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  • PHOTOS: Eight arrested in string of Dripping Springs vehicle burglaries (TX)

    10/03/2017 4:31:06 PM PDT · by bgill · 48 replies
    kxan ^ | Oct. 2, 2017 | Andy Jechow
    Investigators say several leads brought them to the 200 block of Barton Bend Road, where they executed a search warrant. While detectives were at the address, a vehicle pulled up with stolen property from unreported crimes in Austin that had just taken place. More than $20,000 in stolen property was recovered from multiple burglaries in Hays and Travis counties. The seven arrested following a two-day search of the property included those believed to be behind the burglaries as well as people on the property who had active arrest warrants.
  • Three teenage burglars are shot dead by homeowner's son, 23, with an AR-15 after they burst......

    03/28/2017 9:03:08 AM PDT · by Morgana · 50 replies
    daily mail uk ^ | march 28, 2017 | Dave Burke For Mailonline
    FULL TITLE: Three teenage burglars are shot dead by homeowner's son, 23, with an AR-15 after they burst in to Oklahoma house wearing masks and carrying a knife Three masked teenagers who broke into a home in broad daylight were shot dead by a 23-year-old man living inside. The intruders, who were dressed in all black and wore masks and gloves, entered the residence in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, before the homeowner's son confronted them with a rifle and opened fire. The suspects, said to be ages 16, 17 and 18, all died at the scene. One was armed with a...
  • Burglars Just Want Tacos!

    12/24/2015 9:49:05 AM PST · by Baynative · 20 replies
    YouTube ^ | Dec 17,2015 | Unknown
    Las Vegas taco shop video records burglars in the act. So, the clever business owners made a video to advertise their shop and make the burglars famous at the same time.
  • Congressman Behind Birthright Citizenship Bill Gives Thumb’s Up to Trump Plan

    08/17/2015 11:30:48 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 19 replies ^ | Bridget Johnson
    A congressman who introduced legislation earlier this year to nix birthright citizenship praised Donald Trump’s immigration strategy as a “very, very positive document.” “It’s bold, it’s strong, it’s broad. It covers most of the things you want to cover,” Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) told CNN today. King said his birthright citizenship legislation, should it pass, “will be litigated, there isn’t any doubt about it.” The bill has 27 co-sponsors and is sitting in committee. “I think it is constitutionally sound to pass legislation and end birthright citizenship. There aren’t many countries in the world that have that policy,” he added....
  • Two Florida Burglars Broke Into The Wrong Woman’s Home

    04/02/2015 7:07:36 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 26 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | Apr 1, 2015 | B. Christopher Agee
    Two Florida Burglars Broke Into The Wrong Woman’s Home Her previous job taught her how to deal with such threats. B. Christopher Agee — April 1, 2015 Volusia County Sheriff's Office According to authorities in Volusia County, Fla., two suspects were promptly arrested from the scene of a reported burglary after the homeowner gave one of them a beating he likely won’t soon forget. WKMG reported that Margaret Gulla was at home when a man and woman approached her house. The two suspects, 35-year-old Tobias Cobb and 38-year-old Kimberly Jarrell, apparently had an organized approach to residential burglary. Police indicate...
  • All Home Intruders are White Men, Alarm Companies Say

    05/17/2014 9:03:06 AM PDT · by rktman · 71 replies ^ | 5/10/2014 | Olga Photoshopova
    Just when we thought the rash of Scandinavian youths knocking out poor minorities couldn't get any worse, it turns out that white men are now knocking off innocent homeowners. How do we know this? Commercials. Commercials tend to reflect the state of affairs in customers' lives. That's why it's noteworthy that alarm companies are using the marketing angle of "White man breaks in home to scare family."
  • Fearing burglars, Montana man fatally shoots teen exchange student in garage

    04/30/2014 5:23:18 AM PDT · by TurboZamboni · 72 replies
    Pioneer Press ^ | 4-29-14 | Matt Volz and Amy Beth Hanson
    HELENA, Mont. -- A western Montana man charged in the shooting death of a 17-year-old exchange student in his garage is receiving death threats and is afraid to leave his home, the man's attorney said Tuesday. Markus Kaarma, 29, was released from jail Monday after posting a $30,000 bond on a charge of deliberate homicide in the death of Diren Dede of Hamburg, Germany. Since then, Kaarma, his partner Janelle Pflager and their 10-month-old baby won't leave their Missoula home after receiving the threats, attorney Paul Ryan said. "They're really on edge about what's going to happen to them and...
  • They Saw Three Teens Trying to Break Into Their Neighbor’s House — Then They Armed Themselves

