Friday, August 7, 2015

Houston Area Black Pastor Shoots Burglary Suspect Who Breaks Into Restaurant Week Later

Houston Area Black Pastor Shoots Burglary Suspect Who Breaks Into Restaurant Week Later ---
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1 injured, suspect arrested July 28, 2015 Houston Area Black Pastor Shoots Burglary Suspect Who Breaks Into Restaurant Week Later In Baytown 20 miles east of Houston, black Pastor Benny Holmes was awakened at dawn, took his pistol and found Lee Marvin Blue, 27, also black, had forced a door open to the church and was going from room to room, gathering electronic equipment, including laptop computers. When Holmes yelled at the burglar to stop,but  when the man turned aggressively toward him and he fired a shot, striking Blue in the shoulder. Blue was a transient who known to local police. Less than a week later, was arrested again for breaking into a fast-food restaurant.  Pastor is a Vietnam veteran, who in September, 2014, when he confronted a suspected package thief grandmother in his front yard. He held the woman at gunpoint while he called the cops. His sermon afterwards was why God said to “arm yourself.”




Pastor Benny Holmes (l.) seen with his wife, Pat, allegedly shot a man who tried breaking into his Texas church.




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Lee Marvin Blue
 BAYTOWN, TEXAS, POLICE DEPARTMENT
Holmes told police that the suspect, Lee Marvin Blue, 27, turned aggressively toward him and he fired a shot, striking Blue in the shoulder.  Houston Chron:  Holmes saw a man, later identified as Blue, gathering up several pieces of church-owned electronic equipment, including laptop computers. Holmes said he yelled at the burglar to stop but fired when the man "turned in an aggressive manner."

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September 12, 2014 Pistol-packing [black] pastor stops [white grandmother] alleged thief stealing packages abc13  Sep 29, 2014 - On September 12, Laurie Ferguson, 52, was caught stealing some packages from Benny Holmes' front porch. seen bolting through his front door with a gun in hand... ordered Ferguson to get on the ground. Fed up with his packages being stolen from his front doorstep, set the bait and waited until the suspect returned.. Pastor seen bolting through his front door with a gun in hand. ... is the same woman caught on surveillance video driving a red Ford Fiesta and taking packages from the Holmes' porch two previous times this year. Her two grandchildren were taken out of Ferguson's car. Ferguson stole a pastor's robe that was delivered to her home in June.  Gun-toting Texas preacher nabs grandma thief - NY Daily News  He's a man of God, but that didn't stop him from taking the law into his own hands.  [Was he targeted because he is a pastor?] related: 1 injured, suspect arrested July 28, 2015 Houston Area Black Pastor Shoots Burglary Suspect Who Breaks Into Restaurant Week Later

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Police: Pastor shoots intruder at Baytown church | abc13.com
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Jul 28, 2015 - Baytown Police say the pastor armed himself and shot an intruder at The ... Little did he know that Pastor Benny Holmes was sleeping inside, ...

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Jul 28, 2015 - Police say Pastor Benny Holmes was at the church sometime after 6:00 a.m. when he heard a man trying to break into the building. Holmes ...

July 28, 2015 church Aug 3 burglary Church burglary suspect Lee Marvin Blue gets arrested again breaking into fast food in Houston Houston Chronicle Suspect shot by pastor during church burglary arrested again a week later on new charge ..Lee Marvin Blue, 27, was taken into custody early Monday after he allegedly broke into a business – reportedly a southside fast-food restaurant.  week after Blue was shot by the pastor of the Church of New Beginnings, Baytown. On July 28, church pastor Benny Holmes was awakened when he heard somebody breaking through the door. Holmes picked up his pistol and went to investigate, Baytown police said.

 [Black] Pastor Shoots Robbery Suspect at Church of New Beginnings in Baytown, Texas | BCNN1 WP  [Media won't touch this with a 10 ft pole.] Pastor Benny Holmes (l.) seen with his wife, Pat, allegedly shot a man who tried breaking into his Texas church. Police say a pastor at a Houston-area church has shot a burglary suspect. shooting happened around dawn Tuesday and the wounded man was transported to a hospital. 20 miles east of Houston, following reports of gunfire.

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Police: Pastor shoots intruder at Baytown church | abc13.com
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Jul 28, 2015 - And that was shoot. Baytown Police say Holmes shot the man in the right shoulder. They identified him as 27-year old Lee Marvin Blue Jr.

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BreitbartJul 29, 2015 - Lee Marvin Blue, a 27-year-old transient who is known to the BaytownPolice, allegedly forced a door open and was going from room to room, ...