Thanks for the link....
But this has some funny stuff for ARFCOM members...
It also comfirms the chair story on channel 9..
3:30 a.m. intruder puts 64-year-old into attack mode
By DALE VINCENT
Union Leader Staff
10 hours, 22 minutes ago
Manchester – Ron “Whitey” LeBlanc said an intruder made a big mistake when he entered LeBlanc’s 445 Rockland Ave. home early yesterday morning.
“I’m not afraid of nobody,” the 64-year-old Public Service of New Hampshire retiree said.
LeBlanc said he was awakened by a creaking kitchen drawer and went to investigate, leaving his sleeping wife, Susan, behind in the couple’s bed.
“I wanted to know who was in my house at 3:30 (a.m.),” he said. LeBlanc, who sleeps in the nude, said he didn’t let the fact that he was naked stop him from investigating.
When the 6-foot-1, 190-pound homeowner saw a figure coming from his kitchen, “I jumped him. I wanted to wrestle him to the ground.”
He got the man into a headlock, but he broke free, dropping three knives in the process, and fled through a rear sliding door and across the backyard toward Mast Road, near the Goffstown border.
“I’m lucky he didn’t stab me,” said LeBlanc, who didn’t realize the intruder had the knives when he tackled him.
After the man escaped, LeBlanc called police, who were already in the West Side neighborhood in response to a report of a man abandoning a red Jeep Cherokee in front of a Lamprey Street home, a few blocks away.
LeBlanc described the burglar as a white male, 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-10, wearing a gray sweater and jeans. Minutes later, police spotted a man matching that description walking on nearby Mast Road.
Police spokesman Sgt. Mark Fowke said a police officer approached the man, later identified as Joseph Reynolds, 23, of 50 Longbrook Road, Goffstown. Reynolds ran, at one point charging into and damaging a parked car. Officer Thomas Dubois was able to arrest Reynolds after a brief struggle.
LeBlanc said the intruder left a set of keys and pliers in the kitchen, near the knife drawer. The keys fit the Jeep Cherokee, which is registered to Reynolds, police said.
LeBlanc said last night he didn’t discover until after the intruder left that he had jammed a chair under the front door knob, effectively preventing anyone from entering the house. He wondered if the intruder planned to turn the husband and wife into hostages, to demand money, or worse.
“Was he gonna hurt us?” LeBlanc said.
Police told him the man was probably high on drugs.
Though he’s never locked his doors in 20 years, LeBlanc said he bought a lock set for his front door yesterday afternoon. He said the burglar apparently tried the locked door of a neighbor’s house, then damaged her fence en route to the LeBlanc house. The intruder ignored his “No Trespassing” and “Beware of Dogs” signs.
LeBlanc said the confrontation in his kitchen was completely silent.
“He never said a word,” LeBlanc marveled.
Reynolds was arraigned yesterday morning in Manchester District Court on a felony burglary charge and misdemeanor charges of resisting arrest, resisting detention and criminal mischief.
No plea could be entered to a felony charge in District Court, so a probable cause hearing scheduled for March 8. Trial on the misdemeanor charges was set for April 12, and bail was set at a total of $10,000 cash/corporate surety.
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