    02/04/2014 3:46:26 PM PST · by marktwain · 19 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 1 February, 2014 | Dave Urbanski
    When residents of an Alabama town spotted three teens trying to break into a neighbors house in the middle of the day, they of course contacted police…but they didn’t just kick back and watch the action play out, either. They armed themselves and confronted them. With that, all three teens ran from the house on Mountain Laurel Drive in Pinson, but the neighbors chased them into nearby woods, according to They managed to hold one, a 17-year-old, at gunpoint. Two others fled on foot but were captured more than a mile away on Highway 75.
  • AL:Burglar shot, killed in Selmont

    10/31/2013 5:59:56 PM PDT · by marktwain · 9 replies ^ | 29 October, 2013 | NA
    SELMONT — Two burglars greeted a Selmont couple returning home from work early Saturday morning. In the exchange that ensued, one of the burglars was shot and killed, while the other one escaped and is considered armed and dangerous. Sgt. Mike Grantham, with the Dallas County Sheriff’s Department, said the couple returned to their Lowery Drive home around 2:30 a.m. Due to the fact they have been the victims of burglaries before, the husband entered the home first. Grantham said when the wife came into the house, she noticed glass from a glass door on the ground. It was then,...
  • TX:Man Fires Gun During Home Invasion

    10/16/2013 6:05:11 AM PDT · by marktwain · 5 replies ^ | 13 October, 2013 | NA
    The Sheriff did not return phone calls, so details are scarce. At this point, we know two burglars tried to break into a home Saturday just outside Rockport City limits. Sources say the homeowner shot at the burglars, but its not clear if they were hit.
  • State Police Search for Logan County Church Burglars

    09/19/2013 5:21:43 AM PDT · by Morgana · 3 replies
    WSAZ ^ | Jennifer Rizzi
    WHITMAN, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- State Police in Logan County are searching for the suspects responsible for burglarizing a church. Troopers say more than $7,000 worth of goods was stolen from 20 Whitman Community Church on Whitman Creek Road. They say a television, a debit card, microphones and sound equipment were among the items missing. "They went through everything in the church," choir member Earl Bush said. "They opened up every door, every drawer. I lost a $1,500 guitar." Troopers say the suspects barged in through the backdoor and left evidence of the break-in. The burglary has left churchgoers like Ocil...
  • Cameras Catch break in at Whistleblower's law firm

    07/07/2013 5:02:23 PM PDT · by penelopesire · 114 replies
    Foreign Policy Magazine ^ | July 7,2013 | John Hudson
    The offices of a Dallas law firm representing a high-profile State Department whistleblower were broken into last weekend. Burglars stole three computers and broke into the firm's file cabinets. But silver bars, video equipment and other valuables were left untouched, according to local Fox affiliate KDFW, which aired security camera footage of the suspected burglars entering and leaving the offices around the time of the incident. The firm Schulman & Mathias represents Aurelia Fedenisn, a former investigator at the State Department's Office of the Inspector General. In recent weeks, she raised a slew of explosive allegations against the department and...
  • Maybe Jim DeMint’s resignation wasn’t such a big loss after all

    05/13/2013 6:26:13 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 60 replies
    Coach Is Right ^ | 5/13/2013 | Kevin Collins
    When South Carolina’s Republican Senator Jim DeMint resigned to head the Heritage Foundation most “outside the Beltway” conservatives were at first apprehensive about the net effect it would cause. The thinking on DeMint’s move slowly evolved to “Jim can do things outside of the system he can’t do/say while in the Senate.” It sounded reasonable – after all this was Jim DeMint. Since he took over Heritage DeMint has been an irritant to the Gang of Eight as they fight to destroy America by erasing our borders, but time has shown that alas he is not the “all in” warrior...
  • Dystopia - Oakland Residents Upset Over Lockpicking Workshop Promoted in Oakland Mayor's Newsletter

