On August 31st, about 11 pm, Airdrie RCMP went to a break and enter in progress at a home in the city.

The female resident was awaken by the sound of glass breaking and hid in a storage closet until police arrived.  A man got in by breaking the front door.

The residence was searched and the suspect was found in the basement, hiding underneath the stairs.  He was arrested without incident and it's believed he was under the influence of drugs. 

He's been identified as 18 year-old Ryan Marsland from Airdrie, and was charged with forcible entry, being unlawfully in a house, mischief under $5000 and trespassing.