Woman finds teen hiding behind curtain

A Perkins teen was arrested Friday for allegedly trying to steal a gun, after a resident returned home to find him hiding behind her curtain.
Sandusky Register Staff
Jun 23, 2014


The 17-year-old Peterson Lane boy was charged with felony burglary, attempted theft and escape. He was also charged with misdemeanor theft and underage tobacco possession.

A Sunset Lane woman returned home around 1 p.m. Friday and knew something was off when she spotted a gun on the counter, according to a Perkins police report.

She then found the boy upstairs behind a curtain with a wine bottle in hand. He said her daughter invited him over, even though she doesn’t have one, then walked out the back door and began to run, police said.

The woman later found money and gift cards missing, according to the report, but all of her weapons appeared accounted for.

Officers found the boy running nearby, and the woman identified him as the one who had been in her home. He was taken to the police station but fled as officers were placing him in a cruiser, Perkins police Lt. Edward Hastings said.

Officers caught up to him about 100 yards away and took him to the Erie County Juvenile Detention Home.


2cents's picture

"but all of her weapons appeared accounted for"

They are only called weapons when they are used in an aggressive mode, such as military or police work. They are called guns or firearms by everyone else. In this case just plain guns will do because the gun was sitting on a counter doing nothing aggregative!

No Wake

Where did it say she was an air marshall?

2cents's picture

LOL, good catch : )


So all the knives, screwdrivers, hammers, crowbars and ball bats were accounted for!


Weapons? Did she have a catapult? Perhaps a battering ram?


I'm not sure this punk would have left my house unless he was in cuffs