Friday, April 07, 2017
Followup MI: 67-Year-Old Testifies about Shooting Intruder
TAWAS CITY, MI -- As he stepped down from the witness stand, a 67-year-old man police say shot two burglars in his Tawas City home -- killing one -- encouraged those charged with the crime to keep their eyes on the future.
Julius T. Heidt testified Friday, March 31, during the preliminary examinations of Jeffrey P. Rekowski and Ashley M. Charpie, both 29. Once his lengthy account was finished, he stood up and offered some words of encouragement to the two defendants. Describing how he has been sober since 1998, he told Rekowski and Charpie that despite their current struggles, there was hope for the future.