Concealed carry permit holder scares off home invasion suspect in Riverside

SHARE Concealed carry permit holder scares off home invasion suspect in Riverside
police_lights_e1529337050692.png

Sun-Times file photo

Authorities are investigating a home invasion Sunday morning in west suburban Riverside.

Someone kicked in the side door of a home at 8:11 a.m. in the 500 block of Berkeley Road in Riverside after ringing the doorbell and getting no response, according to a statement form Riverside police.

The homeowner, who has a valid concealed carry license, picked up his gun and yelled for the intruder to get out, police said. The homeowner and suspect never saw each other.

The suspect or suspects drove off in a dark-colored SUV, according to police. No injuries were reported.

A similar crime was reported in North Riverside about 15 minutes later, but it was not immediately clear whether the two cases were connected, police said.

Anyone with information was asked to call police at (708) 447-2127 or email Det. Jim Lazansky at jlazansky@riverside.il.us.

The Latest
During his rehab, Mueller became a father for the first time.
With the pandemic bumping Euro 2020 to 2021 and the funkiness of Qatar 2022 shifting the World Cup to December, Vegas shops will welcome the sport’s return to normalcy.
The Sky own the No. 3 and 8 overall picks, a result of some costly deal-making by first-year general manager Jeff Pagliocca.
This year’s draft class had the potential to be a total bust because several stars, including Clark, could have opted to return to college for a fifth season. Clark declared for the Draft in February, and a number of her peers followed, helping make this one of the deepest draft classes, and arguably most consequential in league history.
Advocates pushing President Biden to make this drastic, legally questionable move should stick with more reasonable measures to help a smaller number of undocumented immigrants, including DACA recipients.