Man arrested after alleged burglary, violation of contact order

Published 11:00 am Thursday, April 19, 2012

An Austin man is in the Mower County jail after he allegedly violated a no contact order while burglarizing a woman’s home.

Jesse Lee Padron, 29, was charged Tuesday in Mower County Court with two felonies: first-degree burglary and violating a no contact order.

According to the court complaint, police arrested Padron at about 9:43 p.m. Monday after a woman called and said Padron was in her home and violating his no contact order. The woman states that she and her daughter were awaken by Padron when he entered the house and told the victim to hand over her purse. The victim added Padron then dumped everything from the purse into a bin, left the house and then returned, according to the complaint.

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The victim, who left out the back door as Padron returned and came through the front, called police when Padron returned, the complaint adds. Padron allegedly admitted to violating his no contact order after police found him lying in the woman’s bed.

Padron’s record also shows convictions for fifth-degree domestic assault in 2002 and violation of a no contact order in 2008.

He is currently held on $250,000 bail. His next court appearance is scheduled for April 26.