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08-19-08, 02:41 PM #1
Armed Grandma Forces Burglar To Dial 911 At GunpointCalm Like A Bomb...
“A pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. An optimist sees opportunity in every difficulty.”
08-19-08, 02:47 PM #2LAKE LYNN, Pa. -- An 85-year-old great-grandmother from Lake Lynn, Fayette County kept an alleged burglar at bay using a .22-caliber pistol.According to police, a 17-year-old suspect was attempting to burglarize Leda Smith overnight.That's when Smith grabbed her gun and told the teen that she would shoot him if he moved, police said."I had the gun on him before he turned around and said, 'you've had it,' " Smith told Channel 11-News.According to police, Smith ordered the boy to dial 911 and then gave him some advice."Dial 911 and don't attempt to throw the phone at me, or do anything bad or i'll just shoot you," Smith said.When police arrived, they took the teen into custody.Charges have been filed against the boy and an alleged accomplice.That which does not kill me, better start fucking running.
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08-19-08, 03:04 PM #3
Good for her.No one has greater love than this, to lay down ones life for ones friends - John 15:13
"The Wicked Flee When No Man Pursueth: But The Righteous Are Bold As A Lion".
We lucky few, we band of brothers. For he who today sheds his blood with me shall be my brother.
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08-19-08, 11:51 PM #4
08-20-08, 12:08 PM #5An 85-year-old great-grandmother...Do not war for peace. If you must war, war for justice. For without justice there is no peace. -me
We are who we choose to be.
R.I.P. Arielle. 08/20/2010-09/16/2012
08-20-08, 04:05 PM #6
Heard that one the radio news this morning, Great Story, I commend her courage, not only to arm herself but to hold the perp while waiting for the troops to arrive. Glad all worked out well!
08-20-08, 11:21 PM #7
I know one nice lady, keeps a gun in her bedside table and a hammer right beside her. She said that if some bastard broke in to her place, she'd shoot him, and if he got back up she'd beat his head in with the hammer.
You don't go pissing off grannies, they've seen more shit than most people realize.
08-20-08, 11:24 PM #8
I saw that old lady on the news. She fears NOTHING. Way to go. She's not your average citizen by any means.I'm not ruining your life, you are, and I'm just going to write a short story about it.
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