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Thief held at gunpoint by homeowner enters guilty plea

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An intruder who police say was held at gunpoint by a West Toledo homeowner was in court Monday morning.

Thomas Lee Johnson, 21, faces misdemeanor charges. He entered a guilty plea.

Police say Betty Collins caught him trying to steal a bike off her porch early Sunday morning.

When the suspect didn't leave right away, Collins pulled out her 357 Magnum and ordered the suspect to the ground until police arrived.

This is the second time in less than six month that Collins has held a potential criminal at gunpoint.

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