A Minnesota man was on his way to work when was arrested and thrown in jail without bond, and then subjected to electronic home monitoring.

This wasn’t for drugs or a DWI or some other major crime.

Burnsville city leaders say Mitch Faber’s dealings with the law all stem from his failure to properly put up siding on his house.

Faber says that he had every intention of completing the stucco and decorative rock project on his home but he ran into money troubles when the economy soured.

Burnsville leaders say they had no choice to enforce the law.

The Fabers point to what they call far more glaring code violations outside other houses in their neighborhood. They’d like to know why they were targeted and others weren’t.

“It’s selective enforcement,” said Jean Faber.

Read the whole unbelievable saga on 5 Eyewitness News

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