Hazards of alleged B&E?
A homeowner in the Raintree subdivision was awakened by a noise in the night and discovered someone attempting to steal a television. According to a release, the property owner was able to subdue the intruder until police arrived at the 1400 block of Shadow Oaks Place at 3:38am January 13.
Jamel Tucker, 19, was taken to the hospital, treated and released. He's been charged with breaking and entering into a residence in the night time and attempted grand larceny, both of which are felonies, and was held at the Albemarle Charlottesville Regional Jail.
The homeowner was not injured, according to Albemarle police Sergeant Darrell Byers.
The Newsplex has an exclusive interview with the feisty homeowner, Michael Brown, who tells reporter Rachel Ryan, "It was either him or me; it wasn't going to be any of my family members."