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NRH Woman Hits Suspected Burglars With Pool Balls
CBS11 ^ | 10-1-09

Posted on 10/01/2009 3:24:28 PM PDT by Dysart

NORTH RICHLAND HILLS---You could say a North Richland Hills woman 'used what she had on hand' to thwart a suspected burglary attempt.

Wednesday afternoon Paula Ollie heard noises at her house on Mapleleaf Drive. "Something just wasn't right. They weren't knocking. They didn't ring the doorbell and they were whispering," the 27-year-old woman recalled.

Ollie reacted by gathering several pool balls and putting them in her son's bicycle helmet. "The balls looked like the most aerodynamic things I could get a hold of at the time," she said.

The woman then went out the back door, clinched the helmet strap in her teeth, climbed a tree and perched herself on top of the roof. "I hollered out 'death from above!' I'm not kidding. And no sooner than I said that, I started chunking pool balls at them."

Staring down at the two people she says were dressed in black, Ollie continued her aerial attack. "I just started throwing pool balls at 'em and they kinda started ducking and dodging and took off putting their hands over their heads," she said.

(Excerpt) Read more at cbs11tv.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: deathfromabove

1 posted on 10/01/2009 3:24:29 PM PDT by Dysart
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To: Dysart

Awesome. The Rangers need to offer her a contract.


2 posted on 10/01/2009 3:27:12 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat
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To: Dysart

I love Texans.


3 posted on 10/01/2009 3:27:14 PM PDT by Larry - Moe and Curly (Loose lips sink ships.)
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To: Dysart

“Death from above!” — great line in context.


4 posted on 10/01/2009 3:29:30 PM PDT by bvw
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To: Dysart
The woman then went out the back door, clinched the helmet strap in her teeth, climbed a tree and perched herself on top of the roof. "I hollered out 'death from above!' I'm not kidding. And no sooner than I said that, I started chunking pool balls at them."

Staring down at the two people she says were dressed in black, Ollie continued her aerial attack. "I just started throwing pool balls at 'em and they kinda started ducking and dodging and took off putting their hands over their heads," she said.

Well, that took balls. ;)

This woman needs to stop watching cartoons and get herself to a gun range.

5 posted on 10/01/2009 3:29:41 PM PDT by anymouse (God didn't write this sitcom we call life, he's just the critic.)
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To: Dysart

lol!

“Death from Above!!”


6 posted on 10/01/2009 3:30:57 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: A_Former_Democrat
Indeed. And I think we can all take a cue from this valiant defenderess.
7 posted on 10/01/2009 3:31:20 PM PDT by Dysart
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To: Dysart

Good for her.


8 posted on 10/01/2009 3:32:45 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Dysart
"I hollered out 'death from above!' I'm not kidding."

LOL. God Bless her.

9 posted on 10/01/2009 3:33:53 PM PDT by Enterprise (When they come for your guns and ammo, give them the ammo first.)
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To: Dysart

And those Jehovah’s Witnesses will never be back again!


10 posted on 10/01/2009 3:34:15 PM PDT by mlizzy ("It is impossible to walk rapidly and be unhappy" --Mother Teresa of Calcutta.)
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To: mlizzy

Haha! Good one


11 posted on 10/01/2009 3:36:53 PM PDT by Dysart
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To: anymouse

“Ollie said she grabbed the pool balls only after she couldn’t find her crossbow or pellet gun.”


12 posted on 10/01/2009 3:41:28 PM PDT by My hearts in London - Everett (So the writer who breeds more words than he needs, is making a chore for the reader who reads.)
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To: Dysart

I am seriously disappointed that she couldn’t find her crossbow.


13 posted on 10/01/2009 3:46:56 PM PDT by La Lydia
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To: Dysart

Excellent! L0L

But I recommend a shotgun


14 posted on 10/01/2009 3:51:00 PM PDT by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could be Farts)
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To: Dysart

Needs a good shotgun. Crooks instinctively fear the ‘clik-clak’ of a shotshell being chambered.


15 posted on 10/01/2009 4:02:56 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I'd like to tell you, but then I'd have to kill you.)
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To: Secret Agent Man
Oh, yeah. That "ka-CHUNK!" sound of the bolt slamming home into the receiver with a shell seems to penetrate the brain of even the slowest of thieves.

Friend of mine who was a local police officer used to recommend to the little old ladies who asked what gun they should get to get a pump shotgun -- "you don't even need any ammo. Just rack it, and if you don't hear breaking glass and beating feet there was never anybody there in the first place."

16 posted on 10/01/2009 4:06:42 PM PDT by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of Ye Chasse, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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To: Dysart

My husband's Reserve unit - 79th ArCom - managed to get the better of a detachment of the 82nd in a war games night attack. The CO had T-shirts printed with a skull and the slogan 'DEATH FROM BELOW'. I still have a couple of them, somewhere . . . .

17 posted on 10/01/2009 4:18:11 PM PDT by AnAmericanMother (Ministrix of Ye Chasse, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
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To: Dysart
She says she grabbed the cue balls only after she couldn't find her cross-bow or pellet gun.

Bet she'll know right where they are from now on - and good luck to any future burglars

18 posted on 10/01/2009 4:21:05 PM PDT by maine-iac7 ("He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help" LINCOLN)
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To: mlizzy
And those Jehovah’s Witnesses will never be back again!


19 posted on 10/01/2009 4:25:43 PM PDT by maine-iac7 ("He has the right to criticize who has the heart to help" LINCOLN)
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To: Dysart
She climbed a tree?

Wow...

20 posted on 10/01/2009 4:28:34 PM PDT by Ramius (Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: Dysart

I’m glad she wasn’t hurt.


21 posted on 10/01/2009 4:29:07 PM PDT by Dubya (Jesus saith unto him, I am the way, the truth, and the life: no man cometh unto the Father,but by me)
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To: Dysart

Reminds me of “You throw ball at me, I throw ball at you” Roberto Benigni as an Italian tourist who “accidentally” killed a man: from the movie “Down By Law” staring Tom Waits.


22 posted on 10/01/2009 4:29:57 PM PDT by VastRWCon (Drill Baby Drill - Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: Dysart
There's truly no finer, more accurate, versatile, dependable weapon than a gym sock with a snooker-ball in it.
Be it civil unrest or simply running off some kids cutting across your lawn, it's a truly indispensable item.
23 posted on 10/01/2009 5:33:58 PM PDT by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: Owl_Eagle

Thanks but I’ll keep my Glock 23-just as handy-don’t have to be nearly so close, much more accuracy, every bit as dependable, and when loaded with 180 grain jacketed hollow points, it’s every bit-if not more so-the fight stopper...

JMHO.


24 posted on 10/01/2009 6:34:40 PM PDT by snuffy smiff (the most pathetic thing about libs is not that they lie, but that they lie unto themselves....)
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