Burglar stopped by gun-wielding mom, takes plea deal


The burglar stopped in his tracks by an armed mom in Taft accepted a plea deal in the case.

The man, identified as Aureliano Velasco, was busted at gunpoint in the woman’s garage two weeks ago at the woman’s home on Keene Lane.

The mother who had just recently bought a gun, held Velasco there after her daughter found the burglar in the family’s garage.

Velasco is set to be sentenced on Nov. 6 for first-degree burglary.

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