Thief Caught and Held at Gunpoint by Homeowner


GREENE COUNTY, Mo. – A homeowner took action when they awoke to someone attempting to steal their vehicle.

The Greene County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 3700 block of North Amelia around 2:30 Monday morning.

Once on scene deputies learned that the homeowner had woken up and observed someone in his SUV. The homeowner grabbed a gun, ran outside, grabbed the thief from inside the vehicle and held him at gunpoint until deputies arrived.

The suspect was booked into the Greene County jail for tampering and stealing.

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