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Police: Salisbury Man Vandalizes Home, Steals Homeowner's Pizza

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SALISBURY, Md.- Police have arrested a Salisbury man accused of vandalizing a home and then stealing and eating the homeowner's frozen pizza.

According to the Wicomico County Sheriff's Office, shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, a deputy responded to a home in the 700 block of Booth Street for a reported broken window.

Police said that at the end of the investigation the responding deputy obtained a warrant for 33-year-old Michael A. Johnson, who is the ex-boyfriend of the homeowner. 

Authorities said that shortly before 7:30 p.m., the deputy was called back to the home after Johnson returned and caused more damage.

According to investigators, the homeowner reported that a 60-inch LG flat screen television was destroyed, a knife was plunged into her king-sized mattress, a coffee table had been flipped over, alcohol was missing and Johnson cooked and ate one of her frozen pizzas.

Police said another deputy was able to locate Johnson nearby on East Road. The investigating deputy responded and found Johnson who is alleged to have resisted arrest. The two deputies were able to secure Johnson and place him in a patrol car.

Deputies said while on the way to the Wicomico County Central Booking Unit, Johnson began spitting all over the interior of the patrol vehicle. According to police, John was moved to a vehicle with a prisoner cage but continued to spit all over the vehicle and began banging his head into the prisoner cage.

Investigators said Johnson was visibly under the influence of alcohol.

Johnson was charged with malicious destruction of property, theft, resisting arrest and assault. He was ordered held in the Wicomico County Detention Center in lieu of $300,000 bond. 

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