Would-be burglar taken down by home owner

9. CRIMESunday, September 27th, 2015. BMG: A resident of the DFC area in San Pedro Town was arrested by police on Friday night, September 25th, and will be charged for the offenses of “Aggravated Burglary” and “Kept Unlicensed Firearm and Ammunition without a Gun License”.

Police was called to a house on Lion Street where they saw 29-year-old Paul Jex sitting on the ground and were told by the owner of the house, Alden Augustine, that Jex entered the house and pointed a firearm at him, demanding his belongings.

Augustine was able to take away the firearm from Jex during a struggle and subdued him with the help of some friends. Police then detained Jex pending charges.

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