Welcome to Aftermath, a portion of our First Line email newsletter where Attorney Anthony L. DeWitt walks you through a real-life self-defense incident and shares his key takeaways.
He Picked the Wrong House
Arthur Perez had about as bad a day as a burglar can have. According to Fox 26 News out of Sanger, California, at 11 in the morning, police cited Perez for an outstanding misdemeanor warrant and released him. They might not have done that had they known they’d be seeing him again. Two hours later, Perez broke into the home of a man who was a California concealed weapons permit holder. The homeowner surprised the burglar and then held him at gunpoint until the police arrived.
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