Anti-Wimp: Armed homeowner stopped home invasion; indictments made

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KWTX reported: The break-in was reported just after 6:20 p.m. Aug. 17 in the 3800 block of Stillhouse Drive.

The caller said “a resident of the home was upstairs and heard what sounded like someone kicking in the front door to the residence,” sheriff’s Lt. Bob Reinhard said in a press release.

“The resident, armed with a handgun, encountered an unknown male inside the home and stated the suspect was armed as well,” he said.

Neither man fired and the would-be burglar ran out of the house and got into a vehicle parked nearby, he said.

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Deputies spotted the vehicle and pulled it over on FM 2410 in Belton.

They did not find a weapon.

Update: Bell County grand jurors returned indictments Wednesday against three men and a woman arrested after a local resident armed with a handgun confronted an armed intruder who kicked in the front door of the resident’s home.

Corey Henderson, 20, and Marquis Henderson,19, both of Temple, Devonne Palmer, 18, of Harker Heights and Raven Singleton, 20, of Temple were named in indictments Wednesday charging burglary of a habitation with intent to commit theft.

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