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Neighbor holds suspected burglar
at gunpoint until police arrive
[DeKalb County, GA]


December 10, 2000
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Neighbor holds suspected burglar
at gunpoint until police arrive
[DeKalb County, GA]

(DEKALB COUNTY, Ga.) -- A man held a suspected burglar of a neighbor's house at gunpoint on Dec. 7 until police arrived and arrested the intruder, police said. A DeKalb police SWAT team was called to 1700 North Columbia Drive about 10:30 a.m. after a neighbor reported a burglary in progress, DeKalb dispatchers said.

A neighbor saw one of the burglars and detained him for a short time at gunpoint, Maj. Darryl Farley said.

No one was injured.

Three other suspected burglars escaped during the same incident, Farley said.

Police cars sealed off North Columbia Drive, a residential street that intersects Columbia Drive near Memorial Drive. SWAT officers searched the house and the surrounding area.

Police would not identify the suspect or the neighbor who held him until police arrived. Farley said the suspect was not armed.

Neighbor holds suspected burglar at gunpoint until police arrive (DEKALB COUNTY, Ga.) -- A man held a suspected burglar of a neighbor's house at gunpoint on Dec. 7 until police arrived and arrested the intruder, police said. A DeKalb police SWAT team was called to 1700 North Columbia Drive about 10:30 a.m. after a neighbor reported a burglary in progress, DeKalb dispatchers said.

A neighbor saw one of the burglars and detained him for a short time at gunpoint, Maj. Darryl Farley said.

No one was injured.

Three other suspected burglars escaped during the same incident, Farley said.

Police cars sealed off North Columbia Drive, a residential street that intersects Columbia Drive near Memorial Drive. SWAT officers searched the house and the surrounding area.

Police would not identify the suspect or the neighbor who held him until police arrived. Farley said the suspect was not armed.

Neighbor intercepts intruder; burglary suspect held till cops arrive
Brenden Sager, Staff
December 8, 2000, Friday, Home Edition
Copyright 2000 The Atlanta Constitution
The Atlanta Journal and Constitution
December 8, 2000, Friday, Home Edition
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Neighbor intercepts intruder; burglary suspect held till cops arrive
Brenden Sager, Staff
December 8, 2000, Friday, Home Edition
Copyright 2000 The Atlanta Constitution
The Atlanta Journal and Constitution
December 8, 2000, Friday, Home Edition
Terms and Conditions
Copyright(c) 2000 LEXIS-NEXIS, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc.
All rights Reserved.




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