Man Breaks Into Celine Dion's House, Runs a Bath

Celebrity News Sep. 7, 2011 AT 9:02AM
Man Breaks Into Celine Dion's House, Runs a Bath Credit: Steve Granitz/

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Montreal police have arrested a man for breaking into the Laval, Quebec home of Celine Dion -- where he drew a bath and raided her fridge, the BBC reports.

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The 43-year-old French-Canadian singer and husband Rene Angelil were not home at the time of the bizarre break-in. According to police spokesman Franco Di Genova, local man Daniel Bedard, 36, jumped a fence and then used a garage door opener (discovered in an unlocked car) to break into the house, located just outside Montreal.

"He opened the water faucets, was pouring a nice warmish bath," Di Genova said. "He even managed to eat some pastry that was in the fridge."

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The intruder eventually set off a security alarm; Bedard then claimed to officers he was a "family friend" of the music super couple.

Officers later found snack wrappers in the kitchen and cigarette butts and discarded notes in an office.

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Bedard was charged with breaking and entering, car theft and property damage; he was briefly sent to the hospital for psychiatric evaluations, but was released on Tuesday morning.

Dion and Angelil, 69, are parents to son Rene-Charles, 10, and twin boys Eddy and Nelson, who were born in October 2010.

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