New mom says man broke in her home

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – A new mother had a scary encounter with an intruder in her home.

She says she had just finished feeding her baby and awoke to a strange man pulling her covers off her bed.

Police arrested Daniel Gallegos, 24, outside the woman’s home shortly afterward.

Officers say when they confronted Gallegos, he told them he didn’t know what he was doing there and had been out celebrating after getting a promotion and doesn’t remember anything.

Police say he smelled like booze.

The woman says Gallegos didn’t assault her, but did compliment her looks then put his finger over her lips. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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