Omaha, Nebraska Woman Holds Would-Be Robber At Gunpoint Until Police Arrive (Video)

A would-be burglary suspect in Nebraska chose the wrong home to break into early Tuesday morning.

Barbara Haley and her dog, Dozer, woke up to strange noises in their Omaha home around 3 a.m.

She and the 8-year-old pit bull mix almost stopped searching the house until they heard a crash.

“There in my closet, there were two hands coming out of the closet and he said, ‘Please don't hurt me. Please don't hurt me. I just am thirsty. I just wanted something to drink,’” she told WOWT 6 News. “And I said, 'No, I have a gun and I will shoot you.'”

Haley and Dozer continued to hold off the criminal, holding a .45 ACP handgun on him until police arrived.

"I told him, 'Don’t move. I will blow your f-ing head off,'" Haley told Omaha.com in an interview.

Jody Kudlacz, 24, had allegedly ransacked the room, stacking clothes, gift cards and jewelry, presumably to steal them.

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IJ Review notes that Haley’s husband was out of town on a trip and before leaving he showed her how to take their handgun out of the holster. Haley says she didn’t think she would need to use it in a “million years,” and that she’s “not a gun person.”

Kudlacz was arrested and charged with burglary and his bond was set at $75,000.

Sources: WOWT 6 NewsOmaha.comIndependent Journal Review

Video Source: KMTV


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