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Ho Ho No: Burglar gets stuck in chimney

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An alleged burglar dubbed "Criminal Claus" didn't come down the chimney with a bound when he tried a Santa-like entry into a northern California business.

Citrus Heights police got a 911 call from a man saying he was stuck in the chimney of a business.

Turns out Jesse Berube, 32, tried to sneak into the business by sliding down the chimney, but he became lodged.

Although he wasn't able to get out, Berube could move freely enough to call for help.

Officers and firefighters used special equipment to get Berube out of the chimney. Fortunately, he was not hurt.

He was arrested for burglary and even had his mugshot tarnished in ashes and soot.

No word if his getaway vehicle was pulled by eight reindeer.

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