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Home Intruder Dies During Struggle

Posted by Rob on Tuesday, 30 September, 2008

Police do not anticipate any arrests, I’m thinking the evidence speaks for itself.

Indianapolis police responded to a call just after 3 AM Sunday morning and found a 64-year-old dad choking out a 52-year-old intruder on the floor in the hallway of his house.

Now this wasn’t just any petty cat burglar looking to score some jewelry and electronics. The suspect was a convicted sex offender, wearing only latex gloves and a face mask. Besides effectively being naked, he also had rope, some condoms and was wielding a knife.

From the report, the intruder entered through a window and made his way into the bedroom of the 17-year-old daughter. Upon waking up and seeing the naked man in her room, the girl screamed and alerted her father.

A struggle ensued, where the father was able to avoid being stabbed with the knife and wrestled the man to the ground. The dad got a head lock or choke hold around the creep’s neck and didn’t let go as the police were called. The intruder was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police spokesman said the sex offender had a pre-existing heart condition which may have contributed in his death. I’m sure the pummeling and choke hold may have also contributed, but lets just call it a heart attack. Of course an autopsy is planned.

Apparently, this man had already jailed for 10 years for criminal confinement and sexual deviate conduct. He also failed to register as a sex offender which listed him as wanted in Boone County to boot.

The police not anticipating any arrests and the planned autopsy kinda bothers me. Let’s repaint the picture. Its 3 AM. Your 17-year-old daughter wakes you up screaming. You find naked man, with a knife in your house, more specifically in your daughter’s bedroom.

Where exactly is there a question worth anticipating? It is pretty clear what this creep was planning. I’m thinking the dad’s self defense actions were quite justified given the situation. What would you have done?

It’s pretty obvious this repeat offender was not properly rehabilitated the last time he spent time in the slammer, pretty sure another trip wouldn’t have mattered much either. One less sexual deviant running around preying on young girls.

Sure there are some less-than-lethal self-defense options, but in the heat of the moment in the middle of the night, all bets are off. You do what you can do, without thinking about it.

Perhaps a window alarm or security system might have scared him off from this house. That just leaves him ready to pick out another house the next day, possibly a house less able to defend itself.

Some pepper spray to his face would have changed his tune real quick, and the UV identifing dye would have made it easy for the police recognize him… Because a blinded, screaming, naked guy running down the street would be hard to pin the crime on…

What if the dad wasn’t home and it was just mom and the daughter? What if the dad was stabbed, the daughter raped and possibly killed, and the same to the mother? I’m thinking this case ended up as good as could be expected. Even with this outcome, I’m sure the family is quite shaken up and will continue to be concerned with their safety.

Strategically sprinkling some self defense tools around the house is always a good idea. You never know when that can of Mace, a stun gun or other personal tool of mass destruction can save your life or the life of a loved one. Don’t wait until 3 AM in the morning when a naked sex offender is roaming your house.

Be prepared for the worst, now.

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You Got Beat Up by a Blind Guy!

Posted by Rob on Friday, 25 April, 2008

In the spirit of the “You Got Beat Up by a Girl!” post
from a few weeks back, now we have a “You Got Beat Up
by a Blind Guy!” story. And no disrespect to the legally
blind man, he kicks some ass.

So as the story goes, this perp breaks into Allan
Kieta’s house in Indianapolis. The dog starts barking
and Allan goes to investigate and comes across the
intruder. The blind home owner pins the guy in the
laundry room and proceeds to pummel him into submission.

After the beating, Allan grabs the intruder by the belt
and drags him to the kitchen where he grabs a knife and
holds him while he calls 911. “Being visually impaired,
I couldn’t get the buttons because I was using my left
hand,” Kieta says “It took me about 20 tries.”

The police arrived a few minutes later and arrested the
man at least for residential entry.

Probably the best quote was “When my wife was cleaning
the blood off, she said, ‘I think it’s all his,’” Kieta
said. Kieta did suffer swollen hands and a sore back, but
no other serious injuries.

Here is one blind man who isn’t going to take any crap
from anyone.

Make sure you are ready to handle the unexpected. Tool
up with the latest self defense gear, brush up on some
self defense moves with an instructional DVD or protect
your home with an alarm or surveillance system.

Be ready for anything and don’t be afraid to lay a smack
down if the situation presents itself.

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personal well-being?

Yours in safety,

Rob

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