(Mark Pellin, Headline USA) Following in the wake of Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis unveiling new tough-on-crime legislation, a Florida police chief issued a warning to criminals who make the mistake of plying their trade in the state.
“One should expect that if you are brazen enough to enter into someone’s residence and it is not yours, with intent to commit an unlawful act, there may be repercussions,” Haines City Police Chief Gregory Goreck said in a Friday press conference, after a homeowner defended himself against a pair of alleged thieves and thugs.
“We live in Florida, and more so, we live in Polk County, and most people are armed,” Goreck said. “It’s probably the logical conclusion, if you break into somebody’s house, you might end up getting shot by the homeowner
A criminal recidivist with a lengthy rap sheet learned that sobering reality for himself, when he was shot by a homeowner during an attempted burglary with an accomplice.
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