A man who allegedly broke into several homes in the Ellsworth area fixed himself a snack during one of the burglaries.

According to the Ellsworth American, Maine State Police are investigating a string of burglaries in Ellsworth, Sullivan, and Sedgwick. In the latest break-in, police say the burglar made himself a sandwich and drank several beverages.

Stephen Cowles, Age 46, is charged with criminal trespass, theft, possession of a concealed weapon, and bail violation. Some of the stolen items included a Stihl chainsaw and a Porta Cable Air Compressor.