Skip to comments.Homeowner Fires Gun at Burglar, Suspect Arrested after Police Chase(WV)
Posted on 11/16/2012 7:45:30 AM PST by marktwain
PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A man is facing charges after he tried to break in a home and then led police on a chase.
A detective with the Putnam County Sheriff's Department tells WSAZ.com James Galloway, 34, of Lima, Ohio, broke into a house on Teays Farms in Teays Valley.
Once Galloway was in the house he was confronted by the homeowner who fired some rounds at him, according to Detective Shawn Johnson. Galloway took off and jumped into a vehicle and dumped it at the 7-eleven along Scary Creek.
That's when he stole another vehicle and headed east, according to investigators. A West Virginia State Trooper spotted the vehicle along I-64 and chased him near Laidley Field. That's where Galloway stopped and jumped out of the vehicle and took off running, according to Detective Johnson. Police were able to catch up with him and take him into custody.
No one was hurt.
No word on what charges were filed against Galloway.
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The right to defend oneself and one’s property built in to human nature. The right is not given by any government, and no government can take it away.
But they will try! They love it when a “downtrodden” “underclass” “oppressed” individual just walks in and takes what is “rightfully” his.
Wrong. He DID break in. Once Galloway was in the house he was confronted by the homeowner
He’ll be put on probation and back to “work” in no time.
...he was confronted by the homeowner who fired some rounds at him...
All together now: HE NEEDS MORE RANGE TIME!