Elderly Boonville Man Pummels Intruder with a Shovel and then Dares Him to Come Back for More on Craigslist
What would you do if you checked your garage in the middle of the night only to find an intruder? Would you:
A. Slam the garage door shut and call 911
B. Yell at the intruder to get off your property and then run and hide
C. Beat him with a shovel and dare the intruder to come back for more via a Craigslist ad
If you answered C, you are not alone. An elderly Boonville man was confronted by a thief in his garage. When the intruder came at the resident, he grabbed a shovel to defend himself and struck the intruder twice. Then, the resident took to Craigslist with the below message:
THIS message is for the thief & his friends that has been stealing tools and misc items around our neighborhood & town. How does it feel to get whacked with a long handle shovel by an old man, not once, but twice? If you want to try again, come on back.
I posted this in the free postings, since this guy thinks everything in our community and my garage is free? If you have a friend that is all black and blue, bruised up with a lousy excuse. He may be a thief!”