State Police out of Wolcott were dispatched to residence on Whiskey Hill Road in the Town of Butler at 12:31 a.m. on Friday (8/17). An 83 year-old woman awoke to find and armed man smiling at her. The man exited the room through a window and 911 was called.
The man, wearing a left shoulder holster and pistol was caught by State Police at the front of the house. He originally gave police a phony name, but was later identified as Cory C. Wren, age 39, of 5374 Limekiln Road in the Town of Butler.
Wren told police he had a heroin problem and was a veteran. He was charged with Felony Criminal Trespass in the First Degree and Criminal Impersonation. He was arraigned and remanded to jail on $10,000 cash/$20,000 bond.
Police were investigation the possibility that Wren had possibly entered another residence in the area.