Washington state homeowner fights back against man who used shovel to break into residence: report

A Washington state father fought back against a home intruder on Saturday, after the suspect attempted to break in by smashing the family’s glass front door with a shovel, according to a report. 

Joey Archer, the Rainier, Wash., homeowner, disabled the suspect until authorities arrived and arrested him.

“I grabbed the shovel and yanked it out of his hand, and he had the butt of it, so I grabbed it, yanked it, and hooked him in the head with (it) twice just wham, wham," he told Seattle's KIRO-TV.

SEATTLE CITY COUNCIL APPROVES 18% POLICE BUDGET DECREASE, REPORTEDLY ONE OF BIGGEST CUTS NATIONWIDE

The unidentified suspect managed to climb over the fence onto their property. They said he spent time in their barn before he grabbed a shovel and tried prying open their car doors. When that failed, he shattered the car windows with the tool, according to the station. 

“He was so out of his mind that he didn’t know to open the door, so he climbed up through the window,” Archer said.

WASHINGTON REPORTS ANOTHER PEDIATRIC CORONAVIRUS DEATH

Soon after, the man started to break into the house, leading the father to fight back.

“The only choice was to defeat the challenger, was to fight back, was to disable this person who was threatening my family,” he said. 

Archer managed to take the shovel away from the man and subdue him in his front yard until deputies with the Thurston County Sheriff Office arrived, KIRO-TV reported.

The suspect, who the family said lives nearby, was arrested and faces charges that include residential burglary, criminal trespassing, and vehicle prowl.

Rainier is located about 60 miles south of Seattle. 

The break-in left his young daughters terrified, which Archer described as, "every dad's worst nightmare."



TAGS: Washington state homeowner fights back against man who used shovel to break into residence report


25 Nov 2020 15:24   |    225

Source: www.foxnews.com


He said: "O Adam! Tell them their natures." When he had told them, Allah said: "Did I not tell you that I know the secrets of heaven and earth, and I know what ye reveal and what ye conceal?" And behold, We said to the angels: "Bow down to Adam" and they bowed down. Not so Iblis: he refused and was haughty: he was of those who reject Faith. (The Cow   33-34 )


POPULAR NEWS

New trend? Kendall Jenner, Dua Lipa pairing bikinis with cowboy boots
NYC to hold massive ticker-tape parade for doctors and nurses next month
Ohio police rescue missing 4-year-old child found unresponsive, floating in pond
Good Samaritan swept away while trying to rescue doomed Florida father, boy
Debbie Reynolds was always determined to give back to those in need despite stardom, pal Ruta Lee says
Biden to designate Pulse nightclub as national memorial, renews gun control calls on mass shooting anniversary
Masks no longer required on House floor, after GOP outrage over continued requirement
Nevada seeking to be first-in-the-nation primary with new law
Drop in routine childhood vaccinations during coronavirus may spur increase in preventable illness, CDC warns
Moderna seeks COVID-19 vaccine authorization for teens
George P. Bush responds to media criticism in bid for Texas Attorney General: ‘I’m my own man’
2021 CMT Music Awards red carpet fashion
Jack Ciattarelli wins the New Jersey Republican gubernatorial nomination
North Carolina police officers hailed as heroes after rescuing woman from overturned, submerged vehicle
Pfizer lowers COVID-19 vaccine doses for younger kids in clinical trial
Clay Travis rips ex-ESPN host Jemele Hill’s ‘clown take’ for attacking Democrat Joe Manchin over election bill
Texas woman arrested for posing as 13-year-old daughter to prove point on school shootings
Texas woman arrested for posing as 13-year-old daughter to prove point on school shootings
Donald Trump endorses NC Rep. Ted Budd for Senate as Lara Trump stands down
GOP effort to kill Capitol riot probe could be beginning of end for filibuster

Email subscription:

Related Entertainment News