Man Arrested After Entering Wrong Home, Wearing a Gorilla Costume

Mt. Juliet, Tenn. – A man was arrested this afternoon after entering the wrong home, wearing a gorilla costume and frightening a 6-year-old girl. This afternoon around 2:00 p.m., officers were summoned to a home in the 1900 block of Dunedin Drive to search for a suspect, wearing a gorilla costume, who unlawfully entered the back door of a house. A resident confronted the man in the backyard of their home after realizing he was just inside the home. The man ran, and he was eventually located by officers nearby on Portsmouth Court.


Booking Photo of 31-year-old Richard Muzick of Old Hickory

31-year-old Richard Muzick of Old Hickory

Officers and Suspect

31-year-old Richard Muzick of Old Hickory was identified as the suspect. The investigation revealed that Muzick thought he was at someone else’s home and looking for another individual.

He was arrested and booked into the Wilson County Jail, charged with Aggravated Burglary.