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A northern Pennsylvania man with a licensed carry permit prevented a criminal from stealing a car from a mother with her two children in the back seat.

The incident occurred at a gas station in the town of Plymouth, PA. According to Mike Sharma, owner of Quick & EZ Stop, the suspect entered the store noticeably upset. The man then followed a customer, Katherine DeLuca, outside the store. As she got into her car he tried to pull her out and steal the car. DeLuca kicked him and screamed for someone to call 911.

The suspect, identified as 36-year old Brian D. Turner, then walked across the street and stopped another car, operated by Christina Kocher, and attempted to steal it. According to an article in the Times Leader:

“Kocher told police she was forced to stop due to other stopped vehicles in front of her. She claimed Turner stood in front of her vehicle yelling, “Help, help, call 911. Please, someone is trying to kill me,” the complaint says.

Kocher said Turner opened the driver’s side door of her vehicle and yelled, “Get the (expletive) out,” according to the complaint.

Turner allegedly grabbed Kocher by the hair removing her from her vehicle that began to roll away with her two children inside. The vehicle struck a gasoline pump island where it stopped, the complaint says.

The two children were not injured.”

It was at this point that a good Samaritan, the legally-armed Roger Ragukas heard the ruckus and rushed to aid the woman.  Ragukas ran to the trouble, pointed his gun at Turner and said, “I have a license to carry this gun, don’t move.”

Turner surrendered and when police arrived he was placed under arrest. But you won’t hear the lamestream media discuss these type of stories, because they don’t want Americans to remember basic common sense: guns save lives.

Who knows what this idiot was prepared to do, as it was later reported by police that Turner had a plastic bag containing 130 Oxycodone tablets.

And if a drug-crazed fiend trying to steal your car and kidnap your kids isn’t enough, Turner is no stranger to the law as it turns out. In 2007 he was sentenced to two-to-four years in state prison on drug and assault charges.

Ragukas is a true hero. As someone who was legally licensed to carry a firearm, he felt obligated to help.

“Ragukus said his thoughts were with his son, who is at Parris Island, South Carolina, having recently entered the military, but that he ‘had to do what he had to do.’

‘It’s something everyone needs to do,’ he said, ‘Stop up and take back their town.’”


What you will notice about this story is the cops showed up afterwards…to take a report. It was an armed citizen who helped that woman.

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