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Tag: Home Invasions
CA Officer Arrests Home Invasion Suspect in Taiwan
Tianze Zhang, 30, arrived at San Francisco International Airport on an early morning flight. He was escorted by San Francisco police officers and the FBI on his way to county jail where he was booked on suspicion of first-degree residential burglary, kidnapping for ransom, and criminal threats, KTVU reports.
June 6, 2022
FL Sheriff Encourages People to Shoot Home Intruders and Save Taxpayers Money
“If somebody’s breaking into your house, you’re more than welcome to shoot them in Santa Rosa County, and we prefer that you do actually. Whoever that was, you’re not in trouble," the sheriff said.
April 25, 2022
San Diego Officers Rescue Woman Held Hostage in Her Home
“... an officer, who had climbed onto on a nearby rooftop, used a rifle to fire multiple rounds at the suspect through a window,” police added.
April 14, 2022
Suspect in Shooting of FL Deputy Killed Breaking Into Home
Miedema, a registered sex offender, apparently broke into the resident’s home just over the Taylor County-Dixie County line and traded gunshots with the homeowner. Miedema was killed and the homeowner suffered a wound to his shoulder.
February 23, 2022
Video: Florida Deputies Take Down Home Invaders, Rescue Little Girl
Volusia deputies arrived as the robbery was happening and heard the victims screaming in the garage.
December 2, 2020
3 Michigan Officers Shot, Wounded by Intruder During Hostage Rescue
Despite the suspect firing multiple rounds at the officers, law enforcement did not fire back out of concern a bullet could strike one of the innocent victims still inside the house. Sheriff Fuller said that decision allowed the suspect to be taken into custody alive.
December 2, 2019
Tennessee Police End Standoff with Armed Men Barricaded in Home, 3 in Custody
Police Spokesman Don Aaron with the Metro Nashville (TN) Police Department said that two adults and three minor girls—ages 10, 14 and 17—were inside the home at the time of the invasion. They all managed to escape.
October 16, 2018
Maryland Man Who Shot and Wounded 2 Officers Will Not Be Charged
A man who shot and wounded two Prince George's County, MD, police officers will not be charged because he was not the man they were after—he was in fact, under the impression that he was defending himself from a home invasion.
September 21, 2018
Colorado Officer Shot Responding to Home Invasion, 4 Suspects at Large
Officers responded to a 911 hang-up call at the home at 11 p.m. Sack responded and when he entered the home, he came across two intruders. Gunfire was exchanged and Sack was wounded but was able to get out of the line of fire.
August 21, 2018
Colorado Police Mistake Man for Burglar, Fatally Shoot Him
Aurora police had responded to a call from a woman who said a man was breaking into her house. Upon arrival at the scene, officers heard gunshots. Unbeknownst to them, a male resident of the home had just fatally shot an intruder. Officers entered the building, encountered an armed man, and shot him.
August 1, 2018
Suspect in Infamous Serial Rapes and Murders Captured After 40 Years of Investigation
Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert and Sheriff Scott Jones said they relied on DNA evidence to arrest Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, who lived for more than three decades on a quiet street in Citrus Heights.
April 25, 2018
NY Family Paid $4.5 Million to Settle Lawsuits Over Police Shooting of Hostage
Andrea Rebello, 21, of Tarrytown, New York, was fatally shot by an officer during a botched home invasion that also killed the gunman.
November 28, 2017
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