Drunken Teen Wanders Into Home, Scares Family
SACRAMENTO — A 19-year-old Sacramento State freshman says he doesn’t
remember what happened in a Sacramento home on La Riviera Drive early
But, for those who live there, they’ll never forget it.
The teen, named “Alex,” apparently had way too much to drink before entering the home through the back door around 3 a.m.
Once inside, his first stop was to the bedroom of Mary Sanchez — who
was woken up with a tap on the shoulder. She was then asked a very odd
“He said, ‘Can I come lay in bed with you?’ and I said no,” said Sanchez.
Alex then began talking on his phone, waking up the others in the home, including Sanchez’s grandson Will Snyder.
“He then started mouthing off to me, and I’m like, ‘What is this guy
doing mouthing off to me in my own home at 3 a.m.?’” Snyder recalled.
The two thought the student was a friend of another person who lived
in the home. When they figured out he wasn’t, things got serious.
“I grabbed my hatchet and somehow got the blade around his throat. He calmed down at that point,” said Snyder.
The teen then freed his hands from a zip tie put on him and jumped
out of the home through a window screen, but Snyder caught up with him
down the street and held him there until police arrived.
FOX40 spoke with “Alex” on the phone. He said he doesn’t recall one
second of what happened, and promises to repay the family for the
No charges are expected.
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