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95-Year-Old Marine Fights Burglar, Daughter Chases Him Through Town
WCCO Minnesota ^ | 15 December 2017 | N/A

Posted on 12/15/2017 9:07:47 AM PST by oh8eleven

“I wasn’t scared. I was so damn mad,” the veteran of the war in the Pacific told reporters. The 95-year-old was able to wrestle alleged burglar, Gary Wells, to the ground before the homeowner’s daughter ran downstairs to help fight the thief off.

Fred’s motivated 51-year-old daughter Mary then took off after Wells, chasing the burglar for six blocks before catching and holding him for police. “I was mad because of what he did to my dad,” Mary said. “We jumped over two fences and ran through 12 yards,” the Marine’s daughter added.

(Excerpt) Read more at minnesota.cbslocal.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: burglar; marines
The deadliest weapon in the world is a Marine and his rifle ... or maybe his daughter :)

Semper Fi ...

1 posted on 12/15/2017 9:07:47 AM PST by oh8eleven
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To: oh8eleven

Gary Wells run down by a 51 year old woman! She’s quite fit or he is a basket case druggie...or both.

I hope Mr. Wells thinks up a good way to explain this to his cell mates.


2 posted on 12/15/2017 9:11:48 AM PST by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

Oorah! This story made my day!


3 posted on 12/15/2017 9:15:43 AM PST by miserare ( Hillary--you lost! Get over it!!)
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To: oh8eleven

Daddy raised one hell of a daughter.


4 posted on 12/15/2017 9:19:07 AM PST by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizen Means Born Here Of Citizen Parents - Know Islam, No Peace -No Islam, Know Peace)
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To: oh8eleven

A large group of ISIS fighters in Iraq are moving down a road, when they hear the voice of an American from behind a sand dune, “Hey you bastards! One Marine is better than ten wimpy ISIS fighters!” The ISIS commander quickly orders 10 of his best men over to the sand dune, where a gun battle breaks out and continues for a few minutes. After a minute of silence, the voice calls out again, “One Marine is better than one hundred of you ISIS scumbags!” Furious, the ISIS commander sends his next best 100 troops over the dune and a huge gun fight breaks out. After 10 minutes of battle, there is again silence, until the voice calls out again, “One Marine is better than a thousand ISIS fighters.” The enraged ISIS commander musters 1,000 fighters and sends them to the other side of the dune. Rifle fire, machine guns, grenades, rockets and cannon fire ring out as a terrible fight is fought … then silence. Eventually, one badly wounded ISIS fighter crawls back over the dune and with his dying words tells his commander, “Don’t send any more men … it’s a trap. There’s not just one marine over there….there’s two.”


5 posted on 12/15/2017 9:20:10 AM PST by SkyDancer ( ~ Just Consider Me A Random Fact Generator ~)
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To: oh8eleven
An older thief than I would have thought.
From the article: "Mary eventually caught the crook after the 53-year-old’s leg got caught on a picket fence."
6 posted on 12/15/2017 9:22:35 AM PST by FreedomOfExpression
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To: SkyDancer

That’s good :-)


7 posted on 12/15/2017 9:23:59 AM PST by Jamestown1630 ("A Republic, if you can keep it.")
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To: oh8eleven

Why did she chase her dad through town?

Oh, she chased the burglar...


8 posted on 12/15/2017 9:30:34 AM PST by Larry Lucido (Take Covfefe Ree Zig!)
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To: Lurkinanloomin

51 year old gals can be quite frisky!

8^)


9 posted on 12/15/2017 9:38:27 AM PST by polymuser (Its terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged today. - Chesterton)
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To: Larry Lucido
Why did she chase her dad through town?

That's right! Name your pronouns people!

On the other hand - what if there was a guy named "Him".

10 posted on 12/15/2017 9:41:30 AM PST by Drawsing (Fools show their annoyance at once, the prudent man overlooks an insult. Proverbs 12:16)
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To: Larry Lucido

Horrible headline writing, no?
I propose “95 year old Marine fights, daughter chases, burglar through town”.


11 posted on 12/15/2017 9:41:50 AM PST by Kickaha
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To: Larry Lucido

Yeah, that headline could have been written better.


12 posted on 12/15/2017 9:56:11 AM PST by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: Kickaha

“Horrible headline writing, no?
I propose “95 year old Marine fights, daughter chases, burglar through town”.”

or for fun,

Burgler, after fighting 95 year old Marine, is chased through town by Marine’s daughter......

...mess with the best, get chased through town by the best’s daughter...

Ooh RAH!!!!!!!!!!!!!

KYPD


13 posted on 12/15/2017 9:57:01 AM PST by petro45acp (" It IS About Islam: exposing the truth about ISIS, Al Qaeda, Iran, and the caliphate" by Glenn Beck)
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To: SkyDancer

Outstanding!


14 posted on 12/15/2017 10:13:13 AM PST by antidemoncrat
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To: ProtectOurFreedom

“Gary Wells run down by a 51 year old woman! She’s quite fit or he is a basket case druggie...or both.”

It’s like cops, or rhinos. They really aren’t all that fast, but you have to be very careful to stay out of their charge radius.


15 posted on 12/15/2017 10:17:17 AM PST by DesertRhino (Dog is man's best friend, and moslems hate dogs. Add that up. ... we.)
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To: oh8eleven

My dad sawed off the barrels on a Ted Williams/Winchester 101 Over/Under to 21” due to barrel damage. He kept it by the bed loaded with buckshot. The bedroom door was locked and latched. Anyone kicking in the door would have been in for a rude surprise.

Before anyone asks, replacing the barrels would have been as expensive as buying a used 101.


16 posted on 12/15/2017 10:29:58 AM PST by Stevenc131
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To: DesertRhino

Talk about a shot to the gut...that’s my name also....


17 posted on 12/15/2017 10:30:52 AM PST by Meadow Muffin
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To: Meadow Muffin

Lol


18 posted on 12/15/2017 10:35:20 AM PST by DesertRhino (Dog is man's best friend, and moslems hate dogs. Add that up. ... we.)
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To: petro45acp

Indeed.


19 posted on 12/15/2017 2:57:40 PM PST by Kickaha
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