Posts tagged "burglars"

69-Year-Old Grandma Shoots Intruder With Her .38 Special

It was 3 a.m. when a robber decided to invade 69-year-old Ethel Jones’ home. The Decatur, Ga. grandmother told the Decatur Daily she heard the intruder at her back door and then her front, and she thought someone was trying to get inside. The robber eventually removed an air conditioner from a window to gai…

By: Annika Harris / September 2, 2010

Teenage Burglars Used Their Tabloid Smarts To Rob 10 Celebrities

We’re all relieved that Rachel Bilson may soon get her jeans back—I just don’t know if she’ll want them now that they’ve been worn by someone else. We’re also glad that Paris Hilton has already picked up of big chunk of the $2 million-worth of jewelry stolen from her home. In September, we reported that…

By: Jessica Goldberg / October 29, 2009

Hollywood’s Best-Dressed Burglar Now Behind Bars

Lately, there’s been a rash of Hollywood starlets’ homes getting robbed. In February, a pair of burglars broke in to Audrina Patridge‘s house, and took off with several bags full of her clothes and accessories. In May, a thief rifled through Rachel Bilson‘s closet and took clothes, shoes, handbags, and jewelry. Then, in late August,…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / September 18, 2009

A Secret Rendez-Vous Gone Wrong

An 18-year-old boy in Texas thought he was being all stealth, sneaking into his girlfriend’s house for a surprise hook-up. Instead, he got two black eyes from her father, who thought he was a burglar, and was charged with burglary and assault. The funny part is that his girlfriend (who is 15, by the way)…

By: Catherine Strawn / May 13, 2008