On Monday 30th January, 32-year-old Steven Charles Kirkland broke into the home whilst wearing a SpongeBob SquarePants outfit, and proceeded to stand over and watch a sleeping woman, the incident occurred in St Petersburg, Florida.
At approximately 7:15 am the sleeping woman arose from here sleep from the couch and spotted Kirkland in her house. Steven ran from the house when he noticed the woman, she called the police.
The police arrived 20 minutes after the call was made, they spotted Steven near the area of 21st Avenue South and Seventh Street outside of another home peeking through a window watching a woman get dressed.
Police made chase to arrest Steven, he ran and hid inside a trash can, officers pulled him out and arrested him. It was discovered after his arrest Steven was also wanted on two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation of a child under the age of 12.
Steven Charles Kirkland was arrested and charged with burglary, loitering, prowling, and trespassing, he is currently being held at Pinellas County Jail.