DeLAND, Fla. – Two men are accused of breaking into the home of a man they both dated, stealing several items, then leaving spaghetti sauce boiling on the stove with a washcloth placed near the burner in an attempt to start a fire, according to the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office.

The victim called 911 about 7 a.m. Tuesday because the security cameras in his home on Evergreen Terrace in DeLand detected motion and he believed someone was breaking in because a towel had been placed over one of the cameras, the report said.

Deputies went to the residence and saw a red Lincoln Navigator attempting to leave the area. A stop was conducted and the driver, 28-year-old John Silva, and passenger, Derrick Irving, told the deputy that they had just picked up some clothes from the victim’s home, according to the affidavit.

The victim told News 6 that Irving was wearing a bull costume.

The deputy said she could see a marijuana grinder in the center console and a vacuum, window A/C unit, flat-screen television and heater in the back seat. An empty jar of Ragu spaghetti sauce was also on the passenger’s seat, the report said.

Mrs was away at girls’ dinner last night so I got to have a little freak out in the kitchen. Made a pot of pasta, fried a very thin hamburger and topped it with mozz and fried pepperoni. Put the burger on top of the pasta, drowned the whole thing in red sauce. Thus was born the Pizza Sketti Burger.

3 thoughts on “Sketti

  1. russell

    I recently managed (somehow) to set some angel hair pasta on fire while I was trying to boil it.

    Pasta flambe!

    1. cleek Post author


      boil all the water out of the pot, or forget to put water in at all?

      i’ve destroyed a couple of pots by forgetting to put water in and then putting them on high heat until i smelled scorched metal.

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