NEW YORK (AP/1010 WINS) — Prosecutors say the Belle Harbor home of the former flight attendant charged with opening an emergency chute during a work meltdown was burglarized while he was in court.

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown alleges that Steven Slater’s apartment was broken into by his partner’s brother.

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Brown said the break-in occurred last week. A laptop, printer and microwave were taken.

The former JetBlue attendant was in court on Tuesday, pleading guilty to attempted criminal mischief stemming from the Aug. 9 incident at Kennedy International Airport. His partner, Ken Rochelle, was also at court.

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Brown says Jonathan Rochelle was awaiting arraignment on burglary and other charges stemming from the incident.

Brown told 1010 WINS’ that Rochelle confessed and that according to a complaint, Rochelle had blamed his actions on an addiction to painkillers.

It wasn’t clear if Rochelle had an attorney. There was no answer at the address listed by authorities.

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