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  • kellypsnll Jan 25, 6:56 p.m.

    Looks like maybe Wal-Mart might wanna start doing background checks before hiring. Wow. 11 cameras.

  • salligalagher Jan 25, 6:22 p.m.

    We need more concerned citizens like this.

  • djofraleigh Jan 25, 6:20 p.m.

    I'd rather an "OJ" be on parole than the dude that goes through my drawers. These non-violent crimes should get them off the streets.

  • djofraleigh Jan 25, 6:19 p.m.

    I'll hand it to the thieves for not having a gun and not trying to hurt the pursuer. Give them credit for that much.

  • Wheelman Jan 25, 5:41 p.m.

    You know, in some places they cut your hand off for stealing. Not hard to spot a thief there I would imagine. Makes it a lot harder to steal again. Might work better than a slap on the wrist the courts are liable to give.

  • rargos Jan 25, 5:28 p.m.

    "When our house was broken into, the police made no effort to investigate. They knew who did it, but did nothing more than write a report for the insurance."

    Sad but true -- the amount of effort individual officers or departments put into solving home bulgaries varies tremendously, and criminals know it. I know firsthand of several cases where the police were very sure who did it and still did nothing because it wasn't a "violent crime" ...

  • rargos Jan 25, 5:26 p.m.

    "Never heard of anyone stealing to support their marijuana habit" -- Nauti-dog

    I don't know who you hang out with (probably relatively well-off middle- or upper-class people), but paying for pot with illegally obtained money is VERY, VERY common.

    I'll grant that pot users aren't nearly as violent/deperate as users of harder drugs, but there are plenty of break ins and petty thefts whose proceeds go to buying weed.

  • granville93 Jan 25, 5:05 p.m.

    Not a smart thing to do by blocking the car in...he is lucky he survived such an act. Follow the car yes but....

  • brassy Jan 25, 4:37 p.m.

    Thank you, concerned citizen.

  • Worland Jan 25, 3:03 p.m.

    When our house was broken into, the police made no effort to investigate. They knew who did it, but did nothing more than write a report for the insurance. Several months later, a concerned citizen saw them robbing the house next door and followed them back to their house where t police finally arrived catching them red handed. Thanks to that person, two years of home robberies came to an end.

    Had this person just taken pictures, I doubt the police would have done anything with them.

  • lumberman Jan 25, 2:43 p.m.

    I agree with a earlier post. I think all crimes should be asigned points. Once you reach a predetermined level of points you are put away for life.

  • tym2flygsxr Jan 25, 1:46 p.m.

    Glad that they were caught redhanded. I hope the court system will not be lenient on them. This type of activity continues to get out of hand!

  • Nauti-dog Jan 25, 1:18 p.m.

    If a person is convicted of stealing three times that person should be given life in prison without parole because it is clear that he or she will always be a thief. We might have to let a few pot smokers out to make room in our over crowded prisons but I'd rather have pot smokers walking around free than a bunch of no good thieves.
    Phillip PJM

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    I don't even smoke pot and I tend to agree with you. Never heard of anyone stealing to support their marijuana habit. If you'll steal from someone rather than honestly asking for what you need, as many entitlements are available these days, you have no place in civil society

  • oleguy Jan 25, 12:52 p.m.

    Busy,, I agree with you about the safety ,, However A picture, video, license plate,, will not stand up in our liberal court system,Just look what professional red light camers got us,,

  • readme Jan 25, 12:39 p.m.

    Slap them on the wrist and let them go. That's what always happens. Then they will be back at it again.

  • Rebelyell55 Jan 25, 12:16 p.m.

    This certainly what it's gonna take to crub crime. People watching out for one another.

  • busyb97 Jan 25, 11:50 a.m.

    I applaud the witness for some aspects, but don't put your own life in jeopardy to stop a thief. it is not worth it. Grab your camera/cell phone and take pictures, take video, get a license plate number/description, but don't physically stand in his way. If someone's life is in jeopardy, it is another matter. But property isn't worth risking your own life.

    But at least he did something. :)

  • Phillip PJM Jan 25, 11:50 a.m.

    If a person is convicted of stealing three times that person should be given life in prison without parole because it is clear that he or she will always be a thief. We might have to let a few pot smokers out to make room in our over crowded prisons but I'd rather have pot smokers walking around free than a bunch of no good thieves.

  • oleguy Jan 25, 11:47 a.m.

    Good job,, Concerned Citizen,, Are you packing, you should be,,

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