anybody could have any respect for somebody who could do such a thing.. A real friend wouldn't go out of there way to tell somebody that the serious crime they did was "Not a big deal".. I HAVE NO REMORSE!

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