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Armed Intruder Trespasses On Texas Property, Homeowner Makes Him Regret It

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Note: we are republishing this story amid recent reports of a surge in violent crime and home invasions across America during the COVID-19 pandemic.

At 10:56 p.m., police responded to a call from a home in the 800 Block of Spring Street. The caller had not specified what the problem was.

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When they got to the home, the homeowner stated that he’d found a Hispanic male, identified as 28 year-old Kevin Mitchell Gonzales, attempting to enter the garage without permission.

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The homeowner got into a fight with Gonzales, who pulled out a handgun, firing one round from the .45 caliber weapon during the struggle. The homeowner managed to get the gun away from Gonzalez.

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Photo Credit: ChasinDatPaperMediaHD

He then held Gonzales down until officers arrived at the scene.

Officers recovered 18 Lorazepam pills in a clear plastic bag in Gonzales’ pants pocket.

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The suspect was charged with Criminal Trespass with a Deadly Weapon and Possession of a Controlled Substance PG-3. He was taken to Gregg County Jail without incident.

The homeowner was not harmed during the incident.

Sources: CBS 19

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