St. Joseph woman slashes tires before suspect flees

3 years 9 months 1 week ago Thursday, March 05 2015 Mar 5, 2015 Thursday, March 05, 2015 3:46:00 AM CST March 05, 2015 in News
By: Associated Press

ST. JOSEPH (AP) - Authorities say a woman whose St. Joseph home was broken into helped foil the burglary suspect's escape from police by slashing his vehicle's tires.

Thirty-year-old Casey Hueser is suspected of breaking into the woman's home Tuesday morning and stealing various items, including prescription pills. He's been charged with first-degree burglary.

The St. Joseph News-Press reports the woman arrived home and found Hueser inside. She grabbed a knife and punctured the tires of Hueser's vehicle before he fled the scene.

Officers say they were able to arrest Hueser a short distance away from the victim's home.

It wasn't immediately known if Hueser has an attorney.

 

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