Homeless man arrested after being found in presidential suite of hotel
11/05/2013 // West Palm Beach, Florida, US // JusticeNewsFlash // Justice News Flash // (press release)
Pittsburgh – A homeless man was arrested after being found sleeping in the presidential suite of an upscale Pittsburgh hotel. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), the man, Jeffrey Lennon Watson, 48, was found by security at the Omni William Penn Hotel on Tuesday night.
Eric DeStefano, the hotel manager subsequently issued a statement explaining the incident saying the Presidential suite parlor area is, “a general-use area for receptions and small events. The door had been programmed to remain unlocked for an event earlier that day. As soon as the occupant was discovered, he was escorted off the property.”
Watson remained in the Allegheny County Jail on Wednesday after being unable to post a $15,000 bond. He is reportedly facing charges of criminal trespassing and theft of services.
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