Springfield Township woman finds stranger sleeping on her couch

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio - A Springfield Township woman found a stranger sleeping on her couch early Thursday.

The 61-year-old resident of Massillon Road reported that the man was sleeping on her couch when she woke up. She called police, and the man was leaving the home when they arrived, they said. 

There was evidence of forced entry into the home, police said, and the man, Justin Meyers, 21, of Springfield Township, appeared to be intoxicated. 

Myers could not tell officers why he was in the woman's home. He was arrested and charged with burglary and criminal damaging.

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