If that wasn't odd enough, he did it for three hours.
Police are now looking to speak to 33-year-old Roberto Daniel Arroyo in relation to the incident.
There's weird, super-weird and just plain "out there".
Homeowner Sylvia Dungan, who was out of town with her husband Dave during the unusual incident, told the station she was first alerted to the doorbell licker by her home's newly-installed surveillance system, which notifies her when it senses movement by her front door.
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"Pretty creepy stuff", said one neighbor. The man is seen licking the family's doorbell and appearing to relieve himself, KION reported. The woman told the news station she was alerted by the home security system that notifies them when there's movement outside. "My son doesn't get home till 6:00 a.m. well then who the heck is that?" she said.
While residents expressed concern over the incident, they also said he ultimately didn't do any real harm.
"This just kind of reinforces how important it is to have security within your home".
'You kind of laugh about it afterwards because technically he didn't do anything, ' Dungan said.
Salinas Police Department tracked Arroyo down and is weighing misdemeanor charges against him for prowling.