James Daniel Bateman MCSO/File Photo

Naked Napping Leads to Arrest

James Daniel Bateman MCSO/File Photo

COLORADO CITY — A Colorado City woman woke up to find a naked man sleeping on a couch in her basement.

Mohave County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested James Daniel Bateman, 22, of Colorado City, for first degree criminal trespassing, a felony.

MCSO deputies responded to a call about 6:30 a.m. May 4 from a residence in the 400 block of S. 2800 W. in reference to a trespasser.

The reporting party said an unknown man entered their home the night before and that she woke up the next morning and found a naked man sleeping on the couch in her basement. MCSO said that Bateman reported he had “blacked out” and woke up in the residence.

Bateman was arrested and booked into the Mohave County Adult Detention Facility without incident.

Source: Mohave County Sheriff’s Office