Armed homeowner captures suspected burglar near his Fort Worth home, police say

A 53-year-old armed homeowner caught a suspected burglar early Wednesday after hearing someone breaking into his truck near his Fort Worth home, police said.

The homeowner held the suspect at gunpoint until patrol officers arrived.

No injuries were reported in the incident.

The suspect was identified as Anthony Ray Castillo, 36, of Fort Worth, according to Fort Worth jail records. He was arrested and booked into jail shortly after 4 a.m. Castillo faces a charge of burglary of a vehicle.

Partrol officers responded to the burglary call about 3:30 a.m. in the 3400 block of Paint Trail.

A 25-year-old woman called 911 and reported that someone had broken into her father’s truck, but her father was armed with a weapon and stopped the suspect.

We may earn a commission if you make a purchase through one of our links.

This story was originally published October 9, 2019 8:37 AM.

FLASH SALE! Unlimited digital access for $3.99 per month

Don't miss this great deal. Offer ends on March 31st!

Copyright Commenting Policy Privacy Policy Do Not Sell My Personal Information Terms of Service