EDMOND, Okla. – Employees at Wright Accounting in Edmond never intended spending the morning vacuuming broken glass from the carpet and furniture.
At 4:25 a.m. Thursday, an intruder shattered a side window and unknowingly tripped the silent alarm.
The business sits just a few yards away from busy 2nd St. which made it easy for police to get there quickly.
They arrived just as the suspect was climbing back out the window.
Edmond Police Department spokesperson Jenny Monroe said, “They heard glass breaking. They stopped him and ordered him on the ground. He said he needed cash. He was trying to get a cell phone to call home to Mexico.”
Police arrested Martin Ernesto Marioni without incident.
Inside the business, investigators found a note.
Although the spelling is off a bit, you can make out, “I am sory for te mees. I was in ned of cash.”
Monroe said, “It’s very rare that somebody leaves a note behind apologizing and signs it with his initials. So, it’s a rare find.”
The courteous criminal is now behind bars, charged with second-degree burglary.