A squatter was taken into custody after being found inside a closed Salina business Sunday night.
Police say Gerardo Gutierrez was checking on the building which houses his former Mexican restaurant at 640 Wesport Blvd around 11pm and found a man sitting inside drinking a soda.
James Boucher, 44 told Gutierrez he had been in Salina for about 5-days and then ran away.
Police found Boucher hiding behind a nearby business a short time later with several stolen items from the restaurant, including pots and pans, industrial fire extinguisher, socket set, cordless drill, audio device and a cell phone.
Boucher is now facing several charges that could inlcude aggravated burglary, theft and criminal damage for breaking a window.