Sunday, March 08, 2009

Once Again, Texas Leads the Way

Texas Couple Holds Intruder At Gunpoint - CBS News: "Carol Cavazos of KTVT in Dallas-Fort Worth reports on Texas woman who was unable to reach police on 911 when an intruder entered her apartment. So she called her daughter and son-in-law, who arrived on the scene and held the intruder at gunpoint until police could arrive.

The incident happened in Springtown, a tiny city west of Fort Worth. Lavern Hockett was in bed at 1:30 a.m. when a man kicked in her door.

'When 911 didn't answer, I was so scared I couldn't think,'said Lavern .

Hockett then got on the horn to her daughter and son-in-law, Debra and David Turpin, who had a faster response time: 5 minutes. They arrived packing heat."

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