Constitution Crime

Homeowner with Gun Stops Neighborhood Crime Spree

Victims of burglaries often report feeling as if their sense of safety in their own home has been stripped away from them. It is not so much that their things have been taken from them, but that the comfort and ease that being at home brings has been stolen from them. Truly, our homes are our palaces, and we often take them for granted until some perverse criminal robs the emotional contentment they bring us.

Now imagine that safety being robbed from an entire community.

manwithshotgunHow do you get your security back? A 12 gauge shotgun doesn’t hurt. In fact, a 12 gauge shotgun may be what helps heal your entire neighborhood.

The reprobate punk, Gilbert Nunez, had broken in and robbed homeowner Paul Cavazo’s home two other times. Nunez had also burglarized several other homes on Cavazo’s street, so tension was high in their neighborhood. Cavazo’s girlfriend noticed the theif outside their home and ran in to warn him. At that point, the homeowner grabbed his trusty 12 gauge and headed out of the home to confront the thief. Video from his home security system shows Mr. Cavazo stopping the criminal and ordering him down to the ground, where he waited until police arrived.

If more homeowners took it upon themselves to be their own protection, crimes like this would decrease and criminals would look for other ways to turn a quick buck. Once a criminal knows that their easy payday may be armed, they’ll consider the consequences of the crime before acting. A criminal is much less likely to rob a home with an armed occupant, than he would be to rob a home that is unprotected.

Way to go Mr. Cavazo, you protected your loved ones, your home and your neighborhood – simply by practicing your 2nd Amendment rights.

The views expressed in this opinion article are solely those of their author and are not necessarily either shared or endorsed by EagleRising.com


About the author

Onan Coca

Onan is the Editor-in-Chief at Liberty Alliance media group. He's also the managing editor at Eaglerising.com, Constitution.com and the managing partner at iPatriot.com. You can read more of his writing at Eagle Rising.
Onan is a graduate of Liberty University (2003) and earned his M.Ed. at Western Governors University in 2012. Onan lives in Atlanta with his wife and their three wonderful children.

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