FAIRMONT — A 49-year-old Weirton woman was charged with burglary after she allegedly entered a residence June 6 in Fairmont and broke a mirror, according to a criminal complaint.
She allegedly stated that she broke the mirror because she was frustrated that she couldn't find her cats.
The complaint states that Heather Lynn Gordon of 221 Elmer Ave., Weirton faces the felony offense.
According to the court papers, a Fairmont Police Department patrolman responded at 8:43 a.m. June 6 to a burglary complaint at an address on High Street in Fairmont.
During the investigation, the officer found that Gordon allegedly entered a residence through the front door without permission (and without breaking), the complaint states.
The house was unoccupied at the time, with the homeowner out of town visiting family members, according to the complaint.
While inside the residence, Gordon allegedly broke a vanity mirror, the complaint states.
According to the court papers, Gordon allegedly made “an excited utterance” and claimed she broke the vanity mirror “out of frustration.”
“Ms. Gordon was frustrated due to not being able to locate her cats,” the complaint states.
Court records show Gordon's bail was set at $3,000, which was posted.