A Johnson City man was arrested Saturday after he broke in to an occupied residence, a police news release said.
Claude A. Burrell, 38, 2611 Watauga Road, was arrested following an investigation into a burglary, in which he broke into a residence, stole a house key and lay on the couch. He was taken into custody without incident after police arrived, police said.
He was charged with aggravated burglary and vandalism over $500.
Burrell was taken to the Washington County Detention Center and was being held on $30,000 bond.
He was scheduled to appear in Sessions Court on Monday.