    03/04/2013 7:23:24 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 12 replies
    ABC 30 ^ | Wednesday, February 27, 2013 | KFSN-TV Fresno, CA
    Oakland Residents Upset Over Lockpicking Workshop OAKLAND, Calif. -- City leaders in Oakland have been getting some angry e-mails lately from some of the people they serve. Mayor Jean Quan is the major target after her newsletter appears to promote a class designed to teach people how to pick a lock. In a city with a crime problem, it's easy to see why they're not happy. The name of the class appears among 40 others in the catalog for the upcoming "Workshop Weekend" in Oakland, right alongside things like "robot building." It's a 3-hour class called "Introduction to Lockpicking" and...
  • Burglary Suspect Attacked By Dogs After Hiding In Dog House

    12/14/2012 10:44:05 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    NBC DFW ^ | Friday, Dec 14, 2012 | Keaton Fox
    Woman recovering after breaking into home, bitten by dogs, police sayA woman is recovering in a Fort Worth hospital after police say she broke into a home, ran into a man's backyard, hid in a dog house and was attacked by the dogs. Police said a man called police in the 3600-block of James Avenue when his neighbor, Amanda Moore, told him a woman just broke into her house then ran into his backyard. "I heard a noise in my middle bedroom, and all of a sudden, my bedroom door opened, and there was a lady in my hallway," Moore...
  • Conservative MPs demand greater rights for householders against burglars

    09/08/2012 4:07:56 PM PDT · by george76 · 11 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 08 Sep 2012 | Patrick Hennessy
    Tory MPs make fresh demands today for the law to be changed to give clear rights to householders who protect themselves against burglars. They call on Chris Grayling, the new Justice Secretary, to “raise the bar” against criminals and alter the law on self defence to make it harder for householders to end up in the dock for defending their homes. The debate was reopened after Andy and Tracey Ferrie spent almost three days last week being questioned on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm after shooting at, and wounding, two men who broke into their remote farmhouse in Leicestershire....
  • What constitutes suspicious activity?

    07/09/2012 8:53:16 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 126 replies
    7/9/12 | self
    Hi... Sorry to post this here but something strange just happened and I need some Freeper advice. I was sitting at the computer about 7:15AM this morning reading FreeRepublic when the doorbell rang. Really? At 7:15AM? Most likely, it could only be one of two things. My friends and relatives wouldn't show up unannounced at that hour. It had to be those skinny religious dudes in white shirts and black ties, or... Our house was being cased! From our master bedroom, I hear my wife asking, "Who is it?" Don't know, I tell her, pausing, straining to hear. Then the...
  • Burglars who broke into poison-filled Lauderdale home 'stupid,' victim says

    05/09/2012 5:38:00 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 31 replies
    South Florida Sun-Sentinel ^ | May 9, 2012 | Juan Ortega
    FORT LAUDERDALE— A resident on Wednesday called some thieves "stupid" for breaking into his home while it was tented for fumigation. "They're obviously not very smart to go inside a house full of poison," said T.V. Sagnella, who lives in the burglarized two-story home in the 400 block of Southwest 18th Avenue. "I wouldn't kill myself for an Xbox."

    12/26/2011 9:53:03 AM PST · by Sasparilla · 7 replies ^ | 12/26/2011 | Sasparilla
    IN CLEVELAND Christmas wasn’t merry for two teenage thugs in the early afternoon, December 25th, in Cleveland. The two burglars were trying to steal property from a house when the owner heard his burglar alarm going off. He investigated while armed and shot the two teens in the legs. Two other teenagers were acting as lookouts, but they escaped. IN KENTUCKY Jeff Hooker was watching his brother’s place in Laurel, Kentucky, when he saw a man open the screen door of the house. It looked like the man was going to kick the entry door open. Mr. Hooker confronted the...
  • Homeowners 5- Burglars 0

    12/21/2011 9:25:34 AM PST · by Sasparilla · 10 replies ^ | 12/21/2011 | Sasparilla
    In Texas: A burglar in Weatherford, Texas picked the wrong house to burglarize this week. It was the home of a retired Texas state trooper. The intended victim woke up Tuesday as Kristoffer Lynn Knight was inside the home. The homeowner tried to hold the home invader at gunpoint, and there was a struggle after he told the crook to get on the ground. Knight was shot in the left side. He’s now in County jail and is facing felony burglary charges. In Jacksonville, Florida: 67 year old Betty Magnusson heard a loud noise in her living room Sunday evening....