UPDATE | Woman arrested after washing stranger's dishes

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VINTON COUNTY, Ohio (WSAZ) -- UPDATE 5/7/19 @ 10:30 p.m.
Rarely does a crime leave the victim's neighbors wishing it would've happened to them.

Cheyenne Ewing is charged with burglary in Vinton County, Ohio, after investigators say she went into a home in Hamden uninvited.

Cheyenne Ewing is charged with burglary, but she's not accused of stealing anything.

A Hamden resident told deputies the suspect went into their home through a back door uninvited and plopped down on the couch. The neighbor said the suspect was acting "very strange."

Vinton County deputies say after entering the stranger's home, Ewing petted the family dog and washed the dishes.

Deputies say Ewing was knocking on doors along Ohmer Street when she was arrested. They say she initially gave them a false name, and she appeared to be high.

"At least she's a friendly burglar, you know?" Kevin Jordan said.

Jordan lives in the home next to where Ewing was arrested.

"She didn't get mad or anything when they cuffed her up," Jordan said. "I think that might have been the best thing to happen to her."

Jordan says he's known Ewing for years.

"I just don't know what made her go into doing that stuff," he said.

Ewing was taken to the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail

A family member tells WSAZ they hope Ewing goes to rehab and gets the help she needs.



ORIGINAL STORY
A woman was arrested on burglary charges after deputies say she went into a stranger’s home, petted the family dog and washed the dishes, the Vinton County Sheriff’s Office says.

It happened Monday morning in the Hamden area.

Cheyenne Ewing is charged with burglary. Deputies say she appeared to be under the influence of narcotics when she was arrested.

A resident in the area told deputies a woman came into their home uninvited through a back door and sat down on the couch. The resident said the woman was “acting very strange.”

Deputies say Ewing was knocking on doors in the Omar Street area of Hamden when she was arrested. Investigators say she initially gave them a false name.

Ewing was taken to the Southeastern Ohio Regional Jail. A bond hearing was set for Tuesday.